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Author Topic: Spring road rally to visit old cemeteries!  (Read 364 times)
sccarally
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« on: April 01, 2018, 01:20:35 PM »

It's time for our spring drive, the Tulip Time Rally! We will take a tour of Collin County, a little bit of Fannin County, and visit a number of cemeteries. Course following will be easy. All roads are paved, except some short sections leading to and inside cemeteries. There you will drive a specific route on good hard-packed (usually graveled) roads at a slow speed, looking for clues.

Rally Day is Saturday, May 12. Registration opens at 9:00 am at Spring Creek Barbeque, 1993 N Central Expy, McKinney, TX 75071. The finish will be there as well. First car starts at 10:31 am.

You will be directed to a number of area cemeteries. At each you will answer questions from signs or tombstones that you can see from your car. You will get points for each correct answer...not all of which are obvious.

This is an SCCA GTA (Games, Tours, Adventures) rally. The course is about 90 miles on public roads at legal speeds. Any street-legal, four-wheel vehicle with at least two people aboard who can read may enter. The Rally Fee is $20.00 for SCCA Members, and $25.00 for non-members. There is a $5.00 late fee if you are not preregistered at MotorSport.reg.

Go to msreg.com/TTR18msr to preregister now. There are four classes: First Timer, Novice (<3 rally trophies), General, and Master (optional class: no trophies given). When you register at MotorsportReg.com, we will add you to the rally mailing list, so that we can send you the rally rules a few days before the event.

Join us!
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« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2018, 05:00:21 PM »

Tulip Time Rally entries are coming in.  So far we have one or more of the following cars: Corvettes, Fords, Dodges, Hyundais, Jeeps, Lincolns, Toyotas, Volvos, and Volkswagens.  The long-range weather forecast is 83 degrees and partly sunny: perfect road rally weather!  I have been prowling the cemeteries, and even on Saturdays, they are nearly deserted.  They were all established over 100 years ago, and are fascinating to visit.  Join us!

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« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2018, 10:06:37 PM »

Twenty-five cars have entered the Tulip Time Rally, and there are still four days to go until online registration closes! And it looks like a fun group:

BMW M1 . . . . . . . . . . . Irving
Chevrolet Colorado . . . Arlington
Chevrolet Corvette . . . .Haslet
Chevrolet Corvette . . . .Garland
Chevrolet Cruze . . . . . . Oak Point
Dodge Grand Caravan . .Irving
Ford EDGE . . . . . . . . . . .Flower Mound
Ford expedition . . . . . . VAN ALSTYNE
Ford Focus . . . . . . . . . . Mansfield
Ford Mustang . . . . . . . Dallas
Honda Accord . . . . . . . Ft Worth
Honda Accord EX-L . .  .Frisco
Hyundai Santa Fe . . . .  Plano
Jeep Grand Cherokee . Lantana
Lexus ES350 . . . . . . . . .Plano
Lexus RC 350 . . . . . . . .Carrollton
Lincoln MKz Hybrid . . .Grand Prairie
Mazda Miata . . . . . . . . Frisco
Porsche Cayman . . . . . Mesquite
Toyota MR2 . . . . . . . . .Arlington
Toyota Tundra . . . . . . .Carrollton
VW GTI . . . . . . . . . . . .  Denton
VW Passat . . . . . . . . . . Addison
Volvo XC60 . . . . . . . . . The Woodlands
Volvo XC60 . . . . . . . . . Lewisville

I passed out a bunch of fliers at the All British Car Day at White Rock Lake today, and expect several more entries from that effort. It has been a while since we had over 30 cars at one of our rallies. Remind me to call and order more trophies! Go to msreg.com/TTR18msr if you want to join us!
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