Monthly Archives: May 2006

I know what you’ve been waiting for…

This stage is called Summit Loop. First it’s quick, then it has some rough tricky sections in the middle and keeps getting faster. I was pushing so hard through the finish that it took me a few seconds to get … Continue reading

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OLYMPUS INTERNATIONAL RALLY – ANOTHER USRC CLASS WIN!

With seven production class starters on Saturday, the team knew they would have to be strong on the first stages to claim victory in the North West. The hard packed roads took a toll on tires and competitors the first … Continue reading

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Pictures and video from Olympus!

Let’s start with all the awesome pictures the crew took. These are from Erik, Matt, and Christine’s camera we keep in the Neon. 2006 Olympus Rally Pictures from rallynotes.com. For video – I was able to snag the ORV park … Continue reading

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Updates from Olympus

Sunday: We did it! Today we settled in for some long stages and took the USRC stock class win! The crew kept the car together and Christine and I kept the Neon on the road. This is our fourth finish … Continue reading

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On our way to Washington!

Today we knocked out 684 miles on our way up to Olympus. We’re getting better then expected gas mileage and making good time. We should arrive tommorow in time for the press stage. Our only 2 crew members convinced friends … Continue reading

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Fixed up for Olympus.

We’re in great shape for the Olympus Rally in Washington this weekend. The front end has been welded back on. *hehe No, seriously, the sub-frame broke all the robot welds and was hanging on by the automotive equivalent of a … Continue reading

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Started her up!

There was a huge sigh of relief from Christine and I when we primed the fuel pump a couple times and turned the engine over. She returned to life with no sign of other damage to the engine. After taking … Continue reading

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Pictures and video from Rim.

Video of SS2 – Mt. Gleason mostly tarmac – 51MB WMV Video Compilation – Friday and Saturday stages including the Super Special – 45MB WMV

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RALLYNOTES TEAM FINISH RIM TO TAKE USRC CLASS VICTORY!

The motto “To finish first, first you must finish” was more evident for the Rallynotes.com team then any other this weekend at the Rim of the World Rally in Lancaster, CA. This is only their 3rd full stage rally and … Continue reading

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The Rim of the World Experience

Friday morning I learned never to load a car on a trailer yourself. I overshot the tow dolly, jacked the car up and off the trailer, and proceeded to do it again. I could only stand there and laugh at … Continue reading

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