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Ferrari at the 25th Tour Auto

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016

237 historic cars were entered in this 25th Tour Auto, on 18-23 April 2016, and while the route changes every year, it always follows the conceptof the Tour de France Automobile – an exciting and memorable drive through the beautiful countryside of France. In this anniversary year, it began...

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Ferrari Preview at the Tour Auto 2016

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016

On Monday April 18, 2016, the 237 cars entered in the 2016 Tour Auto were displayed in Paris in the famous and historic Grand Palais for a public day. Ferrari is a partner of the Tour Auto and chose this day to unveil the new GTC4 Lusso for first time in France. For their French customers, Ferrari invited a...

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Tour Auto Optic 2ooo – Special 25th Anniversary Event

Posted by on Nov 4, 2015

A Final Under Starry Skies! The next Tour de France Auto Optic 2000 on 18-24 April 2016 is an anniversary event. Bearing this in mind it will give the 240 participants a new-for-2016 route, which will finish for the first time in the Peter Auto era with a nighttime run on well-known rally roads in the...

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At the Finish Line of the Tour Auto

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015

The Ferrari spectacular winds its way from Paris to Biarritz After 1,900 kilometres, the 24th edition of the Tour Auto has reached its finish-line in sunny Biarritz. It proved an unforgettable experience for all 233 participants who set off from the Grand Palais in Paris, taking in lovely cities of...

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Ferrari Results for the 2015 Tour Auto Optic 2ooo

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015

The 24th edition of the Tour Auto Optic 2ooo was held from April 20 to 25, 2015. Organized by Peter Auto, this annual event, gathering 225 classic cars, remained a major event of the historical motor racing calendar that it has become. The 2015 Tour Auto Optic 2ooo began on Monday, April 20, with a...

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Tour Auto Saturday 25th April: Pau to Biarritz

Posted by on Apr 26, 2015

For the final leg, the first crews rose at dawn for the last time and started their day on the Pau-Arnos circuit for the final showdown on track. By late morning, one last special stage brought to a close the timed sessions. Then, competitors gathered to enjoy a picnic at Bastide Clairence. Founded in...

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Tour Auto Friday 24th April: Toulouse to Pau

Posted by on Apr 25, 2015

The penultimate day had no circuit competitions, but two special stages on closed roads. After being timed first in the morning, the competitors enjoyed a lunch held at the Abbaye de l’Escaladieu (The Escaladieu – Scala Dei in Latin – meaning “scale of God”). Founded around...

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Tour Auto Thursday 23rd April: Clermont-Ferrand to Toulouse

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015

From Clermont-Ferrand, the competitors covered some 463 km of open country roads in what is the second longest stage of the event 2015. The road book led them on the roads of the two special stages of the day, followed by lunch at Domaine de la Goudalie, an historical place of the Rouergue, built in the...

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Tour Auto Wednesday 22nd April: Vichy to Clermont-Ferrand

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015

In the aftermath of the first warm-up stage, the competitors of the Tour Auto Optic 2ooo performed in two special stages before the lunch break at Castle Parentignat, nicknamed the little Versailles of Auvergne. Spared at the revolution, including the house where Marechal de La Fayette lived, who...

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The Ferrari 488 GTB Star at the Grand Palais

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015

Unveiling in Paris of the new V8 and start of the Tour Auto The 488 GTB was the star of the Grand Palais for two days, for its French premiere at the departure of the Tour Auto. Hundreds of guests and journalist joined the unveilings, that took place at the presence of the Scuderia Ferrari test driver Jean...

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Tour Auto Tuesday 21st April: Paris to Vichy

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015

Just as dawn was breaking, the cars left the Grand Palais to go to the Château de Courances where the official start of the 2015 event was taken. Located at forty-seven kilometers southeast of Paris in the French Gâtinais and department of Essonne, the Château de Courances was built between 1622...

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Ferraris to Partake in 2015 Tour Auto

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015

The 24th edition of the Tour Auto Optic 2ooo will be held from April 20 to 25, 2015. Organized by Peter Auto, this annual event, gathering 225 classic cars, remains a major event of the historical motor racing calendar. As is tradition, the 2015 Tour Auto Optic 2ooo will begin on Monday, April 20 by a...

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