Things You need To Know About The Zoute grand Prix, 4-7 OCT

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A four-day cel­e­bra­tion of high-end clas­sics The chilly yet en­tic­ing Bel­gian coastal re­gion of Knokke-heist hosts this con­nois­seurs’ event each Oc­to­ber. The lively, pic­turesque town of Het Zoute is your fo­cal point for a long week­end of Fifties and Six­ties-cen­tric clas­sic car events. There’s a con­cours, nat­u­rally... The first fair­way of the Royal Zoute Golf Club hosts one of Europe’s most exclusive con­cours d’el­e­gance on Oc­to­ber 6. Ex­pect el­e­gant coach­built cre­ations from the likes of Bu­gatti, Bent­ley and Mercedes to fight for the sil­ver­ware. ...but the cars have to prove them­selves first A pair of ral­lies take place dur­ing the week. The Zoute Rally by Stow is a com­bi­na­tion of nav­i­ga­tional and speed chal­lenges around the Knokke-heist area for pre-1965 cars – in­clud­ing a quar­ter-mile drag race! The cor­re­spond­ing Zoute GT Tour® by EY is for more mod­ern su­per­cars. Itchy fin­gers? The Zoute Grand Prix also plays host to a Bon­hams auc­tion at the Al­bert­plein. A num­ber of in­ter­est­ing cars have al­ready been consigned, in­clud­ing a 1936 Bent­ley 4.25-litre Cabriolet by An­tem and a Son­der­wun­sch Porsche 964 RS. In­ter­ested in go­ing? Much of the ac­tion at Zoute is free, but you’ll need a €40 ticket to ac­cess the con­cours; en­try to the Bon­hams sale is by cat­a­logue only. Visit

zoute­grand­prix.be and bon­hams.com for info.

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