October 23 2006.
The BEN Mini Moto Grand Prix - 1 November 2006 - 6.30 pm  At the International Motorcycle and Scooter Show, NEC - Hall 16
BEN, the Motor and Allied Traded Benevolent fund is joining forces with Mini Moto Racing Ltd and MCI Exhibitions to bring exhibitors and their staff the opportunity to compete in an exclusive Grand Prix event. Proving that good things come in small packages, Mini Moto is back for 2006 but this time with the increased power of the 90cc Mini Super Moto and a revamped track!
The BEN Mini Moto Grand Prix will take place on the evening of Wednesday 1 November in Hall 16 and starts at 6.30. Each entrant will be allowed a 5 minutes practice session followed by three 5-lap races. The leading points scorers will then progress to a knockout to determine the BEN 2006 Mini Moto Champion. There will be prize trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.
Interested parties should visit BEN's stand, No. T83 located in Hall 20, to register their entry prior to the 1 November.
Visitors to the show will also have the opportunity of winning the latest model of the Honda VFR 800 which is being donated by Honda UK to BEN, the Motor and Allied Trades Benevolent Fund, for its National Motorcycle Draw
A model of the famed VFR 800 will be displayed on BEN's stand, located in Hall 20, Stand No. T83.      The VFR 800, is a masterpiece of sportsbike engineering that has consistently been hailed as one of the most refined and best balanced motorcycles - of any displacement - on the roads of Europe.   Its unique fuel injected V4 engine features an ingenious V4-VTEC 2-stage valve actuation system that delivers both the low-end torque of a 2-valve engine and the searing power of the highest performance 4-valve mills, for a seamless band of strong, of accessible power that responds swiftly to whatever sort of riding you do.
Raffle tickets will be available for the duration of the show from BEN staff on their Stand  and tickets are priced at ¬£2 each.   The winning ticket  will be drawn on the 5 November on the final day of the show.   All proceeds from ticket sales go directly to BEN to help our industries' less fortunate colleagues.