Tour Auto 2020

Tour Auto Optic 2000
31 August – 5 September 2020

The 29th edition of the Tour Auto Optic 2000 starts from the Grand Palais (Paris) to finish at the Circuit Paul Ricard, via Clermont-Ferrand, Limoges, Toulouse and Pont du Gard. This year, the greatest French historic rally celebrates Porsche prototypes.

Following the various governmental measures linked to Coronavirus COVID-19, Peter Auto and all its partners have decided to postpone the Tour Auto Optic 2000 until September. Thus, the rally will take place between 31st August and 5th September 2020.

A new route

Every year, the Tour Auto Optic 2000 itinerary is renewed to offer spectators and participants alike a new experience. The first traditional rendezvous takes place on Monday 31st August in the Grand Palais and gives the public the opportunity to see all the cars entered for the event. In the early morning of 1st April the crews leave the capital and set out to cover 2140 kilometres of French roads. The official start of this incredible adventure is given in at the Linas-Montlhéry Autodrome. Over five days competitors do battle on four circuits (Nevers Magny-Cours, Charade, Lédenon and Paul Ricard) and in 10 special stages. This schedule brings the Tour Auto Optic 2000 caravan to Clermont-Ferrand, Limoges, Toulouse and Pont du Gard before its journey comes to an end at the Circuit Paul Ricard.



Porsche Prototypes, the theme for 2020

Every year, the Tour Auto Optic 2000 celebrates a make or a model of cars that took part in the history of the Tour de France Automobile. This year, the Porsche prototypes receive all the attention: Porsche 550 Spyder, 356 Carrera Abarth 1600, 356 Carrera Abarth 2000, 904 GTS, 910, 906 and 907.