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Weekend On Wheels For Pirelli’s Landmark Event

Cumbria’s foremost motor sport event, the Pirelli Carlisle Rally, will be celebrating two landmark anniversaries next year and the organising Cumberland Sporting Car Club are working flat out to make sure it is a truly thrilling and action packed occasion. 2016 will be the 25th consecutive year Pirelli Tyres Ltd will have sponsored the event, it will also mark the 40th running of the rally, four decades which have seen the Carlisle based event rise to become one of the country’s most prestigious rallies and a “Must Do” in every drivers sporting programme.

The rally will be extra special for a number of reasons; not least the fact that it is the only event to be included in this country’s top rallying series, the re-launched MSA British Rally Championship and the Mintex MSA British Historic Rally championship. By attracting both major championships it guarantees a fantastic array of fast and exciting cars lining up in Carlisle over the May Bank Holiday weekend. Add in the Northern Historic Rally Championship, the SG Petch ANECCC Rally Championship and the Armed Forces Rally Team and it all adds up to a mouth watering treat for the thousands of rally fans who flock to Carlisle to see the event.

The 2016 Pirelli Carlisle Rally will be centred round the H & H Borderway Mart (Just Off J43, M6), the venues Exhibition Centre will be used throughout the weekend as the Rally Headquarters and Service area, here there will be great opportunities to see all the rally teams up close.

The 40th running of the Pirelli Carlisle Rally is sure to attract a top class field and will be a not to be missed for any car enthusiast , for up to date information on the 2016 Pirelli Carlisle Rally, please visit our website at www.pirelliinternationalrally.co.uk or follow us on Facebook

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