Manx Classic Rally: Racing cars spanning a century on show

Manx Classic Rally 2013
Around 100 vintage, classic and modern sports cars have lined up for the Manx Motor Racing Club's (MMRC) Manx Classic sprint and hillclimb in the Isle of Man.
Manx Classic Rally 2013
The three-day event will see cars spanning 100 years of racing compete in three separate stages across the Isle of Man.
Manx Classic Rally 2013
Andrew Harrington from North Yorkshire is competing in the event for the third time. He said: "The Manx roads are some of the best to race I on."
Manx Classic Rally 2013
Mike New is racing his beloved Riley 12/4. He said: "I have competed in lots of races but the stage climbing out of Ramsey on the TT course is probably the best and longest hillclimb in Britain."
Manx Classic Rally 2013
Manx racer Alan Durrant is also competing in his third event in his Mini Leyland. He is raising money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer and said: "It's an amazing sight to see so many generations competing together."
Manx Classic Rally 2013
The event opened with the Governor's Sprint on Thursday which sees drivers race along Glencrutchery Road. The cars start in the TT Grandstand pit lane and run through Governor's Dip to the finish on the TT old road at the Nook.
Manx Classic Rally 2013
The action will then move on to the Sloc hillclimb, north of Port Erin, on Friday, where cars will be timed up the hill towards Cronk ny Arrey Laa.
Manx Classic Rally 2013
Saturday's final stage, the Lhergy Frissell hillclimb again uses part of the TT course, from Barrule Park to the 26th Milestone.
Manx Classic Rally 2013
This year the MMRC have received entries from all over the British Isles, the Isle of Man and Europe.
Manx Classic Rally 2013
The cars on show range from a 1921 Bugatti to a 2010 Ford Focus ST.

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