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DAYINSURE Wales Rally In Numbers

Written by: Neil

  • The facts and figures behind Britain’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship

£8,669,924 Economic benefit generated for the Welsh economy (2016)

92,907 Total visitors to the 2016 Dayinsure Wales Rally GB – the biggest attendance since the move to north Wales in 2013

£141,133 Raised for local charities and good causes since 2013

41,711 Followers on Facebook

35,100 Followers on Twitter

20,000 Expected through the turnstiles at the Rally Village in Deeside

17,600 Followers on Instagram

4,000 Metres of fencing at the Rally Village

3,985 Metres of event branded scrim produced

1,800 Brilliant volunteer marshals without whom the rally would not take place, giving 4,500 marshal days

1804 The date when the building of Cholmondeley Castle – venue of the Toyota RallyFest at Cholmondeley Castle – was completed

1,500+ Local students studying STEM subjects attending the BIG Bang interactive exhibition in the Rally Village

1,000 Bottles of beer supplied by Carlsberg

930 Total of competitive and non-competitive mileage clocked up by competitors finishing Dayinsure Wales Rally in 2017

384 Man hours given by Brenig Construction staff to prepare the Rally Village

190 Total mileage of the 21 competitive speed tests

155 Countries broadcasting WRC action from Wales

150 The full capacity number of entries contesting the International and National Rallies

100 Volunteer RallyMakers will be welcoming you to the event

60 The number of vehicles provided by Event Preparation Partner, Network Q

49 Historic rally cars from Group B and other eras rolling back the years at the Cholmondeley Castle RallyFest

34 Cars being supplied by Toyota, the Official Car Partner

22 Nationalities competing on Dayinsure Wales Rally

21.96 Miles of the legendary Hafren special stage, longest speed test which is tackled twice on Friday

21 Special Stages, 19 of which are set in the legendary Welsh forests

19 Forklifts, telehandlers and scissor lifts provided by Hannaman Material Handling for the Rally Village

17 Years and just 25 days, the age of rallying’s new sensation Kalle Rovanperä (born: 1 October 2000) who is making his WRC debut in Wales

17 Photocopiers and printers from B2 Business Systems in operation at Deeside HQ

14 New-era specification WRC cars on the entry list

10 Welsh Rally Legends being honoured: Jeff Churchill, Phil Collins, Howard Davies, Gwyndaf Evans, Nicky Grist, David Llewellin, Phil Mills, Phil Pugh, David Richards CBE and Neil Wilson

6 Different winners already in this year’s FIA World Rally Championship: Thierry Neuville (3); Sébastien Ogier (2); Ott Tänak (2); Kris Meeke (2); Jari-Matti Latvala (1); Esapekka Lappi (1)

5 Ways to follow Dayinsure Wales Rally GB on UK television: Channel 5; BT Sport; S4C Ralio+; Red Bull TV and WRC.com

5 WRC career victories racked up to date by home favourite Kris Meeke

3 Title contenders targeting the 2017 World Championship crown: Sébastien Ogier, Ott Tänak and Thierry Neuville

2 Jumps at the Visit Conwy Tir Prince stage in Towyn

0.7s The slim margin by which Elfyn Evans missed out on his maiden WRC victory earlier this season in Argentina