Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Friday July 11, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
NASIOC
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC General > Motorsports

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-09-2001, 06:08 PM   #1
ArcticWRX
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 3328
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Yellowknife, NWT
Vehicle:
1985 GL Wagon 4x4
Lightning Silver

Thumbs up Ramada Express Rally on SV

Wow !! That's all I can say! I think that has to be the best rally coverage I have ever seen on TV.. Sponsored by Mitsu and of course an Evo 6 won, but again, wow !!

There was an Impreza too but it didn't finish due to gearbox problems. (Dammit!)

Great coverage of all the classes and the super-stage at the end too! All sorts of neat cars, (love that Mustang...always a place in my heart!) and trucks and all filmed from some really close camera positions..!

That muddy stage about halfway through in the mountains looked like hell though! Talk about a mud bog in that one section!

Anyway, hope the show is repeated because I missed the first few minutes, and next time I'll for sure have the VCR ready!!

* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
ArcticWRX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2001, 06:11 PM   #2
slidewaysmike
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 3517
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Ohio
Vehicle:
2005 Legacy GT
Silver

Post

I think it will repeat about 3-4 hours after first showing.
Check the
Speedvision website for a listing of show times.

Mike
slidewaysmike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2001, 06:25 PM   #3
NoFear
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 3999
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: wausau, wi, usa
Post

Yeah, caught the tail end of the rally. Pretty awesome. I haven't raced yet, but I'm planning on taking my WRX to the track this summer. It's painful thinking of putting my WRX through the abuse in the dirt. I may stay only on the track!
Anyone else feel that way about their cars?
NoFear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2001, 10:04 PM   #4
rsquire
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 265
Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: Kirkland, WA
Vehicle:
1998 22B Blue
1986 Ford RS200 White

Post

How nice was that

A whole one hour coverage of USA Rallying ..

I think I just died and went to Heaven

Great to see the drivers "working" the Cameras especially raising money for a Kids charity and with the "head cam" thingie for ya "average Punter".

A very well organised rally designed for maximum TV exposure..

Many other rally organising teams could learn a huge amount from the team that organised that event with regards to the PR/Media side of things..

*Oh.. Hang on* I had NOTHING TO DO with organising it

Oh yeah and nice to see the SUVS doing SOOO well in Rally

Errm I'm being facetious on that last sentence.

Richard

rsquire is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2001, 10:40 PM   #5
Digital_Boy
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 730
Join Date: Jan 2000
Post

Arctic,

That Impreza that was giving Rhys Millen a hard time was the Rally Knight Impreza driven by Lon Peterson. They were leading overall for a good portion of the first stage, but the gearbox crapped out 6 miles into the 2nd stage on Saturday.

All I have to say is, wait for Tennessee... Rally Knight has 2 new heavily modified 4EAT's that are full manual, and can take all the punishment that the engines can dish out.

My car is getting a CARB pending turbosystem from Rally Knight too.


Digital_Boy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2001, 09:32 AM   #6
red
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 2293
Join Date: Sep 2000
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: WF NC, USA
Vehicle:
2002 GOLF TDI
Silver

Post

Very cool. Good coverage. I don't know much about the USA rallying, but I hope more of this to come. Is there any of this in the east.
red is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2001, 09:35 AM   #7
Prog
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 1473
Join Date: May 2000
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Vehicle:
2005 Legacy GT 5MT
Satin White Pearl

Post

uh did i watch the same rally? I have to admit i lost interest halfway , about when they started explaining how the pacenotes worked (with the female codriver) ...up to then i found it veeeeeery boring..the narrator was asleep!! Did it get better after? (i recorded the whole thing, but only watched half..cause i got bored )
Prog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2001, 11:54 AM   #8
RallyKid
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 2215
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Elk Grove Vlg, Ill
Post

No satalite and no speedvision, huuuuuuuuhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!

Could someone please record these and turn them into mpegs, or other format suitable for uploading on the net?
RallyKid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2001, 11:58 AM   #9
TR
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 28
Join Date: Jun 1999
Location: now w/100% less turbo
Vehicle:
1997 M3 Sedan
Blue

Thumbs up

I loved the SCC entry in that ancient Datsun.
TR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2001, 01:09 PM   #10
OnTheGas
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 3807
Join Date: Jan 2001
Chapter/Region: SCIC
Location: Orange, CA, USA
Vehicle:
2002 WRX Sedan
Silver, tinted

Question

Question: Does anyone know if Lon Peterson will be driving that Scooby any more this season?

I have seen him drive in person before, and he is very good, so I'm pleased to see him in some nice equipment. I wonder if the tranny problems will be made to go away in future events...


Unfortunately, I don't get SV , so I missed what sounds like an excellent broadcast of US Rallying...
OnTheGas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-10-2001, 03:01 PM   #11
Digital_Boy
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 730
Join Date: Jan 2000
Post

OTG,
Lon will definitely be driving the car at Tennessee and at whatever other events he can make.

There is a rally school being held later this year that he's been asked to instruct at, as well as a skidpad school at the San Bernardino Sherrif's training facility that he'll be instructing at as well.
Digital_Boy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2001, 12:16 AM   #12
Berns
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 3152
Join Date: Dec 2000
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: Beaverton, OR, USA: SPEC!!! ww
Vehicle:
2000 GC8 2.5RS Turbo
Sadona Red Pearl

Post

Yah, I saw it last night and it was a lot of fun to watch... my mom even showed interest! Huge suprise! Think I might have to get the "Mom and Dad" sponsorship sticker for my rally car... j/k Too bad I didn't know about it earlier otherwise I would have recorded it. Oh well...

Berns
Berns is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Latest Road Update for people going to Ramada Express Rally and/or JAOS Rally Coati Southern California Impreza Club Forum -- SCIC 3 11-26-2003 01:17 PM
Ramada Express Rally on OLN TV this Saturday Coati Southern California Impreza Club Forum -- SCIC 3 02-05-2003 06:49 PM
Ramada Express Rally Opie Motorsports 3 11-12-2001 05:03 PM
Ramada Express Rally coverage Tony Motorsports 11 02-15-2001 12:18 AM
Team Rally Knight in 2nd and 6th overall at Laughlin Ramada Express Rally!! Digital_Boy General Forum Archive 0 12-16-2000 02:46 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:41 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.