Rally Isle of Man Ltd and Druidale Motor Club Ltd have today published the regulations for the three events that make up this year’s Rally Isle of Man powered by Microgaming, driving the rally into its 51st year!
They are available for all competitors on the event’s website www.rallyisleofman.co.im, and offer everyone a chance to come and enjoy one of the best known asphalt rallies in the world, with classes for every type of rally car.
The event is split into one National A status and two National B events, allowing all grades of competition licence holder the chance to participate.
The National A event, Rally Isle of Man, forms the concluding rounds of the 2014 MSA British Rally Championship and NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge Trophy, returning to the event this year.
The Rallee Classicagh categories will also include the British Historic Rally Championship and Clonakilty Black Pudding Irish Historic Tarmac Rally Championship contenders, that have become the fans favourites.
Non-championship registered crews can also enter these sections of the event and there are also classes to
accommodate world rally cars, the new R4 and R5 categories, Super 2000 and even FIA-GT cars.
Rally Isle of Man National, a National B status event will run alongside, covering the entire route of almost 400 miles, of which 166 are on 24 closed roads stages. Again open to all, this section will include crews from the Eurocars Motorsport Manx Rally Championship with the event forming a crucial double-header round, as well as Irish Tarmac crews wishing to enter under this licence category.
Rally Isle of Man Trophy is the second National B event, catering for crews who want to compete on the second half of the event, covering Friday evening and Saturday’s competition. This will again form part of the Manx Championship.
The event is open to competitors from around the world as it is registered as a ‘National Event with Authorised Foreign Participation (NEAFP)’, allowing Rally Isle of Man to accept entries from non-UK and Irish license holders. Interest has already been received from teams from Japan, mainland Europe and Africa.
Rally Isle of Man, powered by Microgaming, takes place over three days from Thursday 11th to Saturday 13th September.
To help take the stress out of booking arrangements, the rally has once again teamed up with specialist trip planners Isle of Man Events Limited (www.iomevents.com). Sally and Natalie will be only too happy to look after the planning for your entire trip, covering travel and accommodation, with great prices, only available through Rally Isle of Man. Contact +44 (0) 1624 664460 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Natalie@iomevents.com.
Come and take on one of the biggest challenges in world rallying!
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