Alpine Heritage

This is the start of a collection from 100 years of Alpines…

We’ve started gathering articles, pictures, video and documents from Alpines gone by. They’re mostly from events in more recent times, but there are some gems that people have been storing for decades.

Click “More” to see a post. You can browse ALL heritage posts or use the filter buttons on the RHS to drill into particular periods.  


Thank you for sharing!

Thank you to people who have shared their Alpine memorabilia with us. 

If you have something from an old event you’d like share with the Alpine Rally community please get in touch.

A short history of the Alpine rally...

Bob Watson is writing THE definitive history of the Alpine, which will be available in 2021. 

In the meantime, enjoy this short history… 100 years on one page!  

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Alpine Champions

It’s a pretty impressive list.  Click through to see the Alpine Champions Honour Board

Alpine Organisers

We’re trying to gather information about past events and the clubs and people who ran the event. Click through to our Alpine Organisers list and see if you can fill in any gaps. 

Recent "Alpine Heritage" posts

a row of 13 alpine rally caps

Alpine Rally caps from 2001

Steve Hollowood, the Alpine Rally Road Director, has a few strange habits, including collecting caps. Among his hundreds of caps are all of the HRA

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still from opening of 1987 Alpine TV coverage

1987 Alpine TV coverage

TV coverage of the 1987 BP Visco Alpine Rally, thanks to Motorsport Memories Australia. Check out the Motorsports Memories YouTube channel. They have a big

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Greg Carr/Wayne Gregson, Datsun 710SSS, 1976 Alpine.

Alpine Champions Gallery

Our Alpine Champions Honour Board shows 64 winning crews from the first running of the Alpine in 1921, providing you count Mr/Ms “Unknown” in 1925. 

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Champagne spray at finish.

2019 Alpine Rally Gallery

The 2019 Alpine Rally of East Gippsland… a selection of pics from John Doutch, Paul Mollison, Bruce Keys and Craig O’Brien. 

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Car in motorkhana in Bright

Alpine Memories

This article by Ian Wilson, was first published on the 2009 Alpine website.  Ian was Alpine Assistant Director with from 1971 to 1973 and again

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Click through to see ALL Heritage posts 

Page banner: David Bond and Ian Richards in the 1976 Kleber Alpine Rally. Pic by Geoff Selton.