Sports Listings / This Weekend: Rallying: Scottish Rally, Perth

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Around 250,000 spectators are expected to watch the annual three-day Perth Scottish Rally, which constitutes the third round of the Mobil 1 / Top Gear British Championship. The rally, which starts today, includes 24 special stages covering 140 miles. Stephen Finlay, from Northern Ireland, is the championship leader, but with two rounds left after this he can expect stiff competition from his Ford Escort Cosworth team-mate, Malcolm Wilson.

Where to watch: Today: 5pm: Start, Perth Ice Rink; 6.0: Knockhill Circuit (5 miles north-west of Dunfermline, Fife, on A823. Small entry fee. Tel: 0383- 723337). Scone Palace: (2 miles north of Perth, on A-93). Small entry fee. Finish: Perth, 7.50. Tomorrow: 7.0am: Start, Perth Ice Rink. 2pm: Glenurquart stage (15 miles south of Inverness on the A-82). 7.40pm: Errochty forest stage, (5 miles west of Calvine on the A9). 8.40: Drummond Hill stage, high-level stage for the hardy spectator (Head of Loch Tay above Kenmore on A827). Sunday: 7am: Start. 11am: Cardrona stage (12 miles west of Galashiels on A72). 11.30: Elibank stage (unclassified road south of A72 at Innerleithen). 2.40pm: Devilla stage (4 miles east of Kancardine on A985). 4.30: Finish: King Edward Street, Perth.