PREPARE YOUR RALLY
Estimate your budget
More information will be available soon.
All competitors must have an international F.I.M. 2015 license. Original copy of your license must be presented during the administrative scrutineerings in Beijing. All competitors must also have an authorization to compete abroad given by his national federation.
All competitors (driver, co-driver) must have an international F.I.A. 2015 license. Original copy of your license must be presented during the administrative scrutineerings in Beijing. All the competitors must also have an authorization to compete abroad given by his national federation.
All participants must have an international license, and a chinese driving license. The process to get a chinese driving licence can be done at the airport at your arrival in China. We will keep you inform about the documents you will need.
Visa is compulsory for every European people going to the chinese territory. For the event, we recommend to ask a business visa for each member of your team (drivers, co-drivers, mechanics or team managers).
Documents to attach :
- Original copy of your passport, valid at least 6 months with at least 2 clean sheets,
- Copy of the page with your picture and your personal data,
- Visa application form filled,
- Commitment letter from your company,
- Invitation letter written by the organizer of CGR China Silk Road Rally,
- ID photo sticked on the sheet,
- Booking of your flights Europe/China/Europe,
- Booking in a hotel in Xi'an for at least one night.
You can also directly get in touch with the chinese visa application center in Paris:
Mail adress : 117 avenue des Champs-Elysées 75017 PARIS
Phone : +33 (0)1 40 70 04 01.
Business hours : Monday-Friday. Closed on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.
Submission of applications : 9.00 to 15.30
Payment and collection : 9.00 to 16.30
Attention : It is compulsory to make an appointment before you visit the center to submit your application. To make an appointment, visit http://www.visaforchina.org.
You can also use the Visa Express services:
Phone : +33 (0)825 08 10 20
For motorbikes, fuel is included in the vehicle fee (not on road sections and bivouacs).
For cars and trucks, China Grand Rally will provide fuel only whey there is no petrol station in the bivouacs surroundings.
Please find below the fuel average prices on the December 16th, 2014 (source : Fia information centre):
92-octane Petrol : 6,63 RMB/liter -> 0,93 €/liter
97-octane Petrol : 7,06 RMB/liter -> 0,99 €/liter
Diesel : 6,34 RMB/liter -> 0,89 €/liter
It is quite easy to find a petrol station in China.
One way/Return journey (for information)
Hainan Airlines Company offers every week three direct flights from Paris to Xi'an on Tuesday, Thuesday and Sunday.
More information will be released soon.
Accommodation and catering
To help you in your preparation, organizing committee will send you soon a list of hotels close to the scrutineerings area and all the bivouacs.
Identification bracelet will be given during the administrative and technical scrutineerings. You will always need it to take your meals at the bivouac.
For the most part, bivouacs will be set close by the hotels.
Rental of the safety material
The safety materials are compulsory and set in every racing vehicle. The rental of those materials is not included in the entry fees. Participants will have to rent them during the administrative and technical scrutineerings in Xi'an.
More information soon.