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1999 Calendar and Results

Date Event
Location
Result
February 6 Rally Cross
Holtville, California

[National Auto Sport Association]

John Dillon finished 2nd in Performance Stock, racing his daily driver, a VW Jetta. It was his first time behind the wheel in any sort of race in the dirt.
March 13-14 Doo Wops III & IV
Olympia, Washington

[Michelin SCCA ProRally]

Russell/Dillon finished 3rd in PGT in this, their first race together.
March 20-21 1999 ProRally School & RallyCross
Laughlin, Nevada

[SCCA ClubRally]

John Dillon served the club as an instructor for this event.
Apr 30 - May 1    Rim of the World
Palmdale, CA

[Michelin SCCA ProRally]

Russell/Dillon finished 3rd in PGT despite a flat tire in stage 2 that cost them several minutes.
May 22 PCA Road Rally - "The Imposter"
Ventura County, California
John Dillon and Donna Taylor finished 2nd in the Novice class, driving a 1997 VW Jetta
Jun 4-5 Susquehannock Trail ProRally
(STPR)

Wellsboro, PA

[Michelin SCCA ProRally]

Kendall Russell and John Dillon finished 6th out of 17 PGT cars in a race that saw fully half of the 80 car field out of operation by the final stage.
Jun 18-19 Wild West ProRally
Shelton, WA

[Michelin SCCA ProRally]

Widget/Team LeConte finished 3rd in PGT despite suffering a flat tire on a difficult stage.
July 2 Road Rally - "First Friday Nighter"
Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, California
John Dillon and Donna Taylor finished 2nd in the Beginner's class.
July 30-31 Maine Forest Rally
Rumford, Maine

[Michelin SCCA ProRally]

Dillon now leads the PGT co-driver points race; driver Russell moves up to second. The team finished 2nd in the ClubRally and 5th in the ProRally
August 21 Gorman Ridge Rally
Frazier Park, California

[SCCA ClubRally]

Anton Musev and John Dillon finish 1st overall!
August 27-28 Ojibwe Forests ProRally
Bemidji, Minnesota

[Michelin SCCA ProRally]

Lauchlin O'Sullivan and John Dillon finish 2nd in Production GT, increasing Dillon's points lead towards the PGT championship
October 1-2 Prescott Forest Rally
Prescott, Arizona

[Michelin SCCA ProRally]

Mark Tabor and John Dillon received the inaugural Carl Merrill Sportsmanship Award. The team finished 6th in Production GT despite racing two long stages without brakes. Check out the full race report!
October 22-23 D&N Bank Lake Superior ProRally
Houghton, Michigan

[Michelin SCCA ProRally]

Paul Dubinsky and John Dillon compete in Open class, racing in snowy, muddy, windy conditions. Dillon, unable to challenge in a PGT car at LSPR, still finishes second in the PGT co-driver's National championship.
December 10-12 Ramada Express International Rally Laughlin, Nevada
John Dillon teamed up with new rallyist Jose Mercado in a Toyota Celica. A broken steering rack on day 1 ended their hopes for a Group 2 win.