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The Highland Thistle Results

No

CrewCar

Year

cc

Cls

Total

O’all Pos’n

Class Pos’n

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

18

Mike & Lorna HarrisonTriumph TR3A

1959

2188

B1

0:00:55

1

1

0:00:19

0:00:09

0:00:05

0:00:07

0:00:15

23

David & Jo RobertsTriumph TR4

1963

2138

B2

0:02:13

2

1

0:00:25

0:00:12

0:00:30

0:00:42

0:00:24

15

Tony Brooks & Andy LaneAlpine Renault A310

1976

1647

B3

0:02:16

3

1

0:00:16

0:00:36

0:00:28

0:00:23

0:00:33

1

Graham & Marina GoodwinBentley 4½ Le Mans

1929

4500

A2

0:02:33

4

1

0:00:09

0:00:11

0:00:25

0:01:00

0:00:48

22

Nigel & Sally WoofAlfa Romeo Giulia Sprint

1963

1570

B2

0:02:34

5

2

0:00:25

0:00:09

0:00:36

0:00:10

0:01:14

12

Manuel Dubs & Giancarlo TottoliFord Coupe

1940

3619

A3

0:02:54

6

1

0:00:47

0:00:12

0:00:18

0:00:56

0:00:41

28

Stephen & Samantha HardwickAlfa Romeo Giulia GT

1971

1962

B3

0:03:05

7

2

0:00:18

0:00:19

0:00:08

0:00:42

0:01:38

36

Ean & Alison LewinFord Escort Mexico

1973

1601

B3

0:04:14

8

3

0:01:22

0:00:53

0:00:36

0:00:46

0:00:37

9

Christian & Matthew BrashAston Martin Le Mans

1933

1493

A3

0:04:54

9

2

0:01:03

0:00:17

0:01:02

0:01:18

0:01:14

35

Andrew Laing & Ian MilneDatsun 240Z

1973

2400

B3

0:04:59

10

4

0:00:29

0:00:13

0:00:17

0:01:28

0:02:32

11

Gavin & Diana HendersonFrazer Nash-BMW 328

1939

1990

A3

0:05:40

11

3

0:00:08

0:00:21

0:00:11

0:02:06

0:02:54

8

Robert Cook & Geoffrey MorsonChevrolet Coupe

1937

3300

A3

0:05:44

12

4

0:00:31

0:00:48

0:01:08

0:01:50

0:01:27

30

Steve Young & Deborah WoollardDatsun 240Z

1972

2753

B3

0:06:21

13

5

0:00:36

0:00:32

0:01:59

0:01:45

0:01:29

6

Geoffrey & Penelope RawlingsTalbot 95/105 Alpine

1934

2996

A3

0:06:55

14

5

0:00:48

0:00:25

0:00:42

0:03:33

0:01:27

19

Colin & Veronica WeekleyAustin-Healey 3000

1960

2912

B1

0:07:06

15

2

0:00:11

0:00:56

0:00:44

0:03:29

0:01:46

4

Reto Mebes & Hans-Jürgen BenzeBentley 3/4½

1930

4500

A2

0:07:09

16

2

0:00:24

0:00:22

0:03:15

0:02:19

0:00:49

38

Paul Taylor & Paul HaslamFord Escort RS2000

1974

1993

B3

0:07:09

16

6

0:02:29

0:00:14

0:01:36

0:02:20

0:00:30

7

Peter & Griz GordonTalbot 90

1935

2300

A2

0:07:22

18

3

0:01:15

0:00:27

0:00:55

0:02:08

0:02:37

31

Jeff Urbina & Chris PikePorsche 911

1972

3000

B3

0:07:55

19

6

0:00:56

0:00:36

0:01:30

0:02:30

0:02:23

26

Barry Nash & Malcolm ListerRover P5B

1969

3531

B2

0:07:57

20

3

0:01:33

0:01:00

0:01:31

0:00:58

0:02:55

24

Alan & Tina BeardshawSunbeam Tiger

1965

4261

B2

0:08:23

21

4

0:00:24

0:02:06

0:00:49

0:01:40

0:03:24

33

Peter & Louise MortonRover P6

1972

4599

B3

0:09:53

22

7

0:07:13

0:00:12

0:00:26

0:00:22

0:01:40

20

Phillip & Patricia MonksJaguar Mk 2

1961

3442

B1

0:10:27

23

3

0:00:53

0:00:20

0:03:11

0:03:53

0:02:10

2

Carl-Peter & Carl-Ferdinand ForsterBentley 3/4½

1926

4500

A2

0:10:49

24

4

0:01:01

0:00:27

0:01:53

0:02:26

0:05:02

32

Andrew & Gina LongDatsun 240Z

1972

2400

B3

0:13:50

25

8

0:02:12

0:00:28

0:01:27

0:04:17

0:05:26

10

John & Nicole WhitelockFord Coupe

1938

3600

A3

0:15:10

26

6

0:01:13

0:01:20

0:02:47

0:05:28

0:04:22

17

Christof Ley & Alfred ReichhartMercedes-Benz 220 S

1958

2195

B1

0:15:30

27

4

0:02:02

0:00:35

0:02:37

0:07:42

0:02:34

