Archive for March 2016

The return of the Thunder Dragon

  The Rally Round office has been very busy of late but amongst all our other activities it was a delight to attend a talk by Brooklands Museum Chairman Sir Gerry and Lady Joyce Acher (above) about their experiences on our 2015 Thunder Dragon Rally to Bhutan. It was fascinating to see the event afresh…

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Memorable motorsport – great driving in New Zealand

  Happy Easter from everyone at Rally Round! Spring has sprung and we’ve been bouncing around the office attending to countless tasks, not least preparations for November’s Haka Classic Rally in New Zealand. The second route recce has been completed, the road book finalised and visits to race circuits and test venues confirmed. The support…

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School report – much improvement in Rongtong

  If you followed our 2015 Thunder Dragon Rally Blog (click here) you may recall that on Day Six, the eve of the rally start in Siliguri, we visited a tiny school in nearby Rongtong (above) where 20 children were taught in Spartan premises alongside the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. In addition to donating a stationery…

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Entries pour in for the Samurai Challenge

  We’ve had an overwhelming response to our 2017 Samurai Challenge, despite it being launched only a few weeks ago. Winners of the race to submit an entry form were David and Julia Harrison (pictured below with their 1958 Porsche 356A, aka ‘Molly’), swiftly followed by Australian Frank Bird, who drove last year’s Thunder Dragon Rally…

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