Mini man Steve Entwistle has made his first appearance of the tear in the Devils  Own Rally.

Entwistle and mapman Bob Hargreaves were one of the favourites for the event, which had a full entry with most of the top north-west historic drivers.

Organisers Kirby Lonsdale Motor Club have laid on 14 tests and two regularities, with the first car away from the start at 10am from the start at 10am from the Heaves Hotel at Levens, near Kendal.

Mini Sport are proudly sponsoring Steve Entwistle, from Rishton,  He is one of the top drivers in the UK when it comes to Classic Rallies. The Devils Own Rally is the first of several events Steve and Bob will be competing in this year, leading up to the Rally of the Tests 2013.