Days

The Pyrenees 1000

September 13 to 16, 2018

The Pyrenees 1000 is a new 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 and includes routes in France and Andorra.

 The Pyrenees 1000 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.

Starting and finishing in Pamplona the rally winds its way through the foothills of the Pyrenees before stopping in Andorra for a night. Following that it takes the mountain pass out of Andorra into France where it follows the northern side of the range to Pau for the second night on the road.

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.

The Schedule

We arrive on Thursday evening or Friday morning at our base in Pamplona. Scrutineering is from 08.00 on Friday after which there is morning coffee before the start.

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 Andorra. 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.

Provisional Timetablespain-france-s1r1

Day 0. Pamplona

Cars arrive at hotel

Day 1. Pamplona to Andorra

06:00 – 08:00   Scrutineering

09:00 First car flagged away for drive to Andorra

12:30 Lunch stop and chance to catch up with fellow competitors

18:00 Last cars arrive at Andorra for end of day.

Day 2. Andorra to Pau

08:00 Start of run to Pau

10:30 Coffee halt

12:30 Lunch halt

18:00 Arrive at Pau, France

Day 3. 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.

*Details subject to change to facilitate the correct running of the event


What’s Included:

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

Quite 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

Clocks

A car that fits into one of our classes

A co-driver/driver

Classes

Vintage: V1 1920 to 1939, V2 1937 to 1949
Classic:
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
C5 Touring

* Classes may be combined as necessary ** Post 1972 cars only eligible for class awards

The Pyrenees 1000 2018 Leaflet

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The Pyrenees 1000 2018 Entry Form

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