The 5th Peking to Paris Motor Challenge 2013

May 28th to June 29th 2013

Many competitors taking part on The 2013 Peking to Paris Motor Challenge will be recording their preparations and adventures on their own websites and blogs. Let the Rally Office know if you have a website or blog that you would like adding to this page. 


  • #38 - 1940 Ford Coupe

    Mike Reeves and Michelle Jana Chan hope to rebalance an age-old Chevy-Ford rivalry with their Ford Coupe after two Chevrolet wins on previous Peking to Paris events.

  • #55 - 1970 VW Beetle

    Brett and John Layzell are posting their Peking to Paris preparations on these Facebook pages.

  • #56 - 1970 Volvo 144

    Allison and Peter Cotes are long time Lotus Elan enthusiasts but they have decided to drive a Volvo on Peking to Paris 2013.

  • #72- 1959 Mercedes 220S

    Roland Singer and Christoph Ley are driving a 1959 Mercedes 220S Ponton on Peking to Paris. This link is to their German Language website.

  • #14 - 1929 Chrysler 75

    Bruce and Ben Washington have been working hard on their 1929 Chrysler 75 Roadster to avoid the problems they had on the 2010 event...

  • #7 - 1928 Ford Model A

    From Vancouver,  Jenny Mah and Loren Cocking have been preparing their Ford Model A for over a year to be ready for Peking to Paris.

  • #69 - 1958 Mercedes 219

    Lots of content and pictures on the Facebook pages for the beautiful 1958 Mercedes Ponton of Dirk de Groen and Alexandra de Lespinasse.

  • #5 - 1927  Vauxhall 14/40

    Keep up to date with Andrew Wyers and Matthew Telling on their website as they drive the 2013 Peking to Paris rally.

  • #57 - 1971 Lancia Fulvia

    Link to the Facebook pages for the all Italian Lancia team of Gianmaria Aghem and Piergiovanni Fiorio Trono.

  • #10 - 1948 MG TC

    Peter Zernial told himself to do this foolish trip before getting too old. He will be partnered by drag racing enthusiast Udo Fink.

  • #98 - 1965 Ford Mustang

    This father and daughter team are completely rebuilding their family owned Mustang that has lain in bits for over 20 years.

  • #6 - 1927 Bentley 3-4½

    Revving up their 1927 Bentley to drive Peking Paris in memory of their father are brothers Daniel and Antony Woodcock.

  • #18 - 1930 Ford Model A

    Visit the Facebook pages for Australian team of Rod Wade and John Bell.

  • #64 - 1965 Porsche 911

    Stan Gold and Brant Parsons from the USA are bringing a Porsche 911.

  • #20 - 1933 Delage D6 

    Jan De Clerck and Jan Imschoot are driving this Delage D6 Tourer on Peking to Paris. This link is to their English website.

  • #78 -  1963 Holden EH

    Father and son team Mike and James Killingsworth from Australia have built an EH Holden to drive Peking to Paris.

  • #84 -  1971 Mercedes 280S 

    Link to the Facebook pages of Mike Velasco and Derek Sloan who are driving a Mercedes 280S.

  • #26 - 1936 Bentley 4¼

    Lee-Ann and Tony Strelzow have spent the past two years preparing their Strelzow Chariot for all manner of challenges.

  • #12 - 1929 Buick 25X Tourer

    Father and son team Jock and Bill Burridge from Nelson New Zealand have prepared their car “Benson” for the 2013 Peking to Paris Rally.

  • #8 - 1928 Bentley 4½

    Lars and Annette Rolner - See photos and read our blog as we drive our 1928 Bentley 4½ litre Le Mans Tourer from Peking to Paris.

  • #27 - 1936 Chrysler Airflow

    This link will take you to the Facebook pages for Monte Gingery and Phil Putnam and their Chrysler Imperial Airflow.

  • #33  - 1939 Cadillac La Salle

    Visit the the website of Canadian entrants Glen Duthie and Allan Cullen.

  • #65 - 1948 Chevrolet

    Robert and Trish's P2P Adventure.... Link to the blog for South African entry, Trish and Robert van Zyl and their Chevrolet Stylemaster.

  • #1 - 1917 La France Tourer

    Link to the site for the mighty 14 litre American La France driven by Ingo Strolz and Werner Gassner from Austria. 

  • #48 - 1958  Morris Oxford

    Stephen Partridge and Corgi La Grouw from New Zealand have chosen to drive Peking to Paris in a Morris Oxford.

