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Tour Auto Optic 2000 – Ferrari 250 GT and Jaguar MK II

Pearl anniversary - A passion based around a unique cult, the collector car, has been lived out on French roads in the context of some 29 editions! To celebrate the 30th Tour Auto Optic 2000, two hundred pearls from the historic car milieu will form the most beautiful necklace in the world between 19th and 25th April 2021. They will brighten ... Read more

Christmas selection by Peter Auto

The perfect present is waiting patiently at the foot of the Christmas tree. Here at Peter Auto, we’ve thought of everybody with a beautiful selection for car lovers. For her, for him and for the children, everybody will find their heart’s desire! Peter Auto events’ merchandising withstand the test of time even if they are witnesses ... Read more

Behind the scenes: the tests of Coyote Race by Peter Auto

Slow zones made their first appearance in the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans resulting in a considerable reduction in the number of safety car interventions. For technical reasons it seemed they could not be used in historic racing. But Peter Auto and Coyote have found THE solution with the development of a control unit that will be operational for ... Read more

2020 Estoril Classics – full report

"Après la pluie vient le beau temps," (The calm after the storm) was the French proverb in everybody’s mind today. After a difficult period for motor sport, whether historic or modern, the Peter Auto teams managed to put on all the events scheduled for the second half of 2020 and finished the year in blazing sunshine on the lovely Estoril ... Read more

2020 Monza Historic – full report

The Peter Auto series are now back on track and this time their destination was Italy for Monza Historic from 18th to 20th September. This is a rendezvous that Peter Auto is determined to develop into a permanent fixture in the long term with, in particular, in 2021 the presence of clubs representing outstanding makes. On Sunday 20th Septem... Read more

Focus – Ferrari 550 Prodrive 🔊

6-litre V12, 600 bhp at 6 400 rpm, music to the ears! The Prodrive Ferrari 550 is a regular entry for Peter Auto events in the Endurance Racing Legends series. Here it is seen in 2020 at the Dix Mille Tours du Castellet on the Paul Ricard circuit. It all began in 1999 when French driver, Frédéric Dor, sought a car that could take the ... Read more

Tour Auto Optic 2000: Leg 5

Saturday 5th September: after a special stage on closed roads near Mont Ventoux and another on the Paul Ricard circuit, the competitors passed beneath the finishing arch. The 29th Tour Auto Optic 2000 came to an end. It had been a crazy week during which the participants had covered 1986 km through the most beautiful French landscapes. It was ... Read more

Tour Auto Optic 2000: Leg 4

Day 4: The “ville rose” grew smaller and smaller in the rear-view mirrors of the Tour Auto Optic 2ooo caravan and was replaced by the magnificent landscapes of the Gard region. Two special stages on closed roads and another on the Lédenon circuit were on the day’s programme before the competitors arrived at the sublime Pont du Gard, a ... Read more

Tour Auto Optic 2000: Leg 3

It’s 7:30 a.m and the early-morning rays of the sun bathe the Limoges Exhibition park in a soft light. While the town is still asleep the first competitors in the Tour Auto Optic 2000 start the third leg of the rally. It’s official, the caravan has covered more than half the total distance of the itinerary. Today, the destination of all ... Read more

Tour Auto Optic 2000: Leg 2

After getting into the swing of things on Tuesday, the next day the adventurers in the Tour Auto Optic 2ooo set off as dawn was breaking in the direction of the Charade circuit. The previous day’s excitement was still palpable and the desire to move up the time sheets grew steadily stronger as the seconds passed. Were the cars ready to do ... Read more