Tour Britannia route to be unveiled at Race Retro
More details about the route for Tour Britannia (7-9 June) will be unveiled at Race Retro, the International Historic Motorsport Show, at Stoneleigh (24-26 February).Classic venues like the Croft and Cadwell Park race circuits are already confirmed along with the famous Harewood Hillclimb and the awesome Oliver’s Mount motorcycle course at Scarborough. More venues for both races and asphalt special stages will be revealed at Race Retro, where Tour Britannia will have its regular position in the main ‘speed street’, Hall 2 stand 36.“We’ve been busy with the final stages of route planning over the last few weeks and have some interesting news to announce both to our regular competitors and prospective new entrants,” said event director Alec Poole. “We’re inviting everyone to come to Race Retro and see what we have in store for this year. I think it will be one of the best routes we’ve had so far.”Tour Britannia is Britain’s only classic race and rally tour and the eighth running of this unique event will be based in Yorkshire. The Rudding Park Hotel in Harrogate will host documentation and scrutineering during Wednesday 6 June before another first for the event, a special prologue stage in the grounds of the hotel on Wednesday evening.Thursday’s leg will take in the event’s first visit to Croft as well as Oliver’s Mount, along with a brand new special stage venue never previously used on the tour. Friday’s route will include Cadwell Park and Harewood, while on Saturday the route heads south before finishing in the Midlands.Running alongside the classic event will be Targa Britannia, a parallel event open to any post ’75 road legal car, including sports, GT and saloon cars capable of carrying a crew of two, and complying with MSA race regulations.More details about Tour Britannia and Targa Britannia can be found at the event website: .tourbritannia.com and entry forms can be downloaded from the site.