First 50 entries for DMACK Carlisle Stages

The first 50 entries have been received for the 2015 DMACK Carlisle Stages (Saturday 13 June) in just two weeks following the publication of the event regulations.The rally will feature three major championships: the REIS/Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series, the MSA English Rally Championship and the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship. The event will also be a round of the S G Petch Association of North East and Cumbria Car Clubs Stage Rally Championship and the Association of Northern Car Clubs Forest Challenge.“We’ve been delighted with the early response to the DMACK Carlisle Stages,” said Clerk of the Course Nicola Heppenstall. “To have over 50 entries with over five weeks to go to the rally is a fantastic start and we’re really hoping that we’ll get to the maximum entry of 150 cars.”The event offers 43 stage miles in the Kershope and Newcastleton complexes for a competitive entry fee of £470. The entry fee reduces to £420 for Rally First contenders for the first BTRDA event in Kielder for over 20 years.The regulations are available on-line at www.racrallychamp.org/Carlisle_Stages/competitors.htmThe Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club will run a compact event based close to Carlisle using superb stages. The rally will again be based at the premises of the R J Murray & Sons Haulage Company in Longtown, Carlisle and will cover 43 stage miles and just 99 road miles. Only eight miles of stage will be double-used, thus ensuring the best possible road conditions. The first car will start at 8.30am and be back at the finish at around 3pm on this compact event.Scrutineering and documentation will run from 2pm until 7pm on Friday afternoon.The DMACK Carlisle Stages is organised by the Roger Albert Clark Rally Motor Club.