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Dayinsure Wales Rally GB

Rally of Legends

4 - 7 October 2018

The 11th round of the FIA World Rally Championship

Deeside Rally Village and Regroups

DEESIDE RALLY VILLAGE

The Rally Village will again be located alongside Toyota UK's engine manufacturing plant in Deeside, Flintshire and will be home to all the teams for the duration of the world championship event. Fans will be able to watch the crews bring their cars in to be repaired and serviced in their dedicated service areas as well as enjoy the on-site activities.

The Rally Village will be open as follows:

  • Thursday 4th October 09:00 - 22:00
  • Friday 5th October 09:00 - 22:00
  • Saturday 6th October 09:00 - 23:00
  • Sunday 7th October CLOSED

Admission is free of charge.

NEWTOWN REGROUP - SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER

This lunchtime regroup is moving to Saturday this year as part of the 'Super Saturday' billing and will again take place on the busy streets of central Newtown in mid Wales. The cars will visit Newtown between the morning and afternoon runs through the classic stages of Myherin, Sweet Lamb Hafren, Dyfi and Gartheiniog. The regroup will take place on Broad Street and will give everyone a great opportunity to see the cars and meet the crews.

Admission is free of charge.

Updated 27 April 2018

2018 FAQs

When and where does the Rally take place?

Thursday 4th - Sunday 7th October based in north Wales and Cheshire with many of the venues easily accessible from England.
An overview map of the route can be found HERE and the rally timetable can be viewed HERE.

For more FAQs, click HERE.

What's the difference between the days - Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday?

Each day features action in different areas.
Shakedown (the final prep for the cars) and the Visit Conwy Tir Prince stage happen on Thursday, both based in north Wales.
Friday's action take place in the north Wales forests of Brenig, Alwen and Penmachno as well as the new stage at Slate Mountain, home to Zip World.
On Saturday it's all based around the Llanidloes / Aberystwyth area in mid Wales.
Sunday morning takes in two stages in Snowdonia then finishes with a blast around the Great Orme and onto the streets of Llandudno.

For more FAQs, click HERE.

What would I see?

The world's best cars and drivers on the limit, as well as a whole field of more than 100 rally cars. You will typically see approximately 200 cars in competitive action at any one place during the day.

For more FAQs, click HERE.

Where can I see the cars and stars for free?

Regroup in Newtown on Saturday
Great Orme and Llandudno street stage and Ceremonial Finish on Sunday
Rally Village at Deeside open Thursday, Friday and Saturday

For more FAQs, click HERE.

How long does it last?

The action can last all day, but you are able to leave at any time. The WRC cars come through at 2 minute intervals and do most stages twice, while a separate National Rally will visit the stages on Friday and Saturday too, so you will see lots of action.

For more FAQs, click HERE.

Which stage is best for children?

All children under 16 go free (excluding Tir Prince Paddock area, Rally Xtra venues and Llandudno Grandstands). The obvious choices for families will be: Visit Conwy Tir Prince on Thursday, Slate Mountain on Friday, Sweet Lamb Hafren on Saturday and the Great Orme Llandudno street stage on Sunday.

For more FAQs, click HERE.

What is the Rally Village?

Located in Deeside, the Rally Village is where all the competing crews are based - in motor racing terms, it's the event's buzzing pits and paddock complex. Admission is free and fans of all ages can watch as the teams prepare their cars for the action in the fearsome forests. There's lots more to enjoy in the Rally Village too, with driver interviews, food outlets, trade stalls and entertainment.

For more FAQs, click HERE.

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