The Barcelona Rally returns in 2022 for its 64th edition. It will take place on 19 and 20 March 2022. The participating cars and motorbikes come from various national locations and will run from Barcelona to Sitges. The only condition to participate is their production date! Up to 1928 for the cars and 1938 for the motorbikes. Some of them will be a hundred years old!
Did you know that? The rally is considered as an Event of National Tourist Interest!
This year’s poster pays tribute to the French brand Amilcar, which produced 3 or 4-wheeled vehicles weighing up to 350 kg.
Waiting for the start of the Barcelona – Sitges rally…
From 7 to 19 March, to keep you waiting, you will be able to see many vintage cars on display, open to the public!
The rally program
On the program on Saturday 19 March :
9:30 am: Cultural Gymkhana. 20 cars (Porsches) will participate in this gymkhana which will start in front of the ME Terramar Hotel in Sitges. The route ends at 14:00. The cars will then be on display at the Fragata until mid-afternoon.
10:00 – 17:00: Inspection and control of the vehicles and their display at Avenida Diagonal. For an atmosphere in keeping with the era of the cars, a music group will play jazz from the 1920s which will be danced by members of the BCNswing association.
On the programme for 20 March :
Arrival of the participants at the plaza de Sant Jaume at 8:30 am sharp!
The drivers and passengers of the cars will be dressed in the same way as they were when their car/bike was designed, often in collaboration with Menkes (a specialist in the craft of clothing and shoes).
The start will be at 10:30! The route is as follows :
Barcelona (Pl. Sant Jaume – Ferran – Rambles – Pl. Catalunya – Ronda Universitat – Ronda Sant Antoni – Sepúlveda – Paral-lel – Pl. Espanya – Gran Via – Badal – Constitució), to L’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Santa Eulàlia – Enric Prat de la Riba – Barcelona), Cornellà de Llobregat (Carretera de L’Hospitalet – Av. de la Fama – Tirso de Molina – Av. Baix Llobregat – Connection with the C-245), Sant Boi de Llobregat, Viladecans, Gavà, Castelldefels, connection with the C-246, Costas del Garraf and arrival at the port of Sitges-Aiguadolç around 12:30.
Meanwhile, around midday, a music and dance show will begin with the group Apocadixie Cotton Pickers accompanied by dancers from Swing Garraf. The show lasts until the arrival of the Ral Oleo caravan.
They depart again at 13:30 pm :
This time from the port of Sitges to the Fragata, the cars will be on display until 17:00 once they arrive at the Fragata.
The itinerary of the route is as follows: Av. Puerto de Aiguadolç – Emerencià Roig and Raventós – Av. Balmins – Puerto Alegre – Rafael Llopart – Jesús – Cap de la Vila – Parellades – Marqués de Montroig – Plaça de l’Industria – 1 de Mayo – Pº de la Ribera – Balsa Redonda – San Antonio – Avda Sofía and Paseo de la Ribera to the Fragata.
Then, the passions, the amateurs or the curious one awaits you numerous! 🏁