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59th Tour of Flanders Rally

31st August - 1st September, 2018

 

Fairfield Motorsport offer you travel and accommodation packages

to the 2018 Flanders Rally - travelling on

P & O Ferries Dover to Calais and Hull to Zeebrugge

 

Fairfield Motorsport offer Competitor and Spectator packages to the Tour

of Flanders Rally - Omloop Van Vlaanderen, based in the Flemish City of Roeselare, Belgium and just over one hour from the Port of Calais and in close proximity to Zeebrugge this is an easier event to access.

The Tour of Flanders Car Rally is one of Belgium's oldest car rallies running

for more than 50years so it is safe to say that this event as well proved itself as one of the great events on the Belgium calendar and European stage.

Based in the Flemish City of Roeselare the Flanders Car Rally runs along side the Historic Tour of Flanders, with centralized servicing and limited road mileage this is a very compact and well organized event.  The lending itself to easy spectating which even allows your service crew to have a sneeky look and get back well in time for service.

 

 

Ferries

Fairfield Motorsport can offer you ferry and combined ferry and accommodation packages to the Tour of Flanders or a standalone Ferries offering Dover to Calais and Hull to Zeebrugge for your travel to the event

We at Fairfield Motorsport work closely with organizing team of the Flanders Car Rally Omloop van Vlaanderen and sponsor entries in the modern section if you have any questions please call and ask for John

 

John Morgan - llinos Jones-Edwards

Flanders Historic Rally 2013

 

 

 

 

For ferry bookings please contact

 

Fairfield Motorsport

the motorsport travel experts offering you ferries and packages specializing in Belgium, France Holland, Ireland & Jersey

Telephone  UK 01 656 725000

Overseas 00 44 1656 725000

E-Mail info@fairfieldmotorsport.com

 

 

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59th Tour of Flanders Rally

31st August

to

1st September, 2018

 

 

Past winners of the Flanders Car Rally - Omloop van Vlaanderen Rally

1960 Duchateau - Van Buggenhout
1961 Vittel - 'Perrier'
1962 Staepeleare - Meeuwissen
1963 Talpe - Missinne
1964 Staepeleare - Meeuwissen
1965 Staepeleare - Christiaens
1966 Moortgat - Collyns
1967 Staepeleare - Aerts
1968 Staepeleare - Aerts
1969 Staepeleare - Aerts
1970 Vandermeersch 'Rossi'
1971 Vandermeersch 'Rossi'
1972 Moortgat - 'Jimmy'
1973 'Pedro' - Valliant
1974 'Pedro' - Valliant
1975 Gustavson - Declercq
1976 Carlson - Dejongh
1977 Moortgat - Andy
1978 Gustavson - Van Oosten
1979 Droogmans - Malais
1980 Colsoul - Lopes
1981 Colsoul - Lopes
1982 Duez - Lux
1983 Snijers - Colebunders
1984 Snijers - Colebunders
1985 Droogmans - Joosten
1986 Droogmans - Joosten
1987 Droogmans - Joosten
1988 Colsoul - Backes
1989 Snijers - Colebunders
1990 Snijers - Colebunders
1991 Viaene - Dewulf
1992 Soulet - Fortin
1993 Snijers - Colebunders
1994 Lietaer - Dermmelaere
1995 Lietaer - Dermmelaere
1996 De Mervius - Dortin
1997 Verhoestraete - Colebunders
1998 Snijers - Colebunders
1999 Princen - Colebunders
2000 Thiry - Prevot
2001 Tsjoen - Colebunders
2002 Theunissen - Genten
2003 Tsjoen - Chevallier
2004 Munster - Caesemaeker
2005 Tsjoen - Vergalle
2006 Tsjoen - Chevallier
2007 Munster - Pyck
2008 Lietaer - Dejonghe
2009 Tsjoen -

Chevallier

2010 Tsjoen - Chevallier
2011 Tsjoen - Buysmans
2012 Tsjoen - Chevallier

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

LOIX -

Princen -

De Reu

Tjoens

De Reu

Miclotte

Kaspers

Azou

Debue

Lacour

Flanders Car Rally History

A brief history of Flanders Car Rally.  One the most successful and popular British drivers to compete on the Flanders Car Rally was the late Tony Pond.  Tony enjoyed Belgium, and was know for taking time out after the event was over to visit the WW1 airfields on his bicycle.  History and especially early aviation was one of his passions.

During the years that the Rover Metro Cup/Challenge was running, Tony Pond was a great inspiration to the young drivers competing for their first time on the Flanders Car Rally and in Belgium.

The Tour of Flanders Car Rally takes you close to the historical site of Passendale, remembered for one of the bloodiest and worse British military blunders of World War One.

If Rallying in Flanders teaches you one thing only, it should teach you to respect for the lives given in World War One for our freedom today.  Be sure to take time out and pay your respect and gratitude to the boys who their today for our today and the freedom we enjoy.

The Flanders Car Rally has been won many times by Snijers and Droogmans both these drivers had a close association in their Ford days with Jeff Churchill of JC Hire, a Welsh based hire company who worked closely with Ford's competition department at Boreham and offered the latest technology for hire.

Jeff Churchill himself was a very competent driver, although self funded in his Rallying and backed by father Bill.  Jeff always was loyal to Ford and competed in the latest Ford machinery and should have had the honour of being a full works driver.

Jeff is a regular visitor to Belgian rallies and may well be seen around the Flanders Rally stages and service area during the event.  Many of his previously owned Escorts will be competing there now in the Historic section.

 

 

 

 

 

                                     

  

 


   
   
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