  • #34 - 1939 Chevrolet Master

    Follow father and son team, Dirk and Jeff Cavens from Antwerp as they drive their Chevrolet Master Deluxe on the adventure of a lifetime. 

  • #40 - 1940 Pontiac Deluxe

    Link to the site of Belgian's Willy Van Loon and Chris Torfs, taking part for fun and adventure as well as raising charity support.

  • #31 - 1939 Bentley MX

    The website link for the Australian entry of Michael Dow and David Browning and their Bentley, 'Lady Edwin Gaunt'

  • #94 - 1953 Bentley R Type

    From Japan, the website of Kazuyuki Sugiyama and Katsumaro Chikushi who are driving a very British Bentley.

  • #95- 1960 Chevrolet Impala

    Meet Len Treeter and Kim Widrick from Canada who have decided to travel Peking to Paris in a 1960 Chevrolet Impala.

  • #62 - 1982 Renault 4

    Link to the Facebook pages of Hitoshi Kato and Marc Ollier who are driving a Renault 4 Sinpar

  • #29 - 1936 MG SA

    It's a second time round for this MG SA. Follow Rhys Timms and James Stone on their journey from Peking to Paris in 2013

  • #37 - 1939 Packard Six

    Austrians Willy Hopflinger and Norbert Thurner are looking forward to an exciting time on Peking Paris 2013.

  • #75  - 1960 Rover 100

    Tony Smyth and Malcolm Lister are not just driving Peking Paris for the adventure., they are raising support to plant 1200 olive trees.

  • #24 - 1934 Dodge DR

    Link to the blog of Australian crew Mike and Pete Armstrong who are driving on their first long distance car rally. 

  • #15 - 1929 Ford Model A

    Team Betsy is the name for Bill Cleyndert, Mark van Hees and their vintage Ford Model A Speedster.

  • #76 - 1962 Mercedes 220SE

    Connect to the Facebook page for Ron Solomon and Matthew Keeler - Mercedes 220 SE.

  • #50 - 1964 Volvo 122S

    Follow the on-event blog from the British pairing of Richard White and Richard Scott in their 1964 Volvo Amazon.

  • #88 - 1956 Studebaker 

    Follow the Facebook pages of Jack Boers and Jesse Smaal - Studebaker Power Hawk - on their journey from Peking to Paris.

  • #28 - 1936 Bentley Sports

    Link to the website of Daniel Schoch,  Shaneen Pointing and their Bentley Sports Derby.

  • #83 - 1970 Mercedes 280SE

    Follow the story of Mick de Haas and Anthony Verloop and the 'Red Benz' on their website.

  • #19 - 1930 Ford Model A

    Follow two Kiwis, Alan Day and Roger Anderson, as they manage the challenge of driving Peking to Paris 2013 in their Ford Model A.

  • #93 - 1953 Bentley R Type

    The blog of Richard Everingham and Seonaid Beningfield of Mtunzini, South Africa, participating in a 1953 R type Bentley.

  • #49 - 1964 Porsche 356C

    After considering many different cars Phil Cuerel and Rela Hoenner-Zullig have chosen a Porsche 356 to drive on Peking to Paris 2013.

  • #68 - 1957 Jaguar XK150

    Tadeusz Wesolowski and Peter Lubaczwski are the first Poles to take part in the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge.

  • #36 - 1940 Chevrolet

    A blog following the father-son Team Young Chevrolet as they travel Peking to Paris in a vintage 1940 Chevrolet Suburban

  • #46 - 1955 Citroen 11B

    Link to the Swiss father-daughter team blog for Mario and Noele Illien who are driving a Citroen 11B on Peking to Paris.

  • #51 - 1968 Datsun P510

    Follow the Facebook pages of Paul Kirkham and Mariella Kirkham from Australia, driving Max the Datsun on Peking to Paris

  • #66 - 1950 Jaguar XK120

     Link to the blog for Albert Bessudo and Joanin Bernard, driving a 3.4 litre 1950 Jaguar XK120

  • #2 - 1924 Rolls Royce

    This is the blog site link for the Rolls Royce Silver Ghost entry of Erwin Beerens and Gert Mertens

  • #90 - 1973 Leyland P76

    Follow the blog of Peking to Paris 2010 winners Gerry Crown and Matt Bryson in the 1973 Leyland P76

  • #52 - 1959 Volvo 544

    Phil Burgan and John Wright are driving a 1959 Volvo 544 on Peking to Paris 2013.  Link to Phil's blog.



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