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Our Rally Round Book
Out Now

rally round book

Like the idea of classic car rallying but not sure where to start? Worried that it might be too complicated or difficult? Read our new book! Aimed at novices and anyone returning to the sport after some time away, this handy A5-sized, 112-page guide is packed full of useful information and expert advice on everything from preparing a car to choosing an event, spares and equipment, vehicle shipping, rally navigation, timing, jargon, etiquette, health, safety and a great deal more. Armed with the knowledge it contains you can arrive at the start of a rally well prepared and ready to enjoy the whole experience.

Priced at £9.50 plus £2.75 p&p, it's available via the link above; attendees at our training sessions (see below) will receive a free copy, as will all novice crews taking part in Rally Round events.



Rally training – the road to success

Date: Friday 29th March 2019

Time: 9.00AM

Where: New Forest

Have you ever looked at our glossy event brochures and thought you would love to have a go at rallying, if only it were a little less complicated?

In truth, it isn’t as hard as you might imagine, and to prove it we’re holding a Novice Training Day on Friday 29th March 2019. The programme has been designed specifically for novices but we will organise similar events for crews who wish to take their skills to the next level.

The novice event will be based at the beautiful Lime Wood Hotel, deep in the New Forest. Arriving at 09.00 for coffee and biscuits, you’ll meet your fellow novices before starting the day at 09.30. There will be a friendly and informal feel to this event, as we want you to feel relaxed and have time to ask questions. As well as your trainer we will have a ‘Clerk of the Course’ and one of our rally marshals on hand to explain their roles on an event.

Concluding the morning session we will pause for a sumptuous lunch before practising your new skills on a short, specially designed course. This will be followed by an opportunity to ask questions and address any issues arising from your experience. We have also arranged for a professional rally car preparation specialist to join us for a chat over afternoon tea, answering any questions you might have about your vehicle. We will be covering everything from application forms and event paperwork to time cards, route books, timing and navigation, and there will be a Q&A session at the end of the day to address any lingering uncertainties. We expect to finish by 17.30.

However, that’s not the end of our assistance programme, as we will also assign you a buddy on your first Rally Round event. He or she will support you amid all the excitement and will help to interpret your early results, enabling you to improve your performance as the rally progresses. Above all our intention is to take the fear out of adventure rallying, so that you may enjoy the experience to the full. There’s a whole wide world out there for you to explore, whether it’s with your partner, sibling, son, daughter or best mate, and whether your ambition is to compete for a trophy or simply to visit some of the most remarkable places on earth, making new friends among like-minded people, we’re here to show you the way.

The places on our 29th March 2019 session will be allocated on a first-come, first served basis, so if you would like to reserve your place, please download, complete and send in the booking form at the top of this page or contact the rally office directly by email info@rallyround.co.uk or telephone +44 (0)1252 794100.

One-to-one tuition

Everyone has different learning styles and it may be that our group training day isn’t for you. To cater for this preference we can also offer novices a one-to-one training session with Nikki Bannister.

Nikki has been involved with rallying for 40 years, largely through her husband, Kim, but she has been particularly active in the last 14 years, navigating and/or driving on four Peking to Paris Challenges, four Rallye Monte Carlo Historiques and numerous club events, as well as helping to organise more than 40 international rallies.

The one-to-one training covers most of the content provided in the group session. Nikki will meet you for morning coffee in a convenient location and go through some of the classroom-based material outlined above. After a tasty lunch, she will then take you out on a short course where you can navigate for her using your new-found skills, followed by a de-brief where any outstanding issues or queries may be addressed over a cup of tea.

If you would like to take advantage of this personal training opportunity
please contact the rally office
email info@rallyround.co.uk or telephone +44 (0)1252 794100
We will be very pleased to assist you.


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