Timeline

1950

José Antonio “el viejo” Solana was the first Mexican driver registered.

1950

The first Carrera Panamericana is celebrated. The start was made in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, with 32 cars and the victory went to Hershel McGriff, aboard an Oldsmobile.

1952

Two different categories were created, Sport, for two-seat sports cars, and standard Tourism, for passenger cars with at least four seats.

1951

Ferrari has its first participation with two coupes 212 Export with V12 engine of 2.6 lt and achieves 1 and 2 on the podium. The winner was the pilot Piero Taruffi.

1954

Umberto Maglioli, who was driving a 375 Plus car, set a new test record at over 173 km / h on average.

1953

Juan Manuel Fangio wins the Pana aboard the Lancia D24. This edition was characterized by a large number of accidents.

MODERN ERA

1955

The race is suspended due to previous accidents and the tragic event of the 24 hours of Le Mans.

1988

The pilot Eduardo Morales, aboard a Ford, is the first Mexican to take the Panamericana, followed in later editions by Guillermo Rojas (1989), Carlos Anaya (1993, 1994), Juan Carlos Sarmiento (2004, 2005), Ricardo Triviño (2011), and Gabriel Pérez (2006, 2012, 2013).

1988

Eduardo León and a group of enthusiasts call on automobile associations to celebrate the Panamericana once again.

1990

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason is known for his keen interest in vintage cars. Guy Edwards, supported by the F5000 driver, participates with a Lancia Aurelia B20 GT.

1989

The new version of the International Historic Car Rally continued with a journey of 3,200 km divided into seven stages, divided in turn into stages of no more than 35 km.

1992

The Americans Frank and Williams won the victory in this edition aboard a Mercury.

1991

Adventure, passion, sportsmanship, contact, solidarity, are the slogans of the Pan American Race. And his golden rule is: “the more you defy death the more you enjoy it”.

1994

In this edition, surprising the participation of the Swiss Clay, Regazzoni, former Ferrari driver, despite having suffered a major accident in Long Beach in 1980.

1993

New hero of the Panamericana, Carlos Anaya has tamed the Mexican roads with an unparalleled dexterity. This edition also devotes to the Studebaker that achieves its first success in the general classification.

1996

Philippe Alliot competed with a Porsche 356 whose engine was going to exhale the last breath.

1995

The Studebaker stands out once again, this time with the tandem Ward-Elsner (USA).

1998

The disappointment of the Tropical Gangsters … Gubelmann and Pratt, two Hollywood gold guys participating with a Chevrolet Bel-Air 57.

1997

Americans Chris Nichols and Pat O’Dell win in Historic C with an Oldsmobile.

2000

New car, new navigator and same result, De Thoisy rises with victory once again.

1999

For this edition, 85 teams met in the southern part of the country, for a seven-day tour that led from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Zacatecas in 30 stages.

2002

Perhaps the most representative car of the Panamericana, Mockett’s Oldsmobile arrives in Nuevo Laredo in the company of the British navigator Alan Baillie.

2001

Pierre de Thoisy demonstrates why he is the best, now with Carlitos Macaya, South American first-time and dominate in a forceful way.

2004

From Oaxaca and with a Studebaker similar to that of Carlos Anaya, J.C. Sarmiento and the popular “Nudo” Villareal, surprise the Pan-American contingent and achieve victory.

2003

Pierre de Thoisy returns by his fueros and is located in the first place in the company of Pierre Schockaert.

2006

Gabriel Pérez breaks the streak of the studes to win with the champion of navigators, Angelica Fuentes.

2005

J.C. Sarmiento and the “Nudo” Villareal repeat the dose in a fast-paced end that saw Monterrey as the final goal.

2008

The talented Bill Beilharz and his Mexican navigator Jorge Ceballos reaffirm the Stude dominance by winning the singular contest.

2007

Pierre de Thoisy demonstrates that he has not lost the ability and taking as navigator Frederic Stoesser, he wins the twentieth edition of the Panamericana.

2010

Once again, the Panamericana starts from Tuxtla Gutiérrez.

2009

The venue is changed for the exit of the Carrera to Huatulco, Oaxaca.

2012

The race celebrates its 25th anniversary, Jo Ramírez participates, former McLaren F1 chief engineer, the Le Mans 24 Hours champion, Gijs van Lennep and Jochen Mass, former Formula 1 driver.

2011

The Race started from Bahías de Huatulco and the winner of this edition was Ricardo Triviño and Marco Hernández in a Studebaker, Ricardo has participated in the WRC.

2014

The French Érick Comas, along with co-driver Isabelle Saadeler, were the winners of this edition of the Pan-American Race, aboard a Studebaker car.

2013

Jorge Seman competes with a BUICK CENTURION car built in 1954, only three were produced worldwide.

2016

After a very close competition, Hilaire Damiron in a 1954 Studebaker Commander, is crowned Champion in the XXIX Edition of La Carrera Panamericana in the City of Durango.

2015

After 7 days of a close competition, with a great concentration and after overcoming El Espinazo del Diablo in Durango, Emilio Velázquez and Javier Marín managed to conquer the title.

2017

With an intelligent handling of the chrono and maintaining a cool head and a great pace, the potosino Ricardo Cordero and the Michoacano Marco Hernández in his Studebaker 53 Champion (“El Malditillo”) celebrated with the absolute title, his debut as a crew in the Tourism category Higher.

