The land of Rally of Tsumagoi, Tsumagoi village is located in Northwestern part of Gunma Prefecture. 150kms Northwest of Tokyo and the village is known as home of cabbages.
At Tsumagoi village, most of the roads have been closed during the winter season. In order to make these roads available for the rally, as we are receiving full support from the Tsumagoi village for snow removal. We would like invite many spectators to encourage regional vitalization and at the same time wish many of the local residents to have a better understanding of motorsports.
Rally of Tsumagoi first started in 2007. From 2008, the name has been changed to BICC Rally of Tsumagoi. From 2009 it became a 2-day event. In 2012, this rally has been categorized under JAF East Japan Rally Championship. And the rally became an FIA international status in 2016 with helps from local authorities. The event in 2019 is going to be the 13th edition and to be counted for JAF East Japan Rally Championship and JAF All Japan Rally Championship along side of Japan Super Rally series. Once again, the competition will take place on Snowy and Icy roads with the cutting edge of rally cars.
On February 1st, the rally runs in darkness with lighting up facilities that gives spectators very special atmosphere. Nine special stages on 2nd and eight special stages on 3rd February with some spectator stages before the ceremonial finish. All the organising staff members of 2019 is welcoming many competitors and spectators to come to this event.
International Rally of Tsumagoi Organising Committee
About Rally of Tsumagoi
AG Members Club Hokkaido (AG.MSC)
Jyoshu Auto Club (JAC)
Asama Motorsports Club (ASAMA)
M.O.S.C.O. (Non Profitable Organisation)
2019 Japan Surer Rally Series Round 1
2019 JAF All Japan Rally Championship Round 1
2019 JAF East Japan Rally Championship Round 2
Snow, ice and/or frozen asphalt
SS distance : 83km
Total distance : 431km
Hotel Green Plaza Karuizawa
2277 Ohmaehosobara, Tsumagoi, Agatsuma, Gunma, Japan
Non Profitable Organisation M.O.S.C.O.
1514-1 Sarugakyo Onsen, Minakami, Tone, Gunma 379-1403 Japan