Enough turkey already? How about ostrich?

the ostrich

Season’s greetings from Liz, Heidi, Kim and the rest of the Rally Round team! We hope you’re enjoying a wonderful holiday. Nevertheless it’s possible that you’re already suffering a touch of the post-Christmas blues – fed up with turkey, bored with TV and (unless you’re lucky enough to live in the southern hemisphere) staring glumly…

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Rally Round 2019 – four fabulous adventures

We’re delighted to announce that we will be running no fewer than four fantastic events in 2019, exploring Europe, India, Asia and South America. With a tour and three competitive events visiting some of the world’s most spectacular locations, we really do have something for everyone, be they novices or seasoned competitors. As ever these…

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Follow our Rally Round Africa route recce on Facebook

Rally Round Africa Valley View

Kim and Nikki Bannister have just flown out to Dar es Salaam to begin a detailed route recce for Rally Round Africa, the spectacular safari adventure and regularity rally we’re running in October 2018. As they travel through Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Swaziland and South Africa they’ll be sending us regular updates and keeping a photographic diary, which you…

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An invitation to enter the 2018 Paris-Amsterdam Rally

With a deep-rooted passion for veteran and vintage machinery, Rally Round has traditionally run a period-dressed event each summer to celebrate the heroic pioneers of early motoring. In 2018, we have two particularly significant anniversaries to commemorate. It will be 130 years since Bertha Benz, wife of automobile inventor Karl Benz, made the world’s very…

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Flight of the Condor 2019 – a South American adventure

Flight Of The Condor Rally Mustang

Rally Round is thrilled to announce a fantastic new driving adventure for November-December 2019 – Flight of the Condor. On this breathtaking journey through three of the most spectacular countries South America – Colombia, Ecuador and Peru – you’ll discover stunning coastlines, soaring peaks, vibrant rainforest, ancient mysteries and amazing cultures, and this being a…

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How to follow the spectacular Odyssey Italia

Italia Bentley

Final event preparations are complete and in the Italian Riviera resort of Sanremo, the Grand Hotel Des Anglais now eagerly awaits the arrival of the Rally Round team, 42 competitors and cars ranging from a 1924 Bentley to a brace of 1973 Chevrolet Corvettes, all set to take part in the 2017 Odyssey Italia. Flagged…

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The Second Thunder Dragon Rally

bhutan grunge flag

Rally Round’s safety record is second to none, and we are determined to keep it that way. Nevertheless we are sorry to report that due to the ongoing unrest in Darjeeling we have been obliged to cancel the Second Thunder Dragon Rally that was scheduled to take place in March and April 2018. We apologise…

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Sunshine and smiles on the Paris-Prague Rally

“The best event yet” was the unanimous verdict from competitors and organisers alike as they celebrated the finish of Rally Round’s sun-drenched Paris-Prague Rally (June 11-17). Covering slightly more than 2,000km in six days and passing through some of the most spectacular regions of France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic, Paris-Prague was the…

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The Samurai Challenge – a rally to remember

Rally Round 2017 Samurai Challenge winners Martinus & Josephina Aaldering

Once again we’d like to say ‘Omedetoo gozaimasu‘ – congratulations in Japanese – to Martinus and Josephina Aaldering [pictured above] for driving their 1937 Alvis Speed 25 to an emphatic victory in last month’s groundbreaking Samurai Challenge, and of course to every finisher and award winner. This was the first international classic rally competition ever…

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New partnership with AMOC Racing

Rally Round is delighted to announce a new partnership with AMOC Racing. The Aston Martin Owners Club (AMOC) has been organising motorsport events since the Second World War – a heritage that AMOC Racing continues to this day with friendly competition for everything from prewar sports cars to modern GT4 machines. Working closely with the…

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