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RPS helps novices secure the ‘American dream’ in Pan Am Rally win

A completely novice rally crew has secured the ‘American dream’ by winning their first ever endurance event, The Pan America Classic Rally, journeying from Savannah, South Carolina, to Seattle, Washington, over 21 days. Karl Caddick and Steve McKay, from Dorset, had never rallied before meeting with Rally Preparation Services (RPS), who prepared their 1970 Rover…

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Class win for RPS Jensen-Healey GT on HERO’s London to Lisbon Rally

It takes a special kind of car, and an exceptional driver to achieve a class win in the Hero London to Lisbon Rally –  a reliability trial of 2,000 miles of motoring through the UK, France, Spain and Portugal in just nine days. Rally Preparation Services is very proud to have prepared car No. 81,…

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RPS on The Samurai Challenge Rally 2017

Rally Preparation Services is proud to have been involved with the Samurai Challenge Rally 2017, the first ever UK-organised competitive rally to visit Japan. The event, organised by Rally Round, was open to all pre-1974 classics, in addition to a non-competitive Touring Category for cars of any age. #TeamRPS was represented by our old friends…

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Rally Preparation Services – RPS Slartiblast

Bespoke Rallies launches Slartibartfast

Bespoke Rallies has launched the inaugural Slartibartfast, a two week rally allowing competitors to experience the very best of Denmark, Sweden, Finland and the Norwegian fjords. The rally will start at the highly-acclaimed Louwman motor museum, The Hague, Holland. Named in honour of the character that designed the Norwegian fjords in the 1980s comedy SCFI…

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Rally Preparation Services – RPS The Road to Saigon

Entries open for ERA’s Road to Saigon

Entries are now open for the Endurance Rally Association’s Road to Saigon event, which will take place between 4 February and 2 March 2018. The event is a new twist on the popular Road to Mandalay event held in 2015, and like that event has been designed by John Spiller with the aim of being…

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Rally Preparation Services – RPS Makes Race Retro Debut

RPS makes its Race Retro debut

Rally Preparation Services (RPS) made its debut at Race Retro, the international historic motorsport show, as it celebrated its 15th anniversary at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. With plenty of motorsport action, both inside the halls and out on the Live Rally Stage, the bumper crowd were treated to appearances by Le Mans endurance hero Tom Kristensen,…

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RPS Buenos Aires to Caracas 2018

RPS sponsors Wagon Tourism Class

Rally Preparation Services (RPS) is delighted to sponsor the Wagon Tourism class of a brand new event celebrating the 70th anniversary of one of the greatest road race of its age – The Grand Prix of South America. Having attracted star driving legends such as Juan Manuel Fangio and the Galvez brothers to compete for…

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Trans America Route Map

ERA launches all new Trans-America Challenge

The Endurance Rally Association (ERA) has revealed the first of its exciting events for 2018 – an all-new Trans-America Challenge that will combine great American roads with five-star luxury. Crews will rally from Charleston, South Carolina, starting on 27th May and finishing in Seattle, Washington some 21-days later on 17th June 2018. The route has…

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RPS Prescott Hill Climb

Team RPS runs at Prescott Autumn Classic

RPS has been invited to run two cars at the Autumn Classic event, held at Prescott Hill Climb on Saturday 1st and 2nd October. Joe Robillard’s 1939 Chevrolet Coupe and Brandt’s Chrysler Tourer will both compete while Jeff Urbina’s 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air will bask in the sunshine amongst the display cars. American car owners…

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RPS Peking to Paris Celebrations

RPS Peking to Paris Celebrations

There’s celebrations galore at the Rally Preparation Services (RPS) workshop as we secured two class wins in this year’s Peking to Paris Motor Challenge with 22 of the 24 cars we prepared crossing the finish line of the world’s toughest motoring challenge.  Competitors Adrian Hodgson and Mark Bramall won their Classic class in their 1974…

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#TeamRPS heads for the Peking to Paris start line

Everyone loves a winner and that’s certainly true when its comes to preparing a car for the world’s toughest endurance rally – The Peking to Paris Motoring Challenge. After preparing the Chevrolet Fangio Coupe crewed by Phil Garratt and Kieron Brown, winners of the 2013 event, RPS has worked with 24 competitors from across the…

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RPS is hiring! We are looking for two experienced mechanics with an interest in #ClassicCars and #VintageCars due to continued expansion of our workshop based in Witney, Oxfordshire. Apprenticeship opportunities also available. Contact tracy@rpsrally.com for more details.

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This stunning 1965 Ford Corsair #Rally car is now available from #TeamRPS. Built from a perfect body shell into a rally car to take part in the 2008 Classic Safari, it has since taken part in numerous classic car events both in the UK and all over Europe. Believed to be one of a very few 1965 Ford Corsair’s left in existence – certainly as a rally car, this #classiccar is in amazing condition. See more here www.rpsrally.com/1965-ford-corsair-rally-car/ ... See MoreSee Less

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This stunning 1965 Ford Corsair #Rally car is now available from #TeamRPS. Built from a perfect body shell into a rally car to take part in the 2008 Classic Safari, it has since taken part in numerous classic car events both in the UK and all over Europe. Believed to be one of a very few 1965 Ford Corsair’s left in existence – certainly as a rally car, this #classiccar is in amazing condition. See more here https://www.rpsrally.com/1965-ford-corsair-rally-car/

#FullFrontalFriday is this stunning 1972 Mercedes-Benz 350 SL which is heading for the start line of the inaugural Slartibartfast #Rally with longtime #TeamRPS supporters Nicholas Pryor and Lesley Stockwell #RPSTinCup ... See MoreSee Less

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#FullFrontalFriday is this stunning 1972 Mercedes-Benz 350 SL which is heading for the start line of the inaugural Slartibartfast #Rally with longtime #TeamRPS supporters Nicholas Pryor and Lesley Stockwell #RPSTinCup

Rally Preparation Services Ltd shared MG Car Club's #ProjectMGA - Mike visits Moss Europe.

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While #TeamRPS has stripped down the #ProjectMGA ready to get started, we sent Wheeler Dealer Mike Brewer to pick up the parts from Moss Europe and he brought back a right haul! Let's get cracking!
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👉 Here it is, Mike Brewer's recent trip to Moss Europe for #ProjectMGA

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