RALLY cars are to return to Wrexham for the first time in almost 20 years.

It's all part of a three year plan to create Rally Revival’s new home and a truly memorable event for the town.

On October 15 and 16 this year, Rally Revival aims to recreate the memories of past RAC rally time controls when Wrexham hosted the Vauxhall Rally of Wales.

Covid restrictions permitting, the Friday will see the event begin at Wrexham's Glyndwr University before an early evening ceremonial start at Queens Square in the town centre under the Cooper Tire arch - the same location as a time control on the 1985 RAC Rally.

There will then be two spectacular floodlit tests at Rednal circuit near Oswestry before an evening’s entertainment for crews with a short Rally Forum at Glyndwr University.

Saturday is a full days tour with runs at many venues creating a feel very much like the traditional Sunday leg of the old RAC Rally.

There will be an all day spectator experience at Weston Park in Shropshire with car displays, motorbikes, drifting and other attractions.

Bryn Pierce, event director, said: "We’re delighted to welcome everyone to Rally Revival 2021 in association with Cooper Tires, which aims to rekindle memories and create new ones. To have on board such enthusiastic partners including our new watch partner Omologato and lubricants partner Liqui Moly coupled with stunning venues for this second running was something we’d hoped for as the entrants will be in for a treat!

"After a successful 2020 event we hope to bring you even more new memories, but in a fully Covid compliant manner. The team we’ve put together are second to none and we are looking forward to welcoming you to Wrexham on the 15th October."