Festivities to Commence as Racers Come to Town
Lancaster, CA. June 11, 2019 — The City of Lancaster is honored to be the first overnight stop for the 2019 Great Race, the largest and longest-running vintage car rally in the nation. On Saturday, June 22, Great Race participants and staff will be arriving on The BLVD, and the City of Lancaster will welcome them to town with an evening of festivities open to the public. From the time the first car enters Lancaster at 4:15 p.m. until 8 p.m., activities will take place celebrating the racers and enlightening our community on the rich car history.
“With great pride, the City of Lancaster welcomes the 2019 Great Race to our community,” said Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris. “With the Race’s expansive history and past success, we were ecstatic when Lancaster was chosen as the first major stop. There is no better way to show our appreciation and hospitality than to host these visitors from around the world in our downtown cultural epicenter – The BLVD. We look forward to greeting greatness with greatness, and sharing an evening of enjoyment and entertainment with our community.”