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 (Paris). The next day, the 240 competitors (competition and regularity) will leave the capital for five days of competition on 4 circuits (Dijon-Prenois, Magny-Cours, Charade, Le Mans) and 10 special stages. Every year the route of the Tour Auto Optic 2000 is changed, and in 2019 it will include Dijon, Lyon, Vichy and Tours. The chequered flag will be waved on Saturday 4th May on the evening of the last leg in Deauville.

  • The detailed route will be revealed on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.
  • The Special Stage maps are published on Facebook at 17:00, on the eve of each day they take place.

2019 route

MONDAY, APRIL 29
GRAND PALAIS PARIS (Administrative checkings and scrutineering)
Open to the public from 10:00 to 17:00

TUESDAY, APRIL 30
PARIS – VAUX-LE-VICOMTE – DIJON (255 miles)
+ Circuit Dijon-Prenois (from 14:00 to 20:00)
+ 1 Special Stage
Finish in Dijon (Parc des Expositions et Congrès) from 17:00 to 21:30

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1
DIJON – LYON (310 miles)
+ Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours (from 11:00 to 17:00)
+ 2 Special Stages
Finish in Lyon (Stade Gerland) from 17:30 to 21:30

THURSDAY, MAY 2
LYON – VICHY (245 miles)
+ 3 Special Stages
Finish in Vichy (Parc des Sources) from 15:30 to 21:30

FRIDAY, MAY 3
VICHY – TOURS (330 miles)
+ Circuit de Charade (from 07:00 to 13:00)
+ 2 Special Stages
Finish in Tours (Boulevard Heurteloup) from 17:30 to 21:30

SATURDAY, MAY 4
TOURS – DEAUVILLE (268 miles)
+ Circuit Bugatti du Mans (from 08:00 to 14:00)
+ 2 Special Stages
Finish in Deauville (Boulevard Eugène Cornuche) from 16:30 to 21:30