Several thousand people came to watch the first stage of the British rally in Carlisle and around Kielder Forest this weekend.
It was won by Jukka Korhonen and Marko Salminen who finished the final stage of the Pirelli Richard Burns Foundation Rally 42.5 seconds clear of the chasing pack.
The 29 year old is the first Finn to win a round of the MSA British Rally Championship since Jari-Matti Latvala ten years ago.
The next stage starts at Duns in the Scottish Borders on May 31st.
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