About the Sandhills Open Road Challenge
Welcome to the SORC! August 9-12, 2017
The Sandhills Open Road Challenge is a 55-mile rally style open road race through the scenic Nebraska Sandhills. Arguably the most demanding event of its kind in America, the SORC offers a duanting series of "S" curves, straights, and 90-degree turns to challenge the most talented of drivers. The SORC pioneered the concept of the one-mile shoot out in 2002 and enjoys great popularity with drivers and spectators alike.
SORC Photo Galleries
View and order photos of the SORC racing events on our SORC Shutterfly Account.
In addition, photos of the 2012 SORC and L2L are available from these photographers:
About Arnold, Nebraska
Arnold, Nebraska, is more than just a location for our Sandhills Open Road Challenge, it's a great commuity. Visit the Arnold website to learn more about the community around the SORC.
Family Friendly Open Road Race
With unmatched hospitality, the people of Arnold and Custer County look forward to each August to welcome new and returning drivers. SORC veterans declare that the event is America's most family friendly open road race.
All entry fees and sponsorships revenue are donated to a worthy local projects to improve public services, community improvement projects and local scholarship funds. To date, in only nine years, the SORC has donated in excess of $450,000 to such projects.
Please visit our How to Enter page to learn more about the entry process and waiting lists for our event.* We will begin accepting 2017 entries the first Monday in October which is October 3, 2016. SORC life members' entries are also due October 3, 2016. Entries must show valid postmark.
*Pending approval from the county boards.
ENTRY FORMS FOR 2017 ARE NOW ONLINE!
SORC Official Race Sponsors
Most Recent SORC Blog Article
Please note that the rule book has been updated again (last update was March 2016). Participants should take a moment to download the May 2016 version as there may be changes that affect you. Thank you!
Thu, May 12, 2016
2016 Sandhills Open Road Challenge & Loup 2 Loup Results
Arnold Housing Reservations