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Stage Information

Stage 2 - Riccarton

11:58 | £5 per car

Stage length: 9.01 miles

Principal marshalling clubs: Hawick & Border CC

Location: 8 miles south east of Hawick on the B6357.

Car parks: Car Parks A (1000 cars) and B (200 cars) are both on forest roads with a fairly short walk to the stage and good viewing points.

Fact file: length of stage in 1995 - 8.80 miles. Fastest time 7 mins 28 secs (McRae)

Car parks open: Midnight Friday

The first of the two stages on the Rally totally in Scotland using the high and fast tracks over the moors.

Routes: approach from Hawick or Carter Bar on the A6088, turning south on to the B6357 one mile south-east of Bonchester Bridge. After 2- miles turn right into car park A at "Hell's Hole". Alternatively, approach from Newcastleton, travel north east on the B6357 for approximately 12 miles and turn left into car park B.

Warning: no parking on the public roads (Police will be patrolling).

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