All-gravel International Rally New York 2009 is the final round of the United States Rally Championship. Each day is a separate event of the New York Rally Championship. The National event consists of 104 miles of special stages and totals 299 miles.
A prize fund guarantees that each team in top 30 percent of all finishers, including at least one production car and one two-wheel-drive car, will win $200 in prize money.
The rally takes place in southern Catskill Mountains of New York only 90 miles northwest of New York City. The headquarters is at Villa Roma Resort and all racing will take place on the 12,500-acre Ten Mile River Scout Reservation. The Ceremonial Start is at Villa Roma in Callicoon, NY on Thursday evening. The rally ends with the Ceremonial Finish at Keowa Rally Village in Narrowsburg, NY on Saturday night.
Hundreds of participants, spectators and fans will gather for two days at the exiting Keowa Rally Village on the Ten Mile River Scout Reservation. The Keowa Rally Village includes a Spectator Area with spectator parking, a Service Park with a Vendor Area next to it, and the Rally Control. During the two days of racing, a number of special stages will pass by the Spectator Area both in the morning and in the afternoon.
The rally will be conducted according to the international FIA regulations.
October 23 - 24, 2009
Seamus Burke and Eddie Fries, two-time winners of International Rally New York
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