Scone Palace plays host to the rally of Scotland Ceremonial Start

Intercontinental Rally Challenge

Scone Palace will again play host to the Ceremonial Start and first two competitive stages for this year's Rally of Scotland. There will be an autograph signing session with the top ten drivers and their crews, allowing fans to get up close to their favourites and have their rally memorabilia signed. A traditional Scottish pipe band will entertain the fans before the action gets underway with interviews with the crews on the ramp.

The traditional champagne ceremony will mark the end of the rally on Sunday 17 October and will take place at the majestic Stirling Castle. Spectators will be able to attend free of charge and will be entertained by a traditional Scottish pipe band as well as commentary and interviews with all the crews. There is no public parking at Stirling Castle so fans are advise to make use of the free park & ride service from Castleview to Stirling Castle Esplanade.

The Service Park will be located at Perth Airport and, with free of charge entry to spectators, it is the perfect chance for fans to get up close to the competing cars.  Pre-event scrutineering on Thursday afternoon, trade stands, a food village, a couple of funfair rides and a pipe band on Saturday lunchtime will add to the occasion and atmosphere.

More information can be found in the spectator section of

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