The Ashworth’s started endurance rallying in 2011, after racing a Caterham from 2008.After their first endurance rally they were hooked on the excitement of competing, and even more with the camaraderie of fellow competitors.They learned that no matter what the hardships are during the day, the evenings more than make up for it. They have competed in a range of events across 6 continents including The Great Australian Drive, Peking to Paris and both the Sahara and Himalayan Challenges as well as many European events.
Being from the Western United States, Jim is relatively new to rallying but enjoys it tremendously. His rally cars are both 1937 Cadillac convertibles which he restored and make an annual trip across the world to compete in vintage rallies. He has competed in the last 5 Flying Scotsman rallies, all 4 Alpine Trials, the Baltic Challenge, Blue Train, Trans America, and the Great American Mountain Rally.He achieved 1st place in the Alpine, the Trans America (Vintageant category), Flying Scotsman and the Great American Mountain Rally. Jim is currently building two more rally cars to further compete around the world and enjoy this beautiful planet with his wife Dawn.
Alan and Tina completed their first classic car rally in 2007 and competed in European events that included the Mille Miglia, Silvretta Classic, Three Castles, MSA Euroclassic, Flying Scotsman, London Lisbon and Alpine Trial, as well as the Mille Milas in Argentina. They moved into Endurance Rallying in 2014 and have competed in the African Safari, Trans America, Rally of the Incas, Road to Saigon and Himalayan Challenge.They love the adventure, exploration and camaraderie of long distance events and enjoy doing this in the company of like-minded friends.
Gavin and Diana started rallying four years ago and have been very active since then competing in 5 Flying Scotsman rallies, Alpine Trial 2015, Trans America 2015, Sahara Challenge 2015, Inca Rally 2016, Baltic Challenge 2017 and Safari Rally 2017. For these events their chosen cars are a 1965 Porsche 911 and a 1939 Frazer Nash BMW 328. Gavin has also competed in two Mille Miglia events. In between these rallies, Gavin is involved in historic racing particularly in Europe with his 1965 Ford GT40 and a 1962 AC Cobra.