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Atlantic Rally Cup Event to be Held in North East Florida

Starke, Florida (December 29, 2008)

European Rally School is proud to announce the Mad March Stages Rally 2009, the third round of the 2009 NASA Atlantic Rally Cup Series. This event will be an eighty mile tarmac rally held on March 8th. Details include: eight special stages, central service and no transit miles. Stages will be run on the new two mile paved road course, taxi ways and runways on the adjacent airport, link road and solo track. Storage for rally support vehicles after the Sandblast Rally will be available for entrants. Early registration is now open until January 22nd!

Rally Schedule: *subject to change

Saturday, March 7, 2009-
TBA Novice Competitor Orientation
2 pm-8 pm Competitor Registration Open
2 pm-8 pm Scrutineering Open
8 pm Close of Entries
Sunday, March 8, 2009-
7:30 am Driver’s Meeting/Start Order Posted
8:01 am-5 pm Rally (one hour lunch 12:30 pm-1:30 pm)
6:30 pm-9 pm Awards Ceremony
The rally is part of the Mad March Speed Fest held March 5-8, 2009, which includes: Mad March Stages Rally March 8th, Redline Time Attack event March 6-7th, Supermoto races March 6-7th and Open Track-Test & Tune day March 5th. For those of you not familiar with European Rally School, the facility has a total of seventeen miles of tracks including seven miles of mixed surface rally stages and a newly paved two mile road course. ERS is located on 430 acres in Northeast Florida. The official website of ERS is

ERS is excited about the Mad March Stages Rally being the third round of the NASA Atlantic Rally Cup Series. They hope to make Mad March Stages Rally a great annual rally for both new and experienced competitors. Stage Marshals and Corner Workers are needed for this event. For additional event ticket, competitor and vender information please visit: or call 352 473 2999.