We are delighted to say the rally now has a date for 2019 – Sunday 28th April.
After the positive competitor and public reaction to the first closed road stage rally in England and a review of the event we are working with our sponsors and partners to plan the next rally.
Event Director Tony Clements said “Our first closed road event received a great response from the rally crews and most strikingly from the people of Tending and Clacton who enjoyed a family friendly day out in the sunshine. We’re therefore delighted to be planning the next event and to share the date now”.
Neil Stock OBE, leader of Tendring District Council, said he was excited to hear Chelmsford Motor Club want to bring back the Corbeau Seats Rally Tendring & Clacton next year: “The inaugural rally held this year, the first of its kind in England, was a huge success, and we are keen to see that success repeated” he said.
“As well as encouraging some 6,000 spectators, plus all those involved in the event, to come to Tendring, coverage of the rally provided a fantastic advert for our wonderful district. This undoubtedly provided an economic boost to the area, not least in the tourism sector on what would usually be a quieter weekend, so we would encourage that to happen again.
We look forward to working closely with Chelmsford Motor Club to develop and build on the success of last month’s event, and will continue to listen to our communities to take on board their input into the event planning”.
Further details of the rally will be available in the Autumn.