This year’s Lombard RAC Rally will be based at Chester and its first day, Sunday, November 25th, will be a tour of parks and estates in the Midlands and North-West. After a night stop at Chester, the second leg will consist of a loop through the forests of the North of England and Southern Scotland, returning to Chester on the Tuesday evening. The third leg will be a clockwise loop through Wales, leading to the finish at Chester on the Thursday afternoon.
The practice of siting major controls in city centres will be continued, and there will be stops at Buxton, Halton, Walsall, Carlisle, Hawick, Hexham, Middlesbrough, Aberafan and Dolgellau. Park stages on the Sunday will include Sutton (Birmingham), Weston (Telford), Trentham (Stoke), Knowsley (Liverpool), Chatsworth (Derby) and the circuits of Oulton and Donington.