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FAQ Page

Can I come with my vintage vehicle or my Hot Rod ?

Yes, if your car is pre-1964 you can apply for the Car Show Riva-Bella Cruising by registering via the Car Show entry form in Participate, if you are selected, we will give you a parking space on the waterfront valid on Saturday and Sunday.

What are the criteria for participating in The Normandy Beach Race ?

These criteria are detailed in the Participant race entry, in short, are accepted for Racing, Pre-47 motorcycles and pre-49 cars. They are other criteria’s for the registration.

When is the registration deadline ?

Runs on the beach: end of May / Car Show: end of July.

What is the dress obligation ?

For Racers, Paddock companions, Photographers, period-correct is mandatory.
For visitors, we invite you to play the game to the best of your ability, remember that you will be part of the event.

Could I buy food and drinks at the event ?

Yes, we will have Food-trucks and drinks served on the beach on Saturday lunchtime and Evening, as well as on Sunday lunchtime. We will also have shopping boots.
There is also a multitude of places nearby offering a wide range of dining options.

When will the vehicle technical control take place ?

Everything is specified in the registration rules (The Race)

What happens on Friday ?

Meet in front of the Town Hall of Ouistreham from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the technical check of the vehicles participating in the Runs on the Beach. This is a chance for you to get as close as possible to the exceptional cars and motorcycles that have been selected. The official Normandy Beach Race store will also be on site.

Can I come and take pictures and approach the vehicles ?

Access to the track is restricted to accredited photographers (link) and places are very limited for safety reasons. However, you can freely access the entire Car Show area.

Will there be music, concerts ?

Yes, there will be concerts and entertainment on Saturday evening and Sunday on the beach.

How much does the ticket cost?

Due to the high attendance of previous editions and the need to reply to more and more obligations requiring an increasing need for resources, we have decided to set up a ticket office. The price of admission is up to you, with a minimum of €7 for Saturday and €5 for Sunday. If you would like to support us, you are welcome to contribute further! For more information, please refer to the ticketing tab.


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