An exceptional first edition
The inaugural edition of the BARNES Car Lovers Tour took place from June 23rd to 25th, 2023, in the enchanting region of Luberon in Provence. The teams of sports cars and classic cars enthusiasts were hosted at the magnificent Château de Fonscolombe. The rally featured three stages, with stops and lunches at exceptional locations such as the Lustrerie Mathieu, the Winfield Racing School and a closing ceremony at the Rocabella Temple. The presence of prestigious partners, such as Panerai and Taittinger, added an extra touch of elegance.
To take part in the BARNES Cars Lovers Tour 2024 :
1- Prepare your beautiful sports car: current sports grand tourer or older convertible and coupé in perfect running order and complying with current legislation.
2- Fill in the pre-registration form below, as the BARNES Cars Lovers Tour 2024 is limited to 30 crews of 2 people.
*2024 Pre-registration is mandatory.
On May 9th 2023, BARNES organized an exceptional day, the BARNES Racing Car Experience Day. During a weekend of track driving at Magny-Cours circuit, twelve participants had the opportunity to be accommodated at the magnificent Château de Planchevienne. After a private dinner, the day started with a briefing session conducted by the circuit's technical team, followed by multiple sessions of Formula Renault driving. This event provided a friendly experience of training and discovery, allowing enthusiasts to fully immerse themselves in their passion for speed and adrenaline.
Formula Renault 2.0 single-seater, 505kg carbon monocoque, 2-liter 210 HP engine, 7-speed sequential gearbox, steering-wheel paddles, slick tires. Prost, Räikkönen, Hamilton, Gasly, Bottas, Norris, De Vries - all former or current F1 drivers have driven the Formula Renault 2.0.
Number of places limited to 12 participants for an optimal pedagogy.
*2024 Pre-registration is compulsory.
There are the simple amateurs.
The Gentleman Drivers.
Those who've been enthusiasts since childhood.
The Racing fans.
The design geeks.
The specialists in flat 6s, V8s, V12s and many other engine types.
Those that simply love beautiful cars.
Those who like to drive in the best conditions, along stunning routes in their favourite car.
Those who like to drive on the most exciting circuits with real racing cars.
For all those who feel that slight twinge of excitement when talking about great cars, who love to get behind the wheel, turn the ignition key or gently press the start button, BARNES Classic and Racing Cars is giving you the opportunity to share incredible moments and experiences.
Drive on a circuit, take part in the Rally, visit legendary sites...
Gentlemen, start your engines!
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