1950

The first Carrera Panamericana is celebrated. The start was made in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, with 32 cars and the victory went to Hershel McGriff, aboard an Oldsmobile.

1950

José Antonio “el viejo” Solana was the first Mexican driver registered.

1951

Ferrari has its first participation with two coupes 212 Export with V12 engine of 2.6 lt and achieves 1 and 2 on the podium. The winner was the pilot Piero Taruffi.

1952

Two different categories were created, Sport, for two-seat sports cars, and standard Tourism, for passenger cars with at least four seats.

1953

Juan Manuel Fangio wins the Pana aboard the Lancia D24. This edition was characterized by a large number of accidents.

1954

Umberto Maglioli, who was driving a 375 Plus car, set a new test record at over 173 km / h on average.

1955

The race is suspended due to previous accidents and the tragic event of the 24 hours of Le Mans.

ÉPOCA MODERNA

1988

Eduardo León and a group of enthusiasts call on automobile associations to celebrate the Panamericana once again.

1988

The pilot Eduardo Morales, aboard a Ford, is the first Mexican to take the Panamericana, followed in later editions by Guillermo Rojas (1989), Carlos Anaya (1993, 1994), Juan Carlos Sarmiento (2004, 2005), Ricardo Triviño (2011), and Gabriel Pérez (2006, 2012, 2013).

1989

The new version of the International Historic Car Rally continued with a journey of 3,200 km divided into seven stages, divided in turn into stages of no more than 35 km.

1990

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason is known for his keen interest in vintage cars. Guy Edwards, supported by the F5000 driver, participates with a Lancia Aurelia B20 GT.

1991

Adventure, passion, sportsmanship, contact, solidarity, are the slogans of the Pan American Race. And his golden rule is: “the more you defy death the more you enjoy it”.

1992

The Americans Frank and Williams won the victory in this edition aboard a Mercury.

1993

New hero of the Panamericana, Carlos Anaya has tamed the Mexican roads with an unparalleled dexterity. This edition also devotes to the Studebaker that achieves its first success in the general classification.

1994

In this edition, surprising the participation of the Swiss Clay, Regazzoni, former Ferrari driver, despite having suffered a major accident in Long Beach in 1980.

1995

The Studebaker stands out once again, this time with the tandem Ward-Elsner (USA).

1996

Philippe Alliot competed with a Porsche 356 whose engine was going to exhale the last breath.

1997

Americans Chris Nichols and Pat O’Dell win in Historic C with an Oldsmobile.

1998

The disappointment of the Tropical Gangsters … Gubelmann and Pratt, two Hollywood gold guys participating with a Chevrolet Bel-Air 57.

1999

For this edition, 85 teams met in the southern part of the country, for a seven-day tour that led from Tuxtla Gutiérrez to Zacatecas in 30 stages.

2000

New car, new navigator and same result, De Thoisy rises with victory once again.

2001

Pierre de Thoisy demonstrates why he is the best, now with Carlitos Macaya, South American first-time and dominate in a forceful way.

2002

Perhaps the most representative car of the Panamericana, Mockett’s Oldsmobile arrives in Nuevo Laredo in the company of the British navigator Alan Baillie.

2003

Pierre de Thoisy returns by his fueros and is located in the first place in the company of Pierre Schockaert.

2004

From Oaxaca and with a Studebaker similar to that of Carlos Anaya, J.C. Sarmiento and the popular “Nudo” Villareal, surprise the Pan-American contingent and achieve victory.

2005

J.C. Sarmiento and the “Nudo” Villareal repeat the dose in a fast-paced end that saw Monterrey as the final goal.

2006

Gabriel Pérez breaks the streak of the studes to win with the champion of navigators, Angelica Fuentes.

2007

Pierre de Thoisy demonstrates that he has not lost the ability and taking as navigator Frederic Stoesser, he wins the twentieth edition of the Panamericana.

2008

The talented Bill Beilharz and his Mexican navigator Jorge Ceballos reaffirm the Stude dominance by winning the singular contest.

2009

The venue is changed for the exit of the Carrera to Huatulco, Oaxaca.

2010

Once again, the Panamericana starts from Tuxtla Gutiérrez.

2011

The Race started from Bahías de Huatulco and the winner of this edition was Ricardo Triviño and Marco Hernández in a Studebaker, Ricardo has participated in the WRC.

2012

The race celebrates its 25th anniversary, Jo Ramírez participates, former McLaren F1 chief engineer, the Le Mans 24 Hours champion, Gijs van Lennep and Jochen Mass, former Formula 1 driver.

2013

Jorge Seman competes with a BUICK CENTURION car built in 1954, only three were produced worldwide.

2014

The French Érick Comas, along with co-driver Isabelle Saadeler, were the winners of this edition of the Pan-American Race, aboard a Studebaker car.

2015

After 7 days of a close competition, with a great concentration and after overcoming El Espinazo del Diablo in Durango, Emilio Velázquez and Javier Marín managed to conquer the title.

2016

After a very close competition, Hilaire Damiron in a 1954 Studebaker Commander, is crowned Champion in the XXIX Edition of La Carrera Panamericana in the City of Durango.

2017

With an intelligent handling of the chrono and maintaining a cool head and a great pace, the potosino Ricardo Cordero and the Michoacano Marco Hernández in his Studebaker 53 Champion (“El Malditillo”) celebrated with the absolute title, his debut as a crew in the Tourism category Higher.

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