Contact: Shawn Bishop|
Tel:, (403) 277-6291
|Date: November 8, 2002|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Kananaskis Rally entries highest in recent history
Bragg Creek, AB - A total of 17 cars have registered for the 2002 Kananaskis Rally. Not only is this one of the largest fields in recent Kananaskis history, but also one of the highest numbers of entries in a stand alone Regional event in Canada. The final event in the 2002 Western Canadian Rally Championship has drawn entries from as far away as Oregon, and has a number of local drivers entered as well.
2002 Kananaskis Rally Start list
Car Number Car Class Driver Class
1 JK Motorsports - Janusz Komorowski / Keith Morison Eagle Talon TSI Open Expert
2 RSport Rally - Scott Trinder / Bob Trinder Subaru Impreza P4 Expert
3 Zbigniew Szewczyk / Tomasz Karzynski Celica All-Trac P4 Expert
4 Maciej Ogrocki / TBA Impreza 2.5RS P4 Expert
5 Gord Olsen / Kathy Olsen VW GTI P3 Expert
6 Peter Hill / Leanne Junnila Toyota Corolla Group D Expert
7 Jim Dewitte / Joe Proteau Isuzuz Impulse Open Novice
8 Ross Foster / Alan Perry Mazda 323 GTX P4 Novice
9 Martin Burnley / Graham Burnley Subaru Impreza P4 Novice
10 Richard Penrose / Tony Penrose Toyota Corolla Group 2 Novice
11 Andrew Tiltson / Warwick Patterson Audi TT P4 Novice
12 Peter Kadlubowski / Kamil Kobos Toyota Corolla Group 2 Novice
13 Penny Zuk / Rome Awde VW Golf GTI P3 Expert
14 Charles Buren / Teresa Holem Toyota MR2 P3 Novice
15 Tom Machnik / Amy Quinn VW GTI Group 2 Novice
16 Michelle Monette / Chris Monette Toyota Corolla P2 Novice
17 High Jinx Racing - Adam Scrivens / Jan-Micheal Stasiuk Datsun 510 Group 2 Novice
The Kananaskis Rally starts at the Shopping centre in Bragg Creek where the cars will head off to the competitive stages in Kananaskis Country at 11:30. Registration and technical inspections will start at 8AM with drivers and cars available to the media and the public until the 10:00 drivers briefing. Rally headquarters at the mall is in the Moose Mountain Diner Restaurant.
Competitive sections of the rally will lead the teams West of Bragg Creek to the Jumping Pound Forest Demonstration Loop on the south side of Highway 68 (Sibbald Flats Trail), about 14Km in form the Trans Canada Highway, and about 80 Km from the west side of Calgary. This spectator stage will see the cars run past spectators a total of four times in two directions, and is also directly across the highway from the service area for the event. The first competitive car is expected on the spectator stage at 12:51.
The Kananaskis Rally will finish at Camp Horizon on Highway 66 just east of McLean Creek Trail. The first car is expected to arrive at the finish at about 5:30 PM. Fundraising efforts at the spectator area will help raise funds for Camp Horizon, an effort already supported by Swiftdraft Design and Drafting Services Ltd., ZZ Construction and Heninger Toyota.
Event Schedule - Sunday November 11th 08:00 Registration Moose Mountain Diner, Bragg Creek Scrutineering Parking Lot, Bragg Creek Shopping Center 11:30 Official Start Parking Lot, Bragg Creek Shopping Center 12:15 Spectator area access restricted 12:55 First car through spectator area 13:15 Service - Forest Loop Interpretive Center 14:15 First car through spectator area after service 17:25 First car arrives at Camp Horizon Finish area 18:00 Awards Presentation and Dinner Camp Horizon, Bragg Creek
Results from the event will be available to the media by e-mail, fax or phone. Contact Shawn Bishop at email@example.com to confirm how you prefer to receive the results and closing press release.
Teams will be available to the media during registration, before the official start and at the finish at Camp Horizon. Podium still photos (digital) can be supplied by the organizers but there is no guarantee of action stills being available. Feel free to contact the Shawn Bishop with questions or requests.
Media guides will be available at registration in Bragg Creek or at the service area at the Jumping Pound Interpretative centre on the north side of Highway 68, about 15 Km south of Highway 1.
Public Relations / Media - Shawn Bishop (403) 277-6291 firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Organizer - Mark Ward (403) 252-2037 email@example.com
Websites of interest
Kananaskis Rally - www.rrunracing.com/kananaskis
Calgary Sports Car Club - www.cscc.ab.ca
Canadian Association of Rallysport - www.carsrally.ca
Rally BC - www.rallybc.com
Camp Horizon - www.esmod.ab.ca/camphorizon/findus/findus.cfm