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Sno*Drift Rally

January 27 - 28, 2012

Atlanta, MI

National Rally Championship Event

Sno*Drift is the first stop on the Rally America National Championship calendar and it is a full-on battle that takes place over snow and ice across the back roads of northern Michigan.

Associated Events: Sno*Attack, Drift Regional Rally, Sno*Regional Rally
VIDEO: Automobile Magazine at the Sno*Drift Rally

The boys at Automobile Magazine arrived at the Sno*Drift Rally last January for a luxury convertible car comparison. Here is another great video from the Automobile Mag video crew enjoying the snow in their unique cars in the dead of winter.

April 11, 2012
The Skelly Sisters Debut at Sno*Drift 2012

The Skelly sisters, Amanda and Desiray of Noble Star Rally Racing (NSR) debuted with their 1998 Subaru Impreza 2.5RS at Sno*Drift 2012. In just 3 short months, the crew pulled together to build and prepare Amanda’s Subaru for her first stage rally. With continuous issues ranging...

March 05, 2012
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP UPDATE:  Championship Standings Posted, Urlichich To Appeal Sno*Drift Protest Decision

Rally America has posted the preliminary National Championship standings and the preliminary 2012 Sno*Drift results . The National Championship standings and results of the 2012...

February 10, 2012
Tagline Contest Winner Gets Sno*Drift Rally Car Ride

Jake Lang from Schoolcraft, MI won the 2012 Rally America Tagline Contest when fans voted for his winning entry, “Drive Fast, Brake Hard!” on Lang won a swag bag of Rally America gear and he quickly took advantage of a once-in-lifetime...

February 08, 2012

2011 Rally America “Rookie of the Year” Adam Yeoman and co-driver Jordan Schulze had their work cut out for them this last weekend at the Sno*Drift 2012 event. The first stop of the Rally America National Championship in Atlanta, MI gave way to some of the toughest stages the team...

February 07, 2012
Greenhouse Battles Sno*Drift’s Icy Roads and Conditions

Chris Greenhouse and codriver Phil Marsh took on the best two-wheel-drive rally teams in the U.S. at the Sno*Drift Rally, but came up short of a National podium finish after a mechanical problem on day 2 of the rally. Sno*Drift is the season opener of the Rally America National...

February 06, 2012
Ziptie Rally Team Lands Dual Podiums at Sno & Drift Regional Rallies

Carl Siegler and Dave Goodman of Ziptie Rally Team (ZRT) piloted their 1996 Subaru Impreza to a 2nd Overall / Open Class finish at both the Sno and Drift Regional Rallies during the 2012 running of the Sno*Drift Rally. The team was coming off a disastrous 2011 season where they...

February 06, 2012
Hanson Notches Super Production Class Win

Travis Hanson's 2012 campaign opener ended with victory in the Super Production class, and third place outright on the treacherous Michigan roads. (The overall podium result is provisional until the points are finalized following a protest by Leonid Urlichich.) Victory was all the...

February 03, 2012
Cline and Dorman overcome treacherous conditions at Sno Drift

Cline Racing Sports, of Evan Cline and Grzegorz Dorman representing Exedy Rally Team, opened their 2012 Rally America National Championship Series with a 10th overall and 5th in Super Production class at the Sno*Drift Rally. The race was based around Atlanta, MI and presented the team...

February 02, 2012
VIDEO: Subaru Driver David Higgins Defends Title with Dominating Win at the 2012 Sno*Drift Rally

Subaru of America, Inc. Defending 2011 Rally America National Champion David Higgins launched his 2012 title defense with Subaru Rally Team USA by achieving a decisive victory this past weekend at the Sno*Drift Rally. Higgins, driving a 5-door 2012 Subaru WRX STI rally car, dominated...

January 31, 2012
Sterckx Rally Sport Team Scores SP Podium at Sno*Drift Rally

David Sterckx (Belgium) and Karen Jankowski (California) of David Sterckx Rally Sport Team, in their first event of the Rally America 2012 season, finished on the podium with 3rd in the Super Production Class and 8th overall at Sno*Drift Rally over the weekend. This was the first...

January 31, 2012
Antoine L’Estage and Nathalie Richard Podium Finish With Their New Car

Reigning Canadian and North American champions, Quebec driver Antoine L'Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) and co-driver Nathalie Richard (of Halifax, Nova Scotia) kicked off the 2012 season this past weekend with a solid performance, finishing in second place at Michigan’s SnoDrift...

January 31, 2012
David Higgins Wins Slippery Sno*Drift Rally

Ice-covered roads were the story at the 36th annual running of the Sno*Drift Rally, the kick-off event to the 2012 Rally America National Championship, but it was Subaru Rally Team USA’s David Higgins and Craig Drew who managed the extreme conditions to take the overall win. Higgins...

