Alwen “My tip for Sunday is for Alwen. The main car park is near a hairpin right around halfway through the stage. But if you go a little bit after that, you’re heading towards the Alwen reservoir. There’s a really cool section of rolling crests and fast committed corners alongside the reservoir. That’s where I send my folks when they go to watch.”
Placing the rose-tinted spectacles on for a second, Chester is one of the places most synonymous with Wales Rally GB. Hearing the cars blast through the city centre at midnight after being repaired at various car dealerships around the area is a memory that lives on with many locals.
The historic Roman city returns to the itinerary this year, with muddy rally cars passing under the Eastgate clock once more. The regroup is a chance to get close to the stars and cars and witness a spectacle.