Two Day Historic Rally Festival with Night Stages


  • Ironbridge Power Station announced as new venue for Saturday stages
  • Night stages at Weston Park on Saturday
  • Full day of action on Sunday at Weston Park along with new meet and greet opportunities
  • Early bird tickets on sale now

The recently award nominated Historic Rally Festival goes live today, Wednesday 15th December 2021, with early bird tickets on sale via our venue partner Weston Park.

Expanding to a two-day Motorsport UK permitted multi venue event, the Historic Rally Festival will be holding stages at a brand-new venue, the iconic Ironbridge Power Station to the southwest of Telford in Shropshire.

The power station is in the process of a huge regeneration plan by the Harworth Group to create 1,000 new homes, park and public open space. To hold stages of the Historic Rally Festival and showcase Harworth’s plans is fantastic.

Tim Hurdiss, Associate Director of Major Projects for Harworth commented: “We are delighted to be part of this superb event and offer the opportunity to the Historic Festival to use the former Ironbridge Power Station. This type of rallying event is huge in Europe and to be part of creating are similar event in the UK over the next few years is wonderful.”

“We are really looking forward to seeing the rally cars take on parts of the 350 acre estate and look forward to welcoming the public to what is an iconic venue in Shropshire and show what we are planning to create over the coming years.”

Another of the new features will be the Saturday evening stages in the grounds of Weston Park before the cars return to service in Telford and prepare for a full day of action back in the historic parkland.

On Sunday there will be a “Meet and Greet” where all the rally cars taking part in the event will be displayed in a specially created area for the public to come in and see the cars close up and meet the drivers.

Warner Lewis, Rallying History Event Organiser commented: “The 2022 Historic Rally Festival will be moving up a gear and we are really excited about the new agreement with Tim and the Harworth Group to use the former Ironbridge Power Station site.”

“This is a tremendous opportunity to expand the festival into an even bigger multi-venue historic demonstration rally.”

“We are also really excited about our plans at Weston Park to whom we are grateful for inviting us back in 2022 and being able to run the cars into the evening and create those special moments of the old RAC rally days.”

Tickets for the weekend are now on sale via Weston Park with early bird savings across single day and also weekend tickets.

There is a new ticket structure to encourage the younger generation to come and see some of the most amazing rally cars in action.

Tickets can be bought by following this link.

Rally HQ will be with the Telford and Wrekin Council who will be hosting the Ceremonial Start which will now be much earlier in the day on Saturday with Live Scrutineering in the QE2 Arena and the Service Park in the town centre.

Media accreditation will open in 2022.

Details on Harworth’s regeneration of the former Ironbridge Power Station