The 6th Peking to Paris Motor Challenge 2016
June 12th to July 17th 2016
Many of the 6th Peking to Paris Motor Challenge participants will be recording their preparations and adventures on their own websites, blogs and social media pages. Let the Rally Office know if you have a publicly accessible website about your Peking to Paris adventure.
The first Bristol to participate on the Peking to Paris. Paul Hickman and Sebastian Gross are a couple of Australian expat Yorkshiremen taking up the challenge.
Experienced rally veterans Jim Valentine and Jonathan Lodge have restored and prepared an original 1968 AMC for their Peking to Paris adventure.
2016 is Roberto’s third Peking to Paris after 1997 & 2007. He and Maria-Rita plan daily updates of their adventures, mishaps, anxieties and satisfactions.
Since committing to Peking Paris this Buick team has been seen on the Flying Scotsman and Alpine Trial events in 2015 as part of their preparations.
In January 2014, after probably too much beer, the idea of taking part in a classic car rally developed so why not go for the longest and most well-known rally…
USA crew Tjerk and Christopher Bury began their 240Z car build in June 2014. Find lots of pictures and more in their Peking to Paris Facebook.
Miami residents Guido Balocco and Eduardo Beiner, are gearing up for Peking to Paris 2016 and say they’ll keep pushing forward day in and day out.
Follow Amy Amazon and historic rally competitors Claudine Bloom and Andrew Twort on Peking to Paris 2016 via their website and Facebook.
Another one of those teams whose plans were decided among friends in a bar. Italians Angelo Cavalli & Gianni Gentile are ready to join Peking to Paris 2016.
Twice Peking to Paris winners Gerry Crown and Matt Bryson are a crew to watch. Read their blog to learn about them and their amazing P76 Leyland.
Scott Tucker and David Stuart are two Californians who are complete novices to the Rally format, so why not start at the top. Let's see what Murphy throws their way.
From an innocent question over dinner but without rally experiance Matt Watson and Doug Atherley are off to cross the Gobi Desert in a 57- year old Jaguar.
After competing in the 2013 outing, Rod Wade is taking on the world’s greatest motoring challenge once again. This time his co-driver is Austen Ritchie.
After a chance 2013 hotel room TV viewing of a BBC Peking Paris 2013 documentary rally-rookies Tom Van Den Berg and Femke Schepers began their journey.
First for Bjørn Schage and Trond Brathen came the idea to drive a Morgan. After securing a place on the entry list the hunt for a suitable car began.
This is Mark Pickering's 240Z. Mark and Dave Boddy, tell some history of the car and their preparations for Peking to Paris 2016 in Dave’s blog.
After 2013, Ingo Strolz and Werner Gassner are back again to take on the Peking Paris Rally with their 1917 American La France Tourer Speedster.
Jo and Heather Worth's Volvo Amazon adventures continue. After conquering The Road to Mandalay this determined pair are back for more on Peking to Paris.
Among the important objectives for Rob Garnsworthy and John Teasdale is to “have dinner each night” because it will mean the car is ok!!
Colin Smith & Hernan Zanghellini 's extraordinary adventure driving a 1934 Hudson Terraplane from Peking to Paris in 35 days… hopefully.
Peking Paris 2013 veterans Mick de Haas and Anthony Verloop are back again. Memories of China, Mongolia and Siberia left a big impression on them.
#45 - 1939 Dodge Coupe
Bessy, the Dodge Coupe of Colin and James Weekley has set off on another great adventure. At 77 years old this car is said to love a good challenge.
The website of Peter Weigelt and Beat Hirs There are plenty of Mustang pictures and videos on this German language website.
Lloyd and Treacy Reddington tackled Peking to Paris 2010 in a Rolls Royce Phantom III this time they are back with an American Nash.
Silver medal winners on P2P 2013 Manuel Dubs and Robi Huber registered for P2P 2016 immediately after that event. Mani also competed on the Road to Mandalay in 2015.
Bruce Power and Jill Robilliard decided early in 2014 that Peking to Paris 2016 would be a great gap year adventure. One of the first decisions was to choose a car...
With a 1928 Bentley Supersport – the Green Eagle – and full of passion Helmut Rothenberger and Michael Schmidt take on the historic Peking to Paris challenge.
Steve Trafton and his wife Katherine are ready for Peking to Paris. Steve is a passionate advocate of the motto: “If you’re not moving, you’re standing still.”
Jill Schmidt-Lindner thought her husband, Gunther, was joking about Peking to Paris. They had no car and no experience but now they’re leaving to drive the adventure of a lifetime.
