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Read the latest Recce Report for Rally Round’s Paris-Biarritz Rally

Paris-Biarritz Rally

It might not be taking place until September 2019 but the Paris-Biarritz rally is one of Rally Round’s most eagerly-awaited events. Clerk of the Course, Fred Bent, has returned from his recce trip and what he’s discovered is guaranteed to make this a memorable trip.  From fine scenery and enjoyably quiet roads, to fantastic food and…

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Rally Round invites novices for dedicated Training Day

Rally Round's Novice Training Day

Rally Round is inviting novices to join the adventure with a dedicated training day for those who long to take part in an endurance rally in an exotic location – but don’t know how to get started.  Held at the beautiful Lime Wood Hotel in the heart of the New Forest on  Friday 29th March 2019,…

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Chrysler and BMW reign supreme on inaugural Rally Round Africa

Rally Round Africa winners revealed

The inaugural Rally Round Africa rally saw the crews at the wheel of a 1929 Chrysler 75 and a 1972 BMW 2002 Touring reign supreme at the Cape Town finish line. Canadians David and Barbara Berks took the overall win in the Vintage category while Australia’s Steve and Ruth Lambert claimed the honours in the…

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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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