The final round of the 2010 United States Rally Championship and Round 3 of the USRC Pacific Division will be run in the Central mountains of Arizona October 1st and 2nd. The event has drawn 26 teams from across the country including five teams coming from the Atlantic Division.

A compressed two-day schedule will allow teams to participate in a multiple pass recce session Friday morning, register and inspect competing vehicles Friday afternoon, complete the competition stages Friday night and Saturday with awards and prize giving Saturday night.

Daniel O’Brien and Brendan McCabe made the trek to Prescott from New York last year and dominated the event following the DNF of Keith Jackson/Marra Estep. A large field of overall contenders this year includes:

* Brian Scott/John Dillon. Back after a brief hiatus following a DNF at Rally Idaho in 2009 this duo hopes to repeat as overall winners of Prescott.
* Thomas Lawless. Tom will be contenting for the overall as well as the USRC Chamipionship.
* Enda McCormack/Paddy Robinson. Also coming from the Atlantic Division they hope to score well in the USRC Chamipionship.
* Volkan Isik/Vedat Bostanci. After a tough finish to International Rally New York, this team hopes to prove their mettle in Prescott.
* Keith Jackson/Marra Estepp. This team won the USRC AWD Championship in 2009 and hope to repeat at Prescott this year.

In the 2WD Championship several top teams are ready for competition this weekend as well. Top 2WD contenders include:

* Bill Homes/Sean Gallagher. This perennial crowd favorite F-150 will be looking for the 2WD win as well as pushing the AWD cars for the overall.
* Alex Rademacher/John Stewart. This team in a Production Subaru won their class last year but will be facing even stiffer competition this year.
* Erika Detota/Jason Smith. This Atlantic Division team, also in a Subaru, are making the long drive from the east to hopefully secure the USRC 2WD Championship.
* Gaylord Van Brocklin/Steve Secviar. This duo is fielding their trusty VW Golf and hope to be among the 2WD champions.

This year’s event featured 101 stage miles over the two day format with activities based at Tim’s Subaru and the Prescottonian Hotel in Prescott, Arizona. Sponsors for the event include Scott Roofing of Phoenix, Tim’s Subaru of Prescott along with the Subaru Western Region, Albins Gear Company, IMS, Bikebandit.com, The Prescottonian Hotel, Whiskey Row Screen Printing. Timing and Scoring are provided by the California Rally Series. Look for live updates throughout the weekend at www.rallydata.com or www.prescottrally.com

Additional event information is available at www.prescottrally.com

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