The all female rally team finished 5th of 11 in the Open Light class, but it was not without effort. While the boys finished 8th in Group 2. "Originally, I planned on taking it a little easy because I'm supposed to drive the car back home to MI on Sunday. However after having issues overheating on stage 1, we just wanted to finish," says Skelly. Though the rally presented swift and challenging roads, the girls dealt primarily with overheating after every stage and losing oil.
Noble Star Rally driver Amanda Skelly will be joined by co-driver Amy Feistel at the 2014 New England Forest Rally (NEFR) next weekend in Newry, Maine, currently making up the only all-female team on July 18-19. NEFR is comprised of challenging logging roads, which make up some of the longest stages of the 2014 Rally America Championship. Amanda and Amy will compete amongst a 49 car lineup in their 1998 Subaru Impreza 2.5RS in the Open Light class. In 2001, Feistel was firs