A wet morning greeted those attending the Gueux Circuit. Further renovations had taken place during the year and the 'Amis de Circuit' were waiting for the 'Run. Every Friday the 'Amis' give up their day to renovate various parts of the old circuit. They are presently renovating the drivers changing rooms and adding a clubhouse.
The support team were glad of their Ssangyong's; the four wheel drives had proved unstoppable and handled every task with ease and proved sure footed this morning in the wet.
Having paid their respects, teams headed for home to repatriate the first vintage.
There was one last display by the grand master himself. Run patron John Surtees OBE fishtailed the Ferrari FF in a show of car control and led the cars back to Blighty.
A sumptuous dinner awaited at Tailltinger's Chateau De La Marquetterie. An aperitif of Comtes de Champagne was followed by Prelude, Folie de La Marquetterie, Domaine Carneros and Nocturne Rose.
Champagne Taittinger's walls reverberated with the sound of exhausts at the start of the navigational trial. Six secret checkpoints across Champagne and Burgundy lay in place. All connected with Napoleon in some way, a day of fun awaited.
At The Royal Automobile Club, Woodcote Park teams on The Beaujolais Run® 2015 awoke to the sound of engines being fired up. A bright morning, greeted a band of intrepid motorist, keen on taking up the challenge of "Europe's biggest rolling house party."