A non-profit foundation, Envirorally specialises in motorsport events for zero carbon vehicles. The project is the brainchild of Clara Stone and Robert Clarke. Having competed in rally events together for some time, their mutual concern for the future of both the environment and motorsport is the driving force behind their new venture.
Working with leading rally route experts, Envirorally is creating routes in both the UK and overseas that will put electric cars to the test, working within charging and range capabilities, according to Cara Stone.
“Rally adventures are our passion. But with a growing climate crisis we, like many others, ran out of excuses for racing fuel-burning combustion engines. So, we founded Envirorally, dedicated to rally driving with a conscience,” she said. “Our aim is to create a community of like-minded car enthusiasts with the desire to preserve the thrill and adventure of rally driving yet protect the future of our planet.”
The UK events will comprise of regularity and competition categories centred around the growing network of Gridserve electric forecourts. The first UK event is currently being planned for April 2022 with the route recce already completed. Entries will open soon.
The overseas events will focus more on challenging terrain, endurance, and adventure, as well as the social aspect for motoring enthusiasts who want to divert from the traditional tourist routes. The inaugural overseas adventure is being devised for October 2022.
Envirorally’s events are designed exclusively for zero carbon vehicles. Standard/production, modified, converted, and bespoke electric cars are all welcome.
The Envirorally Foundation will offer membership to fellow motorsport and environmental enthusiasts, with funds from fees and events channelled back into the research and development of e-motorsport technology. This will give back to the environment and advance electric motorsports, according to Robert Clarke.
“By joining us, rally goers will not only experience wild, adrenaline-pumped rally adventures, but they’ll be helping to forge the future of sustainable motoring and exhilarating motorsports for many years to come,” he said.