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CSCC Geargrinders

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

Fun for beginners as well as seasoned veterans.

What's a TSD road rally?

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


Rally School

March 9 – Novice or Nervous – Classroom review of Cascade Geargrinders’ time-speed-distance road rally rules and procedures, followed by a presentation on how to rally like a pro using a smart phone GPS app. North Plains Senior Center, 31450 NW Commercial Street, North Plains, OR 97133. Class starts at 9 a.m., ends by noon. $10 per person for CSCC members, $15 for non-members.

Saturday Road Rally Series

April 13
May 11
June 8
July 13

September 14

Beginner-friendly time-speed-distance road rallies, lasting from 2 to 4 hours, starting and ending in the Portland area.

Start location - Northeast corner of Lowe's parking lot, 13631 SE Johnson Rd, Milwaukie, OR 97222

Cost - $20 per car for CSCC members ($30 for non-members)

Registration open - 9 am
Drivers Meeting - 9:45 am
First car out - 10 am

Save with a Series Pass - $80 for 5-event Series Pass. Register once for the entire Saturday Rally Series. Keep the same car number all season. Available to members only. CSCC membership available at every rally.

Series Championship - Best 4 of 5 Saturday Rally finishes count toward the 2019 Saturday Rally Series Championship.

Competition classes - Novice, Seat of Pants, GPS, and Unlimited.

Special Events

August 10 - Mountains to the Sea - Full-day road rally from Portland to the Pacific on northwestern Oregon’s finest back roads. Includes famous beach party. Beginner level time-speed-distance road rally.

October 26 - Ghoul's Gambol - A Cascade tradition, this Halloween road rally explores the autumn colors around Portland’s foothills and farmland. Caution: May include frights.

More information, schedules, and start locations for TSD Road Rally events will be announced closer to the event date.

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