Thiron-Gardais brings together French drivers of Alpine brand cars

Thiron-Gardais brings together French drivers of Alpine brand cars

The carpooling event will be held in Thiron-Gardais on Saturday 10th December. ©Dieppe News/VW

After Dieppefans of Alpine brand will be present at the 5th Alpine convention on Saturday, September 10, 2022in Thiron-Gardais (Eure-et-Loir).

Kudos to the founder of the brand

This event will be the venue of to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founder of the brand, Jean Rédéléin front of his wife Michelle Rédélé.

For the sake of 60 years of the famous berlinettaMountaineers will gather around the vehicles that have made Alpine famous, before and today.

He would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year.

This Saturday, September 10, brand lovers will meet at Thiron-Gardais, another birthplace of the famous Alpine A110.

After the success of the Alpine 1000 gathering in Dieppe last May, they will be back too congratulations to Jean Rédéléthe founder of the brand, who they would have turned 100 this year.

Thiron-Gardais: berlinettas production site

Often considered a factory connected to that of Dieppe, Thiron-Gardais was one of two flagship production sites for berlinettas in France.

Between 1968 and 1974, it was in the municipal factory that these cars were born: they were assembled and painted on site, The bodies of the A110s produced received their own interior trim and electrical equipment.

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They were then trucked to Dieppe, where the mechanical components were assembled.

2,000 Alpine produced in Perche

Therefore, in Perchthese are close 2000 Alpine A110 which were issued to augment the Normandy factory.

Lots of activities

Visitors and fans of the brand will be able to participate in an unmissable event in the area, following in the footsteps of the berlinetta.

Celebrating 60 years since the start of berlinetta production, this day will host many activitiesallowing Mountaineers and spectators alike to rediscover the history of the Alpine brand while enjoying the richness of the Perch area.

The former French Rally Champion will be there

Travel through one of the most beautiful landscapes in France, theformer French rally champion François Chatriot will take, at the wheel of the Alpine A110 R-GT, the Alpine rally registered for the rally on the pole roads.

Discovering heritage

Soon after, everyone will have an appointment Manor of Moussetierea unique mansion, before continuing to the platform in Thiron-Gardais then to the Gardens of the Abbey, a historic resting place restored by Stéphane Bern.

Not to mention the old pilots

To commemorate the passion and dedication of Jean Rédélé, the laying of the wreath will take place together with Michelle Rédélé, the wife of the Alpine founder.

This will be surrounded by former pilots Jacques Cheinisse, Bernard Darniche, Jean Vinatier, Christian Ethuin, Alain Serpaggi, Olivier Lamirault and Daniel Vuin front of the Alpine totem on the Place de l’Europe.

Everyone will gather on this day to celebrate the 100th birthday of Jean Rédélé.

Detailed plan

From 12 pm to 6 pm, visitors can participate in this free event. 110 vintage and modern Alpines are expected for the event.

Moreover, of Many stands and activities will be offered to themon the program: book signings, discussions with Alpine engineers from the Thiron-Gardais factory as well as from the ACO of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the local CFA.

The new Alpine A 110 for the gendarmerie will be there

For those who prefer to discover without making a mistake, The new Alpine A110 equipping the National Gendarmerie it will also be present alongside the old Alpine A310.

Otherwise, also on display will be the A110 R-GT and the A480 show carleader of the World Endurance Championship in the Hypercar category.

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