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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-10-2019, 02:29 PM Thread Starter
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Offical 2019 Epic Drive Itinerary

May 16th, 2019

12:00pm to ?
Check-in to Hotel

Group Hotel - $110.00 - We have 25 rooms blocked under “EPIC DRIVE” until 4/15/19.
Please call directly between 6:00am & 7:00pm.
Rate Includes Dinner/Breakfast for 2
Big Lynn's Lodge
10860 Hwy 226-A
Little Switzerland, North Carolina 28749
(828) 765-4257
Home| Big Lynn Lodge - Little Switzerland

At the time of reservation a $50 deposit is required ($20 is non-refundable), cancellation less than 7-days entire $50 deposit is forfeited.

6:00pm - 7:30pm -
Dinner Social/ Packet Pickup
Big Lynn's Lodge (Included with room rate.)

May 17th, 2019
7:30am - 9:00am -
Breakfast @ Big Lynn's Lodge (Included with room rate.)
Late Packet Pickup

9:30am -
Epic Drive Kicks off
Little Switzerland, NC to Whittier, NC
Official route -

Stop #1
10:30am - Mount Mitchell

Stop #2 LUNCH
12:00pm - 1:00pm -
Pisgah Inn
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 408.6
408 Blue Ridge Pkwy
Canton, NC 28716
(828) 235-8228
Home | Pisgah Inn

3:30pm - 5:00pm -

Group Hotel - $79 - Group Rate - USE "EPIC DRIVE" - We have all 23 rooms blocked until 4/15/19.
Gear Head Inn
6280 Ela Rd, Whittier, NC 28789
(828) 488-2398
Home - Gearhead Inn

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Nantahala Brewing Brewpub
116 Ramseur St
Bryson City, NC 28713
(828) 585-5885
Are you 21 | Nantahala Brewing

May 18th, 2019
7:30am -8:30am
Waffle House
112 Cherokee Crossing
Whittier, NC 28789
(828) 497-6226

8:30am -
Epic Drive Continues
Whittier, NC to Augusta, GA
Day 2 Official Route -

Stop #1 - LUNCH
11:00am - 12:00pm
Mama Penn's Restaurant
2802 N Main St,
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 226-1545
Mama Penn's Restaurant

5:30pm - 7:00pm -
Group Hotel - ~$95...several others nearby
SpringHill Suites by Marriott
1110 Marks Church Rd
Augusta, GA 30909
(706) 396-6600

6:30pm - 8:30pm
277 Robert C. Daniels Jr. Parkway
Augusta, GA 30909

May 19th, 2019
7:00am -8:00am
Breakfast - @hotel included with room rate.

8:00am -
Epic Drive Continues
Augusta, GA - Savannah, GA
Day 3 Official Route -

10:30am - 11:00am
Choose your own HOTEL in the Historic DISTRICT or elsewhere.
Several to Choose from.

EPIC DRIVE is staying here:
Best Western Historic District Savannah, GA
Approx $130
412 W Bay Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Parking IS AN ADDITIONAL - $22
We know this is pricey if it's out of your budget we understand.
There are several other hotels nearby for less.
This is a protected lot. What is your MN12's safety worth?

Savannah, GA Activities:
11:30pm 6:00pm

Group Event #1
11:30am - 1:00pm
American Prohibition Museum - ~$15
209 W. St. Julian Street,
Savannah GA 31401
(912) 220-1249

World of Beer
112 W Broughton St,
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 712-3560

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Georgia State Railroad Museum - $10
655 Louisville Rd
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 651-6823
Georgia State Railroad Museum

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Moon River Brewing Company
21 W Bay Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 447-0943

Other area optional stops:
Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum - $9
Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

Savannah Historic District

Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

Awards will be:

Shenanigan Master
Scavenger Hunt
Biggest Break Down

Going the Distance Awards - For those that drive an MN12 chassis the entire drive start to finish. You must be present to receive your award.

Chris' Current Stable:
1990 35th SC - 441.89 RWHP/403.88 RWTQ - 11.820 @ 114.71

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2019 Epic Drive Registration Information


Please see the official itinerary linky - Itinerary Thread

Registration will be as follows:
$20 for non members of the SCCOA, TCCOA, or TBU.
$15 for members of the SCCOA, TCCOA, or TBU.

Please consider joining one of these great clubs and receive a $5 discount.

The registration fee is per car. - If you and your spouse or you and a son, or daughter or father etc are coming is separate vehicles we need a registration fee for each car.

Your registration includes the following:
Participant Sticker
Car sticker
Can coozie

Shirts can be purchased for an additional fee as below:
$20 - children thru adult large
$25 - XL and larger

Additional other items:
$10 - Extra car sticker
$5 - Extra magnet

Your registration details need to be sent to the following email address:

[email protected]

Registration details to email: - Use "EPIC DRIVE REGISTRATION" in the subject line.

Email address:
Club affiliation:
Screen name:
Passenger names:
Shirts needed:

Below is an example email of my own registration to myself.


Chris Wise
123 Ocean Lost , Fort Lauderdale, FL
[email protected]
Rebeca Wise
1 - men's XL
1 - women's L
1 - extra magnet

Once we receive and process your registration request we will email you a PayPal Invoice for your registration and any extras.

You do not need PayPal to pay this invoice.

It can be paid via, credit card, debit card, or with PayPal if you choose. Once this is paid you will be registered. At any time, if you have any questions please ask email us, post a question here, message us on Facebook.


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1990 35th SC - 441.89 RWHP/403.88 RWTQ - 11.820 @ 114.71
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what to bring

FRS/GMRS Radios (Family Radio Service) set to Channel 8
Camera and Film
Digital Camera
First Aid Kit
Roadside Kit: tire repairs, compressor, flares, etc.
Spare parts for your junk in case it throws the crank pulley, or the brake HP pump quits, or the HP fuel pump dies. Etc
GPS System
Clean Underwear for Passenger on Dragon
Umbrella and/or Poncho
Good Attitude
Folding Chair
Detailing Supplies (you guys know who you are)
Window Cleaner and Rags
Bug Spray
Snacks and Drinks
Batteries for: Camera, Flashlight, Etc.
It can get cool at night, so some warm clothes might be a good idea

This isn't a complete list. but you get the idea.

Chris' Current Stable:
1990 35th SC - 441.89 RWHP/403.88 RWTQ - 11.820 @ 114.71
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Film ...

Great list! I Sooooo hope I can make this but odds are I'll be working somewhere.

Thanks so much for putting this event together again this year.

Mods? Yea, I got mods ...
Air silencer delete, warp drive, dilithium crystals, flux capacitor, Slingshot Rubber band power adder, Moonshine & Gas, Leaf Blower Supercharger, Hamster Wheel & Hamster, Energizer Bunny generating 1.21 gigawatts, Mr. Fusion® Home Energy Reactor, hover conversion and a sextant celestial navigation system (The original GPS)
Best 1/4: 1,320 nanoseconds @ 670,616,629.2 miles per hour

"There isn't that much difference anymore between spacecraft, aircraft and modern automobiles..." - Keith Henry, NASA's Langley Research Center
See a list of my real mods and pictures of my car HERE. The true performance of my car was made possible by the Carolinas Crew Chief, RobertP at Rob's Tire & Auto
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Online registration is closing this Friday at 5pm EDT. If you want swag get registered.

Chris' Current Stable:
1990 35th SC - 441.89 RWHP/403.88 RWTQ - 11.820 @ 114.71
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