18 April 2021

World Cup Rally 50th Anniversary

Celebrating 50 years since the World Cup Rally.


9.30am, Sunday 18 April


4pm, Sunday 18 April


Gaydon, CV35 0BJ


British Motor Museum


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Following the advice from the Government regarding COVID-19, the Museum is closed and this event has been postponed until Sunday 18 April 2021.

We know this will be disappointing but we are all having to make hard decisions in these difficult times and we thank you for your understanding. For more information including ticket FAQs, please click here.

A one day event celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 16000 mile London to Mexico World Cup Rally.

The Historic Marathon Rally Group (HMRG) are organising a reunion and celebration of this iconic rally, 50 years to the day that the competitors left Wembley Stadium on their 16000 mile adventure through Europe, South and Latin America.

Originally 106 teams entered with only 96 starting from Wembley and just 23 finished at the Aztec Stadium in Mexico, 6 weeks later. The Ford Escort, FEV 1H of Hannu Mikkola and Gunnar Palm, took first prize.

Visitors will be able to see the cars and meet the people involved in the event in all different aspects. There will be interviews, films, talks and a large display of memorabilia.

The HMRG would like to hear from anyone connected to the rally who would be interested in joining them at this celebration.

For more information about this event, please click here.


The World Cup Rally 50th Anniversary is free to enter. However if you wish to enter the Museum or Collections Centre normal admission applies.

 Ticket Type   Admission Price
 Adults   £14.50
 Children   £9.00
 Under 5s    FREE
 Concessions   £12.50
 Family   £40



Historic Marathon Rally Group Contact 


Contact: Andrew Bradbury

E-mail: info@historicmarathonrallygroup.co.uk

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01926 649649

Museum tickets booked via telephone are subject to a £2.50 booking fee. There is no fee for online bookings.

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