Old antique cars sped through Bruderheim today (July 29).
 
Following a pancake breakfast, the recreation of the Model T races that took place in the 1940s rolled into the Bruderheim AG grounds.
 
The races back in the day were put on by the Lions Club to help with displaced youth during the wars.
 
"It was done down south not too long ago so we thought we might as well try it ourselves up here and we have a great turn out. There is just under 20 racers and the stands are packed," explained Patrick McTague, who is one of the many members on the planning committee.
 
Trial times began at 11:30 a.m. and the races got underway around 1:00 p.m.
 
"We will be back for sure next year as long as the county will have us with more activities and hopefully a better track as the rain forced us to make one more out in the field this year," said McTague.
 
Everything involved with the race was antique, from the committees's 1920s inspired outfits to the tow truck that came to the rescue of a vehicle that had a tire blown out.

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