Kick-Off Rallye

Sunday, July 21, 2024

The PVGP is gearing up for our Kick-Off Rallye at Dual Devils Garage again this year. Our Rallyemaster is planning a route through the backroads of Washington County.

Our Kick-Off Rallye is truly the kick-off event of the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, as it occurs one week before our Race Week. The competition consists of a combined Monte Carlo/Gimmick rally requiring no prior experience.  You can compete in any vehicle you like – any year, any make – no restrictions. We welcome unique and different vehicles and expect many MINIs and Subarus to join us this year.

Baer Subaru joins as the Kick-Off Rallye as a Sponsor.

Budd Baer Subaru has a simple goal: to help you find a vehicle that suits your needs. Whether you are looking for the sporty WRX or a Crosstrek. Look for a special display from Bud Baer Subaru at Dual Devils Garage.

Subaru Motorsports USA tests and proves Subaru vehicles’ capabilities in stage rally, rallycross, record attempts, desert racing, and more. Since 2001 the Subaru Rally Team has won over 100 rally and rallycross events, 16 of the last 18 U.S. national rally championships, and team championships in rallycross in 2019 and 2021.

2023 Winners!

Paul MacIntyre presents trophies left to right:  Tahishia & Matt Simmons who repeated as champions this year! Lee & Sam Sloan finished in second and Marco Morello & Tom Drnevich completed the podium in third.

Rallye Results 2023 PVGP

Multiple checkpoints are located early along the route and are shown in the route instructions with approximate mileage and the time that the vehicle is due to cross the timing line. The tour should take 2.5 hours to complete and will all be on paved roads.

Final Rallye Scores – 2022 PVGP


Registration

Registration is now open on our new Vivenu platform. $80 Entry fee per 2-person team includes your spot in the Kick-Off Rallye and a cookout for the driver and navigator. Additional passengers and meals can be purchased for $30 each.

 

Schedule – July 21, 2024

Registration: 9:30 – 11:00 am
Mandatory Drivers Meeting: 11:00– 11:15 am
Rallye Cars Start Departing: 11:30 am (one leaves every minute)
Meals served as you return, starting at 2:00 pm
Awards: 4:30 pm

2023 PVGP Kick-Off Rallye

Any car enthusiast can register for a fun but competitive mystery course to test your driving, navigational and trivia skills through the Pittsburgh countryside. Paul MacIntyre and Chuck Larouere are already planning some new twists for this year.

What is a Rallye?

You don’t have to be a racer or have experience in a rally competition to enjoy our Kick-Off Rallye. Each year it helps us kick off the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. Any car enthusiast can register to participate in a fun, but competitive, mystery course that will test your driving, navigational and trivia skills through the Pittsburgh countryside. Paul MacIntyre and Chuck Larouere are already planning some new twists for this year.

Chuck Larouere returned as Rallyemaster in 2021 and brought the latest technology with him. We utilized Richta Rally so all competitors can download the app for free and it automatically acknowledges as you pass the electronic checkpoints. No volunteers are required on the course and it’s all touchless! You will know your score and standing while you drive! Now everyone can enjoy participating in the rally, as no checkpoints crews are required. Just like magic!

Contact

For details, email Paul MacIntyre

If you use Facebook, be sure to click the “JOIN” link to let us know you’re coming too!  

Kick-Off Rallye Officials

Rallymaster – Chuck Larouere
Rallye Chairman – Paul MacIntyre
Assistant Chairs – John Kerr and Pete Szymanski
Scoring final standings – Carl Staab
Checkout, scoring App – Rick Beattie
Scoring App – Justi Connors
Scoring – Denny Nill

 

Event details: Start date Sunday, July 21, 2024 10:00 am End date 5:00 pm Calendar Kick-Off Rallye
Organizer

Paul MacIntyre

Venue details Venue

Dual Devils Garage

Address

101 W Pike Street

City Houston Postal code 15342 State PA
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