Author Archives: Mike Shaw

OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 16

Podcast: Play in new window | Download RallyCast Episode 16 from Monday February 20th.  In this episode Mike, Ian,and Matt review WRC Sweden and then at the 1:04 mark we turn our attention to the first event of the new American Rally Association, Rallye Perce-Neige which ran alongside the Canadian Rally Championship. We close with Ian describing how he ended

OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 15

Podcast: Play in new window | Download RallyCast Episode 15 from Tuesday January 31st.  In this episode Mike, Ian,and Doug start off with special guest Kito Brielmaier of SCCA RallyCross about the new sponsorship with DirtFish Rally School.  Then it’s on to a review of WRC Monte Carlo, Rally America Sno*Drift, and a quick look at the entries for this

OpenPaddock RallyCast Episode 13

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This is what you might call our grassroots episode. We start off with an interview with Canadian Production Rally Champion, Facebook Live reality TV personality, and North American rally’s longest traveler, Agatino Fortunato.  We finish up with our good friend Doug Patterson who gives us a review of the fastest growing segment in the

RallyCast Episode 11 – Special Guest Phil Hall, WRC Australia, & Rally America 2017

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this week’s episode Mike, Ian, and Matt start off with an interview with international co-driver Phil Hall.  Phil not only competed in WRC Australia last weekend, but has also done events in the British Rally Championship, Drive DMACK Fiesta Trophy, the Canadian Rally Championship, and Rally America. We also review last weekend’s release

RallyCast Episode 10 – Vexit and Subaru Helps ARA Solidify It’s Legitimacy

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this episode Mike, Matt, and Tom welcome new member Ian Holmes to the show.  Ian helps us debate VW’s exit from the World Rally Championship and where the drivers might go.  We also discuss the big announcements last week from Subaru and the American Rally Association which appears to cement the new series

Subaru of America Partners with ARA for 2017 Championship Season

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Rally Association, Inc.   NATIONAL LEVEL SPONSOR ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2017 AMERICAN RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP Subaru of America to Sponsor American Rally Association 2017 Championship Season     Plymouth, NH– The American Rally Association (ARA) is excited to announce Subaru of America as the first national level sponsor for the 2017 ARA National Championship. As the

American Rally Association Expands to 6 Rounds with Canadian Winter Opener

In today’s press release from the American Rally Association, they have announced their full 2017 championship schedule along with a new 6th round to begin the season with a winter event in Canada.   Full press release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SIX EVENTS INCLUDING A ROUND IN CANADA FILL OUT 2017 ARA SEASON American Rally Association Formally Announces Events in 2017

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