On Saturday, june 14 at the Major Market of Ypres nshortly after noon the launch for 20st edition of the Classic Marathon took place . The positive cooperation with the Targa Florio Historic and the European aura of Ypres in the rally world ensure that the British organization for the third times visits Belgium
It is a regularity test for cars up to 1981, where speed is comes certainly not in the first place, told Luc Depuydt as experiend man by Targa Florio.
He is responsible for the coordinating for the event on Belgian soil. The participants submit a trail where the planned speed of 50km/h is to be as close as possible be approached. In addition to the official start on the Major Market in Ypres at 14h there are still rides along Boezinge, Westouter and Kemmel on the program.
The delightful village of Watou awaits the participants around 15h30 still a skill test. On Sunday morning ttracts the caravan to 8 hours from the Ypres Major Market direction Luxembourg to come Friday finally in the Italian Cortina.
The Classic Marathon 2008
All pictures thanks to Wilfried Geerts!!