School to stage!

“School to Stage” is a new program designed for our students that dream of participating in a stage rally, Team O’Neil has created a path to making that dream a reality! Even if you have little-to-no competitive driving experience, we can train you, and bring you through the voyage from learning basic skills all the way to competing in an actual stage rally!

Our 5-Day Rally School is the most in-depth car control car class in North America. The course will get you comfortable with rally driving techniques in a variety of conditions and drivetrains. These skills are the foundation for what is the most important challenge “getting from point A to point B successfully”. You will learn critical rally techniques such as weight transfer, left foot braking, types of skids, pendulum turns, lines and apexes, different braking techniques, and much more. Through the week you will experience all types of vehicle drivetrains on a variety of roads and conditions at our 600 acre facility.
In the evenings, we can/will also incorporate training from our dedicated co-driver course. This will help you learn about time cards, stage notes, route books, time controls, using a Monit rally computer, setting up a street car for recce, and experience actual challenges you will face during a stage rally.

Once you have completed the 5 day school we will know more about your specific strengths and your largest areas for growth. We will build a customized training program to best prepare you for your first rally. This will include seat time in a fully prepared rally car and one-on-one instruction. You will work on increasing speeds, while maintaining a consistent level of vehicle control.

Rally Sprints (locally referred to as Gravel Trials) are the best place to learn how stage rallies are run. You will be competing against other drivers and teams. We supply the vehicle, co-driver, service crew and Team Manager to help coach you through the event. The event mirrors a stage rally with timed stages, transits on public roads, and service periods.

After successfully completing your Rally Sprint you are now ready to enter a multi-day, full stage rally. If you’re ready to make this move we would sit down and find an event that meets your desires and budget. Team O’Neil can supply everything you need to go compete in a national level rally. This includes rally car rental, team/crew, co-driver, event logistics and more.

Private Training

Our private training allows us to customize your training to work on your biggest needs. We will work with you to focus on skills and techniques that you wish to improve upon.

Co-Driver School
Our Co-Driver school will help you learn about being a co-driver which will help maximize your working relationship with your co-driver. You will learn about time cards, route books, time controls, how to use a Monit rally computer, setting up a street car for recce, introduction to writing your own stage notes. Ultimately you will run actual simulated rally stages with a Team O’Neil instructor driving and you reading the notes. If you already have a co-driver you work with, it’s best to attend the course together.

Tarmac Rally School
Many rallies feature tarmac stages. Our Tarmac Rally School spends two days at our road course facility working on pavement specific techniques such as heel/toe downshifting and trail braking that will help you safely (and quickly) tackle tarmac stages. The course culminates with simulated rally stages to work on setting faster times.

If interested please fill out the form below or contact us to discuss details and set a planning call (603)-444-4488 or

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