This Rally is dedicate to the first 1911 Saint Petersburg Monaco Rally and to the peace and reunification to Russia and Europe in Eurasia .
Prime minister Abe will be an official guest of the 2018 Russian economic forum organize by our partner the Roscongres , a European and Japanese team from Amities sans frontiere Japan organisation will drive 3 cars from to Monaco Saint Petersburg to welcome the prime minister Abe at the opening ceremony
A special edition Monaco to Tokyo via Saint Petersburg will take place the 20 of may 2020 to arrive the 15 of July fro the Olympic game opening . The team will be composé of member of amities sans frontières Japan and dynastic family with some celebrity from all over the world . As for every year the rally will stop at the forum economic of Saint Petersburg on the way to Tokyo , the rally will be as well under the hait patronage of Her Highness Princess Olga Romanov
HISTORY OF SAINT PETERSBURG TO MONACO RALLY TRIBUTE TO THE FIRST 1911 SAINT PETERSBURG MONACO
The Automobile Club de Monaco is a motoring club who organizes the Monte Carlo Rally 1n 1911 with car coming from 21 city in Europe included Saint Petersburg In January 21st. 1911, 23 cars set out on 11 different locations., Andrei Nigel won the race from Saint Petersburg
The Monte Carlo Rally was ordered by Prince Albert I of Monaco , the Rally would start across Europe and end in Monaco.
The sport’s early days in Russia began in 1898 when the first races took place just outside of St. Petersburg. In 1902, the country’s first and most influential automobile association, the St. Petersburg Automobile Club (or “SPAK”), was founded. It promoted the automobile culture by holding races, exhibitions and cooperating with newspapers devoted to the auto industry.In the vanguardAndrei Nagel, the most famous automobile journalist and car racer in Imperial Russia, was one of SPAK’s founders. Some even referred to him as “a person eating distances and snacking on tires.” In 1902, he founded the first magazine devoted to the automobile industry in Russia and gave it the simple name,Automobile. Nagel not only organized and took part in car races and exhibitions, but he also participated in international competitions in Europe. For example, in 1911 he beat 87 competitors to finish first in his Russo-Balt car in the St. Petersburg to Monaco rally that crossed 3,257 kilometers in 195 hours 23 minutes. For his victory Nagel received a state prize from Emperor Nicholas II.
The event was established in 1911 by Prince Albert I and since then, its name became known not only in the world of motorsport but also in popular culture, business and the movie industry.
During the journey in Central Europe to reach the Principality of Monaco , the weather conditions are extreme, via Riga (where they miss being devoured by a pack of wolves who chases them), Königsberg , Berlin , Heidelberg and Belfort . The weather softens from Lyon to reach Avignon . They arrive first competitors in the Principality by following the road from Berlin, the 21 while raining ropes. The total distance was 3,257 kilometers , with a peak speed of 167 km / h .
Nagel and Mikhailov are finally ranked ninth overall. Their car is decorated with flags to be exposed, and at the princely palace they receive the Longest Course Award, and that of the resistance. They are offered a bonus of 600 francs at the time. Upon his return, the Tsar enthrones Nagel into the Order of St. Anne . The Imperial Automobile Club gives a gala evening.
The Tsar enthrones Nagel into the Order of St. Anne
ANDREI NAGEL WINER OF THE FIRST 1911 SAINT PETERSBURG MONACO
FOLLOWING TODAY THE TRADITION OF THE EARLY GENTLEMEN DRIVER
ONE OF THE CITROEN FROM JEAN HENRI TAMENNE TAKING PART OF THE MONACO SAINT PETERSBURG RALLY 2017 EDITION AND PART OF THE 2018 EDITION