2017 British Rally Championship Finale

The 2017 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship title fight goes down to wire at the finale on the 138.com Rally Isle of Man this weekend, 14-16 September. After six rounds across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales together with an overseas event in Belgium, Britains premier rally championship will be decided on the ultra fast roads of the Isle of Man with three days on this most famous of motor sport tarmac. With two sets of championship points on offer for the double header, a battle royale is set to rage across the picturesque island.

Swedens Fredrik Ahlin, Irishman Keith Cronin and Welshman Matt Edwards all have a mathematical chance of lifting the coveted overall Championship crown while William Creighton, Callum Devine and Oscar Solberg will do battle for the Prestone Motorsport News Junior BRC title, with the winner scooping a substantial 30,000 cash prize, one of the biggest in British motor sport.

The Isle of Man is well-known around the world as a motorsport mecca, with its fast-flowing roads home to the TT and its narrow lanes tailor-made for rallying. These famous lanes have helped springboard the World Rally Championship careers of the likes of Colin McRae, Richard Burns, Elfyn Evans and James Bond stuntman and Manxman Mark Higgins.

To join the elite winners club, crews must first face 160 miles of the islands finest roads which are made up of countryside escapades, street fighting town centre tests and a spectacular side-by-side promenade course through the capital, Douglas. All of this adds up to an exciting weekend of motor sport action, with a large crowd expected to line the stages. Highlights from the rally will be broadcast around the world via Channel 4, BT Sport and Motorsport TV network shortly afterwards.

For more information on Rally Isle Man visit: www.rally.im and for all the latest BRC developments visit: www.msabrc.com

13th September, 2017