3

John & Daisy PyleBentley 4½

1928

4500

A2

0:20:57

28

5

0:02:18

0:03:21

0:05:42

0:04:19

0:05:17

5

Peter Zernial & Udo FinkChevrolet Roadster

1934

4100

A3

0:25:25

29

7

0:01:05

0:03:10

0:05:34

0:09:08

0:06:28

16

Kurt & Diethild BockAston Martin DB2/4 Mk II

1955

3000

B1

0:30:13

30

5

0:03:29

0:08:10

0:03:28

0:08:09

0:06:57

21

Rob Collinge & Jan ThoenesJaguar E-type

1967

4200

B2

0:34:49

31

5

0:01:45

0:00:54

0:03:38

0:23:47

0:04:45

27

Anders & Lisa HendriksenJaguar E-type

1967

4200

B2

0:48:58

32

6

0:17:41

0:02:47

0:03:54

0:19:01

0:05:35

29

Tim Eades & Jim McLarenFord Escort

1971

2000

B3

1:22:39

33

9

1:14:32

0:00:55

0:01:13

0:04:04

0:01:55

37

Otakar Chládek & Zdenka HolečkováMercedes-Benz 350 SL

1973

3500

B3

2:35:52

34

10

0:18:12

0:07:44

0:09:19

1:53:44

0:06:53

25

Clint & Dawn SmithPorsche 911

1965

2000

B2

4:58:10

35

7

0:00:35

0:00:15

0:00:20

2:26:00

2:31:00

Video highlights from the Highland Thistle

Highlights from the Highland Thistle

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No.CrewVehicleCCYearClass
1Graham Goodwin (GB) / Marina Goodwin (GB)Bentley 4½ Le Mans45001929A2
2Carl-Peter Forster (D) / Carl-Ferdinand Forster (D)Bentley 3 / 4 ½45001926A2
3John Pyle (GB) / Daisy Pyle (GB)Bentley 4½45001928A2
4Reto Mebes (CH) / Hans-Jürgen Benze (D)Bentley 3 / 4 ½45001930A2
5Peter Zernial (D) / Udo Fink (D)Chevrolet Roadster41001934A3
6Geoffrey Rawlings (GB) / Penelope Rawlings (GB)Talbot 95/105 Alpine29961934A3
7Peter Gordon (GB) / Griz Gordon (GB)Talbot 9023001935A2
8Bob Cook (GB) / Geoff Morson (GB)Chevrolet Coupe33001937A3
9Christian Brash (GB) / Matthew Brash (GB)Aston Martin Le Mans14931933A3
10John Whitelock (GB) / Nicole Whitelock (GB)Ford Coupe36001938A3
11Gavin Henderson (GB) / Diana Henderson (GB)Frazer Nash BMW 32819901939A3
12Manuel Dubs (CH) / Giancarlo Tottoli (CH)Ford Coupe36191940A3
15Tony Brooks (GB) / Andy Lane (GB)Alpine Renault A31016471976B3
16Kurt Bock (D) / Diethild Bock (D)Aston Martin DB2/4 MkII30001955B1
17Christof Ley (D) / Alfred Reichhart (A)Mercedes-Benz 220 S21951958B1
18Mike Harrison (GB) / Lorna Harrison (GB)Triumph TR3A21881959B1
19Colin Weekley (GB) / Veronica Weekley (GB)Austin-Healey 300029121960B1
20Phillip Monks (GB) / Patricia Monks (GB)Jaguar Mk 234421961B1
21Rob Collinge (GB) / Jan Thoenes (GB)Jaguar E-type42001967B2
22Nigel Woof (GB) / Sally Woof (GB)Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint16001963B2
23David Roberts (GB) / Jo Roberts (GB)Triumph TR421381963B2
24Alan Beardshaw (GB) / Tina Beardshaw (GB)Sunbeam Tiger42611965B2
25Clinton Smith (GB) / Dawn Smith (GB)Porsche 91120001965B2
26Barry Nash (GB)/ Malcolm Lister (GB)Rover P5B35311969B2
27Anders Hendriksen (DK) / Lisa Hendriksen (DK)Jaguar E-type42001967B2
28Stephen Hardwick (GB) / Samantha Hardwick (GB)Alfa Romeo Giulia GT19621971B3
29Tim Eades (USA) / Jim McLaren (USA)Ford Escort20001971B3
30Steve Young (GB) / Deborah Woollard (GB)Datsun 240Z27531972B3
31Jeff Urbina (USA) / Chris Pike (NZ)Porsche 91130001972B3
32Andrew Long (GB)/ Gina Long (GB)Datsun 240Z24001972B3
33Peter Morton (GB) / Louise Morton (GB)Rover P645991972B3
35Andrew Laing (GB) / Ian Milne (GB)Datsun 240Z24001973B3
36Ean D Lewin (GB) / Alison Lewin (GB)Ford Escort Mexico16011973B3
37Otakar Chládek (CZ) / Zdenka Holečková (CZ)Mercedes-Benz 350 SL35001973B3
38Paul Taylor (GB) / Paul Haslam (GB)Ford Escort MkI RS200019931974B3

