Auto Passion in Switzerland-Rain or Shine

Tegler, Jan
November 2004
AutoWeek;11/8/2004, Vol. 54 Issue 45, p42
Trade Publication
This article reports that a Swiss driver and co-pilot in a precious 1927 Bugatti T43 GS kicked off Raid Suisse-Paris 2004, one of Europe's largest vintage car rallies. Forty seconds later they were followed by a team from Liechtenstein in a 1928 Rolls-Royce Phantom I. A persistent drizzle dampened everything except the hearty spirit of the rally participants. Teams in rare machines sped into the mist on the 124-mile first stage along the Rhine River to Karlsruhe, Germany. Subsequent stages included Karlsruhe-to-Reims, France, via Wissembourg, Metz and Verdun, 236 miles; and then the 124-mile Reims-to-Paris, following along the River Marne to Chantilly Castle.


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