About Us

This new event takes place on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th of April 2018 with the Start and centralised service area situated in Ballyclare adjacent to the Sixmile Leisure Centre, in the Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council Area. The two-day rally is the second round of the Irish Tarmac Rally Championship in 2018.


The uniqueness of this new stages rally will see two separate events combining to give a spectacle for competitors and spectators alike. The first six stages of the event on Friday, located close to the rally headquarters in the Dunadry Inn, Templepatrick, will start around lunchtime. These classic stages are on fast flowing tarmac roads which will present challenges for all competitors and provide superb opportunities for spectators to enjoy closed road rallying. Just before dusk the rally will return to Ballyclare for the overnight halt.

On Saturday morning starting from Ballyclare; additional competitors will join those who participated on Friday to contest a further six classic rally stages located in Mid and East Antrim Borough Council area, focussing around Broughshane and finishing in Ballymena in the early evening.


The Ulster Automobile Club, organisers of the UAC Easter Stages Rally are delighted with the significant assistance from both Antrim and Newtownabbey and Mid & East Antrim Borough Councils for their promotion and staging of this exclusive event.