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London to Brighton - Veteran Car Run
The world’s largest, longest running, and most evocative gathering of veteran cars built before 1905, attracting hundreds of entries from all round the globe.
When05 novembre 2023 
Deadline 
WhereLondon to Brighton
Hyde Park
LONDON
LON
W2 2UH
UNITED KINGDOM 
CategoriesTour 
Contact+44 (0)1372 229270 (Phone)

 
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Staged on the first Sunday every November, the first of over 400 automobiles depart Hyde Park at sunrise. Eligibility criteria that requires the cars to be of three or four wheel design, and certified that their build took place prior to the 1 January 1905.

The event marks the anniversary of the original ‘Emancipation Run’, held in 1896 to acclaim the recently passed Locomotives on Highways Act. The legislation raised the speed limit for ‘light locomotives’ on roads from 4 to 14 mph and abolished the need for a man to walk ahead waving a red flag. To celebrate this new freedom, 33 intrepid motorists set off after breakfast from the Metropole Hotel in Whitehall, heading for the Sussex coast.