Dix Mille Tours du Castellet : a new box full for the great history of motor sport
Summer and light wind were at the rendezvous of the 9th Ten Thousand Tours of Castellet by Peter Auto, on the Circuit Paul Ricard.
Where 315 historic race cars were in action on the F1 track, and 500 cars presented by Collectors Clubs. To the delight of an always passionate and family-oriented public, come and admire these living works of art under the sun and at night during the Sixties' Endurance race punctuated by a 100% Shelby Cobra podium. A new box full of sports car and its great history!
The 9th edition of the Ten Mile Tours of the Castellet by Peter Auto at the Circuit Paul Ricard again made it possible to fill the emotions of teams and drivers, but also in the ranks of the spectators (15 000 on the weekend). The races and demonstrations planned on the 5.8 km route featuring Chicane Nord in F1 mode, or without the fabulous Prototypes Group C and the most recent (1990-2000) of the series Global Endurance Legends with the main line right of Mistral (1.8km) thoroughly, have found that the beautiful of the past still had very beautiful resources. The last mentioned were divided between GT and Protos, with Ferrari 333 SP, 550 GT1 and F355 Challenge, Porsche 933 and 996, Chevrolet Corvette Z06 GT3 and the unforgettable Peugeot 908 HDi FAP.
Competitions, demos, driving sessions Clubs - Cobra, Datsun, Maserati, Mustang, Pontiac, Porsche, and Triumph -, but also Ford Performance, have animated the asphalt ribbon, while the Village and the Clubs have allowed the public , often come with family, to enjoy the open air show proposed on the track as well as in the paddocks.
The biggest event dedicated to HCV (historic racing cars) in the South of France has, once again, held its place at Circuit Paul Ricard, with exceptional Plateaux. Which brought together cars produced from the 50s (1953 for a venerable Porsche 356) until 2000