Where to go and when to be on location (see map below):
HQ is located at Auberge du Draveur, 85 rue Principale Nord (highway 105) in Maniwaki. HQ will be opened from Thursday, January 30th until Sunday at noon. Information centre, volunteer registration, registration for teams, drivers meeting, communication centre, etc).
Saturday at 8:00 am, cars will be available for viewing at Garage GMC McConnery, close to Head Quarters, intersection of route 105 and Henri-Bourassa
Official start will take place Saturday, February 1st at 8:30 am at Resto Pub Rabaska / Auberge le Draveur, 85 rue Principale in Maniwaki (highway 105).
Podium ceremony and Rock show
Parc fermé and podium ceremonies will be from 20:00 to 23:00 Saturday evening on the ground facing Tim Horton's on rue Principale.
A free ROCK SHOW (Martin Deschamps, Rick Hughues, Hugo Lapointe, Fred Lebel and musicians), podium ceremony, bar and campfires.
Same location as the last years, it is behind PROPANE MANIWAKI, 54 Principale Nord (highway 105), just across HeadQuarters at Auberge Le Draveur. All services, provisional headquarters and the warm Subaru Zone and arches.
** For all stages, remember to show up early before departure of Car "00" . Make sure you are on time and will find a suitable location to spectate. If you park along a street or road, make sure you do not block the traffic. Follow all instructions from security marshals. All distances are from the Auberge Le Draveur. ** All spectator stages are run twice.
Martineau - Erickson stage (NEW IN-TOWN DAYTIME STAGE)
The stage starts on Rue Commerciale (across the street from the McDonald's on Principale street)
The main spectator zones are 0,50 km from the start at Hotel Martineau across the Tourism Office, but there are numerous spectator zones (P1 to P6)
Access from Laurier, King, Cartier, Champagne and Cavanaugh streets.
Welcome to all !!! Saturday : 11:20 and 12:30
Starting point to other stages is Headquarters at Auberge Le Draveur
DOMAINE du CERF – Presented by Resto-Pub Rabaska
From l'Auberge le Draveur, at 85 Principale Sud.
Take route 105 Sud and drive for 16,7 km.
Turn right on chemin Entrée Sud.
Drive for 1,8 km and turn left et the stop sign
Drive for 8,2 Km on this road to get to Blue Sea municipal office
You can park and take the shuttle.
You can also walk 300 metres to the start.
You shoul arrive between 7:15 and 8:00 for both stages, until around 11:00 AM
MARIE-ANNE (see map)
Drive 3.1 km on highway 105 Nord (northbound), turn left on Labelle street and left again on Cecile street. Drive up to the security marshals and follow their instructions. You are close to the spectator area: you can walk or use a free shuttle to reach the two other spectator areas in the stage.
**Saturday 15:15 and 17:00
FARLEY (see map)
Drive on highway 105 Sud (southbound) for 11.5 km. Turn right at Chemin Farley road heading to the municipality of Farley. Drive for 3,3 km and turn right again on Chemin Farley. Drive another 2 km to get to the start of the stage. There is parking on the right side of the intersection. Only the free shuttle buses are allowed in the stage. **Be there from 8:30 to 9h00 for shuttles for first stage. 10:30 for second stage
BLUE SEA (see map)
Drive on highway 105 Sud for 15 km. Turn right on Chemin Carle. Drive for 1,5 km until you get to a roadblock. This intersection is in the stage; you can stay there or walk to a close-by intersection 300 metres away. Please follow the instructions of security marshals ** Be there from 8:30 to 11:30. No shuttles.
LAC CAYAMANT (see map)
Drive on highway 105 Sud for 40 km. Turn right on Chemin du Lac Cayamant for 17,9 km. Turn left on Petit Cayamant until you reach a roadblock. A free shuttle service is available for the two spectators zones. Only the shuttle buses are allowed to enter the stage. Shuttle will take you to a sandpit with an excellent spectator spot. First stage at 14:00 and second at 18:30