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Top Dog RallyCross

SCCA - Northeast Oklahoma

Sunday, November 21, 2010
Tulsa Raceway Park, Tulsa, OK

Registration closed November 19, 2010 11:59 PM at 2010-11-19T21:59:00-0800 Registration ends November 19, 2010 11:59 PM at 2010-11-19T21:59:00-0800 Registration opens October 29, 2010 12:00 AM at 2010-10-28T22:00:00-0700 Registration runs from October 29, 2010 12:00 AM to November 19, 2010 11:59 PM

Come join NEOkla SCCA for it's first RallyCross in quite some time! Sunday, November 21st at Tulsa Raceway Park.

What is RallyCross?
RallyCross is like the "Solo" autocross program, but on an open field. Drivers attempt to set their best time on an agility course marked by cones, and cars are grouped in classes based on capability and level of modification. Courses are a little more open and speeds are a little lower that autocrosses, but the emphasis on accessibility, safety, affordability, and fun is the same as SCCA Solo.

RallyCross differs from stage rally that many have seen on television. There are no jumps or ditches, and roll cages are not required. Drivers preview the course by walking it or going on a low-speed lead-and-follow lap, rather than following the pace notes of a navigator. Competitors will have the opportunity to make a number of runs.

RallyCross doesn't take the best single run like in Solo, but is a combination of multiple runs.

No special rally car is needed. Any fixed-roof vehicle passing a basic safety inspection is fine, so your daily-driven sedan on street tires is perfect for Rallycross.

For safety reasons, rollover-prone vehicles such as SUVs, 4x4's, and many full-sized trucks will not be allowed to compete.

RallyCross has a simple classing structure. See pages 24 through 29 of the 2010 RallyCross Rules (right-click, Save As...) for details.

  • Rally Stock - FWD (SF), RWD (SR), and AWD (SA) - upgrades are limited to items such as cat-back exhaust, brake pads, clutch and pressure plate, and wheels and DOT-legal tires that are near stock dimensions.
  • Rally Prepared - FWD (PF), RWD (PR), and AWD (PA) - adds specific allowances for upgraded intake, exhaust, suspension, differential, wheels, etc.
  • Rally Modified - 2WD (M2) and AWD (M4) - almost any production car or logbooked racecar is allowed, with drivetrain and suspension being unrestricted.

There will be two heats. Like Solo, RallyCross is a self-worked, volunteer-run sport in which competitors have a work heat opposite their run heat. Prepare to be outdoors all day, and dress and prepare accordingly.