Home to Le Mans
(130 miles, 2hrs from Calais)
Registration is in Le Mans on Thursday evening and the Rally will start early on Friday morning. In order to make the starting grid for your first day of excitement, as well as complete the necessary registration, you need to cross The Channel on Thursday. It’s a 1hr 45min drive from Caen (161km) which can be accessed by ferry from Portsmouth, or a 4hr 15mins drive from the more popular arrival point of Calais (425km) from Dover.
For those who can get there early it’ll be your first opportunity to meet your fellow ralliers and to check out the competition!
Le Mans to Beaune (via Paris)
(320miles, 4hrs 55mins)
We’ll make an early start at the museum today, allowing plenty of time to have a good look around, walk the starting grid to meet your fellow ralliers, and to grab some photos. There will then be an opportunity to drive the public road sections of the Le Mans 24hr circuit before picking up the all important daily challenge. Unlike other banger rallies, day one gets you immediately involved and will be just as good as the other days, not a rush to the nearest Motorway to get as far South as possible! We will stop in Paris and end the day in the beautiful town of Beaune, the Capital of the Burgundy Region where we will have our first party and share some of the day’s stories over a beer or even a local fine wine?!
Beaune to Val D’Isere
(342miles, 7hrs 30mins)
Val D’Isere to Nice
(230miles, 5hrs 30mins)
Leaving Val D’Isere we still have some unfinished business in the mountains, over the Col D’Iseran and the optional Col de Tende, before continuing South to the Cote D’Azur. There’ll be plenty of time in the afternoon to spend in Monte Carlo for a blast around the GP circuit in your banger or even gamble a few Euros on Red or Black in the Grand Casino. You will take the chequered flag in Nice and prepare for the awards ceremony and closing party!