Backs Reliant Robin Charity Rally

2nd Jul 2004

Online car hire specialist
is backing the
2004 Extreme Trifle Reliant Robins Rally, in aid of the Breakthrough breast
cancer charity.The challenge is simple, 10 rather battered, three-wheel Reliant Robins,
Regals and Rialtos will depart from London on 3 July, set to cover 4,000
miles in two weeks, passing through 12 countries and two continents, via the
Arctic Circle and Europe’s highest mountain pass.

Aiming to raise thousands of £s for the charity, the rally includes stops in
Copenhagen, Oslo, Narvik, Helsinki and Tallinn, with teams called everything
from The Dukes of Hazzard to Bob the Builder, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and
Lady Penelope’s FAB1 - all themed around TV shows.

Doug Scott, director of, said: “The rally is great fun for
a very worthwhile cause, and carrentals is delighted to be involved in
sponsorship of the event.  Driving so far in these three-wheel vehicles will
be a big challenge for all the teams taking part, but we are confident they
will all perform to their best ability with the equipment they have at hand.

“The route is quite tough, but as with many driving trips the teams are
going to pass through some amazing areas and the atmosphere and camaraderie
on the rally is second to none.  Everyone at carrentals wishes them the best
of luck over the coming two weeks.” offers discounted prices from major car hire companies such
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