Regulations published for 2014 Roger Albert Clark Rally

The event regulations for the 2014 Roger Albert Clark Rally (28-30 November) have been published and the first entries have already started arriving as the event starts a new era with Sunderland as the host city. With the rally start, finish and HQ all based in Sunderland, the route will make extensive use of the Kielder forest complex. The event offers 187 stage miles for an entry fee of £1875 for early entries, making it one of the best value pounds per mile gravel rallies of 2014.As well as the historic classes, the Open Rally will once more be available to any two-wheel drive cars complying with MSA regulations.The move north to Sunderland is being supported by Sunderland Live, the events arm of Sunderland City Council. The event will be based around the Seaburn Leisure Centre, which will provide the venue for rally HQ, scrutineering, documentation and prize-giving. The event will also feature a spectacular spectator stage at the Herrington Country Park.After six stages in the darkness of Friday evening, there will be two very full days of rallying on Saturday and Sunday. Six forest stages will be more than 10 miles long and the Falstone stage, run twice on Sunday, will be the longest of the rally at 14.86 miles.