The RallyAction Promenade Stages is held on the closed roads that form King's Parade at New Brighton Promenade in Wirral.
New Brighton Promenade is situated at the top of the Wirral Peninsula. Access is easily gained via Junction 1 of the M53 Motorway or from Liverpool via the Wallasey Tunnel. The venue is approximately 5 minutes from the motorway. Click on the map for further detailed directions.
Signing-On and Prize Presentation are held nearby at PLAYA$ LOUNGE.
Spectator Car Parking will be arrowed on the day of the event.Google MapsStage Layout
King's Parade at New Brighton is a public road open all year round with the exception of when the venue is in use for special events. These events include Sprinting, The Wirral Show and of course Rallying. The road surface is therefore typical of what you drive on day to day - real tarmacadam !The road system around the Promenade is varied, with the width of road ranging from single carriageway to dual carriageway width, natural corners include fast and open bends to hairpin and tight hairpins. Throw in seven roundabouts, which are used on the rally in many different ways and a couple of chicanes and it all adds up to a real challenge.
Stage length ranges from 3.5 miles for the shorter stages to 4.5 miles for the majority of stages.Spectator Access & Viewing
The New Brighton venue provides excellent spectator access, parking, safe viewing and spectator facilities include catering services, running commentary and toilets. 2009 RALLY SPECTATOR TIMETABLEFriday 4th September 6.00pm - 9.00pm Noise Check / Scrutineering - Fort Perch Rock, New Brighton
Catch all of the cars and drivers close up at the pre-rally safety checks session. No charge to spectators. Food available at nearby Bobby's Bar
To get there follow the rally arrows from Junction 1 of the M53 Motorway to Fort Perch Rock, New Brighton. From Liverpool exit Wallasey Tunnel and follow the signs for New Brighton Promenade.
Charges: None.Saturday 5th September Rally Starts at 8.15am Last Car Finishes at approx. 5.45pm
90 cars tackle 10 Special Stages around the unique New Brighton closed road circuit at Kings Parade, New Brighton.
Excellent viewing from all of the designated Spectator Areas, plus running commentary and catering facilities on site.
Charges: £5.00 per car / £3.00 on foot - includes 1 free detailed 20 page colour rally spectator programme.Winners Champagne Spraying - 6.00pm approx. - Clown's Roundabout New Brighton Promenade
After all of the high speed action around the Promenade the day's action finishes with the champagne spraying with the top 3 finishers at the Promenade's Clown Roundabout.
Awards presentation shortly after at the Playas Lounge, Marine Promenade, New Brighton.