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The Hemmings Motor News Great Race makes a lunch stop in Myrtle Beach

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Spectators saw over 100 vintage cars that compete in the Great Race.  (Source: WMBF News) Spectators saw over 100 vintage cars that compete in the Great Race. (Source: WMBF News)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty made a lunch stop in Myrtle Beach, Friday morning.

The car event made a stop at Broadway at the Beach. Spectators saw over 100 vintage cars that compete in the Great Race. "When the Great Race pulls into a city, it becomes an instant festival," Great Race Director Jeff Stumb said. The Hemmings Motor News Great Race is known as the premier old car rally, and the event covers over 2,000 miles annually.

Citizens of Myrtle Beach saw many pre-1972 cars and trucks competing for $150,000 in prize money. The oldest car in the race is a 1915 Hudson. Viewers recognized cars such as the "General Lee" and a recreation of "Doc Hudson" from the Pixar movie, "Cars".

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