Tour Auto Optic 2000

Peter Auto magazine #02

The second airing of the Peter Auto magazine will be devoted to the Tour Auto Optic 2ooo. From the glass dome of the Grand Palais to the planks of Deauville, Mylène Dorange follows the event and meets the participants - drivers, road closers, spectators and organisers. On the programme…   _It was almost like being transported ... Read more

Tour Auto Optic 2000: Favaro-Badan crew wins

After the final battle on the Le Mans Bugatti circuit and two special stages the 28th Tour Auto Optic 2000 finished in Normandy. Raphaël Favaro and Yves Badan (Lotus Elan) win for the second consecutive year. Eric Hamoniau and Edouard Lotthe (Ferrari 250 GT Lusso) are first in Regularity. In Deauville the competitors were eagerly awaited ... Read more

The Lotus Elan, a beguiling English sports car

Like the Triumph Spitfire, the Lotus Elan is part of a memorable generation of nippy little English sports cars that saw the light of day in the 1960s. Between 1962 and 1973 the Elan was one of the great road-going cars in the history of British manufacturer, Lotus, also an innovator and dominator in Formula 1 during this period. Powered ... Read more

Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Tour de France: a car, a race

The common history of Ferrari and the Tour de France automobile is rich in victories and exceptional cars. One of them saw the moniker of the event associated with its name for eternity.   As the 250 generation really consolidated the name of Ferrari, it is one of the most emblematic with its line of cars including the 250 MM, 250 ... Read more

Tour Auto Optic 2000: vanished English makes

Each running of the Tour Auto Optic 2000 highlights a theme connected with the motor car. The 2019 event will pay homage to vanished English makes. They were the creations of cross-channel artisans who were master-craftsmen in the fields of engines and coachwork and they left their own mark on the history of the motor car. Among the ... Read more

Rebellion Timepieces Tour Auto Optic 2000 official timekeeper

With a DNA combining motor sport and car of prestige, it is quite naturally for Rebellion Timepieces to become the official timekeeper of this iconic event. he 28th edition of the Tour Auto Optic 2000 will take place from April 29 to May 4, 2019. Rebellion Timepieces est un acteur à part dans le monde de la haute horlogerie suisse. ... Read more

2019 Tour Auto Optic 2000: the route!

The next Tour Auto Optic 2000 will take place from 29th to 4th April 2019. It will start from the Grand Palais (Paris) to finish in Deauville via five legs. In keeping with tradition, the 2019 Tour Auto Optic 2000 will begin on Monday 29th April with a not-to-be missed day when the cars taking part will be on display in the Grand Palais ... Read more

Tour Auto Optic 2000: 1st entry list

The Tour Auto Optic 2000 will be run for the 28th time between 29th April and 5th May 2019. No fewer than 230 cars will set off from the Grand Palais (Paris) for Deauville. With 130 days to go to the start the first entry list has just been unveiled. The first list comprises 162 entrants (82 in competition, 80 in ... Read more

2019 Tour Auto: the route revealed on December 11th

The start of the 28th Tour Auto Optic 2000 will be given from the Grand Palais in Paris but this year, the caravan will not be heading to the South of France… A little revolution which will definitely enhance the itinerary: scenic roads and famous circuits are of course scheduled. The circuits, the arrival city as well as the stage towns ... Read more

2019 Peter Auto calendar – nine events in Europe

Peter Auto’s 2018 season isn’t over yet and already the 2019 calendar is being unveiled! From Catalonia to Lombardy via the Tour de France in five stages, the Belgian Ardennes, Burgundy, Hungary and Provence, the 2019 season comprises nine events.  This calendar of mouth-watering rendezvous includes a number of blue riband events ... Read more