5:09 pm06/02/16

#STPR16 Press Notes: Thursday afternoon

02 Jun 2016 5:09 pm|#stpr16, Press Notes|

Waste Management Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally (STPR)
Thursday, June 1, 2016

Welcome to the 40th running of STPR, based out of the Tioga County Fairgrounds about six miles outside of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. STPR is Round 5 of the Rally America National Championship. Its support events, the Finger Lakes Rally (coefficient 2 event) and the Sherwood Forest Rally (coefficient 3 event) are part of the Rally America Eastern Regional Championship series.

Although 61 cars were on the published Start List, Charles Sherrill (Hickory, North Carolina) and Wilson von Kessler (Lookout Mountain, Georgia) had to withdraw as their Mitsubishi Evo IV was not running.

As the […]

9:12 pm06/06/15

#STPR15 : Press Notes #8

06 Jun 2015 9:12 pm|Press Notes, stpr15|

2015 Waste Management Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally
June 5-6, 2015 Wellsboro, Penn.
Press Notes #8 – Saturday – early evening

24.   Late stages of the rally brought no relief to the attrition as cars continue to drop out of this year’s STPR. Here’s the report from stage 11:

Car #137 Alex Kuklov/Chris Rosato 2000 Subaru Impreza broke down and needed a tow out of the stage.
Car #123 Michael Engle/Brian Arpke Subaru Impreza went up on its side and came to a halt 0.9 miles into the stage. Drivers are okay, but the car could not continue and needed a wrecker to […]

2:14 pm06/06/15

#STPR15 : Press Notes #7

06 Jun 2015 2:14 pm|Press Notes, stpr15|

2015 Waste Management Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally
June 5-6, 2015 Wellsboro, Penn.
Press Notes #7 – Saturday – Mid-Afternoon

Was in 1st place 2wd by almost 2mins b4 hitting a tree on the 1st stage of the day. @stpr_rally @Rally_America pic.twitter.com/ovUQ87Mm6a
— Cameron Steely (@CameronSteely) June 6, 2015
19. As previously reported, car #824 Cameron Steely (Greeley, CO) and Preston Osborn (Broomfield, CO) were holding strong as the front runner in the two-wheel-drive class after the first day of the Waste Management Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally (STPR). At the parc expose on Saturday morning, Steely was well aware the heavy rains from the night before […]

12:15 pm06/06/15

#STPR15 : Press Notes #6

06 Jun 2015 12:15 pm|Press Notes, stpr15|

2015 Waste Management Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally
June 5-6, 2015 Wellsboro, Penn.

Press Notes #6 – Saturday – noon

After last night’s rainstorm, the atmosphere has dried out, even though the morning has broken cloudy and cool. This means that the competitors will find almost perfect conditions, cool temperatures for drivers and engines, and a minimum of dust for good visibility. Although there were only 41 finishers last night – mostly due to mechanical issues – many of the entries fixed their race cars overnight and showed up at the Green for this morning’s start. 60 cars started day two of […]

8:58 pm06/05/15

Friday Super Special cancelled due to thunderstorm

05 Jun 2015 8:58 pm|Press Notes, Press Release, stpr15|

Due to lightening and heavy rain, the organizers of the Waste Management Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally shortened the day’s events, cancelling the Super Special stage on Friday evening at the Tioga County Fairgrounds.

The weather radar warned an impending and intense thunderstorm was heading toward the fairgrounds outside of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. As the rally teams began returning after running the first three stages of the rally, a thunderstorm developing in the western sky was threatening.

As competitors, crews, rally volunteers and fans were preparing for the spectator event, the storm hit full force with heavy rain, thunder and lightening.

“We cancelled the Super […]