It’s October the 9th and we have officially registered our entry into the Mongol Rally 2016. Official dates supplied are July 16th 2016 through to 10th of September 2016.
It is early doors but like many other teams we need to be on our toes and get prepped, QUICK! Time is of the essence…
If you’ve got to our website but somehow don’t know what the Mongol Rally is then here is a quick over view –
- England to Ulan Ude via Mongolia
- ~ 10,000 km
- ~ 40 days
- Sub 1.2L, SHIT, car
Sounds fun right?
Here is a snippet of an overview taken directly from The Adventurists’ site:
What’s all this then
Welcome to the Mongol Rally: the greatest motoring adventure on the planet.
The Mongol Rally thunders 10,000 miles across the mountains, desert and steppe of Europe and Asia each summer. There’s no backup, no support and no set route; just you, your fellow adventurists and a tiny car you bought from a scrapyard for £11.50.
If nothing goes wrong, everything has gone wrong.
Bollocks to tarmac, ABS and gadgets that help you find your navel. The Mongol Rally is about getting lost, using your long neglected wits, raising shedloads of cash for charity and scraping into the finish line with your vehicle in tatters and a wild grin smeared across your grubby face.
Neither your car, nor your life, will ever be the same again.
The rules of the Rally are gloriously simple…
1. You can only take a farcically small vehicle
2. You’re completely on your own
3. You’ve got to raise a £1000 for charity
Still don’t think people do this? Have 2 minutes spare? Watch the video: