Press Release

April 16, 2002
Contact: Eric Burmeister
Burmeister Rallysport
Phone: 313-792-2397

Burmeister Rallysport Mazda Protégé to be at Hot Import Nights/Rim of the World Rally

DETROIT, MICHIGAN -- The Burmeister Rallysport/Mazda ProRally Team will be traveling westward this week to California for the Hot Import Nights car show in San Mateo. The team will then travel down the coast to compete at the Rim of the World ProRally in Palmdale, CA.

The team is currently leading the Group 2 class for 2 liter/2 wheel drive cars after the first two rounds of competition in the SCCA ProRally Championship. They will skip the third round in Oregon and plan to get back in championship form at the fourth round in Palmdale.

"I'm very excited to come out west!" exclaimed Eric Burmeister, driver of the #42 Mazda Protégé Rally Car. "Hot Import Nights sounds like a lot of fun and Rim will be a new rally for us."

Hot Import Nights celebrates the import racing scene with a car show from 5pm to midnight featuring hard driving music from renowned DJs, beautiful models, and very fast cars.

Come meet Eric Burmeister, Eric Adams and the Burmeister Rallysport crew at the Mazda display at Hot Import Nights! Then come to Palmdale and see the team in action at the Rim of the World Rally!

Hot Import Nights; Saturday April 27, 2002--5pm-midnight; San Mateo Expo Center - San Mateo, CA;
Rim of the World ProRally; May 3-4, 2002; Palmdale, CA

Don't forget to watch the Sno*Drift ProRally on SPEED channel and see the Mazda Protégé's first victory at Round One! April 18th. Check local listings for time.

For information on the SCCA ProRally series, check:

Burmeister Rallysport can be reached at: (313)792-2397 or e-mail Eric Burmeister at:

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