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All smiles on Paris-Vienna

 
In spite of wildly variable weather, from warm sunshine to intense thunderstorms, and a 2000km route that included several challenging mountain climbs (and daunting descents!), the 2016 Paris-Vienna Rally was a resounding success. Of the 61 starters who set off from Fontainebleau on Tuesday 13th June, only 16 failed to qualify as finishers five days later at Baden bei Wein. The tales of derring-do are too numerous to relate here, but you may read all about them in the rally blog on our Paris-Vienna website page (click here); we’ll be adding yet more photographs over the coming days. On the same page you may also watch our highlights video, peruse a daily results summary or access the complete results in PDF ot XLS (spreadheet) format. We’d like to congratulate every single participant, not least the following award winners, chief among them Robert and Jane Abrey, who secured the Charles Jarrott Trophy in their splendid 6.5-litre Bentley, and Irvine Laidlaw and Tony Davies, who amassed the fewest penalties of all in their Jaguar E-Type.

2016 Paris-Vienna Rally Award Winners

The Charles Jarrott Trophy

Robert Abrey & Jane Abrey – 1929 Bentley 6.5
  

Class 1 – Veteran (pre-1919)

1st: Peter Roberts & Colin Beasley – 1905 Bianchi Speedster
  

Class 2 – Vintage up to 2500cc

1st: Gerd Buhler & Birgit Deymann-Buhler -1938 BMW 328
 2nd: Nicholas Phillips & Barbara Phillips – 1932 Alvis Speed 20
  

Class 3 – Vintage 2500-4000cc

1st: Keith Graham and Susan Hoffman – 1935 Bentley Derby VDP
2nd: Michael O’Shea & Clive Venning – 1938 SS Jaguar MkIV
  


Class 4 – Vintage over 4000cc

1st: Albert de May and Nicolas Leonard – 1927 Bentley Tourer
2nd: Andrew Bailey & Philippa Spiller – 1928 Bentley 3/4.5
3rd: David Little & Julia Little – 1930 Bentley 4.5
  


Highest Placed Classic

Irvine Laidlaw & Tony Davies – 1969 Jaguar E-Type Roadster
  

Class 5 – Classic up to 2400cc

1st: David Alderson & Dennis Greenslade – 1967 Volvo 123 GT Amazon
2nd: Peter Holmes & Graham Clifton – 1959 Volvo PV544 Sport
  

Class 6 – Classic over 2400cc

1st: Dominic Manser & Jack Manser – 1984 AC Cobra 302
2nd: Jean Steinhauser & Anne Steinhauser-Collard – 1961 Aston Martin DB4
  


Team Award

Weally Old Team

Andrew Bailey & Philippa Spiller – 1928 Bentley 3/4.5

Robert Abrey & Jane Abrey – 1929 Bentley 6.5

David Little & Julia Little – 1930 Bentley 3.0
  
 
Spirit of the Rally Award

Kevin Bennett & Silas Hughes – 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible