Fri, Sep 6 - Sat, Sep 7, 2024

Press on Regardless

Quality Inn - St Ignace

About this event

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SCCA Detroit Region Presents

Press on Regardless® National Tour RoadRally(s)

Friday and Saturday, September 6 & 7 2024 

You are invited to join us for two 225-mile brisk time-speed-distance, National Tour RoadRally(s) in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with a separate sanction for each day. Many historic, challenging, and fun roads from the early 1970’s POR will be used. The Richta GPS Checkpoint app will be used for timing. The cumulative score from both days will determine the overall winners of the 2024 POR. You can expect close to 100 checkpoints each day.

This is the 75th anniversary. First run in 1949, POR (Press On Regardless®) is the oldest continuously run rally in North America. These straightforward (absolutely no traps) Tour rallies will use a mix of unpaved (75%) and paved (25%) roads varying from smooth fast gravel roads to tight and technical single lane roads. While not a car breaker, vehicles with low ground clearance are not recommended. Liberal use of free zones and pauses help you navigate through any rough areas on the route.

Pre-registration is required and closes on Tuesday September 3 at 9:00 PM EST.

There will be a 30 car limit for each day.

Friday Press On Regardless, September 6, 2024: SCCA member, $100 per car.

Saturday Press On Regardless, September 7, 2024: SCCA member, $100 per car.

Non-members must purchase a weekend membership. The cost is $20 per person, but $15 would be credited toward a full membership if purchased within 60 days of the event.  

Free T-Shirts will be provided to competitors that register before August 26, 2024. Please provide the shirt size for both entrants.

Friday POR (FPOR) will start in St. Ignace and finish in Manistique.

Tentative schedule:

3:01 PM: Car #1 receives Route Instructions
4:01 PM: Car #1 starts rally
~ 1:30 AM Saturday: Car #1 finishes rally.

Saturday POR (SPOR) will start in Manistique and finish in St. Ignace.

Tentative schedule:

10:01 AM: Car #1 receives Route Instructions
11:01 AM: Car #1 starts rally.
~ 8:30 PM: Car #1 finishes rally.

Headquarters Hotels:

Quality Inn – St. Ignace Michigan. 561 Boulevard Drive, 49781. Phone: 906-643-9700. A block of rooms with 2 queen beds for Thursday and Saturday night will be held until August 8, 2024, at a special rate of $125/night plus tax. Specify “POR” to get this rate.

Quality Inn & Suites – Manistique Michigan. 905 E Lakeshore Drive, 49854. Phone: 906-341-3777. A block of rooms for Friday night with 2 queen beds will be held until August 15, 2024, at a special rate of $134/night plus tax. Specify “POR Car Rally” to get this rate.

Want further information on Press On Regardless®? Visit the POR information pages on the Detroit Region website at http://drscca.org/rally/press-on-regardless/ .

Still have questions? Then contact the rallymaster, Bruce Fisher at bafisher@aol.com

NOTE: We will be using the Richta GPS Checkpoint app that requires the use of a device like a smart phone or tablet.
Look for "Competitor Richta GPS Checkpoints" app on Google Play Store or Apple App Store or click on the appropriate link:
 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.richta.cpa2&hl=en_US
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/competitor-richta-checkpoint/id1448298019

During the rally, when each car reaches a checkpoint, the contestant’s device will signal a checkpoint has been reached. The device will then display your time and score and if you are early or late. Your total score for the rally to that point will also be displayed.

Visit the Richta app information page at http://drscca.org/rally/using-the-richta-competitor-app/ to learn more about how the app works and how to use it.

  • All passage timing controls using Richta GPS app
  • Novices welcome and encouraged
  • Points toward Detroit Region, Great Lakes Division SCCA, and the SCCA National RR Championship

Click 'Continue' for registration instructions

Event requirements

Contestants will be asked to enter in one of these four Classes, as determined by the distance measurement and calculating devices that will be used.

Competition Classes:

E - Equipment unrestricted.
G - GPS-derived odometer integrated with any calculating device such as a rally “app” or rally computer.
L - Odometer unrestricted (including GPS), and calculating device restricted only in that it may not be integrated with the odometer.
S - Unmodified stock odometer only.  Calculating device restricted only in that it may not be integrated with the odometer and clock.
Novice - Class S entry in which the combined TSD rallies between team members is less than 6.

For more information:  
          (Chairman) Joe Layton: jlayton123@comcast.net Cell/Text: (269) 601-9374
          (Rallymaster) Bruce Fisher:  bafisher@aol.com Cell/Text: (517) 282-9516
          (DRSCCA Rally Director) Piotr Roszczenko: 
Piotr.SCCA@gmail.com
Learn more about Detroit SCCA and rally at: www.Detroit-SCCA.org

Please read carefully:

If you are registering yourself for the first time, and you will be paying for the event entry, please choose Option 1 on the order form and follow the prompts.

If you are registering as a co-entrant and your partner has already registered, please choose Option 2 on the order form.

If you do not already have a MotorsportReg.com account, click the 'Create New Account' button below. You will be asked to input your member number and Region of Record.  This is your SCCA Membership number and home region. You must have this information in your user profile to avoid needing a weekend membership for this event. (Also, make sure your MotorsportReg.com user name matches exactly as it appears on your SCCA Membership card... otherwise, the member verification process will not validate your membership.)

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Click "Continue" to register.

Entries (32)

AP
Amanda Poole
SB
Steven Brown
CF
Charles Fortino
AL
Alison Lee
SS
Sawyer Stone
EU
Elizabeth Unglenieks-Ploeg
DU
Daniel Unglenieks-Ploeg
CA
Caleb Abbott

Quality Inn - St Ignace

St Ignace, MI

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Press on Regardless

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