Dayinsure Wales Rally GB
|Dayinsure Wales Rally GB|
|Stages:||23 (318,13 km)|
- Founded in 1932, 341 competitors started the inaugural Royal Automobile Club Rally.
- Introduction of forest roads in 1960 transformed the rally into what we know today.
- Route formerly included loops around England, Scotland and Wales but the rally has been based largely in Wales since 2000.
- Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium hosted the WRC’s first indoor stage in 2005.
- Tree-lined forest tracks are not technically difficult, but are treacherous in muddy conditions.
- Unpredictable weather can bring, rain, ice and fog.
- Inconsistent and ever-changing grip as isolated patches of mud or ice can trap the unwary.
- Logs piled high close to the edge of roads must be avoided at all costs.
- Gravel suspension.
- Soft compound tyres essential in cold, wet conditions.
- Studded tyres are banned – even in extreme winter conditions.