Entries pour in for the Samurai Challenge

  We’ve had an overwhelming response to our 2017 Samurai Challenge, despite it being launched only a few weeks ago. Winners of the race to submit an entry form were David and Julia Harrison (pictured below with their 1958 Porsche 356A, aka ‘Molly’), swiftly followed by Australian Frank Bird, who drove last year’s Thunder Dragon Rally…

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And the Paris-Vienna competition winner is…

  A hugely successful London Classic Car Show at ExCeL (February 18-21) saw a high level of interest in Rally Round’s latest driving adventures, not least the 2017 Samurai Challenge in Japan, which was announced on the opening afternoon of the show and attracted five entries in the first three hours! We’ll bring you all…

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A new adventure for 2017 – join us in Japan!

  Rally Round is pleased to announce another pioneering driving adventure – the first competitive UK-organised rally ever to visit Japan.       The Samurai Challenge will run from 12 April to 5 May 2017, following the spring flowering of the cherry blossom as crews compete on a fascinating route of 3,272km (2,033miles) from…

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News on New Zealand – new faces, new places

  Rally Round is delighted to announce that Peter Rushforth has been appointed Clerk of the Course for the thrilling Haka Classic Rally in New Zealand (30 October – 25 November 2016). With a competition history dating back to 1961 (including 14 WRC events) and long experience as a rally official, Peter has been Clerk…

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See you at the London Classic Car Show

    If you’re a vintage and classic car enthusiast, there’s no better place to be this weekend (18-21 February) than the London Classic Car Show, which is once again being held at the ExCeL exhibition centre in Docklands. The Rally Round team will be there all weekend on Stand C110, so we hope you’ll…

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Last chance to win a free entry to the Paris-Vienna Rally

    On 14 June 2016, period-dressed crews in a wonderful variety of veteran, vintage and pre-1969 classic cars will set out from Fontainebleau on a five-day regularity rally to Vienna, celebrating the epic Paris-Vienna race of 1902.   Amongst them, one crew will already be winners, because we are giving away a free entry…

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Read the Paris-Vienna recce report

We are delighted to announce that Clerk of the Course Fred Bent’s recce report for the 2016 Paris-Vienna Rally is now complete and may be viewed via the link on our website event page – click here. The report describes the thrilling rally route and numerous event highlights including the stunning start location (the Chateau de Bourron in…

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The Thunder Dragon on video

  It’s always good to know that we have achieved our aim of providing an unforgettable rally experience, so the praise we’ve received for the 2015 Thunder Dragon Rally is gratifying indeed. Several highly experienced and well-travelled crews said they’d never enjoyed themselves more, and some were simply lost for words. As 1931 Ford Model…

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Christmas is coming…

  It’s that time of year again and if you’re still searching for the perfect present for a vintage petrolhead we have some great ideas. For starters you could check out our website photo gallery, where you’ll find hundreds of lovely images from past Rally Round events (with the exception of the recent Thunder Dragon…

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Follow the Thunder Dragon!

  There are several ways to follow our three-week adventure drive to the happy Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, which starts on  November 1. In addition to updates on Twitter and Facebook, you can enjoy the team’s event reports, photos and videos via the blog button on our website event page – click here. Several rally…

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