Events // Southern Ohio Forest Rally

Southern Ohio Forest Rally

May 18 - 19, 2018

Chillicothe, OH

National Rally Championship Event
https://www.southernohioforestrally.com
Associated Events: Scioto Trail Rally, Zaleski Forest Rally
Martin Spanhel: “SOFR Can Compete With Any Races I Did in Europe”

by Chris Leone // Website // Twitter Images via Jason Swoboda Among the 60-plus entries signed up for the second annual Southern Ohio Forest Rally last month, Martin Spanhel was one of the most interesting stories. A former NHL player who scored the first goal in Columbus Blue...

June 11, 2018
Brown, Fetela Lead Overall Driver’s Championship After Southern Ohio

by Chris Leone // Website // Twitter Images via Jason Swoboda Can Dave Brown do the impossible and win the Rally America National Championship in an Open Light car? With a hard-charging Piotr Fetela closing in on him in the standings after winning both Rally in the 100 Acre Wood...

May 26, 2018
Burke Defeats Hooper for 2WD Win at SOFR; Sladek Tops B-spec Battle

by Chris Leone // Website // Twitter Images via Jason Swoboda It was a closely fought battle, but Seamus Burke and Martin Brady managed to come out victorious over Michael Hooper and Alison LaRoza in the 2-Wheel Drive standings at last week’s Southern Ohio Forest Rally, the fourth...

May 25, 2018
“Racer Dave” Continues Pursuit of Dual Titles With Open Light Class Win at SOFR

by Chris Leone // Website // Twitter Images via Jason Swoboda (1); Rally America (2) The Open and Super Production classes might attract some of the most unique and interesting builds in the Rally America National Championship, but it’s the Open Light class that has been producing...

May 23, 2018
Steely, Osborn Win Super Production Class, Take Second Overall at SOFR

by Chris Leone // Website // Twitter Images via Rally America Through two Rally America National Championship starts in 2018, O.D.D. Racing’s Cameron Steely and Preston Osborn are now two-for-two at cracking the podium. Steely and Osborn started their Rally America season by...

May 22, 2018
Fetela, Jozwiak Go Back-to-Back With Open Class, Overall Victories at Southern Ohio

by Chris Leone // Website // Twitter Images via Jason Swoboda From the moment Piotr Fetela and Dominik Jozwiak showed up for their first start in the 2018 Rally America National Championship with their brand new Ford Fiesta, it was clear that the Fetela Rally Team meant...

May 21, 2018
Southern Ohio Forest Rally: Day 2 Recap

by Chris Leone // Website // Twitter Images via Jason Swoboda Piotr Fetela and Dominik Jozwiak have established themselves as the drivers to beat for the 2018 Rally America National Championship after winning this weekend’s second annual Southern Ohio Forest Rally. With a time of...

May 19, 2018
Southern Ohio Forest Rally: Day 1 Recap

by Chris Leone // Website // Twitter Images via Jason Swoboda Through two-thirds of the action at the second annual Southern Ohio Forest Rally, the latest stop on the Rally America National Championship schedule the overall win just might come down to two drivers who didn’t run...

May 19, 2018
Southern Ohio Forest Rally: When and Where

by Chris Leone / Website / Twitter More coverage at DownAndDirtyShow.com Going to this weekend’s Southern Ohio Forest Rally, or just following along with the Rally America National Championship event online? Here’s everything you need to know about the weekend. Note: First car...

May 17, 2018
Southern Ohio Forest Rally: Drivers to Watch

by Chris Leone // Website // Twitter What’s more exciting than a well-loved rally in a supportive community with fun and challenging stage roads? A well-loved rally in a supportive community with fun and challenging stage roads that anyone can win. Such is the case for this...

May 16, 2018
Deep 2WD, Open Light Entry Lists Fill Out Southern Ohio Forest Rally Start Order

by Chris Leone / Website / Twitter All eyes in the world of American stage rally will be focused on Ohio on Friday, as the second annual Southern Ohio Forest Rally kicks off at the Ohio Forestry Sawmill with its first of 22 stages. Spectators will be able to watch the rally from...

May 15, 2018
Southern Ohio Forest Rally: Weekend Preview

by Chris Leone / Website / Twitter It’ll be hard to top last year’s Southern Ohio Forest Rally, but that’s exactly what its organizers are going for in 2018. One of the highlights of the North American rally season when it debuted in the Rally America National Championship last...

May 14, 2018
Q&A: Jeremiah Johnson, Chairman, Southern Ohio Forest Rally

by Chris Leone / Website / Twitter In the ever-evolving world of motorsport, the inaugural Southern Ohio Forest Rally was one of 2017’s most exciting success stories. Debuting on the Rally America National Championship calendar last May, the inaugural event attracted over 60...

May 13, 2018
#FlashbackFriday: 2017 Southern Ohio Forest Rally

by Chris Leone / Website / Twitter In one of the most welcome developments on the 2017 Rally America National Championship schedule, rallying made its triumphant return to the forest roads of Ohio for the first time since 1996 with the debut of the Southern Ohio Forest Rally....

May 11, 2018
Local Favorite Tim Rooney Headlines Super Production entries at Southern Ohio Forest Rally

by Chris Leone / Website / Twitter Current overall Rally America National Championship points leader Tim Rooney will be the favorite in the Super Production class in next weekend’s Southern Ohio Forest Rally, the fourth event of the 2018 season and second edition of the popular...

May 10, 2018
Car and Driver’s Josh Jacquot to Compete at Southern Ohio Forest Rally

by Chris Leone / Website / Twitter Automotive journalist Josh Jacquot of Car and Driver magazine will be among the 65-plus drivers to take to the roads in the second annual Southern Ohio Forest Rally, the third event of the 2018 Rally America National Championship season. Jacquot...

May 09, 2018
Defending Winner Arkadiusz Gruszka Highlights Open Entries for 2018 Southern Ohio Forest Rally

by Chris Leone / Website / Twitter 2017 Southern Ohio Forest Rally overall winner Arkadiusz Gruszka headlines the Open class entry list for the second annual edition of the event, taking place next Friday and Saturday. Gruszka, who won six stages on the way to last year’s victory,...

May 08, 2018
Former Columbus Blue Jacket player and longtime rally co-driver to team up for SOFR 2018

Martin Spanhela former Czech professional ice hockey professional, played in the NHL for 10 regular seasons. He is credited with the first “Unofficial” goal in the Columbus Blue Jackets franchise history, during a preseason game. Spanhela is currently the Commissioner of the Columbus...

April 16, 2018
SOFR 2018 Press Release

It is very unusual for a new event, in any sport, to become the largest in the country in its first year of existence but that’s just what the Southern Ohio Forest Rally accomplished in 2017. Now, the organizers of the rally are working diligently to make sure 2018 surpasses all of...

March 03, 2018
Third Forest For SOFR 2018

The organizers of the Southern Ohio Forest Rally and the Ohio Division of Forestry have teamed up to add a third forest for the 2018 Southern Ohio Forest Rally. Tar Hollow State Park will be added to the schedule for May 18-19 2018 event. Saturdays stages will provide teams and...

January 23, 2018
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