Among the past days 18 and 23 of April was held by the roads and circuits of france 25th edition of the Tour Auto Optic 2000. This is a rally of classic cars which takes place in France and that this year has had no less than 240 participants who have played the titles in the categories of speed and regularity.
In this competition brings together classics of all kinds, but with the equisito be models who have competed in the Tour Auto original between 1951 and 1973. We found some more “modest” like the Mini Cooper, Ford Escort, MG-B or Triumph TR3 compete against classic great level as the Shlby Cobra, Jaguar E-Type, Mercedes SL, Porsche 356, Ford GT 40 or cars that are worth millions of euros as the Ferrari 250 GT SWB and Ferrari 626 TF. All the classics that run in the Tour Auto are pieces worthy of praise for the fans of the engine.
This year in the category of regular vehicle winner has been the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta of the argentine Martin H. Sucari & Francisco Sucari, followed by two Renault Alpine A110 1600 S to a few seconds. On a regular basis the positions are very hotly contested, showing a great level to be widespread among the participants. In the category of speed, the French Jean-François Penillard and Mathieu Verlaine took to the top step of the podium to your Porsche 365 Pre A.
Tour Tour Car 2016
on The 18th of April took place at the Grand Palais in Paris the technical scrutineering and administrative of this test, before you start the 2,000 kilometers of travel. The competition started on the 19th of April, with a route of 463 kilometers between paris and Beune, with a special stage and regularity on the circuit of Dijon-Prenois. The second day, the 20th of April, the ruins of over 330 km between Beaune and Lyon, with two special stages and passing through the circuit of Bresse. On the 21st of April the participants went out of Lyon towards Valence, 395 kilometres and three special stages ahead. Friday April 22, the race started from Valence to Marseille, with 399 miles and passing by the circuit of Lédenon, while the Tour Auto 2016 ended in Cannes after os 408 kilometres of the last stage, with three special and the circuit Paul Ricard in between.
the icing on The cake to this edition, put the first stage night held in the Tour Auto in its 25-year history. When you arrive at Cannes on the last day, after a short break, the participants faced the two last stages timed in a night-time route for the cote d’azur.
Photos Tour Auto 2016
Photos – Iñigo Ochoa and