WCRA website promoting Stage and TSD Rally Sport in British Columbia
Around the World in 80 Days Historic Rally
came to Northern BC this past summer.
Jun 16 - 22, 2000
Pictures of the cars
Results: http://www.vintagerally.com/atw/thru_pek.htm
Around the World
1938 Packard Touring Sedan
Lennox McNeely (CAN) Toronto, James Walters (CAN) Victoria, B.C
This Canadian team consists of Lennox, an International Equity Investment Manager and co-driver, James Walters, a car restorer and furniture manufacturer.  Both have plenty of rallying experience.  Lennox's past form includes Porsche and Ferrari Club track events.  Lennox has always hoped to do something special for the Millennium and arrived at this as the thought of sailing around the world made him seasick.
June 16 - Whitehorse to Watson Lake via Ross River - 736.00 kms.
A trek north on the Canol Road, built during the construction of the North American Pipe Line to the arctic oil fields. Gravel and narrow in places with majestic vistas and many animals evident. Lunch in Ross River and a blast down the Campbell Highway, wide and fast gravel, to Watson Lake, the sign post capital of the north.
June 17 - Watson Lake to Terrace - 863.42 kms.
Long distance but mostly good paved road, Cassiar Highway, Route37. Lunch at Tatooga Resort in Iskut B.C. Deviation via Nass Forest Service Road to Indian community of Aiyansh, pass Kitsumkalum Lake to Terrace, B.C.
June 18 - Terrace to Smithers with loop to Granisle - 473.71 kms.
Winding Yellowhead Highway, Route 16, to Hazelton via Kit'ga Road (gravel). After lunch in Smithers, a loop to Granisle and the Babine Lake mining and fishing district. Welcoming at Granisle Museum and Visitor's Center for refreshment. More gravel roads back to Smithers.
June 19 - Rest day in Smithers.
Downtown Main street will be closed to display the cars. Local club to provide facilities to do repairs. Hudson Bay Lodge will host a cocktail reception for all the enthusiasts.
June 20 - Smithers to Prince George - 531.16 kms.
Mostly gravel roads via Francois Lake to lunch at Fraser River on the Yellowhead Highway, Route 16. More interesting gravel roads via Butcher Flats, Punchaw and Baldy Hughes to Prince George. Many animals on the road, remain alert.
June 21 - Prince George to Kamloops - 661.93 kms.
Reverse route to Baldy Hughes and on to Blackwater and Bouchie Lake. From Quesnel, route parallels the Fraser River on the east side to Williams Lake. After lunch, roads are narrower and more twisty and many elevation changes and exposures overlooking the Fraser River on the west side. On the way you pass through Alkali Lake , Dog Creek, Jesmond, Clinton and Cache Creek to Kamloops.
June 22 - Kamloops to Banff - 551.38 kms.
Mountain roads for 100 kms. and then scenic Trans-Canada Highway, Route 1, through the mountains past ``Last Spike" Historical Site to Revelstoke, Rogers Pass and Golden to Banff. Lunch stop is at 3 Valley Gap by Three Valley Lake.
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