Organised by the MG Car Club, this “open to all” event is one of the biggest classic driving events on the calendar. It will happen on Saturday 11th February 2023, the day before the Ellerslie Classic Car Show and for 2023 the destination will be Hallertau Brewery at Clevedon.
There are 3 Tours to Choose From:
Each tour will be capped at 20 vehicles. Assembly for all tours is at the Ellerslie Racecourse car park from 10:00. Driver briefings at 10:20 for a 10:30 start. Each run will be 1-1.25 hours, all on sealed roads (roadworks dependent).
The tours are:
Tour.1 – “The Magic Twilight /Road Tour”
Southern Motorway /Redoubt Rd/Ormiston Rd/Sandstone Rd/Whitford Park Rd/Brookby Rd/Twilight Rd/Clevedon
Run Manager – Deryck Freeland
Tour.2 – “The John Hill / John Hill Winery Estate /Road Tour”
Southern Motorway / Beach Rd/Settlement Rd/Huna Rd/Jones Rd/Gravie Rd/John Hill Rd/Sky High Rd/Monument Rd/Tourist Rd/McNicol Rd/Clevedon
Run Manager – Tad & Annette Piggin
Tour.3 – “The Ponga /Huna Village/ Road Tour”
Southern Motorway / Druy/Ponga Rd/Huna Village/ Lockwood Rd/Sky High Rd/Tourist Rd/McNicol Rd/ Clevedon
Run Manager – Dean Campbell
All the tours finish at the Hallertau Pub in Clevedon
A tour menu will be available at NZ$34.00 per head – Payment direct to Bar staff. Please advise if you require this (for catering)
ENTRY TO THIS EVENT IS $5.00 PER CAR – just bring cash to the start. Prebooked cars will get a goodie bag.
Entries formally close on 24th January 2023 and your route instructions will be e-mailed to you during that week but you can still enter up to the day and collect your instructions at the start. Any other information that you may require can be obtained by contacting the Tours d’Elegance organiser, John Campbell (MG Car Club) at [email protected]
Come and join us for a great days adventure and an enjoyable drive with old and new friends on one of these tours.