“Chelmsford Motor Club is pleased to announce the XPart Rally.
The XPart Rally is a day/night endurance road rally for lightly modified two-wheel drive cars limited to 1400cc petrol, 2000cc naturally aspirated diesel, and 1400cc forced induction diesel engines, built to the Endurance Road Rally formula. This event will be run in support of Help for Heroes; last year this event raised over £3,500 for charity.
Starting mid-morning on Saturday 15th February 2014, the route will be centred around Bury St Edmunds, with over 100 miles of selectifs at various venues in Suffolk, Cambridge and Essex, and some jogularity sections.
The day leg start will be from the Quality Hotel, Bury St Edmunds (the same hotel as last year, but with a new name), including breaks for a late lunch followed by a supper halt at the Quality Hotel. The supper halt is included in the entry fee. The day leg is approximately 200 miles with approximately 80 miles of selectifs and some jogularity sections between selectifs.
The night leg will be approximately 120 miles including 20 miles of selectifs and approximately 20 miles of simple navigation on tarmac lanes (full night leg road book issued at supper).
The event will finish with an awards presentation at the Quality Hotel, Bury St Edmunds. A special rate has been negotiated with the hotel for those crews who wish to stay Friday 15th / Saturday 16th and/or join the organisers in the bar after the event.
The route instructions will be straightforward. Tulip road books and marked maps will be provided and complemented with detailed selectif diagrams to ensure that crews of all abilities can complete the rally.
Chelmsford Motor Club, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2006, is noted for its high-quality and popular events organised by experienced competitors – winning the 2009 MSA / JLT Sport Club of the Year award. The club’s results service using Liege timers and chips is one of the best in the country.
As usual, Andy Manston from M&H Photography will be covering the rally and this year the entry fee includes two presentation prints.
As an incentive to marshals we have £100 cash prize draw and a free supper for those marshalling both legs of the event.
We are delighted to be a round of the 2014 Sportway Tyres Endurance Road Rally Championship: www.endurance-rallying.co.uk
The entry list will open on publication of these regulations. Further information and updates of route details and recce notes will be published on the CMC website. (chelmsfordmc.co.uk)
Please show confidence and commitment and enter early – should you wish to cancel a full refund will be given until seven days before the event.”