First snow reported on route!

First snow reported on route!

Today we received a first picture of real snow on the Winter Trial route! This picture was taken in the area of Gol and looks really hopefull. We have had to wait a bit longer for first snow last year! LETS GO!


Third time nomination for Rally or tour of the Year!

Third time nomination for Rally or tour of the Year!

For the third time in a row, The Winter Trial, is nominated for the best Rally or Tour of the year award at the International Historic Motoring Awards. Three times is a charme??

It is all up to the jury now so all we can do is cross our fingers that the the award will come our way this time. If any Winter Trial is deserving of this award it is the 2015 edition in Norway and Sweden.

Snow all over, 11 tests, 38 regularities and beautifull scenery all put together by Mark Appleton resulted in what has been titled the Best Winter Trial ever by our competitors.

The 2 legendary nightsections kept the Trial crews busy trying to avoid the snowbanks in the pitchdark of the Norwegian nights. As usual the battle for first place was decided in the final nightleg just south of Elverum. Xavier Maassen was fighting for the leed when his navigator called out a wrong turn. The Sunbeam Avenger ended a few meters down a slope after flying through a snowbank. No harm to the car or people but a huge dent in their ego's. The overall winn went to Alexander Leurs/Ryan Pickering in the Ascona.

Events for 2015 and 2016

Save these dates:

Safari Rally                                                  October 24 - November 16, 2015
Out of Africa by car

Winter Trial                                                 Januari 24 - 29, 2016
A week sideways in the snow

Concours d’ élégance Paleis Het Loo        June 2016
Apeldoorn Holland

Carrera Mediterana                                     September 2016
Approx 21 days:  Germany - Austria – Trieste (IT) - Dubrovnik – Albania – Greece – Sicily and Sardinia