28 Sep: McRae Spect/Entry List

… Spect Info and Full Entry List …

As ever, spectators are requested to follow the Country Code when out and about on this year’s Colin McRae Forest Stages Rally. That means no parking in silly places, no blocking gateways and taking all litter home for proper disposal.

The organisers depend on the goodwill of the local people for the continuation of this event and with that in mind have arranged a number of recommended spectator car parks.

Please note that all spectator car parks will have a small charge. The car parks will be run by local volunteers with all proceeds going to the charity they are representing. Please be respectful to these volunteers as we all rely on them to make our day enjoyable.

Areas within stages that are not suitable for anyone to stand in will be marked by red/white tape and will have Notices on them. When in the stages please listen to and comply with the instructions given by the Marshals and the Safety Cars running ahead of the competition cars.

Unfortunately due to private property, no suitable parking available, and some PR issues, Stage 3 will be closed to spectators. Everyone has a part to play in the safety of the event, whether an official, marshal, volunteer, spectator or media representative. If at any time you see anything happen that compromises the safety of anyone at the event please inform the nearest Marshal. They will contact the on-event safety team who will act on it straight away.

Friday 3rd October:
Scrutineering and Signing-On will be held on the Friday evening at Rally HQ and Service Area in
Breadalbane Community Campus, Aberfeldy between 2pm and 9pm.

Saturday 5th October:
Ceremonial Start, Aberfeldy, 7.30am
Special Stage 1, The Hermitage, 8.00am
Special Stage 2, Dalmarnock, 8.20am
Service 1, Aberfeldy, 9.40am
Special Stage 4, Allean, 11.15am
Special Stage 5, Drummondhill, 12.10pm
Service 2, Aberfeldy, 12.40pm
Special Stage 6, Craigvinean, 2.00pm
Finish, Aberfeldy, from 2.30pm onwards.

SS1 The Hermitage & SS6 Craigvinean (Car Park 1):

Stage start time SS1, 8.00am.
Stage start time SS6, 2.00pm

This car park will be run by – The Dunkeld and Birnam district leisure Group, who are raising money to help build and run leisure facilities in the area.
Instructions – Turn off main A9 into car park signposted for Hermitage. Car park in field. Follow arrows and instructions by volunteers. The forest road must be kept clear for rally traffic exiting the stage.
OS Map Ref: 52/012423 GPS: 56.5621, 3.6062
This car park is a short walk from the stage. There is plenty of spectating area further up from
the main area. Walking further up the stage will give you some great viewing too including a hairpin. Easy access for spectating. Popular area so can get busy.

SS2 Dalmarnock & SS6 Craigvinean
Stage start time SS2, 8.20am.
Stage start time SS6, 2.00pm

This car park will be run for us by – Pitlochry Rotary.
Instructions – Turn off main A9 onto B898. Follow road for 1.6miles. Turn off road into forest
signposted ‘Dalmarnock’. Car park is in quarry. Follow arrows and instructions by volunteers.
This is the Stage Start. No access/exit to this car park when stage is live. The forest road must be
kept clear at all times.
OS Map Ref: 52/757471 GPS: 56.5938, 3.6370
This car park gives access to the stage just after the start line. Good spectating on the banking at the
hairpin just after the start . Crossing point will be in operation so please take care. Very steep climb
through trees from car park to stage – no pathway/uneven ground – route will be indicated by arrows.

SS4 Allean (Car Park 1):
Stage start time, 11.15am

Instructions – Turn off main A9 for Struan. Continue on B847 for 3.2.mile. Car park in field on left hand side. Follow arrows and instructions by volunteers.
OS Map Ref: 42/767638 GPS: 56.7492, 4.0163
This car park is a short walk from the end of the stage. This spectating area is not for the faint hearted. It is a long uphill climb. Plenty of good viewing of the last section of the stage. 1 mile in is a hairpin right with great viewing high on the banking. For those even more adventurous 2 miles in is the best viewing of the whole event. Approx 1 mile of stage can be seen from here with a 90 right corner. Beware though it is a long 2 miles uphill!
Please note although there is a car park at the start of this stage it is not advisable to go there.
Access to the start line is via a long walk.

