Feb 11

Top Rally America Drivers Reunite at 100AW

OSullivan_SD2014_Alex_HaugenThe Rally in the 100 Acre Wood, the second round of the Rally America National Championship, in Salem, Missouri on February 21-22nd is expected to reunite popular action sports drivers for one of the more anticipated entry lists in recent memory.

Subaru Rally Team USA announced last January that X Games action sports icon and star of the Nitro Circus television show, Travis Pastrana, will return to stage rally racing since trying his hand in NASCAR the last few years. Pastrana is a four-time Rally America Champion. He last competed with Rally America at this very event in 2011, but suffered a stage one crash that ended his event early. (Read More)

Feb 11

Poor Boy Racing Returns Home to 100AW

Kevin_Young_OFR2013_Alex_HaugenFounded by James Dallman, Sally Dallman, Kevin Young, Brooke Young and Josh Tons in the spring of 2011, Poor Boy Racing has built a reputation for their high level of competition and generosity within the rally community. Poor Boy Racing continues to strive for friendly competition while working alongside other Saint Louis based rally teams, in order to help grow public awareness and love of the sport.

In March 2011, after years of volunteer involvement of various rallies across the country, it was time to step up in the world of competition. Team members sat down to discuss the possibility of building a car and competing in the Rally America regional series. (Read More)

Feb 11

Rally Team Sherry Aims for Perfection in 2014 Season

Sherry_Missouri driver Stephen Sherry and co-driver Makisa Sherry will be vying for top 10 in the Central Regional standings at the upcoming Rally in the 100 Acre Wood in Salem, Mo. The team began their rally career in 2013, premiering their home-built Ford Focus SVT and finishing tenth.

“We performed well our first time out at the 100 Acre Wood and later went on to finish 7th at the Perryville Farm and Forest in October,” Stephen said of their 2013 season.

The team’s passion for rally and enthusiasm has helped them quickly gain sponsors, including Metal Mulisha, Ryno Power, Clutchmasters, and Ford. (Read More)

Feb 06

Surdyke and DeMotte Ready to Battle in Open Light

SurdykeAfter finishing 2nd in the Central Region Championship in 2013, Charles Surdyke and Kim DeMotte are aiming for victory and the Open Light Regional Championship.

The Missouri-based team started competing in 2011. Surdyke and DeMotte have quickly driven their way to the top in the Central Region Open Light division. Their rally schedule includes Sno*Drift, Rally in the 100 Acre Wood, Ojibwe Forests, LSPR, and Perryville Farm and Forest.

“The 100 Acre Wood got me hooked on rally,” Surdyke said. “The rally is basically in my backyard and it offers great competitors and awesome roads.”…. (Read More)

Feb 06

Adam Hardin Looking Forward to 100AW

Adam_Hardin_Perryville2013Driver Adam Hardin and co-driver Andrew Ecker will begin their quest to prepare for a regional Group 2 Championship at the Rally in the 100 Acre Wood in Salem, Mo., Feb. 21-22.

“Our goal is to run the 100 Acre Wood and Perryville Farm and Forest rallies at competitive regional stage times to prep for a 2015 regional championship,” Hardin said….  (Read more)

Feb 06

Rally Has Extra Meaning for Missouri Competitor Chris Hrabik

Chris_Hrabik_Perryville2013Chris Hrabik, who premiered with co-driver Jason Amschler in the Perryville Farm and Forest Rally in 2013, plans to finish strong at the Rally in the 100 Acre Wood. He finished in a respectable 15th at Perryville Farm and Forest, beating out several competitors with his home-built 1997 Subaru Open Light car.

While the second leg of the Rally America National Championship series is important to all competitors and brings excellent Central Region talent, the race has extra significance for Hrabik.  In 2004, Hrabik suffered neck and spine injuries from a non-racing car wreck, resulting in loss of leg use as well as limited use of his left arm and hand…. (Read more)