It's been confirmed Rally Isle of Man will be held over three days when it returns to the calendar in September.
2008 was the last time it was run over the longer format.
The event will open on Thursday 20th September with four evening stages, continue the following day and into the evening with more daytime action on the final Saturday.
The route is being finalised with local authorities and organisers hope to be in a position to announce further information in the next few days.
Rally Isle of Man Chairman John Gill - “The organising team is fully aware of this events standing at the heart of British and Irish rallying. Since the return of the rally was announced many competitors have told us they would like to see it come back as three days. We are proud of the fact that it has a heritage to live up to, and excited that we have been able to ensure that the first step towards that is to deliver a traditional style event.”