SS4 Allean (Car Park 2):
Stage start time, 11.15am.

This car park will be run by – Pitlochry Rotary.
Instructions – Turn off main A9 for Tummel Bridge. Continue on B8019 for 9.2.mile. Turn off onto forest road. Signed Greenwich. Follow arrows and instructions by volunteers. Road must be kept clear for access of emergency services and access to private property. No parking on private property or access. NOTE: PR sensitive area.
OS Map Ref: 43/805599 GPS: 56.7154, 3.9512
This car park gives access to the midpoint of the stage. Plenty of good viewing area at a 90 left. A short walk into the stage opens up to other good viewing points. Parking is on forest road so the earlier you are there the less you will need to walk. Easy access although uphill if parking further
down road.
Please note although there is a car park at the start of this stage it is not advisable to go there.
Access to the start line is via a long walk.

SS5 Drummondhill
Stage start time, 12.15am.

Instructions – leave Aberfeldy on the B846 signposted for Weam. Cross the Wades Bridge and from
there follow the B846 for 4.5 miles. Turn left onto unnamed road signposted ‘Kenmore/Duneaves’.
Cross bridge and take immediate right.
Please note this is a narrow road. Follow the road for 2.5 miles and enter the car park at Kinnighallen Farm.
OS Map Ref: 51/757471 GPS: 56.5995, 40255
This car park gives access to the mid of the stage. There are good viewing areas a short walk into the
stage. Parking is on private land/field so please follow instructions.
Please note this is the only car park for this stage.
Parking anywhere else for this stage will block roads, cause disruption and jeopardise the future of this stage. Anyone illegally parking will have to answer to the local Police
And please note the local Police will be active throughout the area on the day!

Download and print maps and instructions from here:

Robin Wyllie’s event preview here: [McRae Preview]

H1, A, David Stokes / Guy Weaver (DURSLEY / TIPTON) Ford Esccort RS 1600, C5
H2, A, Stanley Orr / Phil Sandham (NEWTOWNARDS / CARNFORTH) Ford Escort I, C3
H3, A, Jim McRae / Pauline Gullick (LANARK / BRISTOL) Vauxhall Firenza Can-Am, C4
H4, A, Mark Holmes / Craig Simkess (PREESALL / BLACKPOOL) Ford Escort, C3
H5, A, Dessie Nutt / Geraldine McBride (CASTLEROCK / BANGOR) Porsche 911, B6
H6, A, Peter McDowell / Derek Davies (OAKHAM / SWANSEA) Porsche 911, C4
H7, A, Wayne Bonser / Richard Aston (ABERGAVENNY / EBBW VALE) Ford Escort RS, C3
H8, A, Edmund Peel / Sara MacDonald (FARMINGTON / LONDON) Porsche 911, B5
H9, A, Callum Barney / Ron Channon (SHIPSTON ON STOUR / CREDITION) Ford Cortina GT, B3

4WD Cars run after 2WD
1, B, David Bogie / Kevin Rae (DUMFRIES / HAWICK) Ford Fiesta R5+, 12
2, B, Euan Thorburn / Paul Beaton (DUNS / INVERNESS) Ford Focus WRC, 12
3, B, Jock Armstrong / Paula Swinscoe (CASTLE DOUGLAS / WITHNELL) Subaru Impreza, 12
4, B, Mike Faulkner / Peter Foy (ASPATRIA / BINGLEY) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 9, 12
5, B, John MacCrone / Stuart Loudon (ISLE OF MULL / GARRION BRIDGE) Ford` Fiesta R5, 12
6, B, Barry Groundwater / Neil Shanks (STONEHAVEN / ELGIN) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 9, 12
7, B, Donnie MacDonald / Andrew Falconer (INVERNESS / INVERNESS) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 9, 12
8, B, Bruce McCombie / Michael Coutts (BANCHORY / TORPHINS) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 9, 12
9, B, Mark McCulloch / James Haugh (NEWTON STEWART / STRANRAER) Subaru Impreza, 12
10, B, Chris Collie / Mark Fisher (ABERDEEN / SEATON) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 6, 12
11, B, Dougal Brown / Lewis Rochford (FORRES / INVERNESS) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 9, 12
12, B, Andrew Gallacher / Josh Davison (KILMARNOCK / TBA) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 9, 12
14, B, William Bonniwell / Neil Ewing (OBAN / LARGS) Subaru Impreza, 12
15, B, Dale Robertson / Paul McGuire (DUNS / TRANENT) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 9, 10
16, B, Craig McMiken / Craig Wallace (NEWTON STEWART / KIRRIEMUIR) Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9, 12
17, B, Fraser Wilson / Jane Nicol (PORT WILLIAM / EDINBURGH) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 9, 10
18, B, John Rintoul / Ross Hynd (LEVEN / INVERBERVIE) Hyundai Accent WRC, 12
19, B, Brian Watson / Caroline Will (STONEHAVEN / KINTORE) Subaru Impreza, 12
20, B, John McClory / David Hood (STRATHBLANE / ELDERSLIE) Subaru Impreza N15, 10
21, B, Garry Wilson / Hollie Wilson (DUNS / DUNS) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 5, 12
22, B, Martin Craik / Steven Brown (PERTH / FORT WILLIAM) Subaru Impreza, 12
23, B, Brian Ross / Sean Donnelly (ELGIN / ELGIN) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 5, 12
24, B, Alasdair Anderson / Richard Sutherland (FORTROSE / BRORA) Subaru Impreza, 12
25, B, Scott McCombie / Kevin Sim (BANCHORY / BANCHORY) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO8, 12
26, B, Freddie Milne / Stephen O’Hanlon (BANCHORY / GLASGOW) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 7, 12
27, B, Calum Macleod / Cameron Fair (NEWTONMORE / STEWARTON) Subaru Impreza, 10
28, B, David Ross / Kyle Mackintosh (AULDEARN / NAIRN) Dam 4100, 12
29, B, Ellya Gold / Jean Hay (ABERDEEN / PETERHEAD) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 6, 12
30, B, Kevin Robertson / Murray Strachan (INSCH / BANCHORY) Mitsubishi lancer EVO 8, 12
31, B, Jim Forman / Steven Ogston (STONEHAVEN / KINTORE) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 6, 12
32, B, Michael Robertson / Colin Harkness (FORFAR / TBA) Subaru Impreza, 12
33, B, John Wink / John Forrest (HUNTLY / ROTHIENORMAN) Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 6, 12
34, B, Dean Ross / TBA (ALNESS / TBA) Subaru Impreza 555, 12
35, B, Ian Gray / Ruaraidh Stubbs (MARYBURGH / NAIRN) Subaru Impreza, 12
36, B, Matthew Thomson / Ian Graham (INVERURIE / INVERURIE) Subaru Impreza GC8, 12
37, B, Wayne Horne / Ronnie Horne (NAIRN / NAIRN) Subaru Impreza WRX, 12
38, B, Kevin Hay / TBA (TBA) Subaru Impreza N10, 12

2WD Cars run before 4WD
41, B, Steve Bannister / Louise Rae (MALTON / HAWICK) Ford Escort II, 6
42, B, Matthew Robinson / Sam Collis (RIPON / CHESTERFIELD) Ford Escort, 6
43, B, Calum Mackenzie / Alan Clark (ALFORD / GLASGOW) Ford Escort, 8
44, B, Quintin Milne / Martin Forrest (BANCHORY / ABERDEEN) Ford Escort, 8
45, B, Joe Price / Christopher Brooks (LUDLOW / BIRMINGHAM) Ford Escort II RS, 8
46, B, Robert Harkness / Mike Curry (STEWARTON / LOCKERBIE) BMW 316i, 9
47, B, Greg McKnight / Chris McKnight (DUMFRIES / DUMFRIES) Ford Escort II, 4
48, B, Alasdair S Graham / Laura Stuart (PAISLEY / ALFORD) Vauxhall Corsa, 4
49, B, Kieran Renton / Dave Robson (COLDSTREAM / JEDBURGH) Ford Fiesta R2, 7
50, B, Iain Haining / Mairi Riddick, (DUMFRIES / CASTLE DOUGLAS) Vauxhall Nova, 3
51, B, Ian Forgan / Kathryn Forgan (LUNDIN LINKS / LUNDIN LINKS, Ford Ka, 7
52, B, Duncan Macdonald / Neil Ross (PORTREE / PORTREE) Ford Escort Mk 2, 5
53, B, Grant Inglis / Robert Gray (GLASGOW / STEPPS) Honda Civic, 4
54, B, Scott Kerr / Michael Cruickshank (ABERDEEN / CRIEFF) Ford Escort, 9
55, B, Ross MacDonald / Matthew Johnstone (DINGWALL / ABERDEEN) Honda Civic, 4
56, B, Steven Smith / Daniel Johnstone (EAST KILBRIDE / INVERNESS) Ford Escort I, 6
57, B, James Robertson / Colin Maxwell (THORNHILL / DUMFRIES) Citroen C2R2, 4
58, B, Charles Blair / Mark Roberts (DUMFRIES / DUMFRIES) Peugeot 205 Gti, 3
59, B, Blair Brown / Richard Simmonds (KINROSS / DUNS) Peugeot 205 Gti, 3
60, B, Duncan Campbell / Gavin Chisholm (MAUCHLINE / KILMARNOCK) Honda Civic, 4
61, B, Mark McKnight / Helen Brown (CLOSEBURN / DUMFRIES) Ford Escort II, 8
62, B, Scott Peacock / Craig Service (CASTLE DOUGLAS / NEWTON STEWART) Peugeot 205, 3
63, B, Scott MacBeth / Daniel Sutherland (ROSEMARKIE / GOLSPIE) Vauxhall Nova, 2
64, B, Angus Lawrie / George Myatt (CASTLE DOUGLAS / AE) Vauxhall Nova, 2
65, B, Derek Connell / Laura Marshall (AYR / NEWTON STEWART) Vauxhall Corsa, 2
66, B, Colin Aitchison / Garry Pearson (DUNS / DUNS) Vauxhall Chevette, 9
67, B, Nigel Barber / Stuart Popplewell (GAINSBOROUGH / GRIMSBY) Vauxhall Astra Sport, 7
68, B, John Martin / Craig Martin (BEAULY / GLENURQUHART) Skoda Felicia, 2
69, B, Adrian Stewart / Tom Hynd (ABERDEEN / INVERBERVIE) Peugeot 205 GTI, 3
70, B, Darren Christie / Daniel Christie (INSCH / INSCH) Peugeot 306 S16, 7
71, B, Jake Anderson / TBA (FORTROSE / TBA) Ford Fiesta ST, 7
72, B, Andrew Chalmers / Martin MacCabe (FYVIE / GLASGOW) Peugeot 205 GTI, 3
73, B, Colin Baxter / John Campbell
T.A.R.T. (Tyre & Auto Rally Team) (TAIN / INVERGORDON) Peugeot 205, 3
74, B, Donald Brooker / Rachel Brooker (BALLATER / BALLATER) BMW 130i, 9
75, B, Nick Thorne / Ian Murray (EARLSTON / EDINBURGH) Honda Civic, 7
76, B, John O’Kane / George Finlayson (KYLE OF LOCALSH / INVERNESS) Ford Escort II, 5
77, B, Steven Bellshaw / Sandy Urquhart (ULLAPOOL / ULLAPOOL) Peugeot 205 GTI, 3
78, B, John MacLeod / Seumas MacLean (ISLE OF SKYE / ISLE OF SKYE) Ford Focus, 7
79, B, Simon Hay / Calum Jaffray (ABERDEEN / TORPHINS) Peugeot 205 GTI, 3
80, B, Linzi Henderson / TBA (CARNWATH / TBA) MG ZR, 2
81, B, Gerry Kilmurray / Matt Reid (OBAN / KIRKCALDY) Ford Focus, 7