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Posted Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 9:47pm

Quick 100 Acre Wood Preview

Quick 100 Acre Wood Preview

  Quick 100 Acre Wood Preview  The Rally in the 100 Acre Wood. Open and flowing with a few tight, twisty stages thrown in. This year’s event features some of the fastest stages in the American Rally Association (ARA) series. Conditions can vary widely during this event, the range being from clear, sunny and 70 degrees, to the solid sheets of ice and snow of a true winter event. Coming into the rally this year,… Read More →

Posted Monday, February 21, 2022 at 8:32pm

We’re supposed to be an Intelligent Species.

We’re supposed to be an Intelligent Species.

The question every year at Snodrift is, “What will the road surface be like?” The surface may range from melting snow with mixed gravel and mud to a solid sheet of ice. This year was of the “solid sheet of ice” variety. I have been competing in this event off and on since 2002. There have been numerous years where the roads have been icy, but the year that sticks out in my mind is… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 9:38pm

CPD Racing. In the Beginning..

A video game, a website, passion, and deep pockets. Though none of the parties involved knew how the final recipe was going to turn out (and still don’t for that matter), the raw ingredients came together in just the right amounts at just the right time to form CPD Racing. Now, let’s back up a bit. Minneapolis businessman Doug Havir, the owner of National Bankcard Services, loves computers and video games and quickly grew to… Read More →

Posted Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 8:55pm

SnoDrift Rally and Studs on Ice.

SnoDrift Rally and Studs on Ice.

We are in the winter rally season and have two rallies coming up. Here in the United States, it’s Snodrift based in Atlanta…Michigan. For the WRC, it’s Rally Sweden. Both are classic winter events, but there’s one difference between the two. In the US, we must use off-the-shelf snow tires. The WRC event will use a true rally snow/ice tire with studs. The difference between the two tires is immense. Lately, we generally have been… Read More →

Posted Monday, January 10, 2022 at 10:34pm

THE BEST PLACES TO SPECTATE IN ARA

With the 2022 American Rally Association presented by DirtFish National Championship season on its way, it’s time to plan out where you’ll be travelling to watch some of the intense action this year. Rallying can be an incredibly exciting sport to watch, but it can also be confusing to find out how if you’re new to it, and even then you might need some help. Having covered the ARA National Championship over the past few… Read More →

Posted Monday, August 31, 2020 at 11:06pm

Ojibwe Forests Rally

I was fortunate to be able to do 2 really cool things this weekend.. I got to drive the rally car (117 events in the right seat but 1st in the left) and I also got to race with my son Spencer codriving. My sincere gratitude to Whiskers and the crew, and all the people that made this weekend possible. It was a very special one. Here are some pics from the event. Read More →