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In a finish worthy of a Hollywood movie, the ground-breaking Road to Mandalay rally was won on the end of a rope!

Driving a 1968 Volvo 142S, popular Portuguese couple Jose and Maria Romao de Sousa took the lead midway through the three-week H&H Classic Rallies event, following the retirement of previous leaders Gerd and Birgit Buehler, whose 1936 BMW 327/38 suffered engine damage on a regularity section around the spectacular Bagan Temple Zone.

After almost 1500 trouble-free miles, the Volvo crew approached the finish at Yangon (Rangoon) with a comfortable 39-second lead over the 1971 BMW 2800 CS of Roger Allen and Maggie Gray, but were sidelined within a mile of the flag by a broken throttle linkage. Read More »

Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, H&H Classic Rallies is now accepting entries for the 2nd Paris-Madrid Rally, scheduled for 22-25 May 2014.

Several well-known names in the classic rally world have already reserved their places on the event, and confirmed car marques so far include Alvis, Bentley, Ford, Jaguar, Lagonda, Peugeot, Riley and Rolls-Royce.

The period-dressed crews will once again compete for the Charles Jarrott Trophy, in honour of the pioneering British driver who – in 1903 – led the infamous Paris-Madrid Race away from Versailles. Halted at Bordeaux after a series of terrible accidents, that ill-fated contest was the last of the great city-to-city races and marked the end of an era in motorsport. Read More »

H&H Classic Rallies has announced The Road to Mandalay, a three-week pioneering rally, offering participants the chance to drive the roads of this mysterious country, as well as meet the people and see the amazing sights which have been hidden from the world for so long.

Open to classics up to 1972, H&H Classic Rallies has secured permission from the authorities to bring cars into the country for an exceptional 2,312km road trip. Current laws prohibit cars crossing the borders, so we are delighted to offer a rally which explores every part of this great country readily accessible by road. Read More »