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 - pay online to the following bank account:* Intermarque Concours d'Elegance BNZ Pakuranga 02-0223-0097946-000 and please add your surname and vehicle registration number in the details
* or 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. 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
Therefore for a moderate cost of $22.00 payable on line to the bank account number above you will receive a box per person at the event finish and this box will have a baguette, a sweet and a seasonal fruit.
You can pre choose which option you would like and we will have them boxed and labelled ready to go.
Prosciutto, cheddar and mustard
Blue cheese, shaved pear and walnut
Roast beef, caramelised onion and blue cheese
Triple chocolate brownie
The Hunting Lodge will also have the Pizza Oven, restaurant and wine shop open. Or order light meals from the Cellar Door and Lawn Bar (see www.thehuntinglodge.com).
Entries received after 24 January will not be able to order lunch boxes, in which case you will have to order from the restaurant or Cellar Door and Lawn Bar.
Come and join us for a great morning's adventure and an enjoyable drive with old and new friends on one of these tours. To enter, fill in the online form below: