Exedy aboard for 2018 Rally in the 100 Acre Wood

Once again the Rally in the 100 Acre Wood welcomes back EXEDY USA as a branding sponsor of the 2018 event.  “One of our most consistent and valuable sponsors has again agreed to step up and be an additional sponsor of this year’s event.” said Curt Faigle, Chairman of the Rally in the 100 Acre Wood. “EXEDY produces an exceptional product that probably half our field of 64 cars already use.  Having EXEDY return as a sponsor reinforces their support of Performance Rally, and lends additional credibility their level of performance during the harsh rally conditions.”

Based in Belleville, Michigan, EXEDY is the undisputed world leader in sports and performance racing clutches. EXEDY Globalparts Corporation (USA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the EXEDY Corporation of Japan. EXEDY (Japan) was founded in 1923 and its clutch manufacturing business and prominent brand name Daikin Clutch are known throughout the world for supplying quality powertrain products. Their pursuit of perfection and the assurance of safety underlie their famed quality and reliability. Their advanced engineering and patented innovations have also made them the leading OEM manufacturer in the world for Clutches and other powertrain components. For more information on EXEDY Globalparts Corporation, please visit http://www.exedyusa.com/.

Sanctioned by Rally America, the Rally in the 100 Acre Wood with it’s record 64 entries will cover almost 140 racing miles that will test rally teams from all across the country (and several foreign countries) on a variety of gravel road surfaces.  Set in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, this rally contains some of the most scenic and technical rally roads on the Rally America calendar.  Each day will begin with a rally car show and opening ceremony.  The public is invited to join in the festivities, see the cars up close, pose for photos, get autographs, and meet the teams at the start of each day and at the service areas at Steelville City Park and the Dent county Commons on Friday and in Downtown Salem, Huzzah Valley Resort in Steelville and Dent County Commons on Saturday.  Teams will compete throughout each day, passing multiple spectator points, before returning to Salem Saturday night.  There is no admission charge for any of these events.

Spectator Guides are available at various community locations and online at the rally website, http://www.100aw.org. The guide will include detailed maps and directions to each spectator location and a full event schedule.