Retro rally

Participants of retro rally5th Dikļi Palace Retro rally

From 25th to 27th July took place 5th edition of the Dikļi Palace Retro rally. This year participated in the rally 10 crews from Latvia, Russia and Belarus, which in two days traveled about 700 kilometers.

The winner of this year rally was the crew of Māris Bebrs and Inita Pelse, who participated with a Mercedes Benz 280 SL of 1969, second place was won in a fierce battle by Ēriks Masteiko, who participated in one team with Latvian rally legend Andris Šimkus, and the third place went to Konstantins Paļčikovs and Oļegs Hajevs, who participated with a Volga. Dikļi Palace gave its affinity prize Kristaps Mednis and Līga Andersone, who participated in the rally with a Jaguar E-type. Participant affinity prize went to Vitālijs Arlausks crew, but the style prize went to Porsche crew Ēriks Masteiko and Andris Šimkus.

Awards presented also rally sponsors – Bentley prize went to crew No. 5 (Valdis and Egita Lauski, Jaguar), Eirovīns gave its prize to the owner of the rally Egons Mednis, who participated with a Rolls Royce of 1952, but Riga Master Union prize for best restoration went to Mark and Nataļja Mejerovi with a BMW Alpina B7 Turbo.