A little over two weeks ago, the Rallynotes.com team captured their first in class victory at the North Nevada Rally. This weekend, the city of Mountain Home will host the Idaho Rally 2008. It’s round 3 of the United States Rally Championship and event 5 of the California Rally Series Championship that the team will be vying for points. The two day performance rally takes place in the Boise National Forest just 30 miles east of Boise. Competitors will race on very technical, narrow and often elevation changing Forest roads with stages ranging from 7 – 14 miles. They will have spectator areas for the fans to come and check out the action!

The Dodge Rally Neon has been looked over and stored in Idaho for the last few weeks. The team will be flying in to make reconnaissance, held early on Thursday morning. This will be their second time writing stage notes from scratch and they’re looking forward to the challenge. “It’s a lot to do.” said driver Kristopher Marciniak. “Unlike organizer supplied stage notes, where you might have to tweak a corner or two, this is 100% on you to get it right the first time.” When asked about the pressure of writing notes co-driver Christine Marciniak responded: “The car is already up there, so we’ll be relaxed and ready to go.”

Coming off their win in Nevada, the team is pumped to continue the winning season with the USRC! Amateur radio APRS tracking will be on and the Rallynotes.com team progress can be tracked before, during and after the event. Check out: http://rallynotes.com/rallycar-tracking/

The team is ready to take on its first 2008 USRC event – Rally Idaho!

Kristopher and Christine Marciniak have been rallying together since 2005. They are the 2006 & 2007 USRC Production 2WD champions. Kristopher is a computer technician and network engineer working for Zephyr Networks. Christine is a molecular biology graduate student at the University of California, Irvine in the lab of Dr. Douglas Wallace.

We would like to thank the following for their support!
Tuff Rims: http://tuffrims.com
Bilstein: http://bilstein.com
RumbleSoft Racing: http://rumblesoftracing.com

Team website: http://rallynotes.com
Team video gallery: http://rallynotes.com/vids
Team picture gallery: http://planetkris.com/gallery

Rally Idaho website: http://www.idahorally.com/

Photo by Benjamin Simpson



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