Grayan and Hopital

During the winter the beach of the Gurp situated 8km from Grayan and Hopital opens up for a weekend at the end of January with the 2h30 Gurp TT beach race that is part of the Championnat de France des Sables (French Championship of Sand Racing) run by the Moto-club des Esteys.

Its an enduro event for motorbikes with a 12 km circuit which is renowned to be the hardest beach race in France, a 6 km beach run starts the course before crossing the dunes of the Atlantic Coast and heading into the Medoc pine forest, where the sand continues to sap the power from the two and four stroke engines of the 600 + motor bikes and Quads which race in the 5 different sections over the weekend of the Gurp TT.

Moto-club des Esteys Gurp TT vintage moto race Atlantic Coast views Atlantic Coast views Medoc pine forest

At the event you will also find a motocross and 4x4 salon showing off the latest equipment, for quads, off road and more where you can pickup the latest clothing and equipment for your motorbike or quad. This event is the motorcross version of the Longboard Pro Am with amateurs and professional riders competing together and a classic vintage race for the elders on two wheels.

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written : 2014 / latest update : 2021