16th Tour de Corse Historique

NEWS Leg 5 Ile Rousse - Porto-Vecchio - 10/08/2016

All the competitors are so satisfied with this 16th event of the Tour de Corse Classic rally. This is our reward! And I do think that it is an excellent year. From then on I make an appointment to all the racing drivers for the17th event which will be held from October 1st to October 7th 2017.

NEWS Leg 4 Porto - Ile Rousse - 10/07/2016

Tomorrow we will pay tribute to Henri Toivonen.An official ceremony will be held in front of the stela honouring his memory, in the presence of Castirla mayor and Jean-Claude Andruet. Each competitor will stick a remembrance sign on his car for this stage leading to Porto-Vecchio to the memory of...

NEWS Leg 3 Porticcio - Porto - 10/06/2016

Beyond the pleasure, the Tour de Corse classic rally has become a true competition in which rhythm is at the top symbolized by the fight ahead of the race between Romain Dumas and Erik Comas. Competitors struggle at every level and until you reach Porto-Vecchio, rankings may change.

NEWS Leg 2 Porto-Vecchio - Porticcio - 10/05/2016

Four stages were on the agenda today. We get to the heart of the matterThe fights that we expected really happen! The time spent by the drivers are impressive. They drive really fast indeed! This stage goes together with the first mechanical trials and tonight the 3 hour long attendance will be...

NEWS Leg 1 Porto-Vecchio - Porto-Vecchio - 10/05/2016

The drivers both expected and feared the night stage. As far as organization is concerned it requires extra constraints because of security, but it is such a pleasure for the public.

The competitors face to face - 10/04/2016

Monday October 3rd : The 16th Tour de Corse Classic rally goes together with administrative and technical checkings in Porto-Vecchio. They give shape to the participation of the 227 competitors who start being under pressure. A short review of the candidates for victory… Such a tricky job to...

Jean-Pierre Manzagol : Still in the race - 10/02/2016

Aged 20, in 1966, Jean-Pierre Manzagol raced his first Tour de Corse driving a Mini-Cooper. 50 years later, he is still at the start of the 16th Tour de Corse Classic rally behind the wheel of his Renault 5 Turbo (# 5) feeding the passion of the Corsicans for the rally. Jean-Pierre Manzagol’s...

Jean-François Mourgues is in the foreground - 10/01/2016

Jean-François Mourgues has lived for a long time at the pace of the Cévennes rally in which the reconnaissances were lasting For 2 months in the 70’s-80’s. It was enough to impregnate the mind of this ‘minot’ for a long time. Aged 18, after having passed his driving test, his parents offered him a...

A car park for your trailers - 10/01/2016

A closed car park is at your disposal for your trailers during the whole rally. The address for the car park is: Via Notte, route de Porra 20137 Porto-Vecchio. You will be allowed to leave your trailer on Monday 3 rd and Tuesday 4th October from 8.30 am until 12.00 and from 2 pm until 6pm. In...

Harri Toivonen will start the 16th Tour de Corse classic rally - 09/30/2016

The Finn Harri Toivonen will officially start the 16th Tour de Corse Classic rally on Tuesday October 4th when 227 competitors will dash in the night stage. The younger brother of Henri Toivonen, harri was a rally driver in the eightie’s. His cars were a Talbot Avenger, Sunbeam Lotus, Ford Escort...
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