Registrations open for the 2016 RAVENOL BTRDA Rally Series

Registration is now open for the 2016 RAVENOL BTRDA Rally Series. This will be the 63rd year of the BTRDA Gold Star and Silver Star Rally Championships. Regulations and Entry Forms are available on the website. The best way to register for the BTRDA Rally Series is to use the on-line BTRDA membership system and pay by debit / credit card.

Registration for the BTRDA Rally Series includes membership of the BTRDA which is an invited club to all the events. For those crews using 2-wheel drive cars up to 2000cc it also includes automatic registration for the MAXXIS MSA English Rally Championship which runs on 5 of the BTRDA Rally Series events during the year.
The total BTRDA Rally Series registration and BTRDA membership for a crew (driver and co-driver registering together) is £90, or £60 for individual drivers and £40 for individual co-drivers. Registration and membership is free for competitors under 25 years of age in their first year with BTRDA.

Part of the RAVENOL support package to encourage competitor participation will include a £60 voucher for Ravenol Motorsport products for every driver that registers for the RAVENOL BTRDA Rally Series up to and including Round 3. As the cost of BTRDA membership and driver registration is just £60, then the voucher you receive from Ravenol means that registration is effectively free. That is except for drivers under 25 who are joining BTRDA for the first time. For them the cost of membership and registration is already free so the RAVENOL £60 voucher is a bonus.

2016 CALENDAR (best 6 scores to count)
Cambrian Rally – 13th February – North Wales – Llandudno
Malcolm Wilson Rally* – 12th March – Lake District – Cockermouth
Somerset Stages* – 16th April – West Somerset – Minehead
Plains Rally – 14th May – West Wales – Welshpool
Carlisle Stages* – 11th June – Kielder Forest West – Carlisle
Nicky Grist Stages – 9th July – Mid Wales – Builth Wells
Woodpecker Stages* – 3rd September – South Shropshire – Ludlow
Trackrod Forest Stages* – 1st October – North Yorkshire – Pickering
* = English Championship rounds
NB: The current BTRDA Rally Series website still shows the 2015 events / dates. This website is due to be replaced by a new more mobile friendly site early in the New Year.

Entries are now open for the Cambrian Rally on 13th February which is the first round of the 2016 RAVENOL BTRDA Rally Series. It is expected that the event will attract a very large entry so we encourage all BTRDA competitors to submit their entry as soon as possible to avoid missing out. More details and on-line entries at

On-line registration: When registering for the BTRDA Rally Series you have to first become a member of BTRDA (the motor club) but that cost is included in the total price. If you are registering both crew members, fully complete the first membership and championship registration and at the end of the process a code will be provided for the second crew member to go in and complete their details. (The first process includes all the crew fees and the second process is free). See guide at the end of this message.
Please provide us with your date of birth which is essential for calculating eligibility for Junior and Senior awards. .
No matter if you use the on-line system or download the entry form and post it to the Membership Secretary, we encourage competitors to register as early as possible.

A Quick Guide to the BTRDA Membership website for Forest Rally Competitors

Log in to the membership website by clicking on the BTRDA Membership button. If you have forgotten any of your login details, just follow the on screen instructions. If you have not been a member before you will need to register a new account.
In all cases it is necessary to join the BTRDA first and then register for the championship.
Please check the contents of your basket and delete anything that you don’t want before paying.
If you are registering as a Crew: –
The first member (this can be either the driver or co-driver) should log in
1. Join BTRDA as Crew Membership (First member)
2. Register for the Forest Rally championship as Driver or Co-Driver
3. Register for any other BTRDA championships if required. (MSA English is automatic)
4. Pay for the order
5. Wait for the “Confirmation of Order” email. This should take a few seconds. It contains the code which is required for the secondary crew member
6. The secondary member should log in (this is often completed by the primary member on behalf of the secondary member)
7. Join BTRDA as Crew Membership (Second member) and enter the code when requested
8. Register for the Forest Rally Championship as Co-Driver or Driver
9. Register for any other BTRDA championships if required (MSA English is automatic)
10. It will still be necessary to click on “Proceed to Payment” even though there is nothing to pay. The system will not require any payment details but a “Confirmation of Order” email will still be sent.

Membership cards will be sent out a few days later.