Stage Rally Returns!

Press Release
100AW Performance Rally Group
media@null100aw.org

Missouri National Stage Rally Returns to Dent and Washington Counties

Sounds of roaring engines and cowbells return to the Mark Twain National Forest and county roads of Dent and Washington counties. The 100AW Performance Rally Group (100AW PRG) is excited to have spectators back for the 2022  Rally in the 100 Acre Wood (100AW).

The Rally in the 100 Acre Wood will be held over two days, March 18-19. Friday, March 18th, will take place in Washington County. The City of Potosi will kick off the event Friday, at 9 am, with Parc Expose, downtown, where fans can meet the teams and see rally cars up close.  100 AW Organizers  are excited to welcome fans of all ages to experience the sights and sounds of stage rally with the opportunity to meet both National Legends and Hometown Heroes competing for bragging rights in the American Rally Association Championship Series. After Parc Expose, there are two spectator points for fans to experience the event at full speed. The first spectator point will be located on Stage 2 at 2:40 PM and the second on Stage 5 at 5:50 PM.

On Saturday, March 19th, the rally moves to Dent County. Saturday will kick off with another Parc Expose on Main Street in Salem, MO, giving fans another opportunity to see their favorite teams up close.   Saturday also provides spectators six opportunities to see the cars on course at full speed:

– Stage 7 at 10:45 AM
– Stage 9 at 1:15 PM
– Stage 10 at 2:00 PM
– Stage 11 at 4:15 PM
– Stage 12 at 5:00 PM
– Stage 13 at 6:00 PM

(Please note: due to the nature of the sport, all times are subject to change and it may not be possible to spectate at all listed areas due to scheduling and road closures)

There are currently 95 teams entered in the event including some of rally’s  biggest stars coming to Dent and Washington counties. One of the most notable names on the entry list is action sports star Travis Pastrana, driving for Subaru Motorsports.  Pastrana is currently a judge on NBC’s America’s Got Talent: Extreme. Another fan favorite, who is not shy about how much he loves racing Rally in the 100 Acre Wood is Ken Block.  Although Block is best known for his Gymkhana videos, he has a long history with 100AW and rally around the world Block most recently participated in the East Africa Safari Classic Rally and the Baja 1000 in Mexico. Other notable names include past ARA National Champion Barry McKenna, and X-Games mountain bike medalist, Brandon Semenuk, with Subaru Motorsports Local legends, Mikah Nickelson and Tyler Ptacek, are returning home to compete at 100AW after a first in class finish at Sno*Drift, round one of the ARA Championship Series.

The 100AW organizers would like to remind all rally participants (competitors, spectators, crew members, etc.) that Missouri’s No Trespassing Laws and Purple Paint Statute are still in effect during the rally and are asking everyone to watch for those signs and purple paint on trees, etc. Please respect all property owners by avoiding private property and if a landowner does not want you to spectate on their land, please move to a new location. We are excited to be working together with our gracious hosts across the region to bring fans of rally, from all over the world, to enjoy what Missouri has to offer. For more information on the 100AW Performance Rally Group and their events,  visit 100aw.org.

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