Isobel and Nicola Mathew have been doing plenty of shopping for things they might need, things they will definitely need and things they hope not to need.
Philip Lindsten and Charles Cook describe Peking Paris as taking a voyage from East to West, through the wilderness of Asia and Europe in a 1939 Chevrolet
Driving a model that was always close to Philip Young's heart... Adrian Hodgson and Mark Bramall have chosen a Peugeot 504 for their Peking to Paris adventure.
There can’t be many places that Max and Julie Stephenson's Vauxhall hasn’t been to. P2P 2016 is the second Peking to Paris adventure for this remarkable car and its intrepid crew.
Follow Kerry Finn and Andrew Webster as they take on the epic journey from Peking to Paris in their 1969 Volvo 142. This is Kerry's second P2P challenge and Andrew’s first ever.
This is the travel blog of António and João Baptista, the Portuguese father and son team taking part in the 6th Peking to Paris Motor Challenge 2016.
Combining a passion for travel and classic cars Jill Kirkpatrick and Tony Connor are taking on the Peking to Paris challenge in their classic Porsche 356A.
Richard Allen is planning to blog the adventure when he and his co-driver Graham York take on the 8400 mile, 36 day Peking to Paris adventure in their 1968 Volvo 123
Scots Andrew Laing and Ian Milne rallied together in the 70’s. Since then they kept their love of motorsport but it’s been a long time since they competed together.
Father and son team Murray and Adam Jackson are both car fanatics entering their first endurance rally. We see this as an adventure and a great challenge that we can share together.
Aussie adventurer and ideas man Steve Lambert encourages his wife Ruth to navigate Violette to Paris.... Why not? She can sail and navigate a yacht! What for?
Alain and Yves Faymonville have accepted the Peking to Paris challenge and will be driving a Mercedes SLK 450 SLC
Follow Boomba, the Chevrolet Business Coupe, crewed by Jean Mouret and Vincent Duhamel, as they embark on their first car rally.
Patrick and Christine Sommer have driven London to Cape Town and the Road to Mandalay. For P2P their car is now an “Evolution III”.
This car is a true ERA veteran. Among others – P2P 1997 & 2007 – Round the World in 2000 and the Road to Mandalay in 2015.
First timers, Bryon Fusini and Stephen Waudby are driving their 1955 Lancia B12 in hopes of finishing this once in a lifetime event and raising funds for charity. Come along for the adventure.
Justin and Kristian Fleming one of the few father and son teams have been planning their Peking to Paris for two years now and can’t wait to get started on the 12th June.
Nigel Farmer and Stephen Lovell took their Mk1 Ford Escort Mexico for a shakedown on the Sahara Challenge in October 2015… now it’s time for the main event.
Charbel Habib and co-driver Walid Samaha are the only Lebanese and Arab participants competing In the 36 day Peking to Paris Motor Challenge.
Giorgio Schön and Pierre Tonetti, are driving a fully prepared 1971Alfa Giulia… "because we go to win" says Schön who did several Monte Carlo Rallies in the 60’s & 70’s.
Has Bill Cleyndert opted for comfort this time choosing a 1925 open top Bentley for himself and Jacqui Norman instead of his usual ultra rapid Ford Model A?
Peter St George and David Gainer have serious intentions for this event. They hope to make it to Paris and they plan to have fun and meet some interesting people on the way.
Here is the blog for Martin Lamb and Martyn driving their Petersen Bentley Speed 6 on Peking to Paris 2016
Nick and Jess Sleep are a father and daughter team with a combined age of 67 which they suspect will be younger than some individual competitiors… Is any team younger?
Driving the first 1957 Chevrolet 210 to attempt Peking to Paris, Jeff Urbina and Chris Pike will be enjoying the spacious interior of this classic American icon.
Tim Eades and Willie McNickle, part of Team Bodacious Racing, are driving a 1938 Chevrolet Fangio coupe. The Fangio successfully completed the Sahara Challenge.
Peking to Paris 2013, when they used a Mercedes, is just one of many previous events that Keith Ashworth and Norah Ashworth have driven.
Richard Bowser and Paul Rivlin are driving an elegant Alvis. It’s their first time on an ERA rally and they have already learned much about car and driver preparation.
After two years preparation and car building Ib Sørensen and Mogens Lauritsen are driving their BMW on Peking to Paris 2016. It's been a long count down.... says their blog.
Follow the blog pages of rally novices James Alexandroff and David Jones as they drive Peking to Paris in their 1967 Aston Martin.