After 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)
Driver 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)
Chris 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)
After a challenging rally season in 2013, Group 2 driver Kyle Williams and co-driver Zach Williams are ready to get back into action with the goal of finishing strong at the Rally in the 100 Acre Wood.
Both Kyle and Zach are Salem, Mo. natives who attended Rally in the 100 Acre Wood for a number of years as spectators and volunteers. They began building a stage rally car shortly after high school graduation and competed for the first time in 2012. In both 2012 and 2013, Kyle and Zach entered many of the Missouri rallies and expanded their plans to include competing at the Ojibwe Forests Rally, which proved to be their toughest rally yet…. (Read more)
Online credit card processing is up and running. You should be able to pay for your entry fee online, securely through Authorize.net (Visa, Mastercard, Discover are accepted. American Express is currently not working)
Competitor registration is now up and running on Rally America’s website. Entry fee and other payments can be made on the 100aw.org website by check and online credit card payment processing within the next day or two.
Supplementary Regulations are also online.
Planning for the 2014 Rally in the 100 Acre Wood has already been underway. While you won’t see many news updates to the website until January, there is plenty of work going on behind the scenes.
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HIGGINS AND DREW CLAIM FIRST RALLY IN THE 100 ACRE WOOD VICTORY
Salem, MO — The sudden arrival of winter ice and snow conditions could not prevent Subaru Rally Team USA’s David Higgins and Craig Drew from winning the Rally in the 100 Acre Wood held on February 22-23rd in Salem, Missouri. The hard fought victory gave Higgins his first 100 Acre Wood Rally victory in three attempts at one of the more slippery events in recent memory… (Read More)
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