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EXCLUSIVE OFFER TO COACHBUILD.COM READERS:

JUHA KANKKUNEN ICE DRIVING COURSE
Experience Arctic Lapland, Finland 
driving supercars and rally cars
on purpose-built ice driving circuits
with Juha Kankkunen, 4 times World Rally Champion
16 - 19 March 2020


Juha Kankkunen will be your head instructor and teach you car handling like you have never experienced it before.
This is a true ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity to learn from the master himself.
The world’s best advanced driver training means you are learning from the best! 

On the ice circuit you will learn: 

- Advanced driving skills with powerful cars
- Car handling and braking techniques
- Car control in winter / ice conditions
- Rally driving techniques
- Learn to find the professional racing lines
- All wheel drive drifting techniques
- Learn what the traction control system does
- Scandinavian flick turn 

 

Event location: Kuusamo, Lapland, Finland 

Airport: Kuusamo, Lapland, Finland 

Event dates: 16th to 19th of March 2020

Event itinerary:

Day 1:

  • Arrival to Kuusamo
  • Time to ski or relax at ski resort Ruka

Day 2:

  • Full day of ice driving 09:00 - 16:00 / 9am to 4pm
  • Cars you will drive during the day:
    • Audi Quattro
    • Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport
    • Subaru WRX STI group N rally car

Day 3:

  • Snowmobile safari 10:00 - 14:00
  • Time to ski, relax or have a Sauna at the hotel

Day 4:

  • Departure from Kuusamo

 

Price and what is included per driver: 

  • 4 day tailored event in Kuusamo, Lapland Finland
  • 1 x full day of ice driving
  • 1 x half day of Snowmobile safari
  • One to one intense driver training
  • Snowmobile booked as one driver per Snowmobile
  • Finnish rally drivers as your personal instructors
  • Juha Kankkunen as the head instructor
  • Light refreshments all day at the circuit Club House
  • Lunch during ice driving at the circuit Club House
  • Lunch during Snowmobile safari
  • 3 x nights accommodation in Boutique Hotel, Ruka Peak
  • Accommodation is for 1 person per room
  • 3 x dinner at various locations
  • Unlimited fuel for cars
  • Helmet and all equipment needed for rally driving
  • 4 days transportation in Kuusamo
  • Airport transfers Kuusamo airport to hotel and return
  • Professionally run private event with professional staff
  • Ice Driving certificate signed by Juha Kankkunen

Price: 5.995 euro per person 

 

Additional non-driver booking: 

  • 3 x nights accommodation in Boutique Hotel, Ruka Peak
  • Accommodation is upgraded to double room booking
  • 3 x dinner at various locations
  • 4 days transportation in Kuusamo
  • Airport transfers Kuusamo airport to hotel and return
  • 1 x half day Snowmobile safari / single driver

Price: 1.540 euro per person  

Links to destination:

www.juhakankkunen.com 

Travel: www.ruka.fi/en/

Hotel: www.rukapeak.fi 

 

Bookings and enquiries:

Ms Leila Russack
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Don't forget to use your promo code: Lapland2020

By Wallace Wyss


2018 Chrysler Chronos Concept

The ArtCenter College of design, situated high on a hill overlooking Pasadena, is famous for one thing: training a good proportion of the world’s car designers.

They have changed themes of their annual show (this year it was held on October 28) several times but this year (2018) it was most appropriate that they celebrated the achievements of the car designers who graduated from there by inviting them to come with a car they designed. Of course some of the companies are long gone, like Studebaker, but private owners entered cars to honor those designers.

In some respects the “old car show” was a bit like a new car show because there were several prototypes. But that just shows that Art Center grads are currently on the leading edge of the world’s car designers. The only beef I have is that the new wave of prototypes are electric cars, alas, what happened to heavy breathing rhumba-rhumba exhaust blaring performance?

Best of Show: 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Berlinetta

COMPLETE LIST OF 2018 WINNERS CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE PEBBLE BEACH 2018

BEST OF SHOW

1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Berlinetta
David & Ginny Sydorick, Beverly Hills, California

Best of Show Nominees

1929 Duesenberg J Murphy Town Limousine
Lehrman Collection, Palm Beach, Florida

1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Figoni Fastback Coupé
Robert Kudela, Chropyně, Czech Republic

Lancia Astura serie 2 special castagna 1933

Results 2017 Concours d'Elegance Paleis het Loo:

BEST OF SHOW: Ton Meijer, Lancia Astura serie 2 special Castagna 1933

Junior Award: Alex van Mozer, Ferrari 250GT Lusso Touring Superleggera

2nd in Class: Davey Michiels, Alfa Romeo 1900 C SS 1957

1st in Class: Fam. Schouwenburg, Alfa Romeo 1900 C SS 1955

Special Coachwork prewar

2nd in Class: Edward Summers Rolls Royce Phantom 1 dual cowl tourer 1924

1st in Class: Ton Meijer, Lancia Astura serie 2 special Castagna 1933 

Special coachwork postwar

2nd in Class: Tjeerd van den Berg, Cisitalia SC Stabilimenti Farina 1948

1st in Class: Jan de Reu, Fiat 8V Rapi 1953

Les Reine de la route

2nd in Class: Andries Jans, Delahaye 135 MS Pennock 1948

1st in Class: Benno Schmitz, Citroen Traction Avant 7C Roadster 1935

70 years of Ferrari

2nd in Class: Martien Kooijmans, Ferrari 166 Inter 1949

1st in Class: Henk Koel, Ferrari 250 GT SWB 1960 (competizione)

70 years of Ferrari (2)

2nd in Class: Henk Koel, Ferrari 275 GTB/4 1967

1st in Class: Guus Bierman, Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona spider 1973

Japan

2nd in Class: Jacques Albers, Toyota 800 Sports 1965

1st in Class: Henri Nederveen, Honda S800 Coupe 1968

Gentemen’s Sportscars 60’s

2nd in Class: Ernest Knoors, Aston Martin DBS 6 Vantage, 1968

1st in Class: Henk Stoel, Jaguar E-type FHC 1962

British Open

2nd in Class: dhr Pleune, Daimler SP 250 Cabriolet 1963

1st in Class: Roderick Eijsbouts, Jaguar XK 140 OTS 1956

90 years of Volvo

2nd in Class: Wim van Sambeerk, Volvo PV52 1937

1st in Class: Stoffel Mulier, Volvo Amazon Cabrio Jacques Coune 1962

 

Masterpieces 2017 PARTICIPATING CARS. An impressive list with coachbuilder names like James Young, Hooper, Dietrich, Reuter, Jaray, Vanvooren, Fantuzzi, Vignale, Pininfarina, Zagato, Giugiaro, Fissore, Bertone, Van den Plas.

 

Masterpieces is a seclusive gathering of collectors and connoisseurs on the orangery-peninsula at Dyck Castle, showing the visual magic of Coachbuilding. The concours has an international jury of experts and only 65 selected cars which are allowed to participate after careful selection. The originality of the cars, their style and design and their majesty – often nearly completely untouched cars – is the focus. Masterpieces is a competition of Elegance in the Park.

More info: masterpieces-and-style.com
Dates: 7 - 9 July 2017
Location: Schloss Dyck, Juechen, Germany

Concours d’Elégance Paleis Het Loo 2017: het grootste klassiekerfeest van Nederland vindt plaats op 1+2 juli 2017.
Deze editie o.a. 70 Jaar Ferrari, premiere nieuwe Renault Alpine. Verplichte kost voor ieder met het auto-hart op de goede plaats!

www.concourselegance.com 

 

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