Latest news related to the Peter Auto events…

A Matra 650 in the Tour Auto

The 2018 Tour Auto Optic 2000 is about to make the French relive one of the greatest pages in the history of the country’s motor sport achievements. A Matra is going to take part in the event recalling the victory of this extraordinary car in the Tour de France Automobile in 1970 and 1971. In 1970, Jean-Luc Lagardère decided to enter ... Read more

Barcelona: latest news!

The Peter Auto season of historic car races kicks off on 6-7-8 April on the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit. More than 200 racing cars including some exceptional machines are expected at the Spanish track. Once again the season will kick off on the circuit in Montmélo where seven of the eight Peter Auto grids will do battle. Just a reminder ... Read more

Boutique open: posters, programmes, key rings

A large number of people have asked us how to obtain an official poster or programme outside our events. It’s now possible through the on-line boutique! The derived products from Peter Auto events withstand the test of time even if they are witnesses of fleeting moments. When the posters that are real works of art are hung on the walls of ... Read more

Gaspard Ulliel at the start of the Tour Auto Optic 2000

Gaspard Ulliel will be having his maiden outing in this year’s Tour Auto Optic 2000. This historic rally between Paris and Nice organised by Peter Auto will take place from 23rd to 28th April. In 2016, Gaspard Ulliel was a low profile visitor at the exhibition of the cars in the Grand Palais the day before the Tour Auto Optic 2000 ... Read more

Peter Auto honoured at the Peninsula Classics Best of the Best

The Peninsula Classics Best of the Best prize, which was awarded on Thursday 8th February at a ceremony in Paris, went to a 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic. The same car won the Best of Show at Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille Concours d’Etat last September. The Peninsula Classics Best of the Best prize designates the most ... Read more

1st staging of the Rallye des Pionniers

On 9th February 2019 Peter Auto will bring back to life the early days of the first motor car races with the 1st Rallye des Pionniers reserved for pre-1919 historic cars. They will depart from Paris. It’s time to begin practising winding the starting handles! France was where the first working automobile, Cugnot’s steam wagon invented in ... Read more

The Trofeo Nastro Rosso renamed The Greatest’s Trophy

Since 2015, Peter Auto has sought to make the Trofeo Nastro Rosso a more attractive proposition, so it decided to accept some beautiful models built by other famous makes (Aston Martin DB4 GTs, Mercedes-Benz 300 SLs, Porsche 550s). Given this increase in diversity the grid, originally created for prestigious Italian makes, needed a name ... Read more

Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille: Sunday 7th July 2019

Faced with the complexity of organising an event of this scale at the beginning of September (start of school, other major rendezvous, etc.) Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille will now take place in July in odd-numbered years alternately with Le Mans Classic. While the 4th Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille again met with ... Read more

Global Endurance Legends: entries open

This season Global Endurance Legends will join forces with the Peter Auto historic grids on four occasions and put on spectacular on-track demonstrations with cars that spectators really adore. Entries are now open.  The Global Endurance Legends field consists of GTs and prototypes that raced in the most famous endurance events in the ... Read more

Peter Auto and Le Mans Classic at Retromobile

Peter Auto will be at Retromobile (Paris) from Wednesday 7th to Sunday 11th February (Hall 1, Row N, Number 033).  Le Mans Classic and historic racing series will be featured. More than 500 historic automobiles jewels and 120.000 visitors are expected for the 43rd edition of Retromobile. At the heart of the show, Peter ... Read more