A look back at the 7th edition of the Rallye Megève – St-Tropez 2021Rendez-vous was given, on Monday, June 7, for the crews registered for the 7th Rallye Megève-Saint-Tropez and the traditional day of administrative checks scheduled at the Sports Palace in the city of Megève, which still made us feel honor to welcome us. Once the cars were adorned with the colors of the rally and its partners, we had to go to the Megève altiport for a cocktail officially launching the assault on the 3 stages, 900km, and the fifteen passes to be crossed in this 2021 edition.
Framed by a still heavy health context, the first stage and the itinerary concocted by Cyril Neveu Promotion had to undergo some last minute changes, but would keep the essentials, with as an appetizer, the Col des Aravis then the Colombière making it possible to reach the Col de Joux Plane where a country pic-nic was organized. A first playful event was established there, in a rather overcast and humid climate, before covering the rest of the course, taking the participants to the shores of Lake Annecy and its ever-stunning azure and turquoise colors.
The second stage proposed the ascent of a few passes before attacking the famous Cormet de Roselend, under a bright sun, and thus reaching Val d’Isère and a unique lunch in the resort. The Col de l’Iseran, initially programmed but still closed to traffic, also required a new modification of the route, for a passage, just as monumental, at the top of the Col de la Madeleine allowing to reach the valleys of the Tarentaise and La Maurienne and another classification test. Then followed the Col du Télégraphe and the “giant” Col du Galibier and its snowdrifts, to take us to Serre Chevalier, at the end of this grandiose day with a very steep drop…
CNP, for Cyril Neveu Promotion
CNP c’est plus de 20 années d’expériences en organisation de rallyes.Cyril NEVEU, high level athlete from 1978 to 1991, professional motorcycle rider during thirteen years, has won five times the Paris-Dakar rally …
Founder in 1987 of N.P.O. (Neveu Pelletier Organization) with J.Ch. Pelletier, they organized for twenty years World Rally Raids in Tunisia and Morocco, developing sponsorship and communication, propelling these motorsports internationally.
At the same time manager of Cyril Neveu Promotion, he developed events for “General Public and Companies” with distant expeditions and the Tour de Corse with jet ski before taking direction of the Rally Morocco Classic in 2013. He has then launched new rallies like Megève-Saint-Tropez, Entre 2 Mers or Adriatic Tour, with ambition to bring new enthusiasms to those who have a passion for beautiful mechanics and magical routes.