Exciting News for 2012
R.Dale will be celebrating 50 years in Rally in 2012. He has some great rallys planned with some of the legends of the sport.
The 2012 Schedule
|Jan 15||Rock and Roll Marathon||Phoenix, AZ|
|Feb 11-12||ThunderBird Rally||Glenn Wallace||Merritt, BC|
|Feb 23-Mar 2||Alcan Winter Rally||Paul Eklund||Anchorage, AK|
|Mar 24||Trail of the Gnu||Tom Burgess||Rocky Mt House, AB|
|May 4-6||Oregon Trail||TBA||The Dalles, OR|
|Jun 2-3||No Alibi||Lee Sorenson||Moses Lake, WA|
|Jun 24||Columbia Gorge Classic||Gary Reid||Troutdale, OR|
|Jul 21||Mountains to the Sea||John Davis||Portland - Coast|
|Jul 27-29||Northwest Classic||Paul Eklund||Bend, OR|
|Aug ?||Oregon 1000||Steve Richards||Portland, OR|
|Sep 8-9||Press On Regardless||Doug Shepherd||Indian River, MI|
|Sept. 15-16||Nor*Wester||Greg Hightower||Ellensburg, WA|
|Sept. 22-23||Olympus (tentative)||Glenn Wallace||Olympic Peninsula, WA|
|Oct 6||Night on Bald Mountain||Marinus Damm||Olympia, WA|
|Nov 3-4||Covered Bridges (tentative)||John Buffum||VT - CT|
|Nov 10-11||Totem||Glenn Wallace||Cache Creek, BC|
The 2012 Thunderbird Rally
The 2012 season kicks off with one of the oldest events in North America having started in 1957. This will be the 41st edition having missed a few years along the way. The course will be run on mostly snow and ice covered logging roads between Merritt and Kelowna, British Columbia on February 11th and 12th.
We're car number 2, 2nd on the road and lot's of snow predicted
The 2012 Alcan Winter Rally
The Winter Alcan occurs every four years and is the longest endurance rally in North America. Starting in Seattle Washington on Feb. 23rd the route will cover nearly 5000 miles through British Columbia, The Yukon, The Northwest Territories, and finally ending in Anchorage, Alaska on March 2nd. Along the way the course will travel on the famous ice highways between Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk, nearly 100 miles down the Mackenzie River, at which time the competitors will be 250 miles North of the Arctic Circle.