Detota and Warren Head to Rally West Virginia with New Sponsors

The duo of Erika Detota and navigator Mary Warren are excited to get back in the car for Rally West Virginia, July 27-28; with some new parts on the car. 

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 “We are introducing two new sponsors to the team,” says Detota. “HMS Motorsports and DBA USA are both great resources for any type of automotive racing.”

HMS Motorsporthas a comprehensive website and store where you can get support on safety equipment, Stilo Helmets, OMP suits or Schroth Racing Belts to name a few. The store location in Danvers Massachusetts is where they house a large stock of anything you would need for a race car from track to rally their staff has extensive experience in racing and can help guide you through the rules and product options. For more information about HMS please visit:  


As an industry leader in stopping ability, DBA USA is a welcome supporter of the team. Besides replacement rotors, DBA designs and manufactures high performance rotors for optimal braking on a range of uses from street to Formula 1. Australian based manufacturer is widely represented on street and race cars on US soil. For more information about DBA visit:

This will be a debut for Detota and Warren on the roads of West Virginia. The organizers prepared over 167 competitive stage miles for the crews including a 2.5 mile tarmac hillclimb stage at the resort.
    “I was lucky to get some seat time during a test session  before the event.” comments Detota. “I am happy with the car setup we were able to achieve and am looking forward to a great event.”

The rally will begin on Friday with ceremonial start at the top of Snowshoe Mountain. The cars will begin racing on the gravel roads around the area on Saturday and continue throughout the day on Sunday.

    “We are excited to be back in the car and compete on dirt roads this time around,” says Detota’s co-driver, Mary Warren. “The true test of our work in the car will be 23 miles stage done at night. We will really need to focus at night,” she adds.

The event is part of 2013 NASA National Rally Championship and the top three in each 2WD and 4WD category will receive invitation to the final run off round at Prescott, AZ later in the year.

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Erika Detota and her team are supported by Ruge’s Subaru of Rhinebeck, NY, Keep a Breast Foundation, Exedy Racing Clutch, HMS Motorsport, DBA USA, Exedy Racing Clutch, and Tony’s Mufflers.



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