Kim Bannister joins Rally Round

  Rally Round is delighted to announce the appointment of Kim Bannister, experienced MSA Steward, route designer and Clerk of the Course on countless international events including four Peking to Paris Motor Challenges, seven Flying Scotsman Rallies,  three Classic Safaris, three World Cups, two Trans America Challenges, the Lombard Rally and many more.     As…

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All aboard for the Odyssey Italia, September 2017

  Rally Round is pleased to announce a very special event for 2017. Running over 14 days in late summer (September 10-24), Odyssey Italia is the most luxurious rally we have yet devised, an island-hopping Mediterranean adventure that starts from the historic Ligurian port of Genoa and explores the ancient myths and legendary rally roads…

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Join our summer spectacular – the 2017 Paris-Prague Rally

  Rally Round is delighted to announce a thrilling new competition for Summer 2017 – the Paris-Prague Rally.   Following hot on the heels of our groundbreaking Samurai Challenge in Japan, the Paris-Prague Rally (June 11-17) is the latest in our series of week-long European events inspired by the pioneers of early motorsport. Starting from…

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Last call for the fabulous Haka Classic

  Have you been disappointed by the Great British Summer? Well don’t despair, because we’re running a wonderful Spring event – in November! And we still have two places available…   The fabulous Haka Classic Rally takes place in New Zealand from October 31 to  November 25 this year, and it’s going to be the…

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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…

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All revved up for Paris-Vienna

  Come hell or high water – and with French fuel strikes and torrential rain across Europe we have seen both in recent weeks – a spectacular field of 60 cars dating from 1905 to 1969 will cough, splutter and roar away from the beautiful Chateau de Bourron near Fontainebleau on Tuesday morning – June…

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New for New Zealand – latest entries for the Haka Classic

  We knew an adventure in New Zealand would be popular with rally enthusiasts from the northern hemisphere and so it has proved, with very few places now remaining on November’s Haka Classic Rally (October 31 – November 25). Our latest entry is RM Auctions specialist Annette Abaci in her splendid 1931 Invicta S-Type, pictured…

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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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