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2017 Mini Cooper Register Northumberland Borders Rally 2017

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2017 Mini Cooper Register Northumberland Borders Rally 2017

Postby Island Blue » 05 Oct 2017, 12:47

Just thought I would publicise this event on here for the benefit of those that aren't aware or have forgotten, here’s a brief summary of what’s on offer:

- fun afternoon of minimum of eight timed tests at a variety of venues on private land using mainly smooth tarmac and concrete surfaces, given the time of year.
- evening leg of PnB rallying on just under 90 miles (60 for Novices) of classic, wonderful, traffic-free, flowing roads of Northumberland
- navigation to suit all abilities, e.g. Novices get copies of the OS map with the route and controls marked on them
- quality start and finish venues at Cramlington, just to the north of Newcastle and close to the A1M and other major road links
- rest halt after the tests where food will be available and the results from the first leg
- entries open to members of other MSA member clubs including those of the HRCR
- fees include a meal at the finish where accommodation will also be available
- Borders will once again be a qualifying round of the HRCR Premier Championship
- both events sponsored by YBracing https://www.ybracing.com/ and Green Mountain Travel http://www.greenmountaintravel.co.uk/

Entries can be made using either the online entry system here: https://www.rallies.info/webentry/2017/northumberland/ or the entry form towards back of the regs here: http://www.northumberlandbordersrally.c ... s%2017.pdf

The organisers very much look forward to receiving entries and of course, offers to help marshal (I did this last year and it was interesting to see the other side of the event).

I would just add that this is a great event which deserves to be well supported. If you've always fancied a go then the novices' class is a great introduction with genuinely simple navigation. At the other end of the spectrum the competition is pretty tough.


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