Filey will play host to TRACKROD RALLY YORKSHIRE on the weekend of 28/29th September 2018, by accommodating the Rally Head Quarters at The Evron Centre, with the Start on Friday night and The Finish on Saturday afternoon taking place on the seafront along The Beach.
TRACKROD RALLY YORKSHIRE is the largest motor sport event taking place each year in the North Yorkshire Forests, attracting numerous competitors and 1000 of enthusiasts from various parts of the UK, Europe and sometimes even further afield.
The Trackrod Historic Cup will be the final round of the Fuchs Lubricants MSA British Historic Rally Championship, in addition to the very popular 2018 HRCR Motoscope Northern Historic Gravel Rally Championship together with the Trackrod Forest Stages, which includes contenders from The 2018 Jordan Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Series. The event also welcomes members of the Armed Forces Rally Team to the Trackrod Land Rover Challenge.
Scrutineering of the rally cars (safety checks) will take place in a marquee at the Filey Brigg Country Park where the rally cars will start arriving from midday Friday until approximately 8.00pm.
From 6.00pm on Friday, competitors in the Trackrod Historic Cup, will start to assemble their vehicles on The Beach for spectators to view and meet the crews, who will be available to sign autographs, before being flagged away at one minute intervals from 7.00pm to head over to the Dalby Forest complex to start their competitive part of the event.
The first competitor is scheduled to arrive back in Filey on Saturday from approximately 3.15pm for the ceremonial finish and awards presentation along The Beach.
The event will be covered by Yorkshire Coast Radio, the motorsport media and hopefully the local press. It is also planned that a review of the event will be broadcast on the Motorsports TV television channel in a dedicated 90 minute programme shortly after the event. Motorsports TV is broadcast in the United Kingdom on Sky & Virgin.
Various opportunities will be available for local businesses to promote their products and services and the local hospitality industry should be prepared for an influx of visitors.
Local school children could be given the opportunity to get involved by means of a drawing competition and local organisations etc are welcome to get involved.
We would be pleased to hear from anyone interested in generally assisting with the event.