Welcome to the Gordon Bennett Irish Classic Car Run. This  fun  run takes place  over the June Bank Holiday with the midland County of Laois as the event base and this run also covers Counties Carlow and Kildare as entrants travel the original 1903 race route visiting interesting and scenic locations in the region, celebrating ” The Race that saved Motor Sport”.See Full Schedule >>>


The Route

The Gordon Bennett Route takes you on an historic journey across spectacular Irish countryside. While the famous Gordon Bennett route was raced by the world’s greatest daredevils at record-breaking speeds in 1903, we suggest you set yourself a much easier pace. Relax, follow in the footsteps of our motoring pioneers taking time to enjoy the breathtaking scenery along the way.See Route Maps etc >>>



To enter your vehicle in the Gordon Bennett Irish Classic Run click the yellow button above and fill in the your details in the box provided then click “Add to Basket”. Your booking will be added to the cart. Each vehicle entered must complete an individual entry form. Proceed to purchase the optional Gala Dinner tickets, which will be added to your basket.Enter Your Car here >>>


Gala Dinner

If you wish to meet the other participants in a relaxed casual evening location, you may make a booking for the Gala Dinner in the Gandon Inn on Saturday 4th of June at 8.00pm enter the details below and click “Add to Basket”. Your booking will be added to the cart. This will also be added to your basket and you can proceed to payment.

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Useful Links:

Ballinakill Vintage & Classic Owners Club | Carzone | Classic Car Sales | Discover Ireland | DoneDeal | International Gordon Bennett|Irish Vintage Scene|Laois Tourism |London to Brighton Run | National Classic Car Show 2015 | NEC Classic 2015 | Rose of Tralee | The Gathering Ireland 2013 |