ENTRIES: We ask competitors to let us know as soon as possible of any missing information from your entries. EG: Co-drivers, competition licence numbers, contact details etc. It is much easier if the information is processed before the event rather than you having to write out the details at signing-on. Please e-mail info to the Entries Sec. firstname.lastname@example.org
FINAL INSTRUCTIONS: These are now published in the Competitor section of this website and a paper copy has been sent with your Entry Tickets / Vehicle Passes. NB: The passes and tickets are dated Sun 25th but will be accepted on Saturday 24th for Scrutineering etc.
ACCESS to the VENUE: ALL vehicles need a pass and ALL people need a ticket to enter the venue on Saturday or Sunday. As part of the event entry each crew will be supplied with 3 vehicle passes (Rally Car, Tow Vehicle and one additional support vehicle) and 6 access tickets. These will be posted out 1st class to the person nominated on the entry form on Tuesday. Tickets and Passes say Sunday 25th October but are valid for Saturday afternoon 24th October for competitors. Additional tickets (not vehicle passes) can be bought on the day at a price of 10 pounds. (13yrs and under free) which gives pedestrian access to the Service Area, all the Spectator Areas and the covered Grandstand.
SERVICE AREA: Each competing car is allowed one support vehicle and a marquee in the Service Area (Paddocks 1 and 2). Competitors must carry out all servicing activities on a non-porous ground sheet to avoid contamination. All trailers, towing vehicles and motorhomes (if different from the Service Vehicle) must be left in the adjacent Paddock 3 once unloaded. Any additional vehicles must park in the spectator car parks just outside the entry gates.
STAGE RECCE: On some SV events it is possible to walk or cycle the route before the event. This will NOT be permitted on this event. There is a Track Day on Saturday afternoon, so the stage will not be set up until very late on Saturday night. It will then be checked by the C of C and Stewards early on Sunday morning. It is possible to see large sections of the stage route from the spectator areas which will be open on Sunday morning.
SPECTATORS: The spectator access will be via the Paddock Gate (21). They will have access to the Service Area (Paddock 1 & 2) and to the spectator banking around most of the circuit and to the covered Grandstand. There is a strict speed limit of 15 MPH and there must be NO WARMING OF TYRES or BRAKES in all locations except the stages.
PROGRAMMES: There is a 28 page A4 colour Programme for the Rainworth SKODA Dukeries Rally, priced at 3 pounds. These will be available from Wednesday from our sponsor Rainworth SKODA who are located on the Sherwood Oaks Business Park on the eastern outskirts of Mansfield. They will also be available to purchase from the Ticket Gate 21 on Sunday. A programme will be included with every entry and supplied to marshals and officials.
OVERNIGHT PARKING: Crews are welcome to stay overnight at the venue which has 24hr security on the gate. Motorhomes, caravans and tents are permitted in Paddock 3 where there are toilets and showers. There is NO overnight camping or motorhomes permitted in the spectator car parks outside the circuit.
DONINGTON PARK on-site facilities: The Pit Stop Diner located alongside Paddock 2 will be open throughout the event with a range of hot food and beverages. There is a 24 hour Fuel Station on site, payment by cards only.
NOISE CURFEW: It is a strict condition of use that ALL competitors must abide by the Donington Park Noise Regulations. During the afternoon of Saturday 24th competitors are permitted to drive the competition car off the trailer and through Scrutineering but they must not make excessive noise. The Noise Test will close at 17.00 on Saturday and cars that scrutineer later than that time will be noise tested on Sunday morning from 09.15 onwards in a designated area before ATC1. There must be NO starting or running of ANY competition engine between 6.30pm on Saturday 24th October and 9.00am on Sunday 25th October. Any violation will mean Exclusion from the event.