The Three Castles Welsh classic trial returning to North Wales! Based in the luscious seaside resort of Llandudno, the trial takes place over three days. The event is competitive but still has a relaxed format. Classic cars will cover 450 miles, visiting beautiful must see sights in North Wales, and travelling along the scenic rally roads.
The trial is three days long, with 13 regularities and 16 tests.
The event is annual and consist of driving vintage cars to Ruthin, Conwy, and Caernarfon castles, this year sees more than 70 racers to take part, including cars such as a 1938 Jaguar SS 100; an Austin Healey 3060 and even an Aston Martin DB4.
This begins on the 5th of June and starts with a practise route 25 miles long, through the area. On June 6ht the race from Llandudno to Rhuddlan Castle, Bodrhyddan Hall and Mostyn Hall before heading the way back to Kinmel Park.
On Friday, 7th of June racers head west towards Stwlan Dam, the Trawsfynaydd Range, Lake Vyrnwy and the Glan y Gors FIA kart circuit, shortly before you head to Conwy Quay in the evening.
And on the final day, Saturday June 8th two tests will race on Marine Drive all the way around the Great Orme. Racers will then head to Snowdonia for another test at Marchlyn drive before heading up Pen y Gwryd via Llanberis Pass.
The race is then set to go along the Lleyn Peninsula towards Glasfryn Park, and then it comes full circle; back to Llandudno for a hill climb up the great Orme and a grand finale display on the prom!
Ian Crammond, event organisor said “this event seems to have a very good entry list, and right in the middle of it, are some examples of the Great British Sporting Car”.
All money raised at this event goes to the Royal Air Force Association (RAFA)
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