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Day 11: …And Across the Line!

All good things must come to an end, and so we find ourselves at the end of the 2013 Great Race. It’s been a pretty amazing ride, and it all came to a close at our final stop in Mobile, Alabama. Brian and Nik took over for our final day, driving and navigating us to […]

Day 9: A Good Solid Day

It was another hot day down here in the American South. Thankfully, it wasn’t quite as hot as yesterday, but not cool by any means. We were really feeling the heat at our lunch stop today. Stepping out of the car onto the sun baked pavement we were hit with a wave of hot air. […]

Day 8: A Strong Day, A Hot Day

We’ve ventured all the way down to Vicksburg, Mississippi today, and finished fairly strong. Today it was Tony at the wheel, and me navigating. We ended with our best stage score yet, a 25.25 second error. That being said, it was only three legs, so it was naturally going to be lower than normal, but […]

The Great Race Day 7: Life in the Car

Today went pretty well, especially when considering yesterday’s somewhat disappointing run. The weather stayed clear for the most part, with only occasional showers. None of the legs were washed out, and we managed to avoid a lot of traffic. That being said, today was pretty warm, but otherwise, not a bad day. And the day […]

The Great Race Day 4: Ups and Downs

Our fourth full day, and our second timed day, was a rather unusual one. It started off relatively normally. Like any other day, we started early in the morning with some breakfast, and joined the other drivers at the hotel to receive our instructions. But we were informed that they would start giving out directions […]