AN international car rally winner is coming to Tynedale.

Hexham and District Motor Club are hosting 'An Evening With Phil Short' on Tuesday, April 23, at 8 pm Prudhoe Social Club.

A club spokesperson said: "Phil has been involved in rallying at the very highest level for many years.

"​He has co-driven for many of the world's top drivers before, during, and after the ferocious Group B era. Names that include Bjorn Waldegaard, Hannu Mikkola, Walter Rohrl and Pentti Airikkala.

"​In 1989 and 1990, he won the British Open Rally Championship alongside David Llewellin, and his final tally of international wins reached 17.

"​After that he went into rally management, and was team principal of Mitsubishi Ralliart Europe from 1995-2000.

"Lately, Phil has been the Sporting Supervisor for Pirelli Star Driver, WRC Academy, and Junior WRC Fiesta programs for promising young drivers, which he finished involved within 2019.

"The evening is being held (NE42 5JT). We will provide a traditional Hexham buffet and hold a raffle."

Tickets are £7 per person for Hexham members and £10 per person for non-members.