Central Magnet in The Great Race's First Place on X-Cup

Jun 29, 2023 at 02:39 pm by WGNS


JOPLIN, MO - Thursday morning (6/29/2023) came early for the Murfreesboro team in The Great Race faced hot weather as they left Joplin, Missouri on the famous Route 66. They had a 41-second day, which put the Central Magnet School team in first place for the X-Cup for that day. Day 5 included Jeremy driving with Annie Jane as his Navigator.

Dean Holland has our DAY 5 report...


In addition to the Stones River AACA Team sitting in 1st place for the XCup Division, it is also 41st overall! Day 5 was super hot and exhausting, but the Murfreesboro team persevered and finished! 

Thursday's jaunt (6/29/2023) takes them to Emporia, KS for lunch, and overnight in Wichita, KS. The teams passed the half-way point in the race. 


More on thother Murfreesboro team in The Great Race: Kirk Bugg and his son Travis drove car #49 in the race. The vehicle was a 1961 Nash Metropolitan convertible, which placed 20th for Saturday holding a 23-second score. That put the Bugg's in 33rd place overall among the 120+ cars that remained in the run. The Nash Rambler was in the #14 position under the Sportsman's Class with 1-minute and 14-seconds. 

For more information on the CMS team, visit https://www.facebook.com/StonesRiverCarClubStudents



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