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2014 Great Race arrives in Lowell, MA on June 21

More than 400 classic cars during the Vintage and Classic Car Showcase on view prior to the Great Race Arrival

 Lowell, Massachusetts will host an overnight stop of the 2014 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty on Saturday, June 21, 2014.  The 31st annual Great Race is the world’s premiere old car rally.  Over 100 cars will start the race in Ogunquit Maine, travel 2,100 miles and finish in The Villages, Florida. The opening ceremonies will take place at the beginning of Lowell’s Middle Street at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday June 21st.

Day-long events include a classic car show, Cruisin’ Lowell, where car enthusiasts can show off and cruise the downtown footprint in their vintage vehicles, a vendor area for all things vintage and a kids area where kids of all ages can take photos with antique fire trucks, jeeps and more!  Area restaurants will also feature photos from the first Car Race that Lowell hosted in 1908.  All events are free to attend and great for all ages.

For more information on the Vintage and Classic Car Showcase, featuring the Great Race, visit www.merrimackvalley.org.