Dukeries Motor Club are pleased to announce that the headline sponsor for the Donington Rally on Sunday 4th March 2018 will be the Imperial Commercials Van Centres at Derby and Nottingham in association with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

The Imperial Commercials Volkswagen Donington Rally will be round 6 of the 8 round Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship in association with MSVR, and is also part of the Jelf Motorsport.com Stage Rally Championship, plus the popular Dukeries Motor Club Rally Championship.

David Baugh, Chairman of Dukeries Motor Club, said “thanks to the Imperial Commercials and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles involvement in 2017 and their continued support for 2018, the event will have a higher profile and we expect to see a significant increase in spectators, together with a full entry”

David May, Head of Business at Imperial Commercials Volkswagen Van Centre Derby, said that “following the success of the 2017 event we are really looking forward to being involved again with Dukeries Motor Club and Donington Park. The event provides us with an excellent showcase for our products and gives us a great opportunity to host our customers and staff. We are very pleased that the event continues to be part of the exciting Motorsport News Circuit Rally Championship which will ensure a very competitive event.

The Imperial Commercials Volkswagen Donington Rally will feature 54 miles of asphalt stages including some new sections for 2018. Entries will open on Sunday 21st January and we encourage competitors not to delay their entry as the previous rallies at Donington have filled rapidly, and the event is limited to a maximum of 80 cars.

For any rally to be successful it needs the support of a large number of Officials and Marshals. The organisers of the Imperial Commercials Volkswagen Donington Rally are very grateful for all the help they have received from many motor clubs, groups and individuals in the past, and hope that they will again come and support what is sure to be a very exciting event. We will provide all the necessary information including the time schedule, entry list and stage plans and an event programme plus a refreshment voucher. If you can assist on the event, then please complete the Marshals Registration Form which will be on the event website when the entries go live in January.