General Spectating Info

  • The Sandblast rally is happening Saturday, November 22th.
  • You can show up to spectate as early as 9:30 AM.
  • If you want to see all the cars on display (at Parc Expose) in Cheraw, SC, that starts at 8:00 am and takes place in the ShareCroppers parking lot.
  • The rally finishes at about 6:30 PM, with the awards ceremony shortly afterward, located at Cooper Black Recreation Area.
  • It takes 15 to 20 minutes to reach the spectator areas from town.
  • Spectator Map showing spectator areas, service areas, and what stages are seen by each spectator area.
  • Large Spectator Map. Same map, just huge, if you want to import and print it.
  • Here is a picture of the rally in relation to North and South Carolina.
  • This picture shows the location of rally headquarters and hotels within Cheraw, SC.
  • Spectator guides (with essentially the same information as is on this web site) will be available in the hotel lobby of the Econolodge in Cheraw, SC.
  • If you are part of a team, please observe the parking information shown on this service area map when you get to service.
  • We recommend you print out the start list. This will let you know what types of cars are coming and who's driving them. It also shows the car number, and the competition class of each vehicle.

There are three specator areas.

Spectator Area Views These Stages Expect Cars At These Times
A
2
5
7
10:03-10:46
2:14-2:57
4:23-5:06
B
1
6
9:31-9:44
2:54-2:37
C
3
11:56-12:39
Roads to the specator areas will remain open throughout the day. Maps to the spectating areas will also be available at rally headquarters.

Directions to spectator areas from Cheraw, SC.

All mileages are approximate

Spectator Area A
Leave from ShareCropper's parking lot Ĺ block down from the Inn Cheraw
0Zero trip odometer
0Turn right out of parking lot
0.26 turn rightonto Hwy 1&52
1.11 turn left onto Hwy 1&52
3.50 bear right onto Hwy 1 two lane
6.75 turn left onto SOCIETY HILL ROAD
9.52 observe sign on right "MCBRIDE ROAD", go straight thru intersection.
11.20 turn right onto dirt TT 19, "H. COOPER BLACK RECREATION AREA" watch out for slow rally traffic!(The man that lives in the trailer on the left does not welcome us **PLEASE no spinning** **quiet zone**)
11.91 straight thru intersection (slow rally traffic)
12.51 turn left to go to service area, straight to go to spectator area at next intersection (slow rally traffic)
Park on the side of the road to be courteous to others and allow easy passage of any course vehicles,ambulances, etc. Please listen to the spectator marshall. He is not there to ruin your day, but to keep you safe. **PLEASE** donít race up these roads, however tempting, get a rally car and join us. We donít want to upset any locals.

Spectator Area B
from ShareCropper's parking lot Ĺ block down from the Inn Cheraw.
0Zero trip odometer
0Turn right out of parking lot.
0.26turn right onto Hwy. 1 & 52
1.11 turn left, stay on Hwy. 1&52
3.50 bear right onto Hwy. 1 two lane
9.50 sign on right "CAMP SANDHILLS", straight thru intersection.
13.40 Flashing light in town of Patrick, straight thru intersection.
17.00 bear right into "SANDHILLS STATE PARK RANGER HEADQUARTERS"
17.10 turn right out of back side of parking lot between ranger station and fenced garage area.
Continue down this road across railroad tracks until a "T" intersection.
Park on the side of the road to be courteous to others and allow easy passage of any course vehicles,ambulances, etc. Please listen to the spectator marshall. He is not there to ruin your day, but to keep you safe. **PLEASE** donít race up these roads, however tempting, get a rally car and join us. We donít want to upset any locals.

Here is a map file that you should download if you have Microsoft Expedia Streets and Trips 2000. It shows HQ to service / spectator 2.

 

 

 

 

 

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