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Dayinsure Wales Rally GB

Rally of Legends

4 - 7 October 2018

The 11th round of the FIA World Rally Championship

Safety Information and Spectator Code of Conduct

Important Safety Information

Rally cars can do the unexpected so, for your own safety and that of others, please:

  • Respect the marshals and follow their instructions
  • Observe the colour coded tape and all signage
  • Use the natural environment to protect yourself
  • Don't walk on the rally stage
  • Stay standing and remain alert
  • Remember that alcohol and drugs can impair your responses and threaten your safety

On the Stage:

  • DANGER NO SPECTATORS BEYOND THIS POINT - means what it says
  • Look after yourself and don't place yourself or others in danger
  • Plan to be in your chosen location 45 minutes before the first car is due
  • Look after your children
  • No dogs unless disabled-assistance dogs
  • The FIA Safety Delegate will expect everyone to be in location when they come round, this will be 30 - 40 minutes before the first car is due. The Safety Delegate can and will cancel stages if people are not standing in appropriate places

The organisers will stop or cancel any stages if they consider that the safety of spectators, competitors or officials may be compromised.

Please find more Spectator Safety Information HERE.

Drones

Please do not bring drones to the rally as their use is expressly prohibited over or near any part of the event, the stages or service area. Marshals will be empowered to ground any drone that attempts to fly during the event and if required the stage itself will be stopped. Three drones are approved to be flown on event by DJI as part of their global partnership with WRC Promoter.

Selfie Sticks and Action Cameras

Use of selfie sticks and action cameras (Go Pros) is not forbidden however spectators are reminded to use these in a sensible manner without putting themselves and others at risk. Action cameras should not be placed on the rally route where they are likely to get hit by cars.

Use of Motorbikes and Quad Bikes

Motor, trail, quad and mountain bikes are not permitted on the rally stages or in the spectator areas. Please have consideration for the safety of yourself and others and do not attempt to access the rally on these bikes.

Dogs

Please do not bring your dogs to the event as they can be startled by the loud noises and cause a danger to themselves and others - disabled-assistance dogs only are permitted (on leads at all times).

Bag Searches

There might be random bag searches at some venues, please be patient and allow extra time to get into the venues.

Updated 22 August 2017

FIA Safety Video

Don't Be Like Bill

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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