The month of May gave us great emotions and driving lessons, but the car event season has just begun. Even this June will in fact have a soundtrack marked by the sound of vintage engines still able to roar... Gentlemen, be ready to get back on the road as we present you our selection of car events and meetings of the month.
Rallye des Princesses Richard Mille • June 2-7 • Paris, FR
Six days, 1600 kilometers from Paris to Biarritz and 90 teams for a 100% feminine rally. These are the ingredients of the Rallye des Princesses Richard Mille, an event created in 2000 that celebrates the marriage between feminine charm and classic car driving, offering a place of honor to all the Ladies with a passion for cars.
The Rallye des Princesses offers the drivers a unique and highly rewarding experience both from the racing and aesthetic point of view, with a five-stage program that connects the French capital to the French Riviera, passing through the most beautiful countryside landscapes.
Grand Prix de l’Age d'Or • June 8-10 • Dijon, FR
The Grand Prix de l’Age d’Or will celebrate its 54th anniversary and its 14th on the famous Dijon-Prenois circuit, which has been given a major revamp. Thus for the last half-century this great classic has survived and its name is now one of the best-know in Europe. This year Peter Auto will bring along seven grids to delight the public plus a newcomer, the 2.0L Cup, and the guest grids, the Legend Trophy and Global Endurance Legends.
The adrenaline will run fast on the track but also in the paddock area, where collectors and enthusiasts will see all the great car of this inviting 2018 edition.
Passione Caracciola • June 20-24 • Geneva, CH
Passione Caracciola is a regularity rally for classic cars named after the great German driver Rudolf Caracciola. It provides a unique hands-on opportunity to relive the historical and personal experience of this famous driver, who has gone down in history as the “Rainmaster”, through places, events and direct references to his public and private life.
Every year a maximum of 58 crews, (the champion lived 58 years) take part in this event. It is a celebration of the sheer joy of driving through splendid locations coupled with just the right competitive spirit.
Concours d’Elegance Suisse • June 22-24 • Geneva, CH
Reviving a Swiss tradition dating back to 1927 in Geneva, the Concours d’Elégance Suisse will celebrate again Automobile Heritage and the Art of mechanical engineering in the exquisite setting of the grounds of the Château de Coppet, historic home of Madame de Staël, offering a panoramic view of the Mont-Blanc and Lake Geneva.
The Concours d'Elégance Suisse will display a selection of spectacular classic automobiles rarely seen in public. On this occasion, the “Future Classics” from 1970 to 1985 will be again featured as an official concours class.
Photo credits: © Tom Zaniroli, © Stéphanie Bézard, © Omar Cartulano & Massimiliano Rossetto, © Michael Furman