National Road Rally 2010
This annual charity event in association with Mencap, is an
endurance rally where riders navigate their own selected route
which covers anything between 120 and 540 miles, via a set number
of the 50 selected control points across the country.
Express Insurance are proud to be associated as the title
sponsor the 2010 Express Insurance National Road Rally.
This year rally participants will be joined by none other than
the Express Insurance sponsored World Superbike star and former
2-time British Superbike champion - Shane 'Shakey' Byrne!
How does the Rally work?
The National Road Rally is open to riders of all levels of
experience and ages, and easy for riders to get together and
participate in this fantastic event. Here's a quick breakdown of
how the rally works;
Participants chose their desired entry level and sign up to the
1: The National Daytime Rally, Saturday 3rd July
2010: 10-hours ideal for beginners that don't want to ride
overnight. Start at 1400 and ride a minimum of 200-miles up to
275-miles max with a midnight finish.
2: The National Rally, 3rd-4th July 2010:
This is 20-hours and ideal for those who wish to ride overnight
with the bronze award for beginners, silver award for experienced,
gold award for the more experienced and special gold for very
3: The National Rally Platinum category
3rd-4th July 2010. Special tests plus
20-hours for extremely experienced riders who wish to ride
overnight. A special test on Saturday morning is followed by
540-miles of riding with as many controls as possible from 1400 on
4: The National Sunrise rally, Sunday 4th July 2010:
Six-hours ideal for beginners and those who don't want to ride
overnight but can do an early start at 0400 and ride between
All rallies end at the final control at MIRA, Nuneaton at 1000
on Sunday 4th July (except the Daytime Rally 1). Rest
breaks must be taken.
And signing up is easy!
Entering the National Road Rally couldn't be simpler, just click
to visit the NRR website at www.nationalroadrally.co.uk
to find out all you need to know and enter!
The cost for taking part is £27 by post or £26 online with
passengers costing £8 and £7 respectively. The Platinum category
costs £36 by post or £35 online with passengers £11 and £10
respectively. Teams can enter for free and RTA insurance per person
riding is £9.
The closing date is June 4th 2010 so sign up now to
REMEMBER - this is all for a good cause and is a great
way to celebrate biking and support Mencap. For more information on
Mencap visit www.mencap.org.uk
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