The Royal Automobile Club 1000 Mile Trial caught the imagination of competitors and the public alike in 2014 and 2015, wherever the event visited, crowds of people came to see the wonderful pre-war vehicles. As well as being the premier reliability trial for pre-war vehicles in the UK, the 1000 Mile Trial is a superb social event, the accomodation, food and hospitality is of the highest standard. Add to this visits to elegant stately homes, castles and museums, you then start to see why the event is so successful.
Navigation used on the event is straightforward, it comprises of basic map reading and Tulip diagrams, the event is classified as Intermediate because of this. The route is designed to be sympathetic for the vehicles taking part, there may be very limited use of loose surfaces, most of the event is run on sealed tarmac. Even though the classification is Intermediate, the event is suitable for all levels of experience, there is on-event competitor assistance should you be new to reliability trials.