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1 Feb 2018

Doug Shepherd named American Rally Association president

2018-02-02T05:02:01+00:00 Feb 01 2018|Categories: Media, Press Releases|Tags: , , |

Rally veteran Doug Shepherd has been named President of the American Rally Association for 2018. Shepherd will assume his new role immediately. He will also take on the duties of the National Series Manager and oversee daily operations of ARA. DOUG SHEPHERD Shepherd is one of the most experienced and well-regarded stage rally [...]

29 Jan 2018

Tour de Force Rally becomes 7th in ARA 2018 National Rally Series

2018-02-02T04:56:46+00:00 Jan 29 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

American Rally Association has added a seventh event to the 2018 National Series. The Tour de Forest Rally (TdF), based in Olympia and Shelton, Washington, will take place October 6-7, 2018. “We've been working hard to add even more top-level rally events to our 2018 National Series calendar,” said ARA vice president Chris Cyr. “Bolstering [...]

13 Jan 2018

USAC selected to manage and facilitate ARA operations

2018-01-14T00:01:38+00:00 Jan 13 2018|Categories: #stpr18, Press Releases, USAC|Tags: , , , |

In a move to bring the sport of Rally competition to the forefront of American motorsports and restore its rich history and legacy in auto racing, the United States Auto Club reached an agreement with the American Rally Association to bring the sport directly under the USAC operations effective immediately. "The sport of Rally aligns [...]

16 Aug 2017

Travis Pastrana gearing up for Vegas to Reno in Polaris RZR Star Car

2017-08-16T03:29:44+00:00 Aug 16 2017|Categories: Team Releases|Tags: , , , , , |

Action sports star a guest driver with Jolene Van Vugt and Jim Beaver Travis Pastrana is looking forward to taking on the longest off-road race in America this Friday when he joins Jolene Van Vugt and Jim Beaver as a guest driver on the Polaris RZR Star Car team for the 2017 Vegas to Reno. [...]

13 Jun 2017

Seehorn Rally Team wins class and makes it to overall podium at 41st STPR

2017-06-20T21:51:34+00:00 Jun 13 2017|Categories: #stpr17, Team Releases|Tags: , , |

The Waste Management Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally (commonly known as STPR) is not only the oldest, but it is also the fastest rally in North America. With roads consisting of clay and gravel, much of the course is slippery, fast and can be extremely dangerous. Drivers regularly hit at speeds over 100 mph through densely [...]

6 Jun 2017

Toyota RAV4 victorious in 2WD class at STPR

2017-06-22T10:04:00+00:00 Jun 06 2017|Categories: #stpr17, Team Releases|Tags: , , |

Ryan Millen Keeps Perfect Season Alive After Dramatic Last-Second Win Millen came from behind to claim victory by seconds at the Waste Management Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally (STPR), after a surprising last-second turn right before the finish line. The fourth consecutive win keeps Millen and the Rally RAV4’s perfect season intact in the American Rally [...]

31 May 2017

Toyota heads to STPR with championship in sight

2017-06-04T11:16:49+00:00 May 31 2017|Categories: #stpr17, Team Releases|Tags: , , , |

Rally RAV4, Millen Can Clinch the American Rally Association 2WD Title this Weekend The Rally RAV4 and Ryan Millen combination swept the first half of the season in the American Rally Association’s 2WD class. Next on the schedule is the Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally (STPR), where another victory could make the 2017 championship battle all [...]

19 May 2017

Persistence pays off for the Seehorn Rally Team

2017-05-23T05:26:48+00:00 May 19 2017|Categories: #stpr17, Team Releases|Tags: , , |

The Olympus Rally is one of the most challenging rallies in the American Rally Association 2017 schedule with very long stages filled with tight twisty rocky roads that test not only the driver/co-driver but also the car. Coming off a national class win and overall podium at their last race, the Seehorn Rally Team of [...]

18 May 2017

STPR puts Wellsboro in international auto racing spotlight

2017-05-19T20:37:20+00:00 May 18 2017|Categories: #stpr17, Press Releases|

Dozens of amateur and professional rally teams, including Subaru Rally Team’s Travis Pastrana and defending champion David Higgins, will bring national attention to the 41st Waste Management Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally® (STPR®), which returns to north central Pennsylvania June 2 and 3, 2017, in Wellsboro. The STPR event, which is round four of the [...]

18 May 2017

Higgins, Pastrana split first 3 American Rally Association events of 2017; both SRTUSA teams to face off at STPR

2017-05-18T05:41:43+00:00 May 18 2017|Categories: #stpr17, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

DAVID HIGGINS Last year’s national champion David Higgins, who has won STPR six times including victory in Pennsylvania for the last three years, is again being challenged by his teammate and friend, adventurist and rally veteran Travis Pastrana. So far, Higgins, has won two events in his Subaru Impreza WRX STI (Perce-Neige [...]