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PostPosted: Sun Jun 01, 2014 6:37 pm 
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Yes the rally is ready to go.
The roads were checked and the final changes were made to avoid rough sections.
Sunday June 8, 2014 at 11 AM at the Windsor Curling Club 174 Gray Street Windsor.
First Car away at 1:02
First Novice at 1:32
$20.00 per car
197.26 km 3 hours 50 minutes 26 % good quality gravel. Most recently graded.
175.91 km. 3 hours 22 minutes for novice.
Please email me at <> to let me know you are coming so I can make enough instructions up.
Checkpointers are welcome.
Instructions will be checked by the route steward later this week.
Bring your camera. There are a lot of very picturesque spots. and a time out at the look-off.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2014 10:33 am 
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These are the Supplementary Regulations for the Bluenose Car Rally to be held Sunday June 8, 2014.

The rally will be held under the general competition regulations of the Canadian Association of Rally Sport (CARS) and The Rally regulations of Atlantic Region Motor Sports Inc. (ARMS). These publications are available from the regional rally director, Gordon Sleigh, 240 Lakeview Avenue Middle Sackville N.S. B4E 3B6 and the last updated version will be available at the start.

The organizing club is Bluenose Auto sport Club
P.O. Box 2724 DEPS, Dartmouth N.S. B2W 4R4,

Route Organizer: James Partridge, 426 Town Rd. Falmouth, Hants Co. N.S. B0P1L0
Email to: Phone 902 798 4712

Chief Control Marshall: Bill Anwyll
Registrar: to whom you send entries; Charlotte Partridge, 426 Town Road Falmouth N.S. B0P 1L0

Route Steward: Martin Gillis

Co-Organizer: Bill Anwyll 1160 South Park Street Halifax Nova Scotia B3H 2W8

Senior Steward: TBA

Start: Windsor Curling Club 174 Gray Street Windsor Nova Scotia Telephone 1 902 798 4662
Entries: Pre-registration is encouraged. Those who enter before noon June 7, 2014 will be entered in the seeded draw for start position.
Entries will be accepted until 12:00 June 8, 2014.


Sunday June 8, 2014:
11:00 Registration and Scrutinizing Opens
12:00 Introduction of Officials and Drivers’ Briefing; Registration closes
12:30 Novice Rally School starts
13:00 Car “O” Starts Experienced
13:30 Car “O” Novice Starts
16:50 Car “O” Both Finish
18:15 Awards presentation


This event is a Regional Navex Rally, run over paved and mostly good quality roads. Speeds are kept at a maximum of 10 % below posted speed limits. Where no posting can be found the posted limit is presumed to be 80 kph. The instructions are very straightforward for the Novice class and slightly more challenging for Experienced.

All of the route can be found on topographic maps 21 A/16; 21 H/1; 21 H/2

The route is a touring format, leaving Windsor we go through the scenic eastern Valley past Avonport; Gaspereau; Canning; Halls Harbour; The Look-Off; and Windsor.


Vehicles must be licensed and insured and posses valid Motor Vehicle Inspection as required in the province of registration.
Regional competitors must show valid current “ARMS” club membership.

Note: all competitors and marshals must sign CARS ASN CANADA FIA Rally waiver at registration before the start or risk disqualification from the results. Valid proof of Vehicle registration and Drivers’ license must be shown at registration. Minor (under 19 in N.S.) participants (drivers and navigators) require the written permission of both parents or guardians.

To qualify as a finisher you must check in to the final control within maximum time limits under your own power, and you must have checked in to 75 % of the remaining placed checkpoints.


197.26 km. 3:50:00 Experienced
175.91 km. 3:22:00 Novice

All CP’s are located at the top of the minute.


- Each of the checkpoints will be timed to the minute. One Penalty Point will be assessed for each minute late to a maximum of 30 per checkpoint.
- One penalty point will be assessed for each minute early to a maximum of 15 minutes per checkpoint.
- Each checkpoint will have car “0” section, distance and time available upon request.
- Car “O” time will include 2 minutes time out at each checkpoint.
- Missed checkpoints are assessed 30 points Missed
- Exceeding maximum accumulated lateness scores 30 points Max at each CP.
- Car “O” times at section ends are assuming all checkpoints are placed.
- Improper control procedure 5 points after first warning on route card. (IE: Wrong direction, leaving door open, backing in a control zone, weaving across the road, blocking the road to the normal flow of traffic, or changing direction of travel while within sight of a control.)

Entry fee $ 20.00 per car Experienced and Novice.

No special equipment is needed to complete the course.
Normal equipment that will come in handy are: pencils; paper; a watch; and a calculator.

Checks made payable to Bluenose Auto sport Club or cash will be accepted until close of registration. Please notify registrar before noon on Thursday, as only 5 extra copies of route instructions will be available at the start for each class.

Dash Plaques to the top three in each class.(Experienced, and Novice.)

Start positions: Experienced, a seeded draw will take place Thursday after the close of pre-registration.
After noon on June 7 entrants will be accepted on first come first served basis. Novice starting order will be on first come first served basis.

2005 Forester XT (Daily/B2Tuned), 2000 Subaru Impreza 2.5RS P4WD Class Rally Car, 2006 WRX RallyCross Car (Sponsors: Rally-Tech, Great North Performance, ISI Automotive)
Check out: Rally East, The Ledwidge Lookoff Rally

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:53 pm 
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Noobie question!

Will the novice route be ~26% gravel as well?

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 3:46 pm 
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Yes 26% of 175 km

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