The Royal Automobile Club, in partnership with the Historic Endurance Rallying Organisation, recreated the Thousand Mile Trial, which was first run in 1900. Only pre - 1940 vehicles took part in the London to Edinburgh and back route exceeding the 1000 miles.
The Royal Automobile Club 1000 Mile Trial caught the imagination of competitors and the public alike in 2014, 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.