Posts by Rally Round

Come with us on Rally Round Africa

A luxurious, relaxed and highly sociable event for experts and novices alike in vintage or pre-1975-type classic cars, Rally Round Africa 2018 was flagged away from Dar es Salaam on Wednesday 3rd October. Designed by Kim Bannister, the 6,780km (4213-mile) rally will explore the wonders of  Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Swaziland and South Africa, finishing…

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Puff’s Mission to Mexico – more cars for 2020

We have very encouraging news about Bron Burrell and Puff the World Cup Rally Maxi, aka Puff the Magic Wagon, who together drew a fantastic response on the Rally Round stand at last weekend’s Goodwood Revival Meeting. With our assistance, Bron and team-mate Tina Kerridge are planning to return to South America with Puff in…

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Bron and Puff join Rally Round at Goodwood

Rally Round will be at this weekend’s Goodwood Revival, close to the circuit entrance on Stand 341 in the ‘Over the Road’ area, so we hope you’ll come and see us. This year we’re joined by very special guest Bron Burrell with Puff the Magic Wagon – the Austin Maxi in which she and team-mates…

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Grace and pace – the 2018 Gstaad Palace Challenge

A 1958 Jaguar XK150 known as Grace because it was once owned by Princess Grace of Monaco – not to mention Marilyn Monroe – is among the 25 remarkable classics taking part in the 2018 Gstaad Palace Challenge, a supremely luxurious two-day regularity contest (August 31 – September 1) organised by Rally Round and hosted…

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Farewell to a fast lady

Countless people in the classic rally world will want to join us in congratulating Heidi Winterbourne following her announcement that she intends to retire from the rally business to pursue a life of married bliss. Heidi has been a pivotal figure in classic rallying for more than 20 years. It was in May 1996 that…

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Shaking the Tin Cup for charity

Simon Ayris and his Rally Preparation Services team will celebrate their 10th anniversary with a charity rally this weekend (July 21-22). The Tin Cup Trial is part of the year-long Tin Cup championship for vintage and classic cars (see https://rpsrally.com/tincup) and will include a variety of entertaining challenges and tests at iconic motorsport venues; it…

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Talbot and Triumph win Paris-Amsterdam

1934 Talbot AV 105, Rally Round Paris-Amsterdam Rally 2018

Every crew and all but one of the cars that left the Paris-Amsterdam Rally startline in Chantilly on Monday June 18 reached the finish six days later, after a spectacular 1,236km competition through France, Luxembourg, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. Overall and Classic Category winners Steve and Julia Roberstson (pictured below) led from Day 2…

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Follow the Paris-Amsterdam Rally

After signing-on and scrutineering on the afternoon of Sunday 17th June, Rally Round’s 2018 Paris-Amsterdam Rally will be flagged away from the magnificent Chateau de Chantilly, north-east of Paris, on Monday morning. Veteran, Vintage and Classic crews alike will encounter plenty of exciting challenges as the route follows thrilling roads through delightful scenery in France,…

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Adventures galore – France, Italy, Japan and Mongolia

Hot on the heels of our forthcoming rallies in Europe, Africa, South America and the Himayalyas, Rally Round is thrilled to announce four fantastic new events for 2019, 2020 and 2021, with destinations ranging from picturesque France and beautiful Italy to fascinating Japan and the stunning wilds of Mongolia. If you’re looking for an adventure…

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Luxury on wheels – the Gstaad Palace Challenge 2018

The Gstaad Palace is a flagship among Swiss luxury hotels, a landmark destination in one of the world’s most luxurious holiday regions, and this autumn it is hosting the Gstaad Palace Challenge, a weekend regularity rally for enthusiasts who appreciate wonderful roads, stunning scenery, fine company and outstanding cuisine. Organised by Rally Round and limited…

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