More than 100 rally crews are heading into the forests today to take part in the RBF Pirelli Rally.
The event is the first round of the British Rally Championship and has attracted competitors from across Europe.
The rally kicks off with a ceremonial start in Carlisle town centre at 9.30am before the teams make their way to the stages near Pundershaw.
Spectators can get up close and personal to the cars and drivers at the rally headquarters based at Carlisle Racecourse.
For more information on what times the cars are in the stages, entry lists and spectator information, click here.
More top news
After a day of above average temperatures prepare for a bit of a chill.
Natasha Murray demanded money from a shop assistant while wielding a knife and golf club. She was found hiding in a rolled up carpet.
Diane Abbott dismissed the idea of the Labour leader standing down even if the party loses both seats in the upcoming by-elections.