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2018 Oregon Trail Rally: When and Where

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Going to this weekend’s Oregon Trail Rally, or just following along with the American Rally Association season opener online? Here’s everything you need to know about the weekend.

Note: First car out time is listed for all stages. First car arrival time is listed for all services.

Key Locations

  • Portland International Raceway: 1940 N Victory Blvd., Portland, OR 97217
  • Eagle’s Aerie: 2006 W 7th St., The Dalles, OR 97058
  • Goldendale High School: 525 E Simcoe Dr., Goldendale, WA 98620
  • Dufur City Park: 636 Hogan’s Alley, Dufur, OR 97021
  • Columbia Gorge Discovery Center: 5000 Discovery Dr., The Dalles, OR 97058

Portland International Raceway Spectator Points

  • 1: South Dike, access from paid parking areas C & D
  • 2: Essex Hairpin, access from pedestrian bridge to infield
  • 3: Motocross, access from pedestrian bridge to infield
  • 4: Festival Grandstand, access from pedestrian bridge to infield

Goldendale and Dufur Spectator Points

  • A: Dalles Mountain Rd., Centerville, WA
  • B: Saxton Bane Rd., Goldendale, WA (park on north side of road)
  • C: US-97, Goldendale, WA (parking limited; shuttle buses available)
  • D: Hastings Ridge Rd., Dufur, OR (park in field)
  • E: Endersby Rd., Dufur, OR (park on Frontage Rd.)

Friday, April 20: Portland International Raceway

This is a ticketed event; adult tickets are $12, kids 6-12 are $6, and kids 6 and under get in free with a paid adult. Parking is $5 inside PIR facilities and free outside.

Time
Event
Location
4:00 PM Gates open Portland International Raceway
5:00 PM Parade lap Portland International Raceway
6:00 PM Parc Exposé North Paddock
7:00 PM Stages begin Portland International Raceway
7:07 PM Stage 1: PIR’s Revenge I Spectator Points 1, 3, 4
7:18 PM Stage 2: Vanport I Spectator Point 2
7:27 PM Service Area
08:14:00 PM Stage 3: PIR’s Revenge II Spectator Points 1, 3, 4
8:25 PM Stage 4: Vanport II Spectator Point 2
8:34 PM Stages conclude Portland International Raceway

Saturday, April 21: Goldendale, Washington

Time
Event
Location
9:00 AM Parc Exposé Eagle’s Aerie
10:00 AM Stages begin Eagle’s Aerie
10:20 AM Stage 5: Dalles Mountain Uphill Spectator Point A
11:25:00 AM Service Area Goldendale High School
12:13:00 PM Stage 6: Badger Gulch Short I No spectator access
1:10 PM Stage 7: Oak Flat I Spectator Point B
1:39 PM Stage 8: Badger Gulch Short II No spectator access
2:05 PM Stage 9: Oak Flat II Spectator Point B
2:28 PM Service Area Goldendale High School
4:12 PM Stage 10: Maryhill I Spectator Point C
5:05 PM Stage 11: Maryhill II Spectator Point C
5:20 PM Service Area Goldendale High School
6:15 PM Stage 12: Dalles Mountain Downhill No spectator access
6:45 PM Stages conclude Eagle’s Aerie

Sunday, April 22: Dufur, Oregon

Time
Event
Location
9:00 AM Parc Exposé Main St., Dufur
10:00 AM Stages begin Main St., Dufur
10:13 AM Stage 13: Boyd Loop I Spectator Point D
10:43 AM Stage 14: Deere Run I No spectator access
11:16 AM Stage 15: Starveout I Spectator Point E
11:43 AM Service Area Dufur City Park
1:06 PM Stage 16: Boyd Loop II Spectator Point D
1:36 PM Stage 17: Deere Run II No spectator access
2:09 PM Stage 18: Starveout II Spectator Point E
2:36 PM Service Area Dufur City Park
3:54 PM Stage 19: Boyd Loop III Spectator Point D
4:24 PM Stage 20: Deere Run III No spectator access
5:03 PM Stages conclude Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
5:33 PM Podium celebration Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
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