Rally Coasts into New Sea-side Setting

Press release date: Friday 16 June 2017

The country’s biggest and most diverse rally, Trackrod Rally Yorkshire on September 29/30, will be based in and around the historic East Coast town of Filey with the two-day event finishing with a ceremonial awards presentation during Saturday afternoon.

It will be a welcome return to the Yorkshire coats for the rally, which features a vast array of cars frin the 1960s ti the oreset day. As in recent years, Rally Yorkshire comprises two events: the Trackrod Historic Cup over six stages and covering approximately 55 competetive miles, and the Trackrod Forest Stages, with five stages and a total mileage of around 45 miles.

Scrutineering of the rally cars will take place in Filey with Rally HQ and documentation located at the Evron Centre. The Mintex MSA British Historice Championship cars will start to assemble, for spectators to view and competitors to sign autographs, late on Friday afternoon before being flagged away for a challenging forest stage in the Dalby complex.

On Saturday morning, the historic section of the field will be joined by a wide range of competitors from the RAVENOL BTRDA Rally Series and the Mintex MSA English Rally Championship. Competitors are then due to enter the North York Moors forests for two sets to two different stages with central servicing, concluding with a final and potentially decisive 10-mile stage. There will be no double use stages on Saturday.

Clerk of the Course Rod Parkin, from the organising Trackrod Motor Club stressed “We are delighted to bring the colour and specticle of rallying to Filey and are thrilled at the help and support we have received from the local Council and businesses in the area.”

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