Scott first reads about the Mongol Rally in Forbes Magazine. He registers at the official web site.
Scott tries for a spot on the 2009 rally with no luck. Applies to the waiting list and is accepted.
Paid the entrance fee, officially accepted as a participant.
MongolRallyGuys.com is founded.
The car, a 2001 Chevy Metro, was purchased on 04/28/2009.
Endless tinkering with the car, huge sums of money spent on auto parts, loads of hassle setting up shipping to the UK and gathering all of the required visas was performed all month long, well into June.
Scott flies over to the UK on 06/14/2009 (in order to attend the 100th Anniversary Rotary International Conference held in Birmingham).
Last date to register your vehicle with the committee is 06/18/2009.
Pre-launch gathering party is 07/17/2009.
Launch day (Goodwood) is the next day, 07/18/2009.
The “Czech-Out” Party, held at a castle in the Czech Republic is held the evening on 07/20/2009.
Scott’s birthday is 07/27/2009. Festivities TBA.
Arrival party in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia is scheduled for 08/15/2009.
In the summer of 2009, two guys from Metro Detroit traveled 10,000 miles from London to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in an effort to raise money to assist underprivileged Mongolian families in becoming self-sufficient.