The 2nd Alpine Trial 2015
6th - 9th September 2015
The 2nd Alpine Trial 2015 - The Alpine rally for pre-war Vintage Cars
The 2nd Alpine Trial was again based in Annecy for three days of rallying over what the magazines described as the finest driving roads in Europe. The Participants met up for pre-start formalities on Sunday, September 6th, before driving three days of fabulous Alpine roads, finishing on Wednesday September 9th. The move to a September date combined with Keith Baud's carefully chosen route and mid week rally days made for fine driving on quiet roads.... wonderful weather made the whole experience even better.
Click the links below to see what the motoring press said about the 1st Alpine Trial.
We are again going to base ourselves in the Imperial Hotel overlooking Lake Annecy. Our first recce-team has just returned and we are assured of a number of improvements by the hotel management... with the mid-week finish-date meaning that we can use the grand ballroom for our gala prize-giving dinner so we dine altogether in the hotel. Last time, we drank the bar dry - the hotel running out of beer! We have been assured this time various upgrades will ensure the hotel is better prepared and able to provide better service.
Keith Baud is again our route-maestro and he is hard at work on the maps. Keith worked with us on the Monte Carlo Challenge and Classic Marathons, in at the birth of historic rallying - nobody has more experience of creating brilliant rallying in France.
Three days of glorious Vintageant motoring lie ahead.
Contact the Rally Office on firstname.lastname@example.org for more.
I hadn't read a map since I was at school, but I was proud of myself at the end of each day - it was much more satisfying than route-books... with maps you are much more aware of where you are.
Charlotte Van Houtte - Jaguar SS100 - Competitor Alpine Trial 2014