Start preparing for the 2023 season with the Peter Auto Calendar

Claudio Roddaro - 1968 Porsche 908 LH - Porsche Classic Le Mans Race

In the last decade, Peter Auto has set the bar really high when it comes to classic car racing.  After the debut races in 2004,   the Peter Auto events have never stopped growing. And despite a very difficult year with only a limited number of events, 2023 promises to be an intense year for Peter Auto. And just as the previous years, Peter Auto will visit legendary race tracks to offer both the competitors and the visitors some exclusive events. And for those that missed previous editions of Le Mans Classic, grab the opportunity to feel the atmosphere at the legendary Circuit de la Sarthe in 2023. Here’s a little preview of the Peter Auto Calendar of 2023, and your chance to book a hotel close to the event real soon.

Group C racing (Spa Classic 2018)
Group C racing (Spa Classic 2018)

The Peter Auto Events

March 2023 Series test days at Paul Ricard in Le Castellet (France). This will be the weekend the competitors can bring their race car on the track for the first time to have an ultimate test for the rest of the season. You can book your hotel near Paul Ricard now. 

31 March – 1 April 2023 Mugello Classic. Quite some Italian classics (Alfo Romeo, Ferrari, Lancia, …) will come in action in the Mugello Classic. And the proximity of Florence adds an additional touch of charm to this event giving it a touristic and cultural dimension Book your hotel in Mugello

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GP de l’Age D’or 2019

16-23 April 2023 Tour Auto. After 2 editions in September, Tour Auto Classic will return to its traditional dates. The Tour starts in Paris and will bring some legendary cars on beautiful country roads all the way through France. The program includes about 2,000 kilometers to cover five stop-off cities, timed sessions on four circuits, and a dozen of special stages on closed roads. 

12-14 May 2023 Spa-Classic. After two years of interruption, Spa-Classic celebrated its tenth edition! And it was a big bang. Spa Classic belongs to the most popular events in the Peter Auto Calendar and brought the last few editions close to 20.000 spectators to the legendary race-track in the Belgian Ardennes. Book your hotel in Spa now

Le Mans Classic 2018
Le Mans Classic 2018

2-4 June 2023 Grand Prix de l’Age d’Or Circuit Dijon Prenois. Peter Auto took over the event in 2014. And immediately returned the glamour and glory of the heydays of the track close to Dijon in France. Visit the event, and you’ll be addicted to the atmosphere at once, just as we still are after several visits Book your hotel in Dijon now

3-8 June 2023  Rallye des Princesses Richard Mille. The Rallye des Princesses Richard Mille is a 100 % female event dedicated to women who are passionate lovers of collector cars and motorsport. The Rallye des Princesses Richard Mille is an invitation to travel and discovery. On the program, more than 1,000 km along the most beautiful roads in France.

29 June – 2 July 2023 Le Mans Classic. Created in 2002 by Peter Auto, in association with the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, Le Mans Classic offers a formidable retrospective of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The event attracted over 195,000 spectators in its last edition in  2018. This is the closest you will come to the glory day of the race track with. Book your hotel in Le Mans now.

CHANTILLY ARTS & ELEGANCE RICHARD MILLE
Chantilly Arts & Elegance 2017 (c) Wilfried Geerts

1-3 September 2023 Dix Mille Tours du Castellet. After the test days in March, Peter Auto brings another visit to the race track in Castellet. Depending on the series, a different layout of the circuit will be used. This makes it extremely interesting for drivers competing in different series. You can book your hotel near Paul Ricard 

19 – 23 September 2023 Rallye des Legendes Richard Mille Peter Auto’s latest ambition is to see the most beautiful wonders produced by the world’s motor car industry roaring along French roads again in an exceptional rally, thus reinforcing its role in celebrating the “art de vivre” with the backing of its faithful partner, Richard Mille. After Provence (2018), Andalusia (2019), and the Basque Country (2021), the fourth edition of the Rallye des Légendes promises more marvelous surprises in exceptional settings.

6-8 October 2023 Estoril Classics  The Autodromo di Estoril is not a usual classic on the Peter Auto calendar. But for many of the competitors it will be a great weekend to have fun on a track they still need to learn.  Book your hotel in Estoril now.

Source : Peter Auto events
Pictures courtesy Vintage Race Photography