Gravel’s route is unveiled !

After the 2017 Winter Rally edition on Snow and Ice, Paul Lacombe and his team, coordinator and administrative organiser Bela Stoica along with logistician and course route specialist George Grigorescu invite you to attend next spring edition to make the most of sledging pleasures on much driven forest roads closed to traffic.

This Rally allows Historic Rally Cars (VHC) and Historic Regularity Rally Cars (VHRS), with or without historic technical passport, along with 2-wheel drive serie cars, registered before 31/12/1995.

The 1st Romania Historic Gravel Rally will take place from 19 to 23 June 2018 in Transylvania, right in the heart of Carpathian Mountains.

This 5 days course Rally curls around the city of Brasov and will unfold on a total route of 970 kilometers, of which 355 timed kilometers divided into 22 Special Stages 100% on gravel.

This Rally is organised under the authority of the FRAS (Romanian Motorsports Federation) in compliance with national Romanian regulations. Technical and administrative controls along with organisation and accommodations will take place at ARO Hotel ***** in Brasov city centre.

Schedule

  • Registration opening on 15 January 2018
  • Early birds registrations until 15 March 2018: €3,600
  • Late birds registrations from 16 March 2018: €3,950
  • Registration closing on 15 May 2018

Monday 18 June 2018
2 pm – 7 pm: technical and administrative controls + GPS installation

Tuesday 19 June 2018

  • 9 am – 2 pm: technical and administrative controls + shakedown
  • 4 pm – 6.30 pm: 1st day (27.60 km) – SS 1 (6.50 km)
  • 7 pm – 8 pm: Ceremonial start

Wednesday 20 June 2018

  • 7 am – 9 pm: 2nd day – 169 km of which 78.40 timed kilometers divided in 4 SS

Thursday 21 June 2018

  • – 7 am – 5.45 pm: 3rd day – 287.80 km of which 115.8 timed kilometers divided in 7 SS

Friday 22 June 2018

  • – 7 am – 5.45 pm: 4th day – 199.60 km of which 70.90 timed kilometers divided in 5 SS

Saturday 23 June 2018

  • 7 am – 5.45 pm: 5th day – 285.60 km of which 81.80 timed kilometers divided in 5 SS

Registration rights

For a 2 persons team + 1 vehicle, registration rights include:

  • – Course general organisation, logistic and sporting management,
  • – Local and national authorisations acquisition
  • – General surveillance
  • – Civil liability insurance
  • – Pilot and co-pilot national Romanian licences
  • – Mechanical assistance in SS and sweeper car
  • – Rally plates, door car numbers and gifts
  • – GPS trackers
  • – Roadbook
  • – Stages pacenotes
  • – Electronic timing
  • – Lunches
  • – Official ceremonial start
  • – Gala ball with closing buffet and prize and trophies giving
  • – Gifts (T-shirts, shirts, caps…)

What is not included in registration rights:

  • – Personal crash insurance
  • – Teams accommodations
  • Breakfasts and diners
  • – Transport of participants and their vehicles
  • – Fuel
  • – GPS tracker deposit
  • – Theft insurance
  • – Personal expenses
  • – Drinks not included in packages

A €150 deposit is required for the satellite GPS. Deposits must be paid in cash only during administrative control. Deposits will be refund in cash once equipment is return without damage. In the event of rented equipment damage or loss, the organiser will keep the whole of the deposit.

Types of vehicles allowed at Gravel Rally