August 11 2008.

Organisation of the fourth QRA Great 8, eight hour quad endurance event on Sunday 24th August is all coming together.

The event starts on Saturday the 23rd of August with technical control, a 'Beautiful Quad' competition, Youth and 'Grown Ups' mountain bike race and a presentation of the teams and riders. The main event takes place on Sunday the 24th, starting with the grid formation, fancy dress judging and the actual start at 10am. The event sees the competitors setting off around an eight mile circuit for eight hours with the winning team picking up eight hundred quid.

There are classes for everyone and the £3000 prize fund is distributed between 2x2 (2 riders and 2 Quads), 2x1 (2 riders on 1 Quad), Ironman/Ironwoman, 4x4 (2 riders 2 quads), 4x4 (2 riders on 1 quad), and a 21 and under class. There are also spot prizes for varying degrees of age, beauty, ability and so on.

The fun and action of the UK's premier quad festival event lasts all weekend with activities and entertainment for all who attend include camping from Friday afternoon, manufacturer & dealer displays, toys and entertainment for all ages in the Great 8 marquee where the Great 8 Licensed bar is housed. Sunday evening will se the awards presentation and Great 8 Party, plus a Hog Roast and other food options. There will also be posh toilets and washrooms.

On the Monday the manufacturers get to play and there will be an event for ASM's, staff, dealers and customers, as well as the opportunity for competitors to try different manufacturers machines.

The Great 8 venue is at Hannington, Nr Basingstoke, Hampshire.

For more details or for an entry form contact Tony on 07774 434468 or Gaynor on 0797 9300084. Email;