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 the…

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 experience…

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 days…

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 13…

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 above…

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 from…

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 team…

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 set…

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 in…

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 the…