– Perth sets up for Rally of Scotland during 7 and 9 October 2011

From: DirectRooms
Published: Fri Sep 09 2011

The Rally of Scotland - one of the UK's leading rally events - will take place from Friday 7th October to Sunday 9th October and Perth city centre hotels can look forward to a bumper weekend, reports accommodation comparison site

The three days of competitive rally racing is to be held on the roads and pathways provided by the Forestry Commission of Scotland and will be held across three different venues - Perth and Kinross, Stirling and also North Lanarkshire.

Fans of rallying can expect high drama thanks to the Rally of Scotland forming the last-but-one stage of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, with vital points on offer to drivers. Famous drivers taking part this year include Scotland's own Alister McRae and David Bogie.

The Rally of Scotland is organised and managed by RACMSA, the Royal Automobile Club Motor Sports Association, so attendees and fans can expect a professionally-managed and top class event.

The Rally of Scotland will feature a high-profile ceremonial starting event at famous Stirling Castle while the closing of day three of the racing will be held at Scone Palace.

Lek Boonlert, marketing head of says, "Rally fans can expect a really fun three days of competitive driving if they head for the Rally of Scotland event this October. The courses in Perth, Kinross and so on are really popular with race fans and with so many thousands of fans heading into town to spectate, we do advise people to book their places to stay well before arriving to ensure availability and choice."


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