Gordon Bennet Classic Annual Run

Friday June 1st - Monday 4th

Come join us on an historic journey across spectacular Irish countryside once raced by the world’s greatest daredevils. 

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The 2018 Schedule is available, we look forward to seeing you in June.

2018 Event

This fun run takes place over the June Bank Holiday with the midland County of Laois in Ireland as the event base. Also covering other Counties including Carlow and Kildare, all three of which were chosen for the original 1903 race. This historic route offers visitors many interesting and scenic locations in the region, while celebrating and discovering ” 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 at Emo County Laois on Saturday 3rd of June at 8.00pm. Select options on the entry form box for “Gala Tickets” 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.