Tour de Corse Entries Open….. …and Close

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The 2022 edition of the Tour de Corse Historique confirmed its reputation as one of the most popular events on the historic calendar, hosting for the first time in its history a record number of 380 entries.  These were in three categories: VHC (Historic Competition Vehicles), VHRS (Historic Sports Regularity Vehicles) and Legend (exhibition without timing). Faced with the unprecedented influx of applications from all over the world, the organisers regretted having to refuse more than a hundred competitors.  Entries for the 2023 event, which takes place on 7-14 October, opened in mid-January and within one week, organisers were once again forced to refuse entries, as the limit of 380 cars had been reached!  

As in previous years, the rally will offer a new route of more than 1000 kilometres in a  five-day programme that includes 18 special stages totalling nearly 400kms, some the same as used by the WRC.  Eligible cars are VHC from 1947 to 1985 with HTP; Vehicles in the classic competition group from 1977 to 1981 with a three-part passport; and cars from the J2 period (1986 to 1990) with HTP.

The regularity cars, from 1947 to 1990, are divided into three average speed categories – High, Intermediate and Low.

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