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The Kiltmeister The 2002 Land'O'Loon Rally in Trenton is history. The fellow at the left has disappeared from view, no doubt on a well-deserved vacation. All we need to do is tally the results. Fortunately at this rally, that job was quite a bit easier than any year in the past.
Oh, computers have been used before, but this year was a first for actually keying in all the data from all the registration forms. The statistics and club attendance and mileage awards were as easy as clicking the mouse.
We had a real network of robust PCs running custom software designed especially for the Loon Rally. The computers were supplied by CCR Solutions of Toronto, and I was very pleased that they all worked perfectly as soon as the technician plugged them together.
Ok, let's go look at the results:
Thanks for visiting! Oh, and my thanks to Kilty for asking me to do what I've been doing at rallies since 1982--punching data--and trusting that it would work.
Most of this text and these numbers appeared in the October 2002 issue of the BMW Owners News.