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The Circuit International Automobile des Remparts d'Angoulême, also known as the Grand Prix Internationale des Remparts, Grand Prix des Remparts and Circuit des Remparts, is a speed car event contested on a 1-meter long car circuit whose layout plays with the ramparts of Angoulême.

From September 13 to 15, 2024.

The competition was imagined in 1938 and its project developed in 1938 and 1939 by theAutomobile Club of Deux-Sèvres, Charente and Vendée (ACDSCV) under the name of “ Circuit of the Ramparts"

Disputed for the first time in 1939, this city speed event, car and motorcycle (sometimes supplemented by a bicycle event), was interrupted by the 39-45 War. It resumed in 1947 and acquired a strong notoriety as soon as it was relaunched thanks to the presence on the starting line of the best drivers of the time (Fangio and Trintignant in particular).

Relaunched in 1978, the Circuit des Remparts is gradually becoming an international class automobile event, bringing together historic cars from all eras competing either on the circuit, or during elegance competitions and state restoration competitions... -end is complemented by numerous exhibitions in the city and by several tourist rallies of historic vehicles in the Charente countryside.

Circuit des Remparts

In 2024, the Motobloc brand will be brought back into the spotlight and will benefit from the visibility offered by this unmissable event when it comes to classic car competition. An exhibition dedicated to him will take place in the Gardens of the Town Hall throughout the competition weekend.

Ticket office open

Entrance to the circuit €30. Fangio stand: €40. Tribune of the theater, the cathedral, Carnot and Wilson €50. Free entry for children under 16 accompanied by an adult. €9 reduction for students.


Circuit of the Ramparts : BP 90247 / 16007 Angouleme Cedex
Tel: 05 45 94 31 90 /