The Dave Rayner Fund is inviting riders aged between 17 to 25 years old to apply for financial support for the 2012 season. This year, 36 riders received assistance from 85 original applicants.

Application forms can be downloaded now from www.daveraynerfund.com. Completed applications should be returned by Sunday, October 23 2011.

The Dave Rayner Fund helps young riders gain valuable experience racing on the continent. It has helped 300 riders find their feet abroad since 1996, including David Millar and Bradley Wiggins.

A total of half a million pounds worth of funding has so far been paid out.

External link
Dave Rayner Fund website
Direct link to Dave Rayner Fund 2012 application form (Microsoft Excel spreadsheet)