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Ferrari Club Rally Continues to Net High Speed Citations in Mount Hood Area

More trouble for owners of the prancing horse marquee world's hottest sports cars as their rally leads them through Oregon.

'06 Ferrari
One driver was driving a 2006 Ferrari similar to this
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(MOUNT HOOD) - Oregon State Police troopers cited at least six other participants in the "Ferrari Challenge Rally" Wednesday in the Mt. Hood area. One of the drivers was cited at 123 MPH on Highway 97 north of Maupin.

Between August 7th and 9th, the "Ferrari Challenge Rally: The Rally of Northern Oregon" is being held in the area.

OSP troopers say they responded to numerous driving complaints on Highway 20 Monday and stopped and cited six Ferrari operators for speed violations west of Sisters ranging between 83 and 98 mph.

Wednesday, OSP Trooper Thad Routson was working south of The Dalles on Highway 197 and stopped four Ferrari Club Rally drivers north of Maupin during a 20-minute period between 12:37 PM and 12:55 PM

One of the drivers, 55-year old Bruce L. Jamison of Houston, Texas, operating a 2006 Ferrari, was cited for Violation of the Basic Rule in Excess of 100 mph after they say he was detected going 123 mph in a 55 mph near milepost 40. The other drivers cited were for speeds of 80, 81, and 85 mph.

OSP troopers working on Highway 26 west of Government Camp encountered other rally participants as they returned westbound towards Portland.

Troopers say most of the rally participants were complying with traffic laws, but three other drivers were cited Wednesday afternoon by an OSP trooper in an unmarked patrol vehicle. Two were cited for 75 mph in a 45 mph zone, and one was cited for Passing in a No Passing Zone.




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John Herrera August 11, 2006 8:12 am (Pacific time)

It's marque, not marquee.

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