Monocles Around the World: Gerry Crown, Endurance Rally Champion!

Posted on August 17, 2013 by Jim B.

Congratulations to Gerry Crown on his 1st place finish in the 2013 Peking to Paris Motor Challenge!

Gerry and his partner Matt Bryson drove their Leyland P76 12,247 kilometers (7,610 miles) in 237:30:10 for a first place finish in a field of 96 competitors.  The race lasted 33 days, crossed eight countries, and passed through some of the most desolate places in the world.

Gerry says, “Mongolia is where the rally is lost and won.  The going is so rough that many cars are broken there but if you can come out of Mongolia with a lead, as we did, then you stand a good chance of doing well.”

Gerry has completed in the Peking to Paris since 1997; this is his 4th race and his 2nd win!

Read more about the journey on Gerry and Matt’s race blog.

Congratulations Gerry!
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