Covers Europe in Charity Car Rally

The merchant industry’s biggest synthetic turf supplier,, has donated and attached grass on a £500 car which will travel on a rally around Europe in aid of charity.

The car, owned by the Builders Merchant Federation, will join a team of over 30 other cars that will travel Europe to raise money for The Rainy Day Trust.

The grass has been attached to the roof and the boot of the car in an attempt to make it stand out amongst the rest.

The RDT Vado Rally is an exhilarating car rally visiting eight countries in four days. The event runs over four days, starting in Charleroi in Belgium, before going through Luxembourg to Freiburg in Germany, Como in north west Italy before finishing in Monte Carlo. Throughout the rally, the teams will have a series of challenges to complete and all four days will be spent in fancy dress.

Peter Toghill, Commercial Director said: “We were delighted to donate grass to this fantastic event and it’s exciting to think of the car enjoying some sightseeing around Europe!
“We really value the importance of supporting good causes, and as we are proud members of the Builders Merchant Federation, we saw this as a perfect opportunity to sponsor a fantastic charity.”

Oz Bham, Membership & IT Manager at the BMF said “We wanted to do something a little bit different on our vehicle. The team did an amazing job on the car and it looks absolutely fantastic. It should be some road trip!” offer a full range of professional quality landscaping products plus free technical support and full training backed up by educational programmes to enable builders merchants to understand how to sell its unique products.

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