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– William Medcalf Vintage Bentley has enjoyed a packed summer so far, with highlights on and off the track
– William and the team took the first works Bentley Le Mans car, Number 10, back to the famous race for the first time since 1925
– The team was welcomed back to London in glamorous style, with a party hosted at the oldest Bentley dealership in the UK – Jack Barclay Bentley in Mayfair
– William Medcalf Vintage Bentley-prepared cars also enjoyed success in the gruelling 8500 mile Peking to Paris event
– The 1000 Mile Trial saw class podium finishes for two of William’s cars
– The Pacey Hassan safety car took pride of place in the RAC club in London

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The antipodean teams from New Zealand and Australia were the winners of the 2016 outing of the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge. Bruce and Harry Washington from New Zealand won the overall prize for the Vintageants in their 1929 Chrysler 75 Roadster, while Mark Pickering and Dave Boddy from Australia won the Classic category in their 1973 Datsun 240Z.p2p16c Read More »

Driving with scenery 3The sixth Peking to Paris Motor Challenge will begin on Sunday 12th June 2016 as 110 crews cross the start line at the Great Wall of China in Beijing with an 8,500mile rally ahead of them.

Competitors will cross eleven countries including Mongolia’s Gobi Desert, Russia and Belarus before entering Europe to reach the finish line in the centre of Paris on Sunday 17th July. Read More »

William Medcalf16b– Preparation in full flow for Peking to Paris Motor Challenge at William Medcalf Vintage Bentley
– Work on the four cars enters the final stages
– The event is renowned as one of the toughest rallies on the planet for vintage and classic cars covering more than 8500 miles
– William Medcalf is preparing all four Vintage Bentleys entering Peking to Paris in 2016

Preparation for the gruelling Peking to Paris Motor Challenge is entering its final stages at William Medcalf Vintage Bentley. Read More »