The Thunderbird is a winter driving adventure, round 1 of the 2020 BC TSD Rally Championship, and round 1 of the Pacific
Coast Challenge. The rally follows the current BC TSD Rally Regulations, which are posted on http://www.rallybc.com.
The rally runs on straight-forward instructions.
In addition to the route instructions, maps will be provided.
The rally will be about 850km long, entirely within the province
of BC, and will start with an odometer check section of about 15km.
Roads will be about 40% clear pavement, 60% snow-covered pavement and gravel.
Instructions are provided in both km and miles, but the official measurements and
calculations are based on the km figures.
|Officials of the Event|
Friday January 31:
Close of early entries. Preliminary start order assigned.
who pay after this date will be assigned at the back of the field.
Friday February 7:
Registration & Technical inspection, at rally HQ in Merritt.|
||Optional novice training session at rally HQ (Quality Inn) in Merritt.
This will be a classroom session, based on the WCRA novice rally course.
If you wish to attend, please contact Paul ([email protected]) to confirm a spot.|
||Final start order posted, based on current paid entries.
Any entries received after this time, or without payment yet confirmed,
will start at the end of the field.|
|Saturday February 8:
Late Registration & Breakfast, rally HQ, Merritt.|
||Technical inspection, rally HQ, Merritt.|
Novice drivers' meeting|
||First car out|
||End of day 1, Dinner & Scoring, Vernon
|Sunday February 9:
||No drivers' meeting for day 2, but if there any notes, they will be posted in the
hotel lobby by this time.
8:30am First car out
||End of day 2, (restaurant TBA), Merritt, Dinner, Scoring &
Awards presentation (start making up your stories)|
We have arranged hotel group rates as follows:
Merritt (Friday Night and/or Sunday Night):
Quality Inn (rally HQ): 1-800-663-2830.
2 Queens: $90.22 + tax, 1 Queen: $80.32 + tax, just mention the Thunderbird Rally.
Continental breakfast included.
Alternate/Overflow: Ramada Inn: 1-800-353-3571 or 1-250-378-3567.
Call for rate, and please mention the Thunderbird Rally.
Vernon (Saturday Night):
Village Green Hotel: 1-800-663-4433.
Double occupancy: $69 + taxes, just mention “Thunderbird Rally Group”.
Space is limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment!
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