Rally Recap: Okemo Blue Lot

Written by: Sam Aleksanyan View all the Okemo Photos by DaggerSLADE Media here. Fall RallyX Season Much like the later seasons of The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, and other great TV shows, the NER RallyCross group splits the yearly competition schedule into two half-seasons: the first running from January to May and the second from August to December. And so, for the first episode of Season 2019b, we return to the venerable Blue Lot at Mt. Snow. With 78 drivers registered, course workers had their work cut out for them, calling cones, adjusting the course, and keeping an eye out for big, oil-pan-killing rocks (more on that later). Even though Mt. Snow is one of our smaller venues, there is luckily enough space for fast sweepers, open straights, and tight, technical slaloms and bridges. There’s something for everyone. Class Recaps Starting off with Stock Front, the continual battle for primacy burned ever on with Austin O’Brien in his 2003 Lancer ES and Chang Ho Kim in his 1995 Del Sol, each running very close lap times in the morning runs. In the afternoon, however, O’Brien pulled ahead, and finished with a [...]

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