Cascade Geargrinders

Cascade Sports Car Club's Road Rally program (aka Geargrinders) organizes time-speed-distance road rallies in and around Portland, Oregon.

A game that takes you places.
A scenic drive on country roads.
A fun autosport competition for teams of all levels.

What's a TSD road rally?

When is the next TSD road rally? Scroll to find out.


May Saturday Rally Results

On May 13, Cascade Geargrinders hosted the third event in the 2023 Saturday Road Rally Series. Twenty-one teams entered. Teams who run three or more of the six rallies are eligible for Series Awards.

Congratulations to the top finishers. First overall and first in the Equipped category is the team of Bob Morseburg and Cheri Eddy in Car #30 with a score of 25 over 17 scored legs. Second overall and first in the SOP class is the team of Cody and Sabrina Garvin in Car #6 with a score of 40. Third overall and second in the Equipped category is the team of Robert Paxman and Chris Lane with a score of 68.

Finishing second in the SOP class is the team of David and JoAnn Gattman in Car #1 with a score of 81. Third SOP is the team of Torm Kelsey-Green and Kasey Klaus in Car #13 with a score of 82. Honorable mention goes to the team of Ryan Rink and Simon Levear in car #16 with a score of 84.

In first place in the Novice class is the team of Alex Castaneda and Eric Hanson in Car #15 with a score of 96. Finishing second place Novice is the team of Chris Williams and Kenny Schroeder in Car #2. The team of Matthew Svec and Antony McGovern finished third Novice.

Congratulations to all!

May Saturday Rally Results

Current Saturday Series Points

June 10 Saturday Series Rally

Cascade Sports Car Club's Road Rally program (aka Cascade Geargrinders) offers beginner-friendly time-speed-distance road rallies, lasting three to four hours, starting and ending in the Portland area. These events are open to everyone - club members and non-members, all types of vehicles. Road rally is a game you play while going for a drive in the country.

The next rally in Cascade Geargrinders Saturday Road Rally Series is June 10. Rallymasters Cody and Sabrina Garvin are planning a fun route starting at Milwaukie Lowe's, heading south, and ending somewhere near Newberg.

Play the game that takes you places.

Entry fee is $20 per car for Cascade members, $30 per car for non-members. 

Register by midnight Wednesday, June 7

June Saturday Rally Entry List

2023 Rally Schedule

February 18 - Rally School
March 18 - Saturday Rally
April 15 - Saturday Rally
May 13 - Saturday Rally
June 10 - Saturday Rally
July 22 - Saturday Rally
August 19 - Saturday Rally
September 9 - Mountains to the Sea
October 28 - Ghouls Gambol
November 18 - Oregon Trailblazer

Download the 2023 rally flyer

Rally School  - Start the season with a virtual review of TSD road rally rules and procedures on Friday evening. Then run a practice road rally on Saturday morning to test your driving skills and navigational knowledge.

Saturday Rally Series - Compete for Series awards. Best five of six finishes count toward Series points.  To be eligible to win a season award, run at least three Series events.

Mountains to the Sea - Enjoy a full-day tour-style rally, following a fun to drive scenic route, starting in Portland and ending at the Pacific Ocean (perhaps Newport).

Ghouls Gambol - This daytime rally explores autumn colors around Portland's foothills and farmland. Optional decorated car show. All treats and no tricks. Ends at Spirit of Halloweentown in St. Helens.

Oregon Trailblazer - In 2023 we welcome the return of an occasional Cascade tradition - a tricky TSD rally that challenges your team's driving and navigational skills. Expect tricks and traps. (The last Oregon Trailblazer Rally was in 2006).

Entry Fee

All rallies except Mountains to the Sea:

$20 per car for CSCC members
$30 per car for non-members

Mountains to the Sea:

$50 per car for CSCC members
$75 per car for non-members

Save with a Series Pass. $120. Includes entry in Rally School and all six Saturday Series rallies. Register just once to enter all seven events. Run the same car number with the same start time at each rally. Available to CSCC members only. CSCC membership is available online.

Save more with a Season Ticket. $180 for a 9-event season ticket. Includes all benefits and events in the Series Pass, plus entry in Mountains to the Sea and Ghouls Gambol. Available to members only.  CSCC membership is available online.

2023 Cascade Geargrinders road rallies:

Cascade Geargrinders road rallies are beginner friendly time-speed-distance events, starting and ending in the Portland area. Rallies are about 100 miles long and take three to four hours to complete. First car starts at 10:01 a.m.

Online registration is required:

Entry requires a street-legal vehicle, a licensed and insured driver, a navigator, and a smart device (cell phone or tablet) running the Competitor Richta GPS Checkpoints app (app is free).

Rallies are conducted in accordance with the current Road Rally Rules.

Events comply with the Cascade Geargrinders Coronavirus Message.

Contact to receive event notices