Welcome to our shiny new website!

  We hope you like Rally Round’s new website. As you can see, we’ve not merely redesigned everything but added lots of new content, including a series of advice pages on everything from car preparation and packing to rally timing and regularity. You’ll also find downloadable event brochures and magazine articles, a wider range of vintage and…

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See you at the London Classic Car Show

We are pleased to announce that Rally Round will have a presence at the all-new London Classic Car Show, which takes place at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London’s Docklands from January 8-11. Organised by the experienced team behind Top Gear Live and CarFest, the new show will be the biggest of its kind in…

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Latest Thunder Dragon entries

As members of the Rally Round team join route designer Mark Appleton on the final, detailed recce of the 2015 Thunder Dragon Rally to Bhutan, entries are rolling in from friends, couples, accomplished rallyists and novices alike, all looking forward to another fascinating driving adventure. We have confirmed entries from 2014 Road to Mandalay Rally winners…

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Act now to catch the Thunder Dragon!

Entries are already being received for next year’s amazing Thunder Dragon Rally to Bhutan, amongst them Gerd and Birgit Buhler, Mark Robinson and Yvonne Fuller. The event is strictly limited to 30 vintage and classic cars of a type manufactured before 1982, so if you wish to join us we stongly advise you to act quickly…

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The Road to Mandalay – Rally of the Year?

Rally Round is delighted to announce that the groundbreaking Road to Mandalay Rally — the first competitive event ever held in Myanmar/Burma — has been shortlisted for the 2014 Rally of the Year prize in the prestigious International Historic Motoring Awards. The eminent judges will make their final decision in the coming weeks, and the results…

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Breaking new ground in Bhutan

We have received exciting news from Liz Wenman and Barbara Shooter in Bhutan, as they plan a thrilling route for Rally Round’s 2015 Thunder Dragon Rally. They have been made to feel very welcome in this astonishingly beautiful little kingdom, and assure us that the hotels are well up to scratch, although they were obviously disappointed…

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The first Thunder Dragon route recce

Preparations are already well underway for Rally Round’s amazing Thunder Dragon Rally, scheduled to run over three weeks in November 2015. Liz Wenman and Barbara Shooter are currently undertaking a route recce, travelling through India and Nepal to the wonderfuly spectacular yet little-known Kingdom of Bhutan, and you can read their latest reports on The Thunder Dragon event…

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Paris-Madrid Rally in the media

The 2nd Paris-Madrid Rally has won high praise in the media, including Peter Baker’s report and picture gallery in Retro-Speed Magazine and James Mitchell’s feature in Collectors Car World. The National Motor Museum at Beaulieu has published a brief report on its experiences with the 1903 Napier, and there’s a comprehensive report and photos in Sports Car…

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Rally Round launches new events for 2015-16

Rally Round is planning more spectacular driving adventures for 2015 and 2016, including the fabulous Thunder Dragon rally in Bhutan (November 2015) and the thrilling Haka Classic rally in New Zealand (November 2016). You can find out more by clicking on the rally plates at the top of this page.  

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