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…

Rally Round 2017 Samurai Challenge winners Martinus & Josephina Aaldering

The Samurai Challenge – a rally to remember

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…

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…

Entries pour in for Rally Round Africa 2018

Our recently launched African adventure is already more than one-third full, with a truly international entry list. In the vintage category we have Canadian couple David and Barbara Berks in their 1929 Chrysler 75, a veteran of our 2016 Haka Classic Rally amongst others, and Americans Charles and Pamela Lyford in an Argentine-built 1938 Chevrolet…

Pictures from our expeditions, 2012-2016

We are pleased to announce that Rally Round’s new photo galleries are now up and running on our website. What’s more, whether you simply like a particular image or want a tangible and evocative souvenir of a rally you have taken part in – for yourself, or as a gift – you can easily purchase…

Odyssey Italia – the right crowd and no crowding

A luxurious rally experience awaits on our exclusive Odyssey Italia (10-24 September) as we explore the legendary rally roads and landscapes of the Mediterranean, enjoying superb cuisine and staying in first-class hotels in world-renowned locations such as Porto Cervo. However, the dates announced on December 31 for the Rallye Elba Storico (a round of the…

Beautiful new alpine route for Paris-Prague

Clerk of the Course Fred Bent and fellow route designer Kim Bannister have completed a second recce and significantly improved the route of June’s Paris-Prague Rally, reducing the daily driving distances by as much as 130km to allow more time for socialising and leisurely refreshment stops – their recce certainly involved a lot of cake,…

Join Rally Round at Olympia this weekend

Rally Round will have a stand (D7) at the Olympia Historic Automobile Fair & Auction, a brand-new luxury lifestyle event for everyone who is passionate about fine historic cars – not to mention fine watches and fine whisky! The show takes place this weekend, Friday to Sunday, February 17-19, at Olympia in west London (Kensington,…

Aussie novices win Haka Classic

Rally novices Justin Gan and David Hart – pictured above – have scored an amazing overall victory in the 2016 Haka Classic Rally, which reached the finish line in sunny Christchurch on November 25, after 26 days and more than 5000km on the spectacular North and South Islands of New Zealand. Driver Justin has competed…

Exciting times ahead for Rally Round!

Exciting times indeed! With the Haka Classic Rally about to start and next year’s Samurai Challenge, Paris-Prague Rally and Odyssey Italia filling fast, Rally Round can now announce no fewer than seven new adventures for 2018 and 2019! In Spring 2018 we’ll be returning to the magical Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan for the 2nd Thunder…