PREWAR WALHALLA AT THE HETZBERGER TROPHY

You may never have heard of this event before. The Hertzberger Trophy is a very discreet Dutch event for a specially selected group of owners of amazing prewar cars. This is a 2-day rally with tour and sports class. The participants are battling for the Hertzberger trophy, which is a brons sculpture. Another prize was a nice limited edition watch made by jewelers Schaap – Citroen from Amsterdam and designed by Van der Klaauw from Friesland. The rally goes from one historic estate to the other, while making sure the drivers and especially their navigators are put to the test to follow the rules, which is of course not made easy!

This year’s Hertzberger Trophy was the third edition and since this is a young event, the zest is increasing each year. A prestige event with 45 dream cars and many interesting participants. It all started with Eddie Hertzberger himself. Eddie was a Dutch race driver and the first and only GP winner until… Continue reading

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2 thoughts on “PREWAR WALHALLA AT THE HETZBERGER TROPHY

  1. Hi
    I always find your articles very interesting,and it occurred to me that you may wish at some time to feature an event that myself and a small group of enthusiasts are up to in rural Lincolnshire.
    By sheer chance we discovered some great history surrounding a little known hill climb.
    First run in 1906 and popular in the day with crowds of up to 60,000 spectators.
    I won’t bore you with all the history,you can contact me or find out more at http://www.systonspeedtrials.com
    I think this will be right up your street.

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