Over 100 rally crews are making their way over the start ramp for the 2013 Malcolm Wilson rally.
The event begins from the rally headquarters at the M-Sport base at Dovenby Hall in Cockermouth.
There will be a tight battle for the overall honours from Paul Bird, David Bogie and Euan Thorburn.
The first stage gets underway at 8.43am as competitors head to the 'Hobcarton' stage, followed by:
- Comb - 8.55am
- Greystoke 1 - 9.49am
- Grizedale North - 11.52am
- Grizedale South - 12.12am
- Greystoke 2 - 14.36am
- Wythop - 15.29am
The rally has attracted a bumper entry this year, with the added bonus of rally sponsor Malcolm Wilson taking part alongside his son Matthew.
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