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Gstaad Palace Challenge
31 August - 1 September 2018
Luxury on wheels – the Gstaad Palace Challenge 2018
The Gstaad Palace is a flagship among Swiss luxury hotels, a landmark destination in one of the world’s most luxurious holiday regions, and this autumn it is hosting the Gstaad Palace Challenge, a weekend regularity rally for enthusiasts who appreciate wonderful roads, stunning scenery, fine company and outstanding cuisine. Organised by Rally Round and limited to just 30 cars to maintain the highest standards of service within a convivial atmosphere, this is rallying at its best for skilled crews driving exclusive classic and vintage cars.
Rally Round Africa
1-27 October 2018
Rally training – the road to success
29 March 2019
Date: Friday 29 March 2019
Where: New Forest
Have you ever thought you would love to have a go at rallying, if only it were a little less difficult?
In truth, it isn’t as complicated as you might imagine, and to prove it we’re holding an informal training day on Friday 29th March 2019. The programme has been designed specifically for novices but if successful we may organise similar events for crews who wish to take their skills to the next level.
21 April - 16 May 2019
This rally is now fully subscribed, but if you are interested in a second Trans-Himalayan Adventure in 2020 please contact the rally office via email: email@example.com
An unforgettable, high-altitude expedition through China, Tibet and Nepal
The Trans-Himalayan Adventure is our most challenging event to date, taking a select group of intrepid crews on a non-competitive, 23-day expedition across the mightiest mountain range on earth. Most rallies in this region travel along the southern foothills of the Himalayas, but Rally Round will be crossing the range from north to south, starting from Chengdu, China, and driving via Tibet and Nepal to finish at Kathmandhu.
The Gstaad Palace Challenge
30 - 31 August 2019
The 2nd edition of the acclaimed exclusive weekend rally at the Gstaad Palace Hotel in Switzerland
After the highly acclaimed inaugural event this summer, won by Gianmaria Aghem and Rossella Conti in their stunning Lancia Fulvia Coupe, Rally Round is proud to announce the launch of the Gstaad Palace Challenge 2019 in cooperation with our friends at the Gstaad Palace Hotel and event sponsor Chopard. Like last year, this luxury weekend regularity rally will take place on the last weekend in August from Friday 30th August 2019 to Saturday 31st August 2019.
16-21 September 2019
A period-dressed regularity competition in the spirit of the heroic pioneers who contested the world's first motor race in 1895. Our six-day event will explore the wonderful country roads of central and south-western France and the mountains of northern Spain.
Flight of the Condor
11 November – 8 December 2019
Discover the enthralling majesty of the Andes mountains, the beauty of the Pacific coast and the magic of the Amazonian rainforest on a competitive 28-day adventure rally through the awe-inspiring landscapes and fascinating cultures of South America.
16 February - 5 March 2020
A marvellously romantic three-week adventure rally, starting from the 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally and Concours Show in New Dehli and motoring on to explore the stunning scenery, amazing temples and magnificent Royal Palaces of Rajasthan.
Odyssey Italia II
6-21 May 2020
Clerk of the Course Kim Bannister revisits the fabulous rally roads, history and culture of the Mediterranean in luxurious style, while the islands bloom with beautiful Spring flowers.
The 2nd Samurai Challenge
A second chance to experience the amazing landscapes and culture of Japan
Our fabulous Samurai Challenge in Spring 2017 was such a huge success that we have decided to return to Japan in 2020 for a second bite of the cherry, if not the cherry blossom; this time we will be travelling in October and following a circular route that starts and finishes in the dazzling city of Tokyo.
2-22 May 2021
A thrilling rally though the wilds of Mongolia
Rally Round is thrilled to announce an amazing new driving adventure – the Pure Mongolia rally, running over three weeks in May 2021. Starting and finishing in the Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar, this 5,000km event will loop north, south, east and west to explore this remote and wildly beautiful land. “Mongolia is surely the world’s final frontier,” says Route designer Kim Bannister, “and this might be the last opportunity to experience the country before its ancient traditions are extinguished.”
Rally Round Africa
8 October - 6 November 2021
A luxury safari adventure through Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa
Join us for another great driving adventure as we once again explore the spectacular landscapes, wildlife and cultures of Southern Africa. Designed by Kim Bannister, our circular route starts and finishes in Cape Town and visits Namibia, Zimbabwe and Botswana, taking in forests and deserts, coastlines and mountains. As well as enjoying luxurious lodges and world-famous hotels, you will visit charming towns, historic sites, stunning national parks and fabulous wildlife reserves, so you can truly experience the romance of Africa. Indeed October is one of the very best times to visit, with pleasant early-summer temperatures and little rainfall.