2014 Tour Auto Optic 2ooo


2014 Tour Auto Optic 2ooo – 5 Days of Flat Out Driving

One of the best driving events in the Europe is the Tour Auto Optic 2ooo which has five days of flat out driving on the most desirable roads and tracks.

The 2014 event begins with Checks & Scrutineering at the Grand Palais in Paris then has road and circuit legs down to Marseille in the south of France.

Like year’s previous, the entry list is stacked with one of the top cars being the 1962 Ferrari 250 GT ‘Breadvan’ which has been historically raced in anger over the last few years.

Our feature of the Tour Auto Optic 2ooo includes a gallery page with highlights from the event. We will update it as the tour progresses.

**We have updated our page to include the overall winners of Shaun Lynn-Kevin Kivlochan in their AC Cobra.

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2014 Tour Auto Optic 2ooo – Evocative shapes getting unloaded infront of the Grand Palais. Image by photoclassicracing.com.

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2014 Tour Auto Optic 2ooo – Cars lined up inside the Grand Palais in Paris. Infront is a row of specially-prepared Jaguar E-Types. Image by photoclassicracing.com.

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2014 Ferrari California T – Ferrari reveal the new California T amongst a ring of classic Ferraris racing in the event. Image by photoclassicracing.com
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2014 Tour Auto Optic 2ooo – Overhead shot of the most desirble Ferraris in the event including the 1962 Ferrari 250 GT ‘Breadvan’. Image by photoclassicracing.com.
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1962 Ferrari 250 GT ‘Breadvan’ – 1962 Ferrari 250 GT ‘Breadvan’ on day 2 Image by Fotorissima.net.
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1974 Lancia Stratos GRIV – A Lancia Stratos in racing trip often called Group 4 which required a minumum number of road-going versions to qualify as a special grand touring car. Image by photoclassicracing.com.
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1981 Ferrari 308 GTB Group 4 – 1981 Ferrari 308 GTB Group 4 leads a 1974 Porsche 911 RS 3.0 and 1975 DeTomaso Pantera Group IV on Circuit de l’Anneau du Rhin. Image by photoclassicracing.com.

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– Régularité cars on Circuit de l’Anneau du Rhin: 1972 Lancia Fulvia 1.6 H leads a 1973 Poche 911 RS 2.7 and 1970 Porsche 911S 2.2. Image by photoclassicracing.com.

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2014 BMW i8 – Being a sponsor, BMW had many great cars on the Tour Auto. Image by photoclassicracing.com.

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– Classic MGBs enjoy a blue sky and amazing scenery. Image by photoclassicracing.com.

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– Alfa Roméo 1750 GT Arsene Jiroyan and Franco Lembo starting a leg on day 2. Image by Fotorissima.net.

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– 1962 Porsche 356B leads a 1954 Jaguar XK140, 1954 Austin Healey 100/4, 1959 MGA and so on. Image by Fotorissima.net.

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1954 Austin Healey 100 – War torn 1954 Austin Healey 100/4 of Gilles Christophe and Frank Augis carries on. Image by Fotorissima.net.

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1962 Ferrari 250 GT ‘Breadvan’ – Sleeping Ferraris: 1964 Ferrari 250 GT ‘Breadvan’ sits with two more 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWBs. Image by photoclassicracing.com.

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2014 Tour Auto Optic 2ooo – The pace notes are clear and based on distance traveled. Image by photoclassicracing.com.

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1957 Osca 372 FS – 1957 OSCA driven by Tomas Hinrichsen and copolited by Solange Mayo in the Régularité class. Image by photoclassicracing.com.

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– Front runners in the Compétition – VHC class head out onto the Circuit Paul Ricard. Image by photoclassicracing.com.

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1966 Ferrari 275 GTB – 1966 Ferrari 275 leads a 1960 Aston Martin DB4 GT and Lotus Elan on Day 3’s run from Mulhouse to Aix-Les-Bains. Image by Fotorissima.net.

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1950 Citroën 15- Six – 1950 Citroën 15- Six of Alain Petit and codriver Rene Caron on Day 3’s run from Mulhouse to Aix-Les-Bains. Image by Fotorissima.net.
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1974 Lancia Stratos GRIV – 1974 Lancia Stratos GRIV of Flavio Puccinelli and codriver Lindsay Brett survived an engine fire. Image by Fotorissima.net.

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– British crew of Shaun Lynn-Kevin Kivlochan in their AC Cobra win the Tour Auto at the old port of Marseill. Image by Fotorissima.net.