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2002 Calendar and Results

Date Event
Jan 25-27 Sno*Drift
Atlanta, Michigan

Lauchlin O'Sullivan finishes 4th in Group 2 despite three flat tires and other teething problems.
Feb 23 100 Acre Wood ClubRally National Championships
Salem, Missouri

ClubRally National Champion! Widget codriver helps Mike Halley earn Production class National ClubRally Championship
March 16 Cherokee Trail International Rally
Chattanooga, Tennessee

O'Sullivan and Chester finishes second in Group 2. Dillon and rookie ProRally driver Eric Macaire crash on the first stage.
April 19-21 Oregon Trail
Tillamook, OR

Victory on Saturday, DNF on Sunday - but the team considers the weekend a success
May 3-4 Rim of the World
Palmdale, CA

Widget Team Takes Points Lead
May 10-11 Headwaters
Park Rapids, MN, codriving for Dennis Martin

Widget Team Takes Points Lead
Jun 1-2 Susquehannock Trail Pro Rally

Wellsboro, PA

O'Sullivan finishes first in the two-wheel-drive classes and solidifies his points lead. Styles and Dillon skip the event, but Dillon crews for the Production team of Lesley Suddard and Doc Shrader.
Jun 15-16 Dryad Quest/ShitePoke ClubRally
Shelton, WA

Finished second overall on Saturday but lost the engine on Sunday.
Jun 29 Pike's Peak International Hill Climb
Pike's Peak, CO

Lauchlin O'Sullivan finished third overall even though it was his first time at Pike's Peak and first time racing an Evo in competition.
July 26-27 Maine Forest Rally
Rumford, Maine

Lauchlin O'Sullivan strengthens his points lead in Group 2 with another class victory. John Dillon and Tony Birbilis fail to finish because of a broken differential with one stage to go.
August 16-17 Ojibwe Forests Pro Rally
Bemidji, Minnesota

Lauchlin O'Sullivan clinches the national Group 2 championship and Woodner Cup.
August 24 Gorman Ridge ClubRally
Frazier Park, California

Absolute victory for the team! Leon Styles and John Dillon win overall while Tato Motorsports teammates George Plsek, Jr and Alex Gelsomino finish second overall.
Sep 7-8 Wild West Pro Rally
Shelton, WA

Twice more on the podium for Styles and Dillon.
September 14 CRS Rally School
Ridgecrest, CA

Once more Widget team rewards crew member with entry into rally school.
September 20-21 Treeline ClubRally Sponsored by Tombstone Paintball
Monrovia, CA

The Treeline rally was canceled due to forest fires.
October 18-19 Lake Superior Pro Rally
Houghton, Michigan

Despite mechanical problems, the Ford Focus of Lesley Suddard and John Dillon successfully finished LSPR. O'Sullivan and Chester finish sixth overall behind the wheel of an Open-class Mitsubishi Evo.
October 27/28 Prescott Forest Rally
Prescott, Arizona

Championship clinched by the Widget Team at the Prescott Forest Rally.
November 23 Willows Rally School
Willows, California
John Dillon and Lauchlin O'Sullivan served the club as instructors for this rally school, the first of its kind for northern California competitors.
December 12-15 Ramada Express International Rally
Laughlin, Nevada
The Widget Team clinched California Rally Series championships at this rally, where they debuted a new Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 6.5. Though the only real practice Styles had in the new car was the transit to the first stage, the team was second fastest overall right out of the box. Two stages later, however, the engine expired.
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