Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Minnesota Rally Season Kick-Off Party

Morries Minnetonka Subaru is proud to sponsor the 2010 Minnesota Rally Season Kick-Off Party on May 6th at 6:30PM

The event will highlight local rally racing teams and the 2010 events located within Minnesota.

Simply curious about the sport of Rallying?

Want to learn how these teams navigate treacherous roads at insane speeds for hours upon hours in all sorts of hazardous conditions?

Stop by and listen to our guest speakers as they share their stories and give you look into one of the extreme forms of automobile racing!Date: 05/06/10

Time: Starts at 6:30PM
Location: Morries Minnetonka Subaru
12520 Wayzata Blvd.
Minnetonka, MN55305
6:30-7:15 PM Socialize with teams and get an up-close look at their cars!
7:15 PM- Sub Sandwiches provided by Morries Minnetonka Subaru!
7:30-8:30PM Keynote speakers including a brief informational session on two Minnesota based rally events, Ojibwe Forest Rally & Nemadji Trail Rally
8:30 PM Best Car Contest winner awarded and giveaways.

Discounts? Morries Minnetonka Subaru is offering up to a 25% discount on genuine OEM parts purchased during event hours!

New car questions? Please contact Scott Putnam, Fleet Sales Manager @ Morries Minnetonka Subaru by dialing 952-797-1319.

Inquiries? Please contact Event Coordinator Dave Goodman, co-driver of Ziptie Rally Team 612-408-1704 or Scott Putnam 952-797-1319

Event partners include...
Morries Minnetonka Subaru
Ziptie Rally Team
Nemadji Trail Rally
Ojibwe Forest Rally
NOS Energy Drinks

go faster bits...

The GTI is upgraded w/ S2 Metal Werks header; the only header dyno proven to gain power on n/a VR6 motors.  It is such a pretty piece it is a shame to cover it up.  New Image Coatings of Lino Lakes applied thier ceramic coating to it.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Nemadji Trail Rally

Worker Registration for Nemadji Trail Rally I, on Saturday May 8th, is now open!

Please register online at (
Registration and post rally party will be in the Duquette Community Center
What: Nemadji Trail I Rally
Where: Duquette, MN
When: May 8th, 2010
Worker Registration Opens at 9:00am
-this year it is first come, first serve
Bannering Meeting: Contact Dan Drury to sign up for Bannering directly
Worker Meeting: 11:30am
Head to the Woods: Aprox. 12:20pm
Be back to Duquette: about 7:30pm
Awards and meal to follow
We will work hard to stick to the schedule and get everyone back to Duquette as early as possible.
Register online at:

Duquette is 22 miles east of I-35 about 1 1/2 hours north of the twin cities metro area. We will once again have our headquarters at the Duquette General Store. The General Store offers many convenience items (bottled water, sports drinks, snacks, etc.) as well as made-to-order deli sandwiches.

Feel free to contact us with any questions at

Parking Note: Please do not park in front of the bar. Please park along the east side of the community center or near the store.

Chief of Controls
Amanda Ingle

Banner Chief/Stage Cpt.
Dan Drury

Monday, April 12, 2010

Spring Fever Rally Cross- May 15th

Spring Fever

Saturday, 05/15/10

The folks at Raceway Park enjoyed us sooo much they have invited us back! Spring Fever, the 3rd event in the 2010 SCCA LOL Rally Cross Series will be held on Saturday May 15th.

I'd like to extend a huge congratulations & thank you to the Event Master- Amy Springer (ScandiaWRX on

Food- Lunch will be provided by Raceway Park. Cash only.

Spectating- There will be a nominal entrance fee for spectators (Pay per car). Event workers & competitors will NOT pay any additional fees. Cash Only.

Competitor registration- All competitors are urged to register and pre-pay no later than 5PM on Friday May 14th.

If you need to register and/or pay after 5PM you must do so in-person at the event. There will be a $10.00 fee to pay at the event. (above your competitor entrance fee)

Special Note- We are capping the amount of competitors to 50 cars! So please pre-register and pre-pay.

PM or call me if you need to mail a check for payment. Dave 612-408-1704

Raceyway Park
One Checkered Flag Blvd.
Shakopee, MN 55379

(from the north)
169 South to County Road 101 North towards Shakopee
Turn LEFT on MN-101
Turn Left onto Frontage Road (Checkered Flag Blvd.)

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Land O' Lakes Region 2010 Open House

On Saturday April 10Th we will be holding our 2010 Open House at Derhaag Motorsports in Shakopee.

This is the meeting to attend in order to find out more about volunteering to help stage our 2010 events or learning more about competing in our many Road Racing , Rally Cross, Solo and Road Rally events.

We will also be holding a silent auction for a day at the the BIR Performance Driving School.

The Open House hours are 10AM to 2PM

Derhaag Motorsports
749 Canterbury Road
Shakopee MN 55379

1. Reminder: LOL Open House at Derhaag Motorsports, 749 Canterbury Road in Shakopee on Saturday, April 10 from 10AM-2PM. Silent Auction for performance driving events (see below.)

BRING a friend!

2. VIRTUAL Open House: If you can't attend the Open House, you can call-in for "silent auction" bids a la Barret Jackson between 10am-1:30 pm on Saturday. Dial Kathy's cell phone: 612-839-7905 and I'll give you an update.
Item #1: Track day at BIR: Bring your car and practice all day; Retail value: $265, minimum bid: $50. $5 increments

Item #2: Performance Driving experience in a Spec Racer Ford; Retail value $295, minimum bid: $50. $5 increments.

SCCA Land O' Lakes Annual Tech Day 2010 - Sunday - Westside VW

SCCA-LOL will be holding our Annual Tech day at Westside VW again this year.

Sunday April 11Th from 10 to 2PM.

Westside VW is near Highway 100 and 394 in St. Louis Park:

2370 Highway 100 South St. Louis Park, MN 55416

This is for road racers who want to have thier car inspected for annual or for questioning if the rules are met. Anyone into racing is welcome to come hang out.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Tax Break Rally-X results

1st place in Modified two wheel drive in the g/f's stock VW Golf!  12 cars in class.  The difference between the two fastest cars after adding 5 runs together was 0.4seconds!  Both were VW's BTW! 

Digital Gopher's pictures....

another collection of pics.