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Dayinsure Wales Rally GB

Rally of Legends

4 - 7 October 2018

The 11th round of the FIA World Rally Championship

Route Information

As proved so popular last October, the action blasts off with a dazzling curtain-raiser under the spotlights at Tir Prince Raceway on Thursday evening.

Friday's schedule switches to north Wales, with sections of closed road helping to create new challenges in the classic Brenig, Alwen and Penmachno forests. Friday also sees the introduction of a new double-header stage at Slate Mountain at The Slate Caverns, home to Zip World.

A gruelling 'Super Saturday' schedule will move the battle-ground to mid Wales and the legendary forests such as Myherin, Sweet Lamb, Hafren, Dyfi and Gartheiniog. These forests offer plenty of capacity for the large numbers of spectators that will be drawn by the latest generation of WRC cars and the presence of two proven British winners - Evans and Kris Meeke.

Sunday morning sees two forest tests in scenic Snowdonia, before the thrilling finale on the streets of Llandudno. In Visit Wales' 'Year of the Sea', the crews will race around the iconic Great Orme and then onto the closed streets of Llandudno. The flying finish will be on the resort's famous seafront - and the 2018 winner will be crowned on the Promenade.

In its entirety, the 2018 route adds up to 23 stages totalling more than 323km (200 miles) of electrifying competition.

Updated 27 April 2018

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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