Organised by the MG Car Club, this "open to all" event is one of the biggest classic driving events on the calendar. It will happen on Saturday 8th February, the day before the Ellerslie Classic Car Show and for 2020 there are new tours and a new format. All tours will start at Ellerslie Racecourse and all will finish at the Hunting Lodge in Waimauku
There are 4 Tours to Choose From:
Each tour will be capped at 25 vehicles. Assemble for all tours at the Ellerslie Racecourse car park by 8:30am for a 9:15/9:30 start. Each run will be 1-1.5 hours to finish by 11am at the Hunting Lodge Winery and Restaurant, 305/307 Waikoukou Valley Road, Waimauku 0882.
The tours are:
TOUR 1 - Start at Ellerslie Racecourse car park- Auckland West/Titirangi/Scenic Drive/Taupaki/Huapai/Waikoukou Valley - finish at the Hunting Lodge. Tour Manager is Deryck Freeland cellphone 0274 954 681
TOUR 2 - Start at Ellerslie Racecourse car park - Auckland Central/Royal Heights/Hobsonville/Whenuapai/Riverhead/Waikoukou Valley - finish at the Hunting Lodge. Tour Manager is Tad and Annette Piggin cellphone 0274528683
TOUR 3 - Start at Ellerslie Racecourse car park - Auckland Central/Northcote/Forrest Hill/Albany/Paremoremo/Riverhead/Huapai/Waikoukou Valley - finish at the Hunting Lodge. Tour Manager is Dean Campbell cellphone 022 361 6375
TOUR 4 - Start at Ellerslie Racecourse car park - Auckland Central/Takapuna/Murrays Bay/Redvale/Dairy Flat/Waitoki/Loch Norrie/Waikoukou Valley - finish at the Hunting Lodge Tour Manager is John Campbell cellphone 021 765 243.
ENTRY TO THIS EVENT IS $5.00 PER CAR -just bring cash to the start.
Entries will formally close on 24th January 2020 and your route instructions will be e-mailed to you during that week but you can still enter up to the day and collect your instructions at the start. Any other information that you may require can be obtained by contacting the Tours d'Elegance organiser, John Campbell (MG Car Club) at firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to the nature of the event finish , the Hunting Lodge have advised that bringing your own picnic lunch is not permitted. The Hunting Lodge will have the Pizza Oven, restaurant and wine shop open. Or order light meals from the Cellar Door and Lawn Bar (see www.thehuntinglodge.com).
Come and join us for a great days adventure and an enjoyable drive with old and new friends on one of these tours. To enter, fill in the online form below:
As we are ending the Tours at a winery, we will not take picnics this year. While the cutoff date for ordering lunch boxes has passed, food is available at the restaurant and bar.