IMTS Car Hits the Road

May 23, 2012

Rally Fighter

Your first chance to see the IMTS Rally Fighter – the first-ever IMTS car – is coming soon! The car will be on display at stops along the route of the GUMBALL 3000, a rally that will be making stops throughout the U.S., as well as in Niagara Falls, Canada, and Toronto.

It starts on Thursday, May 24, at Times Square in New York City. The IMTS Rally Fighter will be on display until noon on Friday, when it gets loaded on a trailer and begins its trek, which ends on May 31 in Los Angeles.

From NYC, here are its stops along the rally route:

Rally Fighter

Niagara Falls (checkpoint): May 25
Toronto: May 25
Detroit: May 26 (1-3 pm at GM PERFORMANCE headquarters)
Indianapolis: May 26-27 (Indianapolis Motor Speedway)
St. Louis (checkpoint): May 28
Kansas City: May 28
Santa Fe: May 29
(Checkpoints at Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam)
Las Vegas: May 30
Los Angeles: May 31

Rally Fighter

To track the car’s progress, use the tracker on, which will be showing its exact location on the road. If you'd like to meet up with the Local Motors team to see the car, contact Buddy Crisp of Local Motors at (909) 935-5096.

A second IMTS Rally Fighter will be built live in the Emerging Technology Center at IMTS 2012. Watch soon for a second skin design competition coming soon!