Go Back  i-Club > Regional Forums > SoCal > SoCal Events
JAOS Adventure TD Rally, May 8-9, Lancaster, Calif. >

JAOS Adventure TD Rally, May 8-9, Lancaster, Calif.

Notices

JAOS Adventure TD Rally, May 8-9, Lancaster, Calif.

Old 04-06-2004, 07:57 AM
  #1  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Thousand Oaks Ca
Posts: 134
Car Info: Outback Beaner
JAOS Adventure TD Rally, May 8-9, Lancaster, Calif.

The announcement for this fun, adventure packed TD rally is now up:


4/5/04 SUV Owners To Enjoy Safe and Scenic Off-Roading During the Inaugural JAOS Western Mojave Adventure Rally Presented by Magellan

Weekend Off-Road Adventure through Southern California Desert to run in conjunction with the Rim of the World Rally

LANCASTER, Calif. (March 30, 2004) - - Off-road enthusiasts and novices alike are invited to take part in a unique competition challenging a teams’ driving and navigation skills during the first running of the JAOS Western Mojave Adventure Rally presented by Magellan, May 8 and 9, 2004. This two-day event headquartered at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds 40-minutes north of Los Angeles will allow experienced as well as first time off-roaders to enjoy the scenic trails of the Southern California Desert. Utilizing hand held GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) units and easy to follow maps and instructions, competitors will follow a predetermined course, complete with a treasure hunt and stops at scenic and historic sites along the way. A similar annual Adventure Rally has been run five years in a row at the Grand Canyon in conjunction with the FIA-listed Ramada Express International Rally.
“We are excited to bring the Adventure Rally concept from its home in the Grand Canyon and share it with our Off-Road and Outdoor friends in Southern California,” said Roger Allison, president of the American Rally Sport Group and organizer of the JAOS Western Mojave Adventure Rally presented by Magellan. “The Adventure Rally is a fun filled challenge for the whole family and promotes teamwork while enjoying the splendor and scenery of the great outdoors.”
Sport Utility Vehicles, Trucks and even passenger cars (no convertibles for safety reasons) are invited to participate in this two day event that includes GPS navigation training, a practice rally, trailside lunch during Sunday’s stage and your own Magellan GPS unit to keep.
Adventure rallyists will set forth on dirt trails and fireroads through the Lancaster and Palmdale regions of Southern California’s Mojave high desert region. Guided by rally-style course notes and directions based on GPS coordinates, teams will locate hidden treasures along the way. Scheduled stops along the Adventure Rally course include old mining towns, scenic local mountain villages and seldom visited historic points of interest.
The 2004 JAOS Western Mojave Adventure Rally presented by Magellan will situate right next door to the SCCA ProRally Championship Rim of the World Rally taking place Friday May 7 through Saturday May 8. The Antelope Valley Fairgrounds will play host over the race weekend to the ProRally Service area, a European-style “side-by-side” rally Stadium SuperStage, an indoor Rally EXPO as well as hundreds of cars from various enthusiast clubs on display at a car show.
Registration and information on the May 8 and 9, 2004 JAOS Western Mojave Adventure Rally presented by Magellan can be found at www.rallyusa.com by clicking on the “JAOS Adventure Rally” link. Information on the SCCA Rim of the World Rally can be found at www.rimoftheworldrally.com.

For More Information Contact:


Roger Allison

[email protected]
Phil P. is offline  
Old 04-30-2004, 02:43 PM
  #2  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Thousand Oaks Ca
Posts: 134
Car Info: Outback Beaner
An update from Roger:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2004 [email protected]

JAOS Western Mojave Adventure Rally Presented by Magellan
California Debut May 8-9 with Rim of the World Pro Rally
Lancaster, CA

Weekend Mother's Day Adventure through Southern California Desert
For owners of SUV and AWD Vehicles
Organized by American Rally Sport Group

LANCASTER, Calif. (April 20, 2004) - - The JAOS Western Mojave Adventure Rally presented by Magellan, May 8 and 9, 2004 offers a unique two-day scenic tour and GPS-navigation competition for owners of SUV and AWD vehicles looking for an interesting weekend get-away adventure. Headquartered at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds 40-minutes north of Los Angeles during the Rim of the World Rally motorsport weekend, this event allows experienced as well as first time off-roaders a chance to drive the pioneer trails of the Southern California Desert. Adventure Rally teams make scheduled stops at scenic old mining towns, meet unusual "desert characters", and discover mountain villages and seldom-visited historic sites along the way. Utilizing hand held GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) units and coded instructions, competitors are challenged with a treasure hunt, questions, time-speed-distance legs, and a poker run as part of Sunday's JAOS Adventure Rally activities.
Online pre-registration and entry is available until May 5 at www.rallyusa.com, click on JAOS Adventure Rally. Saturday, May 8, on-site registration opens at 9:00 a.m. in the second building at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 2551 West Avenue H in Lancaster. Class begins at 10:30, followed by a 2:00 practice rally and 4:00 question and answer session. The official Adventure Rally Welcome is at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday's Adventure Rally Drivers' Meeting and START is 6:30 a.m. at Palmdale's Holiday Inn Hotel, 38630 Fifth Street West in Palmdale. (Call (661) 947-8055 and ask for the "2-USA" rate.) Deluxe $265 entry includes one Magellan GPS unit, Saturday's training class and activities, and an up-to-four-person team event entry. The $165 entry is for those with a GPS unit, and also includes a four-person team.
The 2004 JAOS Western Mojave Adventure Rally presented by Magellan joins with the Rim of the World Rally activities scheduled Friday May 7 through Saturday May 8 that include the ProRally Service area, an European-style “side-by-side” rally Stadium SuperStage competition, an indoor Rally EXPO, and hundreds of cars from various enthusiast clubs on public display.
The Adventure Rally is created and organized by American Rally Sport Group (ARSG) of Laughlin, NV, and sponsored by JAOS, manufacturer of quality accessories for the luxury SUV, www.jaos.com, and Magellan GP/ Thales Navigation, www.magellangps.com. Contact ARSG president Roger Allison, at [email protected] or call 909-560-8063. # # #
Phil P. is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Phil P.
Meetings, Events & Donuts
0
04-13-2007 06:17 AM
Phil P.
Rally
0
04-22-2006 07:18 AM
Phil P.
SoCal
0
04-30-2004 02:45 PM
Phil P.
Rally
2
04-30-2004 02:42 PM
BillRo
Rally
1
12-10-2003 02:51 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: JAOS Adventure TD Rally, May 8-9, Lancaster, Calif.


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.