Press Release

Contact: Shawn Bishop
Tel:, (403) 277-6291
Date: November 8, 2002


Kananaskis Rally
November 10, 2002, Bragg Creek, AB, CANADA
Round 6 of the Western Canadian Rally Championship

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 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.

Event Contacts: Public Relations / Media - Shawn Bishop (403) 277-6291
Event Organizer - Mark Ward (403) 252-2037

Websites of interest Kananaskis Rally -
Calgary Sports Car Club -
Canadian Association of Rallysport -
Rally BC -
Camp Horizon -


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