Standard International Rally 2021


Rally Entry for 1, 2 or all 3 days is just £10 for car and all occupants. Hotel stay is optional

The 62nd Standard International Rally is booked to be held at Alexandra House Hotel, Wroughton, Nr Swindon, Wilts. on the weekend of Friday 25th June - Sunday 27th June 2021. Book now in the knowledge that you can cancel if the vaccine rollout is stalled.

Alexandra House is a 152 Roomed modern property  set in  extensive grounds just 4 miles from the south of Swindon. It is only a few minutes drive from Junction 15 of the M4 for those coming from either the East or West.

This year's event is organised by Len Barr and Steve Smeltzer, We have been starved of events for the whole of 2020,  so please get your cars ready and help make up for lost time - by joining us on the biggest Standard event of 2021!

Covid-19  Statement: We are hoping that the Covid-19 situation will be under control by the end of June, so that the event will be allowed to take place. If that is not the case and lockdown restrictions prevent anyone from attending, we have contractual agreement with the hotel that full refunds will be made, provided that cancellation of the members booking occurs at least three weeks before the event. Similarly, monies taken in advance for attendance at Steam-Museum of the Great Western Railway and the Atwell- Wilson Motor Museum will be refunded by the Club, if the visits and road-runs are unable to go ahead on the planned dates.


Hotel Packages (Information Only)

Our 4 Star Hotel Accommodation includes Spa, Gym and Pool facilities. Please make all reservation directly with Alexandra House Hotel – Call 01793 819000, select option for conferences and events. (This extension is only manned from  4th Jan on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 8.15am - 2.15pm and Wednesday and Thursday until 5.30pm. Quote "Standard Motor Club", contract number 3455810 to secure the specially negotiated prices which apply until 4th June 2021. After that date, any unlet accommodation will be released back to general sale and commercial rates will apply. A credit card number will be taken to reserve your rooms but no money will be taken from the card until arrival at the hotel. All accommodation can be cancelled without penalty up to 3 weeks prior to arrival. Cancellation between 1-3 weeks will result in 50% charge and less than 1 week then the full rate will be charged. 

Our Special Package Prices are:

           Thursday or Sunday Night accommodation

Enquire direct with the hotel




Friday and Saturday Nights, Single, D, B & B

£220 per room (2n)

Includes Friday BBQ and Saturday 3 course dinner

Friday and Saturday Nights, Double or Twin, D, B & B

£290 per room (2n)

Friday only Single D, B & B

£110 per room (1n)

Includes BBQ Dinner

Friday only Double or Twin, D, B & B

£145 per room (1n)

Saturday only Single D, B & B

£110 per room (1n)

Includes three course Gala Dinner

Saturday only Double D,B & B

£145 per room (1n)

Preliminary Outline Programme

Friday 25th  June

DAY 1, all in your inclusive entry fee

12 noon onwards

Meet at Steam -Museum of the Great Western Railway, Swindon.  Reserved Parking. The McArthur Glen Designer Outlet Village is next door with restaurants, cafes etc.  Discounted Museum entry fee payable

3.00pm onwards

Depart at leisure on an optional road run (route provided) taking us to our hotel.

4.00pm onwards

Arrive at Alexandra House Hotel.  Register, collect your rally pack.

4.00pm – 7.00 pm

Optional use of inclusive Spa, Gym, Pool


Meet in Bar


Informal BBQ Dinner in Wroughton Suite. (Vegetarian Options)


Saturday 26th June

DAY 2, all in your inclusive entry fee

8.00am – 9.30 am

Breakfast in the Restaurant.


Rally Registration and Assemble for Road run. Route Instructions provided.

9.30am onwards

Set off on our Road-run (route provided) at one minute intervals

11.00am onwards

Arrive at Atwell-Wilson Motor Museum

11.00am – 2.30pm

Explore the motor museum, tea or coffee and biscuits included in the package.   A nice grass field to park in, please bring a picnic chair to sit out if you wish.

2.30 – 4.00pm

Return Road Run,  optional stop in Avebury, explore the Stone Circle, Museum or Avebury Manor (National Trust)

4.00 – 7.00pm

Optional use of inclusive Spa, Gym and Pool.

7.00 pm

Meet in Bar.

7.30 pm onwards

62nd Anniversary Gala Dinner in Wroughton Suite (Vegetarian Options. Followed by after dinner Guest Speaker.

Sunday 27th  June

Day 3, all in your inclusive entry fee

8.00am - 9.00am

Breakfast in the Restaurant.

9.30am onwards

Assemble on Static Rally Field.

11.00am onwards

Light-hearted Concours self-judging, bring and buy etc. Have a picnic or a bar snack or book lunch at the hotel ‘s restaurant.


Awards Presentation, Raffle Prizegiving.


Farewells, 6 hours of daylight left to get home, or stayover- additional B&B available.

Now, all Rally entrants should fill in Form 1 and put it in the basket. If you are intending to go on the Roadruns and visit the attractions please then fill in Form 2 and put that in the basket.

Forms 1 and 2  are open here on Jan 4th 2021