Hopes for 2019 expressed
There's been big disappointment for organisers, competitors and motorsport fans in the last couple of days, with the news Rally Isle of Man has been cancelled.
On Sunday, organisers announced they had been left with no option other than to call it off, following 'insurmountable delays' to securing the requisite road closing order from the Department of Infrastructure.
One of the competitions affected is the British Rally Championship, which was due to have a round as part of Rally Isle of Man.
Iain Campbell is the BRC's championship manager.
He says his organisation is committed to working with those behind the rally, to see how it can have a future as a championship round: