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In association with Manx Slot Car Club, SlotrallyGB is proud to announce the third round of the championship will take place over the weekend of 21st & 22nd April 2012 at the Glen Helen Inn Isle of Man.

This is a weekend (two day) event with rallying on the Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. It will also feature some night stages run as a seperate competition over 3 stages with the winner taking the car! We plan to have a social meal at the venue on the Saturday evening.

Stages will be a mixture of Ninco, SCX, Scalextric and routed tracks. Dave Capelen and his fellow club members put on a fantastic event last year with a great relaxed atmosphere. The hotel venue is superb with an excellent bar and great food at very reasonable prices.

Obviously this is a long haul event for most of us, but travel costs and accommodation are not too expensive. Below are a few useful links for travel;

Isle of Mann Airport web site

Web link to airlines who fly to/from.

In addition to flying you may wish to drive and cross via the ferry. Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

As an option, I'm also considering organising a group travel mini bus. Fairly simple concept of hiring a 15 seater mini bus from the Surrey area, driving via Wales, Midlands and Liverpool and then crossing on the ferry. Exact details will need to be trashed out, but expected travel costs would be in the region of £120 per person based on ten traveling together. To help see if this is a workable option could you add a note in your application to attend a note if you are interested. It's probably best to assume traveling on the Friday and Monday. If anyone has access to a cheap/free minibus - let me know.

Accommodation should be booked directly with the venue;

Glen Helen Inn, Glen Helen, Isle of Man (
Tel: Kate, on 01624-666186

Single rooms £40 per night B&B
Double rooms £55 per night B&B
Twin Rooms £55 per night B&B

Mention Slot Rally when you make the booking.

This is the thread to enter this round, please add your name to this thread if you wish to enter.

1. Gareth Jex
2. Dave Capelen
3. Chris Priest
4. Russell Powell
5. Andi Burt
6. David Kneale
7. Ryan Kneale
8. Andy White
9. Wayne Goble
10. Steve Morrow
11. Mike Buss
12. Mike Dove
13. Chris Angold
14. Phil Barry
15. Martyn John
16. Geoff Harrision
17. Brian Harrision
18. Doug Wheeler
19. Ray Beattie
20. Luke Tyrrell
21. Pete Hopkins

Please reserve your place as quickly as possible and let others know about the event. A high resolution poster is available to download below suitable for printing.

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Put me down - obviously !

Andi B

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Please add me to the entry list Jexy.

This one is a definate for me, booked my ferry and hotel room over Christmas holiday.
No backing out now as the ferry is non refundable!

Only bargaining tool I had though was I have to bring the wife for a mini break.
Might tell her there is a slot rally on when we are on the ferry!

Wayne Goble

· Dave Capelen
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Hi folks

Including Chris Angold, who's not listed as yet, we have 12 entries so far.

I expect we will have another 10 or so from the local guys at the Manx Slot Car Club, following our club-night tomorrow.

I was hoping for more interest from outside our shores this year, but so far we have only 3...!

Come on chaps, where are you?

We moved the event back in the calendar nearly 3 months so you could take advantage of the better transport links in April.

If the entry list does not fill up completely, we will take proxy entries, although of course they will be non points-scoring.


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Discussion Starter · #16 ·
Sorry for not updating the list sooner i was away with work.

All names now added.

I'll add to Dave's comments, this is a great event with a superb venue and great company, really worth the effort to come along.

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Planning on coming as i have family to stay with over there.

Has any more thought been put into the minibus idea? I think that would be a good way to go.


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There was talk of a minibus Phil, so that maybe a possibility

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