Drivers and co-divers have set off from Carlisle in the the first round of the British Rally Championship.
Vintage cars set off from the city centre at around 10:30am, followed by the Rally cars an hour later.
The event takes place in and around Kielder Forest this afternoon and tomorrow.
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