Wraps come off the 2013 Roger Albert Clark Rally

Details of the 2013 Roger Albert Clark Rally have been unveiled as championship regulations are published ahead of the tenth anniversary running of the rally on 8-10 November.More stage miles on Friday evening, more Kielder mileage on Saturday and a big sting in the tail are the key route features of the 2013 event. For the tenth anniversary rally, the event will start from the showground at Pickering on Friday and cover 35 miles in Dalby forest during the first evening. Saturdays leg takes in double runs at spectator stages at Duncombe Park and Croft before a stage in Hamsterley and 25 stage miles in the main block of Kielder on the way to an overnight halt in Carlisle.Sundays leg of over 80 stage miles will be similar to the 2012 route, which drew widespread acclaim as a tough day in the Scottish borders before the ceremonial finish at Brampton near Carlisle.We want to build on the success of last years compact format, said rally manager Colin Heppenstall. The regulations are now out and we have a discount entry fee until the end of August. Weve had a lot of interest already and a lot of new foreign crews have been making contact with a view to entering.Heppenstall says that a new layout for the Duncombe Park stage will be very spectator friendly and that the cars will arrive at Croft much earlier on Saturday than before, with the first stage from around 11am following a major service area. The full route is:Friday 8 November Start from Pickering Showground at 17.30SS1 Dalby 1SS2 Newclose Rigg 1SS3 Staindale 1SS4 Dalby 2SS5 Newclose Rigg 2SS6 Staindale 2Finish at Pickering Showground at 22.00Saturday 9 NovemberStart from Pickering Showground at 08.15SS7 Duncombe Park 1SS8 Duncombe Park 2SS9 Croft 1SS10 Croft 2SS11 HamsterleySS12 Pundershaw 1SS13 Hope House 1SS14 Pundershaw 2SS15 Hope House 2Finish at Carlisle at 19.00Sunday 10 November Start from Carlisle at 07.45SS16 Glen DhuSS17 NewcastletonSS18 Florida 1SS19 RiccartonSS20 Craik 1SS21 Craik 2SS22 WauchopeSS23 Florida 2SS24 KershopeFinish at Brampton at 17.00For more details about the Roger Albert Clark Rally, please visit rogeralbertclarkrally.org