Baltic Classic Rally 2017
Location: Starting in Copenhagen (Denmark), ending in Berlin (Germany).,
The Baltic Classic Rally 2017 is taking place from Sunday 28 May through to Saturday 10 June.
This two-week rally, from the Endurance Rally Association, is a new addition to the classic rally calendar, and looks set to be a highlight of 2017.
A truly varied route
Over two weeks, drivers will be facing everything from freezing forests, to vast, open country roads. Starting in Denmark, the route crosses the borders of Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Germany, taking in:
- Copenhagen (Denmark)
- Gothenburg, Karlstad, Stockholm (Sweden)
- Turku, Jyväskylä, Helsinki (Finland)
- Tallinn (Estonia)
- Riga, Liepāja (Latvia)
- Kaunas (Lithuania)
- Mikołajki, Gdańsk, Szczecin (Poland)
- Berlin (Germany)
The route is said to be designed around stunning surroundings and dramatic driving conditions, as well as incorporating rallying history. Throughout the journey, drivers will see sections from famed races, like the Rally of the Thousand Lakes.
With these locations and so much rallying history, we can certainly think of worse ways to spend a fortnight!
The cars and the competition
The cars taking part in the rally will include pre-1976 vintage, classic cars. Drivers will range from people new to rallying, through to seasoned race veterans.
Anyone taking part will be put through their paces through various competition elements. Regularity sections on gravel roads will be combined with special tests (all done on safe, private land). So it won’t just be a casual trip through some of Europe’s finest locations.
You can find out more about the inaugural Baltic Classic Rally by visiting the Endurance Rally Association website. There you will find all the contact info you need if you’re interested in taking part in this incredible new addition to the classic rally calendar.