Racing on Douglas Prom this evening
One of the Island's big motorsport events swings into action this evening (Thurs)
Rally Isle of Man begins with side-by-side racing on Douglas promenade this evening, starting at 6.05pm.
It's a big year for the event, as it returns to full FIA International status for the first time in almost twenty years.
That has in turn attracted a stellar cast of competitors, including Manxman Mark Higgins, who has returned to the Island to take part
He spoke to Rally Correspondent Chris Boyde: