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Dayinsure Wales Rally GB

Rally of Legends

26-29 October 2017

The penultimate round of the FIA World Rally Championship

Dayinsure Wales Rally GB

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 a full schedule of entertainment.

The Rally Village will be open as follows:

  • Thursday 26th October 09:00 - 22:00
  • Friday 27th October 09:00 - 23:00
  • Saturday 28th October 09:00 - midnight

Further details and schedules of entertainment will be available later in the year. Admission is free of charge.

NEWTOWN REGROUP

Friday's action is focused in the forests of mid-Wales with six timed sections either side of a visit to Newtown in the middle of the day. The group 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.

CHESTER

Thousands came out to welcome the stars and cars to the heart of historic Chester in 2016. Don't miss out this year as the crews return to Chester city centre from approximately 18:45 on Friday 27th October en route back to the Deeside Rally Village.

Admission is free of charge.

Updated 25 May 2017

FAQs

When and where does the Rally take place?

Thursday 26th - Sunday 29th 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 new Visit Conwy Special Stage at Tir Prince happen on Thursday, both based in north Wales.
Friday is all based around the Llanidloes / Aberystwyth area.
On Saturday it's concentrated in the Snowdonia region.
Sunday's action takes place near the Brenig and Alwen reservoirs with the Finish back in 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?

Regroups in Newtown and Chester on Friday
Ceremonial Finish in Llandudno on Sunday
Rally Village at Deeside open Thursday, Friday and Saturday

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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 many of the stages 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 Rally Xtra @ Sweet Lamb), making this a great half-term event. Cholmondeley Castle is an obvious choice for families, as it offers all-day entertainment, attractions, displays, parades, big screen and catering village.

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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 a funfair.

For more FAQs, click HERE.

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