There are few experiences in Europe that can compare to a late-summer drive through the enchanting Glens,  across the vast moors and alongside the beautiful Lochs of the Scottish Highlands.

2 to 7 September 2021

Open to all cars of a type built before 31 December 1976.

Event Highlights

Starting from historic St Andrews we meander westwards to stay on the coast in a scenic loch-side hotel. The next day we pass awe-inspiring Glens and mountains before crossing over the sea to sleep on the Isle of Skye, the largest of the Inner Hebrides and home to some of Scotland’s most iconic landscapes.

Returning to the mainland the next day, we cross the country to spend the next two nights close to the cathedral city of Inverness, where we may be lucky enough to catch sight of the Northern Lights (or the Mirrie Dancers as they’re known locally) in a clear night sky. This brace of nights in the same bed will be separated by a foray into the far North and some of the remotest regions of the British Isles.

On the final day the route crosses the Cairngorms, the UK’s largest National Park, and the Tay Bridge before returning to where we started in St Andrews, the home of golf. We will celebrate our achievements that evening with a Gala Dinner and prize-giving back at our luxury hotel, where a few drams may also be on the menu.

To find out more about this Rally, read Mark’s Appleton’s Recce Report from August 2020

Please note that the recce report below was written in August 2020, before the postponement of the Rally. This may mean that there are some changes to the route for 2021.

1800

KM of driving

5

Days

10+

Tests

10+

Regularities

New 2021 dates…

Thursday 2 September 2021

Scrutineering, Signing-On & Welcome Dinner, St Andrews

Friday 3 September 2021

Rally Start from St Andrews

Tuesday 7 September 2021

Rally Finish, Prize-giving & Gala Dinner, St Andrews
Eligible Cars:

Cars of a specification produced before 31 December 1976
Separate classification for cars of a specification produced before 31 December 1945
Please check with us if you are not sure your car is eligible.

Competition:

There will be 3 or 4 Regularity Sections per day on twisty but quiet minor roads, and around 10 Special Tests throughout the event on private land including large car parks, farm tracks, airfields, etc.

Roads used:

Some of the most scenic Scottish minor roads are bumpy so low-slung cars may need to be driven with care, but we will avoid rough, potholed and unsurfaced roads as much as possible.

Hospitality:

We will use top quality hotels wherever these are available and provide a tasty lunch and group dinner every day. We will provide a van to transport your luggage between hotels (weight restrictions will apply).

Navigation:

All non-competitive sections and around half of the Regularity Sections will be defined by a detailed tulip Road Book. The remaining Regularity Sections will involve simple map reading using map extracts that will be provided in the Road Book.

Request an entry form

To request an entry form for Highland Thistle Rally, please contact the Rally the Globe office on +44 (0) 113 360 8961, or email directly via info@rallytheglobe.com

Reasons to book With Us!

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Expert teams of sweep mechanics

On-call doctor or paramedic

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