Thursday, August 30, 2012

Lake Superior Pro Rally 10/26 & 27

Lake Superior Performance Rally, the Oldest, Toughest and

Meanest Rally on the Rally Circuit Returns to Houghton, Michigan October 26-27,2012

The Lake Superior Region Car Club would like to announce the18th running of the Lake Superior Performance Rally (LSPR) based inHoughton, Michigan again this year. TheLSPR is known as the Oldest, Toughest and Meanest Off-Road event in the countryand is sanctioned by Rally Car/Rally-America in Golden Valley, MN.

The Lake Superior PerformanceRally (LSPR) will be one event over two days. With a Coef.3 Friday and aCoef. 2 Saturday for Rally America seeding only. New this year with be the inception of SuperRally Rules. If you DNF the first night you can come back the next day withapplied penalty road points.

Dates for this year's event is October 25-27, 2012 with Competitorand Worker Registration starting on Thursday October 25th. Fans and Spectatorsare invited to get up-close and personal with the Cars and Drivers on FridayOctober 26th during the Parc Expose at the LSPR Headquarters (Country Inn &Suites) from 1:00pm to 2:15pm(est) prior to the official start of the AutoValue LSPR Rally, the first leg of this two day racing event. Racing officiallystarts Friday at approximately 2:15pm(est) with the first car out from theCountry Inn & Suites on Razorback Drive just off M-26 behind WalMart in Houghton,MI.

This year's LSPR event route starts Friday October 26th with the Auto Value LSPRevent at the Country Inn & Suites and travels to the Moyle Gravel Pit offGreen Acres Road for the first of two stages before heading south to the USForest Service Roads in and near Kenton, Michigan before heading back toHoughton in the early hours of Saturday to the LSPR Headquarters (Country Inn& Suites) for the official finish. Saturday October 27th all the actionmoves to Baraga County for day two of the LSPR event. New to the Baraga County areawill be the Parc Expose in Downtown L'Anse, Michigan near the Marina in thepublic parking area from 9:30am to 10:30am(est) prior to the official start ofthe Rally, the second and final leg ofthis two day racing event. Once again Rally fans and spectators can get upclose and personal with the cars, drivers, co-drivers and teams to learn moreabout Off-Road Pro Rally. The LSPR racing will officially start atapproximately 09:30am on Saturday with the first car out from the Downtown L'AnseMarina and head into the back roads of the Baraga County area for anotherchallenging day of racing. Fans and Spectators will get a second up close peakat the cars and the teams as they come in for service at the L’Anse High Schoolparking lot, spectators are asked to please park outside of the school grounds.

Visit the LSPR web site at forcomplete race information and spectator sites.

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