Revised Rally GB announced

The route and timetable for this year's Network Q Rally GB has been heavily revised, it was announced today.

Revised Rally GB announced

Plans to run a sole televised stage on Sunday have been replaced by a full day of stages, while the event will now start with a single Super Special on Thursday evening in Cardiff.

The MSA's Chief Executive John Quenby made the announcement a breakfast launch in association with Cardiff City Council this morning.

The venue for Thursday's stage is as yet unknown, but Cardiff's park has played host to stages of the Welsh Rally in the 1980s.

Also, for the first time, the event will be all ticket, in a bid to improve safety on the special stages.

Jonathan Ashman, MSA Director of Major Events said: "For safety reasons, we can no longer allow unlimited specatator access to our stages.

"The Forestry Commission will therefore close the forests to normal public access throughout the rally, with admission only at official entry points and only to passholders."

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