January 30, 2012
Sterckx Rally Sport Team Scores Podium at Sno*Drift Rally

David Sterckx (Belgium) and Karen Jankowski (California) of David Sterckx Rally Sport Team, in their first event of the Rally America 2012 season, finished on the podium with 3rd in the super Production Class and 8th overall at Sno*Drift Rally over the weekend. This was the first...

January 29, 2012
Mei Drives TrueCar Ford Fiesta at Sno*Drift Rally

Verena Mei, in the number 335 Truecar Ford Fiesta, will be driving with Team O'Neil in the Atlanta MI Sno-Drift this weekend. Verena Mei and her Star Girl Racing Team have signed a 2-year racing deal with TrueCar to run the Rally America National Championship in the TrueCar Ford...

January 27, 2012
UPDATE: Day 2 Sno*Drift Live Streaming Schedule

The Sno*Drift Rally will be streamed live on on January 27 -28th for the first time in Sno*Drift history! A record-breaking entry field will tackle ice-covered stage roads at a warmer than usual Sno*Drift Rally, the kick-off event to the 2012 Rally...

January 27, 2012

Fresh off his best season ever in Canadian rally competition – 7 podiums in 8 events including a victory at the season ending Rally of the Tall Pines – fan favorite “Crazy Leo” Urlichich will bring his wild style and fire-breathing Subaru nicknamed “The Beast” to the entire...

January 26, 2012
Cline Racing Sports To Challenge Super Production Class at Sno*Drift

Evan Cline of Brighton, MI with co-driver Greg Dorman of Sosnowiec, Poland, will be racing the Rally America National Championship Series starting with the first event, Sno*Drift Rally based in Atlanta, MI. This weekend’s event races on snow and ice covered roads among the areas of...

January 25, 2012
New Rally Season, New Rally Car For L’Estage and Richard

Reigning Canadian and North American Rally Champions, Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Qc) and Nathalie Richard (of Halifax, NS) will return to competition this weekend as the 2012 Rally America National Championship kicks off with its only winter event on the calendar....

January 25, 2012
Subaru to Continue Offering the Most Lucrative Rally Contingency Program in North America

Subaru of America, Inc. announced today the continuation of their contingency program, the Subaru Rally Support Program, for the 2012 Rally America National Championship. The Subaru Rally Support Program is managed by Subaru of America Inc., partner Vermont SportsCar and continues to...

January 24, 2012
FRAXA Team Partners with Rebuild Resources for Team Apparel

The FRAXA Race for the Cure Rally Team, competing in Group 2 of the Rally America National Championship as well as MaxAttack! 2WD Series, has partnered with Rebuild Resources to create its team apparel. Rebuild Resources is a non-profit social enterprise helping recovering men and...

January 24, 2012
2012 Rally America Ford Preview – Part 1

Dillon Van Way was the only Fiesta on the entry list at Sno*Drift last season. This year, Van Way will have plenty of Ford friends at the Parc Expose as four Fiestas are slated to run the 2012 Rally American season opener next week in Atlanta, Mich. Van Way, the 2009 Rally American...

January 23, 2012
Sterckx Rally Sport Team Enters Rally America National Championship

David Sterckx (Belgium) and Karen Jankowski (California) of David Sterckx Rally Sport Team, winners of the 2011 Prescott Rally, have entered the Rally America National Championship. With just six events which begin at the Sno*Drift rally January 27th & 28th, it promises to be an...

January 23, 2012
Fans Build Rally Cars Out of Snow

Originally posted on See the fun news story of a group of friends in Montmorency County hard at work building cars, out of snow at The group started their first rally car...

January 17, 2012
Moyle Racing announces new Car, Class, and Co-driver!

With the Sno*Drift Rally just two weeks away, Moyle Racing is excited to reveal their off-season projects! This year Moyle Racing will be represented by driver Mason Moyle and new co-driver John Hall. Hall is an experienced co-driver with over 200 events under his belt. In the...

January 13, 2012

For Immediate Release Contact: Ananda Siverts Company: Rally America, Inc. Email: Office: (206) 302-8289 Website: 2012 RALLY AMERICA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP KICKS-OFF AT SNO*DRIFT Organizers Post Record 70-Car Entry...

January 11, 2012
Sno*Drift Rally Entry List Sets A Record With 70 Teams

The 2012 Rally America National Championship season will kick off with the legendary Sno*Drift Rally in northern Michigan on January 27-28th, 2012. With a record 70 teams from across the US and Canada planning to test their skills on the snow-banked roads, this year’s Sno*Drift...

December 30, 2011
Greer Tire / Nokian Tyres 2012 Sno* Drift Awards

Nokian Tyres will offer a complete set of winter tires for one rally team and for volunteer at this year's Sno*Drift Rally on January 27-28th. One set of Nokian Tyres will be awarded to the finishers on Nokian Tyres by a Lottery style drawing at the Awards Ceremony for those...

December 29, 2011
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