Rallies

Photos, event coverage, news and information on vintage and classic car road rallies, including Mille Miglia, Tour Auto, California Mille, among others.

Flying Scotsman Rally 2015 – Report and Photos

1931 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Zagato Spider

The Flying Scotsman Rally 2015 was staged 17-19 April, starting in England and finishing in Scotland. The sun shined on this year's event as the 110-strong field of pre-war cars battled it out over 750 miles from Leeds to Scotland’s Gleneagles in three days. It was William Medcalf, last year’s winner, with navigator Tony Brooks in the 1925 Bentley Super Sports that raised the winner’s cup at the finish line of what … [Read more...]

Mille Miglia 2015 Information

1953 Porsche 356 Pre A Coupe 1500

The Mille Miglia 2015 will be held 14-17 May on the secondary roads of Italy, running from Brescia to Rome and then back again. The 33rd retrospective edition will see a great field of 430 historical automobiles celebrate the legendary Mille Miglia endurance road race. Marco Makaus, Managing Director of 1000 Miglia Srl, commented, “This year’s edition will be another step on a long journey that continues to hold … [Read more...]

California Mille 2015 Information

Bruce Meyer, 1957 Porsche 356 Coupe. Photographer: Bob Ross

The California Mille 2015 will take place April 26-30 over 1,000 miles of twisty back roads in California. The 25th annual event will bring 67 historic cars from all over the world to San Francisco to salute Italy’s most famous open road race, the Mille Miglia. The Cal Mille begins with a free car show atop San Francisco’s Nob Hill on April 26 followed by a four-day back roads adventure. Co-organizers David and … [Read more...]

Poppy Regularity Rally 2015 – Report and Photos

Austin Mini Cooper S on Poppy Rally 2015

The Poppy Regularity Rally 2015 attracted an entry of 58 starters to Poperinge, Belgium over the weekend of 20-22 March. A round of the 2015 HERO Cup for drivers in association with EFG International as well as a the Golden Roamer Trophy for navigators in association with the Basic Roamer Company, the quality and depth of experience in the field meant the winner could come from anywhere within. The route consisted … [Read more...]

Poppy Regularity Rally 2015 – Preview

Poppy Regularity Rally (photo: Francesco Rastrelli)

Over sixty crews will start the fourth running of the Poppy Regularity Rally based in Ieper (Ypres), Belgium on the 21st of March 2015. The event has an international feel to it with crews taking part from all over Europe. On its last running in 2013, ‘The Poppy’ as it is known even attracted entries from as far away as Canada and Japan. The event has many driving tests, some of which are held on closed roads, in … [Read more...]

Legend Boucles de Bastogne Rally 2015 – Report and Photos

Toyota Celica ST 165

The Legend Boucles de Bastogne 2015 was held 20-21 February outside the town of Bastogne in Belgium. The field of participants in the 9th annual regularity rally was again greeted with demanding conditions that made navigating the Belgian Ardennes countryside even more difficult. The famed Boucles de Spa Rally was held between 1953 and 1990, known for its snowy weather and a landscape that challenged the world’s … [Read more...]

Winter Marathon Rally 2015 – Report and Photos

1955 Porsche 356 A Coupe

The Winter Marathon Rally 2015 was held 22-25 January at Madonna di Campiglio in the Dolomite Mountains of Italy. A field of 120 historic car teams challenged this year's reliability trial that once again proved to be an exciting combination of cold weather, snowy conditions and lots of curves. This year's Winter Marathon covered 427 kilometers, from the most beautiful streets of Trentino Alto Adige to the most … [Read more...]

Le Jog Rally 2014 – Report and Photos

1962 Triumph TR4

The 20th running of the Land's End to John O'Groats Classic Reliability Trial and Tour (Le Jog) was staged 6-9 December 2014 in the United Kingdom. Starting in Land's End, the most westerly point of mainland England, the 4-day Le Jog rally open to cars built before 1986 ended in John O'Groats, the northeastern tip of Scotland. The Historic Endurance Rallying Organisation (HERO) event known as the toughest classic … [Read more...]

Zoute Grand Prix and Concours 2014 – Report and Photos

1953 Maserati A6 GCS

The Zoute Grand Prix and Concours d'Elegance 2014 was held 9-12 October in the town of Knokke-Zoute on the coast of Belgium. The 5th annual Zoute Grand Prix consisted of a regularity and ballade rally and a traditional Concours d'Elegance. The Zoute Grand Prix 2014 was a rally and drive for more than 150 classic cars manufactured between 1920 and 1965, with start and arrival in Knokke-Zoute. Participants drove … [Read more...]

London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2014 Information

1903 Autocar

The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2014 will be held Sunday, 2nd November in London. For only the second time in more than half a century, hundreds of veteran cars will start this year’s annual 60-mile adventure from London to Brighton by driving down The Mall, London’s ‘Red Carpet Drive’. Although a regular part of the route in earlier years, The Mall has only been used once since 1962 – that was in 1996 to … [Read more...]

Tour Auto Rally 2015 Dates Announced

1953 Jaguar XK120 Roadster

The Tour Auto Rally 2015 will be staged April 20th to 25th along the secondary roads and racing circuits of France. Organized by Peter Auto, the 24th edition of the Tour de France Automobile retrospective will see 225 automobiles compete against one another over race circuits and multiple stages on closed roads. As is tradition, the 2015 Tour Auto Optic 2ooo will begin on Monday, April 20 by a not-to-be missed day … [Read more...]

Coppa d’Oro delle Dolomiti 2014 – Report and Photos

Jaguar XK at Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti 2014

The Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti 2014 was held 17-20 July at Cortina d'Ampezzo in Northern Italy. This year's Coppa d'Oro saw a select field of more than fifty pre-1961 classic cars undertake the two-day, 300-kilometer route that tackled the famed Dolomite Mountains. As in previous years, the 53rd Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti brought together man, machine and nature for an adventure over the 14 Dolomite passes and … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance 2014 – Photo Gallery

1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Scaglietti Spider

The Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance 2014 was held Thursday, August 14th, starting and ending at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center in Pebble Beach, California. The 17th annual scenic 75-mile trip around the Monterey Peninsula, held in association with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, was open to vehicles that are participating in the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours on Sunday, August 17th. This year saw over 150 historic … [Read more...]

Eifel Rallye Festival 2014 – Report and Photos

1976 Lancia Stratos

The Eifel Rallye Festival 2014 was staged 24-26 July in the Eifel Mountains of Western Germany. A strong field of more than 160 rally machines from more than 30 manufacturers represented five decades of rallying history. The 3-day rally was held over eight special stages in and around the town of Daun, turning the volcanic Eifel region into the center of historic rally racing. The 2014 running of the Eifel Rallye … [Read more...]