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The Alfa Revival Cup enters its eighth season this year with a six-event calendar that visits the best circuits in Italy. For all GT and Touring Alfas built between 1947 and 1981 one of the highlights of the season will be the ‘Alfa Romeo Festival’ in September, organised by the Registro Storico Alfa Romeo and supported by FCA Heritage at Verano circuit. For the occasion, organisers of the Alfa Revival, GPS Classic and SOGESA, the company that manages the Circuit, will organise an additional grid for all Alfa Romeos homologated after 1981, giving Duetto, Alfetta, Alfasud, GTV, 33, 75, 145, 146, 147, 155, 156, 164 Alfa Romeos that comply with FIA safety regulations the chance to run. The race format includes two 20-minute races and is open to Italian and foreign entrants.  

The event is for all fans and owners of Alfa Romeos, which will be part of an exclusive show.  The full list of Alfa Revival fixtures is:

 

In 2017 a collaboration between Peter Auto and Jarrah Venables’ Endurance' Racing Legends Club saw a series of demos at Peter Auto Race meetings for GTs and prototypes from the 1990s-2000s. The three events in 2017 became four in 2018 and proved popular, the highlight being Le Mans Classic where no fewer than 77 cars entered. This created such a buzz that it was decided to turn the demonstrations into races for the coming season. Endurance Racing Legends was originally formed for amateur drivers out to enjoy themselves at the wheels of their exceptional cars and not necessarily to race them, so for 2019 two formats will be on offer, with races planned for three race meetings at Peter Auto’s Barcelona, Spa and Monza events and demonstrations at Dijon and Paul Ricard.

Rally News

Real revival of the Rallye du Maroc in its World Rally Championship golden age, the Morocco Historic Rally offers the breathtaking roads, the warm welcome of an entire country and a spirit of camaraderie along with an exceptional car race. Competitors will be hosted in two cities, Marrakesh, where the rally will start and finish, and Essaouira on the coast overlooking the sea. According to organiser Yves Loubet, the 10th edition will be less demanding for men and cars and overall more friendly and festive, with 25 special stages, 45% of which will be new to the event. Welcoming cars up to 1985 with a few selected 2-wheel drive cars up to 1990 also accepted, entries close on

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