12 Car Navigational Rallies.

12 Car Rallies.

12 Car Rallies are Events run on the Public Highway. They consist of crews of two, a Driver and a Navigator, The Navigator has to plot a route on a Map and instruct the Driver where to go. The  Driver has to drive steadily and follow the Navigators Instructions. 

The aim is to follow the route at an average speed of 30 mile per hour. Along the route are Controls that the Crews have to visit. 
Basically there are two Types of Control – A Time Control and a Passage Control. 
At a Time Control the aim is to book in on time, if you are late you have 1  point per minute added to your score, If you book in early then you are penalised by 2 Points per minute that you are early.
A Passage Control can be either a Board or a Manned Control where you get a signature to prove that you have Driven the correct Route.

The Hardest part of a 12 Car is the Navigation which is handed out to the Crews on the Start line. 
The Navigation can consist of anything found on an Ordnance Survey Landranger (1:50000) Map. 
This can be Grid References, Map legends or Basic Instructions, eg. Turn Left, Turn Right or Straight on. 
The secret to doing well in 12 Cars is to find a Good Navigator, and the Secret to being a Good Navigator is to Practice.

To Complete in any Motorsport Event sanctioned under Motorsport UK authority you will need to have a Club Membership and at least an Motorsport UK RS Clubmans License which is available free here:  motorsportuk.org/competitors/rs-clubman-licence/
Both the Driver and Navigator will need a Licence before you can enter. 


Plymouth 12 Car Rallies

Plymouth Motor Club Rally’s usually take place on the last Friday of the month and form a  Championship Series of 8 Events.
The First Event is at the End of March and the Last Event at the End of November with a Break in August. 

They usually Start from Pub and Finish at a Food establishment. 
The First Car leaves at 22:01 hours and the Route is between 40 and 70 miles in length with the aim of the Event finishing by 1 am.  

Latest News:

Valentine Rally. 11th February.

Valentine Rally, 11th February.


Our First Competitive Event of the Year is Valentine Rally.  This is aimed at Mixed crews but is open to other teams as a shake down event for the up coming 12 Car Series. 
It starts from the  Al’s Kitchen, Estover on February 11th.

 Signing on from 7:30pm. 
Map 201 required. 50 miles of Classic 12 Car roads. 
For more details follow the Club Facebook page. 
To Register to Marshall Please use the Button Below.
Entry’s are now open, Please Click the Button Below. 

2022 12 Car Dates:

  • Austin Cup       25th March
  • Barton Cup      22nd April
  • Ford Cup           27th May
  • Hillman Cup     24th June
  • Vauxhall Cup   29th July
  • Renault Cup    30th September 
  • Riley Cup          28th October
  • Rover Cup        25th November

Next Event :

The Next 12 Car Event is:
The Valentine Rally in February 11th. 
Starting from The Westwood Inn, Lee Mill, from 7:30 onwards.

Map 202 required.

Keep an Eye on the Club Facebook page for more Details or email the 12 Car Coordinator.  

Recent News:

Riley Cup 12 Car 29th October

Riley Cup 12 Car Rally, 29th October. The Riley Cup 12 Car starts from the Highwayman Inn, Dobwalls on October 29th. Signing on from 7pm.  Classic Cornish Lanes on Maps

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12 Car

July 12 Car Results . Below are the Results from this months 12 Car Rally.

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June 12 Car Rally.

Sadly the 12 Car Rally Planned For This Friday the 25th June has had to be Cancelled.Hopefully We will be able to run one again shortly.

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12 Car Results 2019

Championship Tables.

Drivers Championship

Navigators Championship

Event Results