By pony to Pheuntsholing (and beyond)

Entries are still being accepted for the Thunder Dragon Rally to the famously happy Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, which starts from Kolkata (Calcutta) on November 1. Among the latest crews to sign up for this spectacular three-week adventure are Jan van Gemert and Marion Huijbregts from the Netherlands, driving a 1965 example of Ford’s classic…

Mud and chocolate on the Tour of Wessex

Rally Round Director Liz Wenman reports on the Tour of Wessex rally  Organised by the Vintage and Classic Rally Register (VCRR), the 2015 Tour of Wessex rally, held over three days on the slippery lanes of Devon and Somerset, was always going to present a challenge for me and novice navigator Julie Hanly (pictured below).…

We’re on the Wessex this weekend!

Here at Rally Round we don’t just organise spectacular driving adventures in far-flung regions. We’re rally enthusiasts first and foremost, so we’re very much looking forward to the VCRR Tour of Wessex this coming weekend (Friday Feb 13 to Sunday Feb 15).  Several members of the team are competing, not least Rally Round Director Liz…

The 1902 Paris-Vienna Race on film

Launched at the recent London Classic Car Show, Rally Round’s 2016 Paris-Vienna Rally was inspired by the great Paris-Vienna race of 1902, which was narrowly won by Marcel Renault on his lightweight Type K (pictured above) and saw Napier driver Selwyn Edge clinch the Gordon Bennett Cup for Britain in the concurrent Paris-Innsbruck competition. It…

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Read the Thunder Dragon Rally brochure online

Only a handful of places remain open on the Thunder Dragon Rally to Bhutan in November and several very serious expressions of interest were received at the recent London Classic Car Show, so if you would like to join us on this fabulous adventure drive – strictly limited to 30 crews – we suggest you…

Rally Round’s star of the London Show

The inaugural London Classic Car Show at ExCeL (Jan 8-11) was a great success, with an impressive number of stands and an amazing range of cars displayed in all their glory on the ‘Grand Avenue’ – a good whiff of Castrol R and a few extra revs from the F1 machines made the event even…

Rally Round announces Paris-Vienna 2016

Following the success of our 2013 and 2014 Paris-Madrid Rallies, on which period-dressed crews completed the course of the infamous Paris-Madrid road race of 1903, we are pleased to introduce a spectacular new summer event for vintage and classic cars, the 2016 Paris-Vienna Rally. Again inspired by the pioneers of early motorsport, the Paris-Vienna will…

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 classic…

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…

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…