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USRRC makes The Drive

January 19 @ 1:32 PM


The Thunderbird is a winter driving adventure, round 1 of the 2016 BC TSD Rally Championship. The rally follows the current BC Rally Regulations, which are posted on http://www.rallybc.com. The rally runs on straight-forward instructions. In addition to the route instructions, maps will be provided. The rally will be about 800km long, entirely within the province of BC, and will start with an odometer check section of about 15km. Roads will be about 40% clear pavement, 60% snow-covered pavement and gravel. Instructions are provided in both km and miles, but the official measurements and calculations are based on the km figures.

Thunderbird 2016 Schedule
Sunday January 31:

Close of early entries. Preliminary start order assigned. Those who pay after this date will be assigned at the back of the field.
Friday February 5:
7:00-9:00pm Registration & Technical inspection, at rally HQ in Merritt.
8:30-10:00pm Optional novice training session at rally HQ (Comfort Inn) in Merritt. This will be a classroom session, based on the WCRA novice rally course. If you wish to attend, please contact Paul (paul@rallybc.com) to confirm a spot.
9:00pm Final start order posted, based on current paid entries. Any entries received after this time, or without payment yet confirmed, will start at the end of the field.

Saturday February 6:
7:30-9:30am Late Registration & Breakfast, rally HQ, Merritt.
7:30-9:30am Technical inspection, rally HQ, Merritt.
10:00am Novice drivers’ meeting
10:30am Drivers’ meeting
11:01am First car out
8:30pm End of day 1, Dinner & Scoring, Vernon

Sunday February 7:
8:00am No drivers’ meeting for day 2, but if there any notes, they will be posted in the hotel lobby by this time.
8:30am First car out
3:30pm End of day 2, Boston Pizza, Merritt, Dinner, Scoring & Awards presentation (start making up your stories)

For more information contact Route Master Paul Westwick via paul@rallybc.com or 604-617-4132.


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Rallymaster Name
Paul Westwick
Registrar Name
Tony Latham
Sanctioning Body
West Coast Rally Association

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