Summary of the Rally

The Auto-Cycle Union in association with the British Motorcyclists Federation will promote a 'navigational scatter rally', known as the National Road Rally on Saturday 6th July & Sunday 7th July 2013. It will be held under the following: the National Sporting Code of the ACU, Regulation 3(5) of the Motor Vehicles (Competitions and Trials) Regulations 1969, the Supplementary Regulations which can be viewed on the website www.nationalroadrally.co.uk. Riders who enter by post will be sent the full Supplementary Regulations by post.

Event Descriptions and Awards are as follows: -

1. The National Sunrise Rally (6 hours)

Riders will select their category, Starting Control, and route of 120miles Min./180miles Max. The finish will be at a Final Control of their choice. The Start Time will be 02.00 hours on Sunday 7th July and Riders must reach their Final Control by 08.00 hours. Riders in this category cannot start and finish at the same Control. The Silver category requires riders to visit the maximum number of possible Controls and ride 180 miles. Rest Breaks are not required, as the visits to controls are taken to be rest breaks, and there is no requirement to declare these on the Control Card. The Riding Time will be 6 hours.

2. The National Daytime Rally (10 hours)

Riders will select their category, Starting Control, and route of 200miles min/290miles max. The Start Time will be 12.00 hours on Saturday 6th July and Riders will choose their own Finish Control which they must reach and have their Control Card signed off by 22.00 hours on Saturday. Riders in this category only can, if they wish, start and finish at the same Control. The Silver category requires riders to visit the maximum number of possible Controls and ride 275/ 290 miles. Riders must post their completed Control Cards to the National Road Rally Entries Secretary no later than 8 days after the Rally (15th July) Rest Breaks totaling 45 minutes must be taken (see detail under Reg.3.5 Rest Breaks). The Riding Time will be 9 hours 15 minutes. (Riding Time 9 hours 15 minutes + Rest Breaks 45 minutes = 10 hours.)

3. The National Rally (20 hours)

Riders will select their category (Special Gold, Gold, Silver, Bronze), Starting Control, and route of 300 miles min/540miles max. The finish will be at the Final Control of their choice. Riders in this category cannot start and finish at the same Control. The Special Gold category requires riders to visit the maximum number of possible Controls and ride 540 miles. The Start Time will be from 12.00 hours on Saturday 6th July. Riders must reach their Final Control after 06.00 hours but before 08.00 hours on Sunday 7th July Rest Breaks totaling 2 hours must be taken (see detail under Reg.3.5 Rest Breaks). The Riding Time will be 18 hours (Riding Time 18 hours + Rest Breaks 2 hours = 20 hours).

4. The National Rally (Platinum Category)

Riders will select their Starting Control, route of 540miles, and visit the maximum number of possible Controls. They will be required to take part in the Special Tests at MIRA. Riders can start from any control to achieve the maximum number but if intending to start farther afield are advised to attend the tests at MIRA early (see Reg.3.9 Special Tests). The finish will be at the Final Control of their choice. Riders in this category cannot start and finish at the same Control. The Start Time will be 12.00 hours on Saturday 6th July and Riders must reach their Final Control after 06.00 hours but before 08.00 hours on Sunday 7th July. Rest Breaks totaling 2 hours must be taken (see detail under Reg.3.5 Rest Breaks). The Riding Time will be 18 hours (Riding Time 18 hours + Rest Breaks 2 hours = 20 hours).

Entries

Individual Entry Fee by post £30.00 online £29.00
Individual Entry Fee (Platinum Category) £35.00 online £34.00
Passenger Entry Fee(all categories) by post £10.00 online £9.00
Team Entry Fee Free
RTA Insurance (per person who is to take a turn in driving) by post or online £9.00

If you would like to enter, Entries can be made on-line via the Entry Form and payment method on the National Road Rally website, www.nationalroadrally.co.uk with cost savings for individual and passenger entrants.

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