The Audrain Veteran Car Tour Exclusive For Pre-1909 Vehicles Journeys From Newport To Bristol On April 28, 2024
April 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm$950
The Audrain Motorsport event, featuring twenty-four pre-1909 award-winning vintage automobiles, embarks on a captivating 40-mile roundtrip journey from Newport to Bristol, Rhode Island, and back on April 28, 2024. Starting from the grand Ochre Court Mansion, this collector’s tour winds through the historic avenues of Gilded Age Newport before reaching its midway point at Bristol Harbor
This Veteran Car Tour is a true throwback to the brass era for both car enthusiasts and car collectors. True car die-hards love the event for the overwhelming nostalgic journey through the roots of motoring. All Drivers will take their pre-1908 classic treasures and once again will embark on a scenic 50-mile tour through the back roads of Newport, Rhode Island.
IT PROMISES TO BE A MAGICAL TRIP – TRULY BRINGING HISTORY IN MOTION TO VIBRANT LIFE!
The tour kicks off from the iconic Audrain Automobile Museum, cruising through Newport’s beaches before heading north. It will snake through the charming backroads of Middletown and Portsmouth, crossing the historic Mount Hope Bridge into Bristol, and then loop back to Aquidneck Island. A leisurely lunch break is planned, a perfect time for drivers to swap stories and admire each other’s rides.
After a fulfilling road trip, the tour will circle back to the front doors of the Audrain Museum for a celebratory reception. This event isn’t just a drive; it’s a rolling celebration of car collectors and automotive heritage. It is the only tour that allows vintage car lovers can showcase their prized possessions in the way they were meant to be enjoyed.
This tour is the only exclusive opportunity for classic car owners to flaunt their pre-1908 classic with other like-minded car enthusiasts. It’s not just a tour, it’s a moving record of history, passion, and the antique thrills of early motoring.. So, rev up your engines and be a part of this extraordinary homage to the dawn of the automobile era
No vehicles in the tour are younger than 1909.
NEWPORT VETERAN CAR TOUR
The tour featured a range of vintage models, including a 1904 Fiat, 1905 Stevens Duryea, 1901 Winton, 1902 Yale, 1904 Curved Dash Oldsmobile, 1906 Stanley Steamer, 1909 Pierce Demi Tonneau, 1905 Pearce Arrow, 1901 Packard Model C, 1901 Panhard Levassor, and a 1904 Winton.
The Audrain Motorsport Newport-Bristol-Newport Veteran Car Tour, a 40-mile scenic journey for veteran automobiles, traverses from the majestic Ochre Court mansion to the Bristol Harbor Inn and back.
This route showcases the rich heritage of Gilded Age Newport and historic Bristol. It’s not just a tour; it’s a tribute to the early days of motoring in Newport and Rhode Island, offering enthusiasts a chance to operate these marvels of ingenuity as they were originally designed.
Supported by Bonhams, renowned for their commitment to early automotive history, the tour both commences and concludes at Ochre Court, an opulent 1892 estate commissioned by Ogden Goelet.
AUDRAIN MOTORSPORT VETERAN CAR TOUR
Ochre Court, Newport │ Bristol Harbor Inn
Sunday, April 28, 2024
🎫 $950 PER VEHICLE.
The event is open to suitable cars built before 1908. Limit 2 people per car. Please contact us for information on additional passengers.
Friday or Saturday:
If you require assistance parking your trailer on Friday or Saturday, please coordinate with Sean O’Donnell
973-462-2300 or Ben Chester 401-408-0776 when you are within an hour of arrival. We have arranged areas for
trailers and will work with you on-site.
On the morning of the tour, please unload your car on Shepard Ave. – map coordinates: 41.470822, -71.299728.
We will ask you to park here or in a nearby location. This location is one block fr