Rally enthusiasts are delighted that Rallyday, the UK’s premier rally car show, returns to Castle Combe on Saturday 25 September.
Backed by VP Fuels and Motor Sport News, the rally fans favorite event will feature hundreds of rally display cars on show, a large number of major car clubs together with non-stop rally car action on the track and rally field.
Among international rally stars expected are 5-times British champion Jimmy McRae, 1996 champion Gwyndaf Evans and winning 1993 championship co-driver Nicky Grist from Ebbw Vale, a firm favourite with the Rallyday audience. Craig Breen, driver for the Hyundai Shell Mobis world rally championship team, is the latest rally star driver to confirm his attendance.
Hailing from Waterford in southern Ireland, the 31-year-old has finished second on the last two 2021 WRC rounds in Estonia and Belgium driving his Hyundai i20 and currently sits 7th overall in the driver’s championship with 60 points. Breen is sharing the third works Hyundai in selected 2021 WRC rounds with Spanish star Dani Sordo.
Breen was the 2012 WRC Super 2000 category champion, scoring class wins in Monte Carlo, Wales Rally GB, Rally France, and Rally of Spain. He was also the 2011 WRC Academy champion, winning his first event on the Rallye Deutchland and sealing the championship on Rally Wales GB. Breen is a great enthusiast with his own well-prepared Metro 6R4, in which he took part in the Rallyday special stage September 2017.
In addition, the annual rally pageant, held 09.00 am to 5.00 pm at Castle Combe Circuit near Chippenham, will provide a huge trade village, car club displays, rally feature stage, passenger rides, special guests, star interviews, a 4X4 Zone and plenty of fast-food outlets.
For more information and tickets: www.rallyday.co.uk