The 25th edition concludes in Cannes
GT & Sport Cars
The 237 participants arrive at the final destination
The 25th edition of the Tour Auto Optic 2000 concluded yesterday at Cannes with a victory of the team from Argentina: Martin H. and Francisco Sucari with the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta in the regularity category.
The 2000 kilometers were driven along beautiful French roads accompanied by lovely sunshine. Once again this event was an incredible succes and we are already looking forward to next year.
The California T HS unveiled in France
Over 1500 km driven at its Wheel
The Tour Auto Optic 2000 was the occasion for the California T HS to run its first kilometers in France. A few lucky journalists had the pleasure to discover the performance of the new option Handling Speciale. According to Dominique Peltier, journalist for the magazine Edgar, this California T Handling Speciale represents a perfect synthesis of the brand’s sporty character and the model’s versatility.
Three 308 Gr4 fight at the Tour Auto Optic 2000
Ferrari Classiche put on a fantastic show in France
Following a very warm welcome at the Grand Palais for the unveiling of the Tailor Made tribute to the 308 Gr4 Pioneer, these legendary classic cars took to the most beautiful roads of France during the Tour Auto Optic 2000. Three different 308 Gr4 are together for the 25th anniversary a great spectacle for all Ferrari fans.
The participants of the Tour Auto Optic 2000 at the half – way mark
More than 600 km already covered over the impressive route
After the departure Tuesday morning from the Grand Palais at Paris, the competitors on the Tour Auto Optic 2000 have driven more than 600 km, taking in two legendary tracks: Dijon Prenois and La Bresse.
The new California T Handling Speciale is amongst the modern Ferraris taking part and a small number of leading journalists are testing the car over the demanding French roads.
The participants of the Tour Optic 2000 finish the first stage
300 km covered on Tuesday
After a departure early in the morning from the Grand Palais in Paris, the drivers on the Tour Auto Optic 2000 covered the first section of the route to Beaune.
An emblematic “rendez vous” at the track of Dijon Prenois offered the public their first sight of historic cars racing this year. More than 30 modern Ferrari cars joined this automotive celebration to the delight of the passionate spectators lining the roads.
Two stars at the Grand Palais
The GTC4Lusso and a 488 GTB Tailor Made for the departure of the Tour Auto Optic 2000
Paris, 18 April – The departure of the Tour Auto Optic 2000 is the occasion for Ferrari to unveil for the first time in France the GTC4Lusso at the Grand Palais.
This very important “rendez-vous” is also the occasion for Ferrari to present a unique version of its 488 GTB. In association with its Parisian dealer Charles Pozzi, the very exclusive Tailor Made program imagined a car which pays homage to the 308 Gr4 Pioneer driven by Jean Claude Andruet and two times winner of the Tour de France Auto in 1981 and 1982.