Torbay Motor Club’s ‘The Grape Escape’ gets new date

PUBLISHED: 09:45 10 March 2018 | UPDATED: 09:45 10 March 2018

East Devon motr driver Dave Gardner challenged for Fastest Time of the Day at Wiscombe Park in his Pilbeam MP62

East Devon motr driver Dave Gardner challenged for Fastest Time of the Day at Wiscombe Park in his Pilbeam MP62

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Torbay Motor Club’s ‘The Grape Escape’ Tour was one of a number of motor clubs’ events that were cancelled or postponed because of the wintry weather in the first week of March, writes Rupert Barker.

However, the event has now been re-scheduled for Sunday, March 25.

The Tour offers a complete catered social event for enthusiasts in any vehicle - classic, sports, ‘supercar’ or your everyday wheels - with a scenic route taking in many of the county’s best roads, starting and finishing at the Kenton Park Estate Winery in Teignbridge.

The entry list carried over from the original date includes Ferrari 430, McLaren 12C, Morgan Aero 8, Lotus Elan and Exige, MGA and Mazda MX5 and all are equally welcome in your ‘everyday wheels’.

The all-in entry fee of £65 for the driver and one passenger includes breakfast, entry fee, souvenir road book, commemorative car plaque and two-course lunch.

Entrants may carry as many passengers as (legally) fit in their cars and are encouraged to dress ‘in period’ for the car entered.

The route is almost entirely on ‘A’, ‘B’ and wide unclassified roads, for a smooth and enjoyable route with plenty of historic points of interest along the way.

A comprehensive road-book will contain both narrative and ‘tulip’ route instructions.

Additional entries are still available: go to http://www.torbaymotorclub.co.uk/events/grape-escape-tour


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