Rally 2017 set to rev into action with a record number of entries
drivers from across the UK are gearing up to take part in the 2017
Rally, which is set to return to the village this month.
2017 rally, which will be held over the weekend of 28th and 29th
January, is set to see an all-time record number of drivers taking
part, say organisers.
This will be the 21st consecutive year for the rally at Brean and
it promises to be as exciting and as big as ever with many the top
rally crews from around the UK taking part.
The rally, promoted by Club Rallysport West, has recently been awarded
the title of the 'South West's Best Sealed Surface Rally', an accolade
that's all the more special as it is an award voted on by the competitors.
This is a back-to-back award for the Brean Rally, which it won in
2015 and 2011.
Held entirely within the confines of the Brean Leisure Park, the
crews will tackle the12 special stages over two days around the
roads of the Leisure Park.
is the popularity of this West Country event that enquiries for
entries have been received from all parts of the UK," organiser
Rod McKenna told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
rally is once again expected to attract a wide range of rally cars,
from World Rally Cars to the ever popular Ford Escorts, Vauxhalls
"A great feature of the rally will be the pre-rally scutineering
of the cars, which will take place at the Weston College Campus
in the Locking Road on the Friday preceding the rally. This provides
an excellent chance for the public to see the rally cars close up
and admission to the campus is free."
The organisers add that spectators at the 2017 Brean Rally will
be well looked after. "There will be three spectator areas,
giving excellent viewing of the rally stages, together with a covered,
seated grandstand and catering facilities."
Spectators will be admitted to the park over both days for an admission
charge of £5 (accompanied children under 12 will be admitted
free) and car parking will be £5. You can keep up to date
with the build-up to the 2017 Brean Rally here on Burnham-On-Sea.com.
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