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Julian Reddyhough and Gus Pope have achieved a convincing victory in Bespoke Rallies’ inaugural Pyrenees 1000 event aboard an Aston Martin DB5. A new four-day contest of, as the name suggests, 1000km, the regularity rally began and ended in Pamplona, Spain (as in The Running Of The Bulls), and passed through some of Europe’s most stunning mountain scenery, including areas of France and Andorra. Read More »


A new event among the rapidly-expanding roster offered by leading international classic car rally organiser Bespoke Rallies, the recent Highland 1000 ended in climactic fashion with just 12 seconds separating the 1969 E-Type Jaguar of Nick Seaton-Burridge and Dennis Greenslade and the 1963 Porsche 912 of novices Maarten Smet and Nadia Imfurayacu of Belgium. Read More »

A lighthearted car event to say hello and wave goodbye to the EU

To coincide with Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, UK-based Bespoke Road Rallies is organising a dash to independence – a unique 22-day car run that requires participants to visit all 27 remaining EU member states.

It will be flagged off in Brussels on March 8, 2019 by a prominent Brexiteer and terminate in Parliament Square, London exactly one year from today (March 29) – the date final separation will commence. Read More »

Only a few places left at the special ‘early bird’ rate

Bespoke Rallies is offering classic rally drivers the unique opportunity to follow in the wheel-tracks of none-other-than five times World Champion Juan Manuel Fangio, by contesting the inaugural re-run of ‘the greatest ever road race’ – the Grand Prix of South America. 70 years to the minute after the start of the famous 1948 event, the crews will leave Buenos Aires at midnight on October 20, 2018 on an unforgettable 30-day challenge. It will take them some 10,000km through the wilds of Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia, shadowing the original route as closely as possible. Read More »

Everybody needs a break from work, and Bury St Edmunds-based farmer Angus Stamper’s preferred reward is classic car rallying, which is how he came to be driving his 1964 Mercedes 230 SL Pagoda on Bespoke Rallies’ recent Pan Am Classic event, that in turn led to his 12-year-old son Merlin possibly qualifying as the ‘World’s Youngest Rally Co-driver/Navigator’. Read More »

Renowned for such long distance challenges as the Maya Classic Rally and Great Amazon Adventure, Bespoke Rallies has now further broadened its portfolio with the launch of a pair of exciting 1000km competition events – one in Scotland and one in the Pyrenees.

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Slartibartfast – another great event from Bespoke Rallies Read More »

Just one of many great events on offer from Bespoke Rallies.

There is still just time for rally enthusiasts to enter the inaugural Pan Am road trip being organised by one of the leading specialists in such long distance adventures, Bespoke Rallies. It is a 9,267km Atlantic to Pacific coast marathon for cars built by 1978, and will include a heady mix of dirt, mountain and country roads and rarely-used trails and tracks as it winds its way from Savannah to Seattle in just 30 action-packed days. Read More »

Creator of the ‘Lovely Crinkly Edges’ of Norway honoured with classic car rally in Scandinavia from 23 August to 7 September 2017

Slartibartfast – a character from the 1980’s cult book The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy – now has a new claim to fame: having a classic car rally named after him, which honours his great work creating the fjords of Norway – or the “Lovely Crinkly Edges”, as he called them.

Organised by Bespoke Rallies, the two-week event from 23 August to 7 September 2017 starts in The Hague, Holland and visits Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Finland, before arriving at the most northerly port of Norway, Kirkenes. Read More »

Bespoke Rallies has released its plans for its first event in 2014, The Skefall Rally of Scotland, a 10-day tour of the Highlands and West coast, for classic and vintage cars.

Starting and finishing at Gleneagles Hotel, it offers 1,000 miles of exquisite driving in the highlands of Scotland, a drive along the north from Cape Wraith to Thurso, as well as the iconic drive down the West Coast from Ullapool to the Isle of Skye.

Incorporated in this event will be the opportunity to play golf, visit distilleries and enjoy some of Scotland’s famous malt whiskies, fly fishing and fine dining.

John Brigden, director of rallies at Bespoke Rallies, said: “This event is for those that enjoy the finer things in life, from the finest roads in the UK to the finest golf courses and malts. Read More »