Daniel Jobe, Capitol Cadillac, places in Great Race with vintage car

Daniel Jobe, Capitol Cadillac, places in –Great Race” with vintage car

Event marks Capitolês 80th year in business

In celebration of Capitol Cadillac Companyês 80th anniversary, dealer Daniel Jobe drove in this yearês Great Race from Maine to Florida. Driving a 1946 Cadillac Series 62 convertible 2,400 miles, Jobe and his team finished third out of 39 entries in the Rookie Division.

The Great Race is an eight-day journey of vintage cars 1972 or older on public roads and is described by organizers as a –competitive controlled-speed speed endurance road rally.” Instructions are given for each turn, speed change, stop and start, usually 220 to 250 of them a day. The course has four to seven checkpoints, and the goal is to arrive at each one at the correct time, not the fastest.

Congratulations to Daniel Jobe, his navigator David Prueitt and third teammate Brian Love.

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