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Focus on four cars of the Tour Auto Optic 2000

Tick-tock, tick-tock, we are eagerly waiting for the 30th running of the oldest historic rally still existing: the Tour Auto Optic 2000. There are only one hundred days left before the beautiful old machines set off, for the very first time, from the ephemeral Grand Palais. You already know the themes of this year: the winning Ferrari 250SWBs ... Read more

Group C

Grand Prix de l’Age D’Or: Group C, the return! History of the Dijon 1000 km

Launched on May 26, 1972, the Dijon-Prenois circuit was chosen for the 1973 Manufacturers World Championship, a great premiere marked by the Matra-Ferrari duel. After a sumptuous fight, the Pescarolo-Larrousse pair won over the Ickx-Redman duo. Off for the legend! In 1975 Alfa Romeo entered its name in the Golden Book thanks to Merzario-... Read more

The Rallye des Princesses Richard Mille postponed to 2022

One year ago, we were forced, in front of the first wave of the pandemix, to postpone the 21st Rallye des Princesses Richard Mille for one year, from May 23 to June 3, 2021. This meeting that we were all waiting for, shone like a beacon of hope in the heart of a sea still agitated by the successive waves of a virus decidedly devastating, both ... Read more

2021 Dix Mille Tours du Castellet cancellation

Peter Auto always designs events as large festive gatherings around a common passion for the automobile. Faced with the impossibility of achieving this objective at the moment, we are forced to cancel the 2021 Dix Mille Tours du Castellet which was to be held from April 30 to May 2 at the Paul Ricard Circuit. A usual Dix Mille Tours event ... Read more

Le Mans Classic postponed to 2022

Début juillet, c'est demain ! Il a donc fallu trancher pour ne prendre personne par surprise. En raison des évolutions plus que capricieuses des contraintes appliquées aux événements de grande ampleur, Peter Auto et l’Automobile Club de l’Ouest se sont vus dans l'obligation de reporter une fois de plus la dixième édition du Mans ... Read more

On track, finally, for new challenges!

Since the start of the pandemic -between restrictions and fluctuating international health constraints- the Peter Auto teams have struggled to build a racing season, as relevant as possible. And it was necessary to show responsiveness and inventiveness to set up a satisfactory, and even innovative, series by Peter Auto 2021 calendar! In ... Read more

Postponement of the Tour Auto Optic 2000 until September

Due to the current different national and international measures and restrictions applied to major large-scale events the decision has been taken in concert with our partners and all the towns involved in the organisation to postpone the 30th Tour Auto Optic 2ooo until September. Thus, the rally will be held from 30th August to 4th September ... Read more

Postponement of the Dix Mille Tours and arrival of Nogaro Historic

The series by Peter Auto 2021 calendar was supposed to start with the Dix Mille Tours on 26-28 March, but Peter Auto is obliged to announce the postponement of the event. Thus, a brand-new event has just joined the series by Peter Auto 2021 calendar - Nogaro Historic between 23-25. The decision top postpone the Dix Mille Tours was ... Read more

Peter Auto supports FFVE in its action

What future lies ahead for collector cars in France faced with the progressive establishment of ZFEs (low-emission zones)?  Peter Auto supports the action of the FFVE in drawing up an alternative scenario to the one restricting circulation. The low-emission mobility zones were created in France by the law on mobility orientation of ... Read more

2021 Tour Auto : first entry list

The cavalcade’s itinerary has now been revealed; it’s heading for Nice in homage to the first editions of this long-running rally. This wonderful journey taking place from 19th to 24th April 2021 puts the spotlight on the most incredible oeuvres of mechanical engineering with a special theme for the 30th edition: the Ferrari 250 GT ... Read more