Friday, November 30, 2012

Rally America releases 2013 National Championship schedule

Subaru Rally Team USA
David Higgins/Craig Drew at
Sno*Drift in a 2012 Subaru WRX STI
Photo: Scott Rains
Rally America President, Bill Fogg, is pleased to announce a seven-event Rally America National Championship schedule for the 2013 season that will once again begin with the Sno*Drift Rally in Atlanta and Lewiston, Mich. on January 25 - 26, 2013.

The 2013 Rally America National Championship will include five of last year's events plus the revival of two extremely popular events. Rally America is proud to bring back the Ojibwe Forests Rally in Minnesota and the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR) in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, both of which spent the past three seasons as Rally America Central Region Championship events.

The 2013 Rally America National Championship calendar is as follows:

Round #1:Sno*Drift RallyAtlanta, Mich.Jan. 25-26
Round #2:100 Acre WoodSalem, Mo.Feb. 22-23
Round #3Oregon Trail RallyPortland, Ore.May 3-5
Round #4Susquehannock Trail Performance RallyWellsboro, Pa.May 31-June 1
Round #5New England Forest RallyNewry, MaineJuly 26-27
Round #6Ojibwe Forests RallyDetroit Lakes, Minn.Aug. 23-24
Round #7Lake Superior Performance RallyHoughton, Mich.Oct. 18-19

Note: The website will be updated shortly with the schedule and rule book. Registration for Sno*Drift will also open shortly.

Rally America Inc., based in Williston, Vt., sanctions the Rally America National Championship.  Top competitors in the Championship drive high-speed courses on natural-terrain courses consisting of gravel, dirt, ice or snow in specially-modified street cars. Some of the common marques and models include Subaru STI, Mitsubishi Evolution, Ford Fiesta and Scion XD, for example.

For more information regarding Rally America's National Championship or the sport of performance rally, visit http://www.rally-america.com.