Milan - Genoa - Olbia - Orosei (27 September - 1 October)
The spirit of the event
The first “African" rally organised outside the continent. In the 1980s, it was a test of the World Rally Raid Championship, car and motorbike, with the Paris Dakar and the Pharaohs rally, with over 1,000 entries between car and motorbike participants, assistants and fans who wanted to follow their favourites. Resumed in 2019 by Adventure Riding in collaboration with Deus Miano, in just 3 editions the Swank Rally of Sardinia Classic, with the formula of special stages car timed has returned a myth. 200 participants from 11 countries and a unique communication return, with two million five hundred thousand views on social media, in 30 days.
In the 2019, Adventure Riding in Collaboration with Deus Ex Machina re-proposed A new version, following the Deus Swank Rally formula, a gentleman race in which riders take the time by themselves.
It starts with the technical check and prologue at the Motocross Track of Malpensa (Gallarate), starting point for the first stage which leads to Genova. After boarding on the ferry taking to Porto Torres, there are 3 more stops awaiting, from 200 to 300 km each on a completely new track.
Two are the options for participation. The NON-COMPETITIVE “Swank Experience”, open to any kind of off-road bike, and on the “Swank Rally”, COMPETITIVE and divided in two categories: R1 open to vintage enduro bikes registered before 31/12/1999 and R2 open to all the enduro bikes registered after 31/12/1999.
For both Swank Experience and Swank Rally categories the motorcycles must be road legal and is forbidden carrying passengers.
Stages consist in transfers and Special Stages where participants have to take timing by themselves.
The organization will provide medical assistance, rescue vehicles and luggage transport service. It won’t miss the Deus spirit and attention to details.
Rankings & Trophys:: The Swank Rally di Sardegna was created with the aim of giving all the enthusiasts the chance of experiencing a rally experience, without ranking stress; However, a little competition will make it more fun and spice it up a bit. In addition to the prize for the three best positions of the categories R1 and R2, the following prizes will be given:
Swank Prize: a special prize for anyone who’ll stand out during the event for any reason.
Precision Trophy: As it is not all about speed, there is a reward for the riders who can distinguish themselves for their navigation skills as well. The Precision Throphy, in partnership with Garmin Italia, will reward three pilots from the “experience” category who will have covered the number of kilometers closest to that indicated by the organization.
Team Trophy: For the first time ever, participants can take part of the event as a Team. There will be a special dedicated ranking, but team members will also enter the ranking individually.
Teams can include 3 or 4 members, and they all have to be registered in the competitive categories R1 or R2.
The ranking will be calculated from the final scoreboard by summing up the times of the first 3 members of each team.
SWANK EXPERIENCE (E1)
is the NON COMPETITIVE category. Open to every kind of offroad motorbike. In order to participate, is required the FMI membership card and medical certification for non-professional sport activity.
Navigation is allowed both with Road Book and GPX track (Navigators or mobile phones). The stage route is the same as in the Rally categories, but the special stage sections are not closed to traffic, but like the transfer routes, they have to be driven according to the rules of the road code. Also in these sections the time of the participant is not recorded.
SWANK RALLY (R1 – R2)
is the COMPETITIVE category, devided in R1 for the vintage motorbikes (registered before the 31.12.1999) and R2 for modern ones.
In both R1 and R2 is required the FMI License 2021 for Offroad or Offroad Elite, Amatour Offroad and One Event Offroad, plus a medical certification for sport activity.
Navigation is allowed only with Roadbook.
Tuesday 27 September
Wednesday 28 September
Thursday 29 September
Friday 30 September
Saturday 1 October
Info & Costs
Registration is open from 1 January to 10 September 2022.
200 motorbikes will be accepted with this criteria:
– The first 100 vintage motorcycles (pre 2000 bikes)
– The first 50 modern motorcycles.
As we hit capacity, it will be communicated with the percentage of vintage and modern motorcycles that will be accepted for the remaining 50 spots.
All the prices are VAT included.
The registration fee includes
Round trip ferry in shared double cabin. Dinner/breakfast on the boat EXCLUDED
Motorbike ferry transportation A/R
2 nights in a 4-star hotel with 1/2 board (excluding drinks at dinner) in a shared double room.
Road book or GPS tracks of the route
Motorbike recovery along the route, up to the arrival point of the stage. The transport of the person and the bike, from the arrival point of the stage, to the port or other location, will be at the complete expense of the participant.
IMPORTANT. Transport of 1 piece of soft luggage from the start to the finish of the stage (max. 80x60x40 cm). Oversized luggage will not be transported. The organisation is not liable for any damage to luggage during transport.
Liability insurance of the organiser
Goodie bagOfficial Rally T-shirt
Official rally stickers for the bike
Official race bracelet
1. PILOT & BIKE REGISTRATION
(by 30 April)
(from 1st May to 31st July)
Last Minute (subject to hotel and ship availability)
(from 1 August to 10 September)
LAST MINUTE: From the 1st August to 10th September the organization might accept new registrations according to the ferry and Hotel availability. The Last Minute registration has an
extra-charge of 10% on the Standard Fee.
Transponder Service: €50,00 to pay in cash the check day
Transponder Deposit: €100 to pay in cash the check day
The registration fee includes
Return ferry in shared double cabin. EXCLUSE dinner/breakfast
Motorbike transport by ferry A/R
2 nights 4 star hotel in 1/2 board (excluding drinks at dinner) in shared double room
Official race stickers for the vehicle (if registered)
Medical serviceTracks to the authorised assistance point along the route (if vehicle registered as assistance)
Official Rally T-shirt
2. ASSISTANCE REGISTRATION
Car standard registration €. 150,00 + vehicle cost ferry to/from the airport
Car + trolley standard registration €. 250,00 + vehicle cost ferry round trip
Van standard registration €. 300,00 + vehicle cost ferry round trip
Vehicle cost ferry round trip:
– Car: max l. m. 5 – h. m. 2,9. €. 250,00
– Car with trailer: max l. m.7 – h. 4,2 €. 350,00
– Car with trailer: max l. m.12 – h. 4,2 €. 400,00
– Van: max. l. m. 7 – h. m. 2,9 €. 350,00
– Van: max. l. m. 7 – h. m. 4,2 €. 400,00
– Van: l. from m. 7 to m.12 – h. 4,2 €. 450,00
– Other dimensions to be quoted
The entry fee does not include
Dinners on the A/R ferry
Drinks at the hotel restaurant
Supplements: Single room €. 40.00 per night (subject to availability)
Any damage to luggage carried
Anything not mentioned above
Before the 31st July , 90% of the registration fee will be refunded
Before the 31th August, 70% of the registration fee will be refunded.
No refunds will be provided after the 31th of August.
The cancellation of the subscription must be communicated by registered letter (with return receipt) at the following address:
Adventure Riding SRL Via Borgo, 1 ; 22070 Appiano Gentile (CO) Italy