MANX AUTO SPORT

MEDIA INFORMATION

Manx Auto Sport's primary concern is the safety of participants in UK motorsport, whether competitors, volunteers, spectators or the media. Being a member of the Motorsport UK Rally Media Accreditation system is required for any individual wishing to sign on as media for any stage rally.

MANX NATIONAL RALLY &
POKERSTARS RALLY

SAFETY INFORMATION

Rally cars can do the unexpected so, for your own safety and that of others, please:

  • Respect the marshals and follow their instructions

  • Observe the colour coded tape and all signage

  • Use the natural environment to protect yourself

  • Don’t walk on the rally stage

  • Stay standing and remain alert

  • Remember that alcohol and drugs can impair your responses and threaten your safety

On the Stage:

  • DANGER NO SPECTATORS BEYOND THIS POINT – means what it says

  • Look after yourself and don’t place yourself or others in danger

  • Plan to be in your chosen location 45 minutes before the first car is due

  • Look after your children

  • No dogs unless disabled-assistance dogs

  • The Safety Delegate will expect everyone to be in location when they come round, this will be 30 – 40 minutes before the first car is due. The Safety Delegate can and will cancel stages if people are not standing in appropriate places

The organisers will stop or cancel any stages if they consider that the safety of spectators, competitors or officials may be compromised.

Drones

Please do not bring drones to the rally as their use is expressly prohibited over or near any part of the event, the stages or service area. Marshals will be empowered to ground any drone that attempts to fly during the event and if required the stage itself will be stopped. Three drones are approved to be flown on event by DJI as part of their global partnership with WRC Promoter.

Selfie Sticks and Action Cameras

Use of selfie sticks and action cameras (Go Pros) is not forbidden however spectators are reminded to use these in a sensible manner without putting themselves and others at risk. Action cameras should not be placed on the rally route where they are likely to get hit by cars.

Use of Motorbikes and Quad Bikes

Motor, trail, quad and mountain bikes are not permitted on the rally stages or in the spectator areas. Please have consideration for the safety of yourself and others and do not attempt to access the rally on these bikes.

Dogs

Please do not bring your dogs to the event as they can be startled by the loud noises and cause a danger to themselves and others – disabled-assistance dogs only are permitted (on leads at all times).

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