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Published: 07/06/2007

25th Anniversary Great Race Rolls into Albuquerque

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

What:         25th Anniversary Great Race Rolls into Albuquerque

Where:      Albuquerque Embassy Suites Hotel & Spa, 1000 Woodward Pl NE

When:       Tuesday, July 10, 2007

                   5:00-6:15pm  Approximately 70 vintage cars arrive at the Embassy Suites north parking lot

                   5:40pm Announcement of stage winners and overall leaders

                   5:45-8:30pm Car Show and Great Race festivities (open to the public)

Details:     The 25th Annual Great Race will stop in Albuquerque on Tuesday, July 10th. A field of race teams driving classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods and street rods will roll into town from 5:00-6:15pm to end Stage 10 of a 4,000 mile cross-country trek.

The race began on June 30th in Concord, North Carolina and Albuquerque is a stop en route to Anaheim on July 14th. Classic cars include a 1910 Selden, 1954 Jaguar XK-120, 1960’s era muscle cars and a large contingency of ’32 Deuces in celebration of the car’s 75th anniversary.

The Great Race event is partnering with the national Make-A-Wish Foundation with hopes of increasing local and national awareness about the Foundation’s mission to enrich the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through a wish-granting experience. Local representatives will be on hand to provide information about the organization.

Stage winners and overall leaders will be announced at 5:40pm followed by a car show and festivities to take place from 5:45-8:30pm in the hotel north parking lot.

Visit the event website for more information: www.greatrace.com.

* Great photo opportunity with classic cars from all across the country.

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