Following the decision to postpone their Trans Europe Rally from an over-crowded September 2008 until 2009, Trans World Motorsports are pleased to announce that the new dates will be:
16th May to 4th June 2009
Starting in Monte Carlo on 16th May 2009 and finishing in Helsinki, Finland 20 days later, the route of about 7,000 kms with approximately 1,500 kms of special stages, passes through France, Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
The Rally is a special stage event which has categories for pre-71, pre-78 and pre-84 classic cars and modern cars (under 2 litre, 2wd, no forced induction) prepared to FIA Group N specifications together with a class for 2wd modern production saloon cars with turbo-diesel engines under 2000cc (swept volume) prepared to FIA Group N specifications. Each category will compete for its own overall and class awards.
The Challenge is a separate regularity competition in 3 classes: classics up to 1983, modern SUV 4wds and other suitable vehicles.