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Old 10-07-2004, 12:13 AM   #11
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Driving Nascar takes a lot more skill than most people give them credit for. Deez you wouldnt be able to come close to hanging with most amatuers driving nascar. Oh and your description also describes all F1 races and the 24 hour of Le Mans I suppose those dont take much skill either huh? And I forgot what it was but last year there was a road race I believe with drivers from the WRC, Nascar, IRL, and Champ Cars and a few others I believe and from what I remember the 3 rally drivers went 1,2,3 in it.
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But Rally was the fastest growing part of the SCCA? Why in god's name would they drop it? Financial / legal risks too high?
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I wish that they would so more rally events in the US instead of once in a while you night see it on speed chanel
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But Rally was the fastest growing part of the SCCA? Why in god's name would they drop it?
Yeah, that doesn't make sense.
Especially, since they just stated running SCCA RallyCross for street cars.
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There were several serious accident over the past year. Two spectators were killed and a driver and codriver were killed plus several other accidents were the drivers or codrivers were injured. Insurance companies do not like this many serious incidents in one year. The insurance companies indicated that it would significantly influence SCCA's rates. SCCA carries a blanket policy that covers all its racing (road racing, solo, rally etc.) To save the organization as a whole they were forced to drop rally. The SCCA will, however, continue to sanction rallycrosses. There are two sanctioning bodies that will continue to sanction rally. One is N.A.S.A. and the other is a new player on the block , Rally America, which was founded by several SCCA rallyists.
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