Yeah it might rain on Saturday. Matt, don't wanna ruin the dyno run, but there is also an option to do a road rally that day. Details:
If you are in FWB/Shalimar/Destin, we will link up at Shalimar McDonalds between 7:30 and 8:00am to depart NLT 8:05.
WHAT? Pensacola-Atmore Road Rally - A planned cruise from Pensacola, Florida to Atmore, Alabama – non-competitive – The Road Rally is sponsored by the PANHANDLE CRUISERS and the PENSACOLA AUSTIN-HEALEY CLUB – Drive your show car or your family vehicle.
WHEN? Saturday Feb. 8, 2014 – Registration opens 9:50, closes at 11:00
WHERE? REGISTRATION AND START Register inside Burger King, Nine-Mile Plaza, North side of East Nine-Mile Rd. (Hwy ALT 90) about 2 ½ miles east of Hwy 29 - Get a printed route sheet. NO FEE TO REGISTER, no need to pre-register “Socialize and admire the cars!”
FINISH David’s Catfish House, Atmore, AL – David’s food is outstanding! The whole crew turns out for us and can easily serve 200 people. Afterwards, many of us drive 6 miles north to Wind Creek Casino, which is optional. The favorite, two-piece catfish, two sides and drink is reduced to $11.00. Bring right change if possible. You can order anything else you like from the menu.
DAVID’S DOES NOT CHARGE A “GRATUITY FEE”. GENEROUS TIPS WILL BE APPRECIATED
WHO? For All Clubs, all makes and individuals who love to drive – 18 clubs have participated in the rally.
COURSE DESCRIPTION 53 miles - Excellent surface - Only seven turns. With good weather, we will have a large number of entries so special attention is paid to avoid slow downs and “choke points”. Scenic route over Roads Less Traveled - No “ugly roads” – Many entrants will see 60% or more of the roads for the first time. You may drive individually or in a small group. Your choice to drive solo or with a navigator. Speed limits must be obeyed!!!
WEATHER? If there are bad thunderstorms and heavy rain is falling, rally will be postponed to another day… the rally course might be flooded. If postponed, the official rally date will be set for another day but we will still drive to Atmore Feb. 8 on regular highways. “A Beautiful Day last February with 89 cars!!!” “No rain dance for 2014 – This year it will be for sunny skies and a higher standard of living.”
QUESTIONS? Warren Peacock, [email protected]
251 946-3327 or Bill Moseley, Rallymaster, [email protected]
850 456-9040. Bring your camera and make some on-course photos to share