It’s Round Two of the Rally America National Championship Series: Rally in the 100 Acre Wood in Salem Missouri, and New England’s own Bill Bacon and co-driver Peter Watt have made their second trip to the podium in as many events this season.
Racing a 2006 Mitsubishi EVO IX, and representing Nashua, NH, Bacon and Watt took 3rd place overall in the open class, finishing behind only Ken Block (1st place) and Antoine L’Stage (2nd place).
The strong start for Bacon Motorsport this season has put the privateer in second place in the standings for the championship with 28 points overall.
Also placing was Wazoo Racing’s Tim Penasack and co-driver Alexander Kihurani, also representing Nashua, NH, who raced a 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STi to an 11th overall finish and 3rd place in the super production class.
Continuing to dominate the two-wheel drive class, Chris Duplessis and co-driver Catherine Woods, representing Mason Township, ME, finished 10th overall and first in two-wheel drive racing a 1990 Volkswagen GTI. The team finished over five minutes ahead of the next two-wheel drive competitor!
For more info on 100 Acre Wood Rally see the event press release at Rally America.