Event Details

DFW Map Rally

Time: May 30, 2015 from 9am to 3pm
Location: Registration: 9:00am at Gateway Buick/GMC on LBJ.
Street: 11438 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy at Jupiter Rd
City/Town: Dallas, Texas 75238
Website or Map: http://www.msreg.com/DMR15msr
Event Type: fun, road, rally
Organized By: Sasha Lanz
Latest Activity: May 26, 2015

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Event Description

The DFW Map Rally will be held on Saturday, May 30, starting at 9:00am.  It will start in Garland, and end in Rockett, Texas.  We will ask you to locate a dozen or so points on a map, and drive to them all and to the finish, in the shortest distance. Leaving Gateway Buick/GMC (LBJ/I-635 at Jupiter Road), you will drive a 30-mile odometer check, which ends at the Commemorative Air Force facility near Wilmer, Texas.  You will have some time to examine the WWII-era aircraft that are based there, all of them still operational.  Then we will use their classroom as a work area for you to examine your map(s) and determine your route.  When you are ready, you will start your drive, ending at the Rockett Cafe & Club for lunch and awards.
 Any street-legal car with two or more people old enough to read can enter.  No special car prep is necessary.  Just bring a clip board and a pencil, fill up your gas tank, and you are ready to go.  There is a First Timer's class, in case you have never done any road rallying before.  Cars built before 1940 get a little extra time.  Low total miles traveled wins. You can register online by going to msreg.com/DMR15msr.  This is an advantage because then you will be sent the "General Instructions" for the event by email, five or six days prior to the event.  We had 4 Chevy Bel Airs and a 280z enter our last event, along with 32 other cars.

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Comment by Sasha Lanz on May 26, 2015 at 11:11am

THE MAP RALLY HAS BEEN POSTPONED.  IT WILL NOT HAPPEN ON MAY 30.  A NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED HERE SOON.

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