Vintage cars roll their way into Region 8 for the 'Great Race'

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - Around 100 vintage cars rolled into town Wednesday morning for the annual "Great Race".

The drivers of these vehicles are participants are competing for $150,000.

The race began in St. Paul, Minnesota and will go to Mobile, Alabama.

Sue McGowen with the Paragould Chamber of Commerce says Region 8 should not miss out on this event.

"It gives us an opportunity for people to visit with us that have not had an opportunity to be here", says McGowen.

Once the race is complete, they will have covered 2,200 miles.

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