Oregon Trail Rally airing on national TV this weekend

Round three of Rally America airing on NBC Sports Network

The spectacular scenery of The Columbia River George, Mt.Hood and surrounding areas will be on display this weekend as The Oregon Trail Rally, held May 2-4, airs on NBC Sports Network this Sunday, June 1 at 3 pm PT.

Round 3 of the Rally America National Championship will feature rally racing from Portland International Raceway (PIR) and on the challenging gravel roads of Dufur and Hood River.

The one-hour show is jointly produced by Rally America and Rage Productions (Bend, OR) and will showcase top quality action sports coverage, including personal stories of national and regional competitors as they battle to overcome obstacles in their race to the podium. This is rally racing action as you’ve never seen it before.

David Higgins and Craig Drew of Subaru Rally Team USA won this year’s Oregon Trail Rally, for the fourth consecutive year. They were challenged all the way to the finish line by Subaru team mates Travis Pastrana (in photo) and Chrissie Beavis. Pastrana was delighted to be back in Oregon, one of his favorite events on the Rally America Championship calendar, after a 4 year rally hiatus.

Local teams claimed wins in the Regional Rally events that took place in conjunction with the Oregon Trail Rally. Dave Henderson and Terrence McDowell, both from Hood River, took first place in the Trails End Rally. Mike Goodwin and Adam Kneipp from Aurora, OR took first place in the Shunpiker Stages Rally. The final regional event, Wagons Ho! Rally was won by Carl Decker and Adam Craig from Bend, OR.

Rally America is proudly supported by Subaru of America, Inc., Ford Racing, Honda Performance Development, Exedy Racing Clutches, VP Racing Fuels, Streetwise Parts and GoPro.

Oregon Trail Rally

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Series Other rally
Drivers Travis Pastrana , David Higgins , Chrissie Beavis , Mike Goodwin
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Tags nbc, oregon trail rally, travis pastrana