THE PYRENEES 1000 RALLY 2020
4 DAY CLASSIC CAR COMPETITION EVENT
13 TO 16 MAY 2020
The Pyrenees 1000 2020 is a competitive event through the Pyrenees mountain range, as its name suggests, and takes advantage of some great roads and passes that are seldom used. The event starts and finishes in the beautiful town of Pamplona in northern Spain. It is a 1,000km drive through some of the most stunning mountain scenery in Europe.
The Pyrenees 1000 2020 is a four day event ideal for all levels of experience from the novice to the most expert crews who want to brush up on their skills in beautiful surroundings or shake down their car for a longer event. For the novice it’s a great introduction to historic regularity rallies in Europe.
With emphasis on fun, the competition will be on quiet roads to avoid upsetting the locals, and making it more interesting for the navigator. There is no night time driving and most of the route and competition will be on tarmac, although we will find the occasional gravel road. For those who want a more relaxed drive we have a Touring Class as well.
Participants arrive on Wednesday for scrutineering and paperwork.
Late arrivals can scrutineer the next morning before the start. The rally gets underway on Thursday and finishes on Saturday evening.
With plenty of daylight hours at this time of year there is no night driving. Navigation will be by Tulip roadbook and maps, with some interesting tests thrown in. There will be stops for morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea. On Friday we drive the Southern Pyrenees to Vielha. On Saturday there will be an early start to drive the northern side of the Pyrenees and follow the foothills to near Pau. On Sunday, we cross the Pyrenees for a great finish in the main square in Pamplona.
• An entry for two people and their car
• Bed and breakfast in a twin or double room
for three nights
• Evening meals on Friday and Saturday
• Tulip roadbook and Maps
• Our experienced team
• Route by Roger Hunt
• Beautiful Pyrenean scenery
• Quiet roads
• Event goody bag
• Rally Awards
• Free membership of the Bespoke Rallies Club
• Points towards our annual awards
WHAT YOU NEED
• A well prepared classic car
• Halda/Trip-Master or similar
• A car that fits into one of our classes
• A co-driver/driver
Vintage: V1 1920 to 1939, V2 1937 to 1949,
C1 1950 to 1960 – C1A Up to 1300cc, C1B 1300 to 2000cc, C1C Over 2000cc
C2 1960 to 1966 – C2A Up to 1300cc, C2B 1300 to 2000cc, C2C Over 2000cc
C3 1967 to 1972 – C3A Up to 1300cc, C3B 1300 to 2000cc, C3C Over 2000cc
C4 1973 to 1980 – C4A Up to 1300cc, C4B 1300 to 2000cc, C4C Over 2000cc
* Classes may be combined as necessary ** Post 1972 cars only eligible for class awards
DAY 1 – Arrive Pamplona
Hotel and Dinner
DAY 2 – Pamplona to Vielha
09:00 First car flagged away
12:30 Lunch stop and chance to catch up with fellow competitors
18:00 Last cars arrive at Vielha for end of day
Day 3. Vielha to Pau
08:00 Start of run to Pau
10:30 Coffee halt
12:30 Lunch halt
18:00 Arrive at Pau, France
Day 4. Pau to Pamplona
08:00 Start of Pyrenean mountain run
10:30 Coffee halt
12:00 Lunch halt
15:00 Arrive at Pamplona. Prize giving.
Entry Fee: £2,950 or £2,750 early bird entry
Entry fee includes: Bed and breakfast in a twin or double room for four nights for two people in one room (single room available for supplement), detailed tulip book, stunning route, briefing, training session for novices, evening meals, mechanical assistance, event regalia, competition, prizes.
Entry fee £2,950. Entry fee includes: Bed and breakfast in a twin or double room for three nights for two people in one room (single room available for supplement), detailed tulip book, maps, stunning route, briefing, training session for novices, evening meals on Friday and Saturday, lunch and coffee breaks, mechanical assistance, event regalia, competition, prizes.
The Pyrenees 1000 is organised in association with VCRR.
Interested? Call us now to reserve your place. Phone: + 44 (0)1483 271 699
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