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Rally returns in style

Rally Isle of Man returns to the Manx sporting scene for the first time in two years.

The three-day event starts with a special spectator stage on Douglas promenade with two cars at a time racing against each other.

First away will be the historic competitors followed by the modern cars contesting the Duke Stages Rally.

The entry has been boosted by Paul Bird in his Ford Focus World Rally Car.

Press Officer Chris Boyd says the launch stage in Douglas has plenty of space for people wanting to view the exciting action:

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