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I posted this back in November but our 80 slots were full by mid December since that time 6 spots opened up (a few had to drop out for personal reasons) for this years Rally and I thought I would pass this along for your consideration OR if we are in a town near you we would love it if you would cheer us on as we pass through.

Thanks!


Rally North America’s “2011 Rally Appalachia” July 18-21, 2011

1300 miles along some of the most scenic roads in the country, surrounded by eighty plus sports cars, muscle cars, and other unique rides, searching for secret check points at incredible places; this is Rally Appalachia.”

Established in the winter of 2009, Rally North America is a non-for-profit organization, aimed at bringing automotive enthusiasts from all over the United States and Canada, together to do to one thing: rallying. While other large rallies require unjustifiably high costs to enter and participate in; Rally North America or RNA, makes road rallies fun and affordable for everyone. Each rally organized by Rally North America, emphasizes one key idea: driving for a cause. There are several charities and non-profit organizations that give back to their causes. RNA believes that by combining the love for the automotive lifestyle and helping those in need, it is possible to do something “good” with the automotive hobby.

Rally North America is fortunate to benefit from the professional film work of TJ Fry and The MOB Theory, who continue to document these road rallies. There are also a vast amount of large-scale sponsors who help contribute to Rally North America’s road rallies including CJ Pony Parts, Hagerty Collector Car Insurance, Penn Tech Deployments, Hooters of Greenville SC, and CarDomain.com.

RNA is back at it again this July of 2011 with another exciting rally, open to all car enthusiasts. Get ready to drive through the mountains and along the coast, as we ramble on through the 2011 Rally Appalachia! All makes and models of vehicles are welcome on this exclusive VIP scavenger-hunt event.


The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund has been chosen for this year’s Rally North America charity benefactor.
http://www.fallenheroesfund.org/Fund...chia-2011.aspx

The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, a national leader in supporting the men and women of the United States Armed Forces and their families, has provided over $120 million in support for the families of military personnel lost in service to our nation, and for severely wounded military personnel and veterans. The Fund most recently opened the National Intrepid Center of Excellence to support the research, diagnosis, and treatment of military personnel and veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury.

Estimated Costs:
Rally Registration (including a full decal kit): $150
Mandatory Donation to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund: $25
Gas, Hotel, Food, and Miscellaneous Costs: Average $500-$800

Contact Information and How to Sign Up:
Visit our organization’s website www.RallyNorthAmerica.com or email us at
[email protected] or [email protected]

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Itinerary - July 18th - 21st, 2011


Come out and see all the classic, muscle, and exotic cars of Rally Appalachia 2011 in a town near you!
Where can you find us? Read on my friends...

July 18th Winchester VA Pre-rally Drivers meeting.

To be held @ Quality Inn Winchester Virginia @ 7:30 PM

Then it's off to the Piccadilly's Brew Pub & Restaurant for a Pre-Rally Meal

July 19th ~ DAY 1

Starting line 8:00 AM

Old Town Winchester with its open air mall and historic commercial district lined with 18th and 19th century buildings will provide us with a historic & scenic back drop from which to launch from. The Old Town Winchester is one of the oldest standing towns west of the Appalachia Mountains.

This leg will have no less then 8 Check Points near or along Skyline Drive Virginia.

Shenandoah Speedway features a 3/8 mile track with compound banking of 12, 10, 8, and 6 degrees in turns 60 feet wide. Straights are 375 feet long with 6 degrees of banking.

Sanctioning Bodies: INEX, MMRA, VMCRA, and SVSRL

The finish line for the day one is the Natural Bridge Virginia Hotel and Convention center.

Natural Bridge - Natural Bridge Virginia

We ask that teams be available (optional) in the lobby of the Hotel on the 19th at 6:00 PM for Police escorted drive into Lexington VA. (12 miles north) Lexington is planning to promote our arrival so expect several hundred people to welcome us into town and we will have reserved parking once we arrive in town.

There are several restaurant/bars located in the downtown area. I know the people of this area and believe we should receive one hell of a welcome. For those that want to stay at the hotel they have a full service restaurant/bar The Fox Tavern. (which is where you will find me after the drive back from Lexington)

July 20th ~ DAY 2

8:00 AM Cars will be lined up as we roll out of Natural Bridge, VA.

Motor Mile Dragway quickest reaction time Challenge.

Make Sure your Navigator is on their "A Game" as this leg promises to be their biggest challenge of the trip. We will be hitting Blue Ridge Parkway.

On our way to Hooters Restaurant Greenville, South Carolina!

Some check points will require walking/running (if you feel you need to run) in order to reach them. Additionally we will be entering two National Parks (read: take it easy in the parks) and there will be entry fees for one parks (total cost being roughly $20 total for a team of two).

July 21st ~ Day 3

8:00 AM Depart from The Clarion Inn

On to the Track "Too Tough to Tame" Darlington Raceway for a couple of laps on the World famous race track.

There will be a few interesting check points tossed in on our way to our final check point the Marriott in Charleston, SC.

That evening we have reserved the top two floors of the Southend Brewery in the historic district of Charleston for an end-of-rally-party with live entertainment

There are the highlights of what promises to be the not-to-be-missed Rally of 2011. We have a few surprises tossed in as well, but they are to be discovered by those brave enough to tag along!

Promotional video

YouTube - ‪Rally Appalachia 2011‬‏
 
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