Episode 186 – OpenPaddock.net

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMr. Shaw gets ready for his weekend of rally goodness as Rally America visits his stomping grounds for the Oregon Trail Rally. Doug recaps the first SCCA Midwest Division Solo event of the year, and Kevin and Mike Whitesell preview the Sao Paulo IndyCar race, and recap all the news from IndyCar and Formula 1. Show Notes Preview Weekend of Rally goodness – Rally America Oregon Trail, WRC Argentina IndyCar building up to the 500 (It’s almost MAY!!!!), but first Sao…

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Rally – Fan Perspective of Oregon Trail Rally Pt. 1

Editor’s Note: Special thanks to Mike Shaw for his write up of the event as a fan. The article will be broken up by three parts to cover each day of the event! Enjoy! I’ve been a rally fan for a few years now. I had always heard of the rally racing heritage of the Subaru WRX, and I even bought a Subaru Outback back in 2005 with the same 2.5 Liter turbo engine. At the time I still thought it was something done in far away reaches of the…

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Rally – Rally America 2011 National Championship Schedule

This morning, RallyCar announced their schedule for the six-round 2011 Rally America National Championship. While there are no surprises, it is nice to have the confirmed dates for those needing to make travel plans. We really missed not being with the Last Ditch Racing crew at the New England Forest Rally last year, and we plan on remedying that problem for 2011. Event Date Location Sno*Drift Rally January 28-29, 2011 Atlanta & Lewiston, MI 100 Acre Wood Rally February 25-26, 2011 Salem, MO Olympus Rally April 30-May 1, 2011 Ocean…

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Rally – Oregon Trail Wrap-up

PRESS RELEASE from Rally America Mitsubishis Sweep The Podium At Oregon Trail Rally The Dalles, OR (May 16, 2010) — The NOS Energy Mitsubishi team of Andrew Comrie-Picard and Jeremy Wimpey took a decisive win on the 2010 Oregon Trail Rally, round 4 of the Rally America National Championship. Comrie-Picard held a comfortable lead over the Mitsubishi crew of Bill Bacon and Peter Watt at the start of the final day and managed to increase his advantage by the final stage. Bacon focused more on maintaining his position by staying…

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