The Road to La Carrera Panamericana
This is the story of two brothers on a journey to race the last, great road rally, Mexico’s La Carrera Panamericana, in their 1965 Volvo Amazon 122S. Part personal journal and part how-to guide, Driving La Carrera is for everyone who dreams of racing.
1965 Volvo Amazon 122S rally Car
Photos of La Carrera
Photo galleries of La Carrera Panamericana including our 2018 race our 1965 Volvo Amazon rally car, as well as vintage and historic photos from Carreras of the past.
Mexico’s Great Rally Race-La Carrera
La Carrera Panamericana was a border-to-border sports car race on the open roads of Mexico. Running for five consecutive years from 1950 to 1954, it can only be compared to the great rallies of Mille Miglia and Targa Florio in Italy. La Carrera was resurrected in 1988 as a historic rally reserved for cars manufactured between 1940 and 1965, and has run very year since its return. La Carrera is one of auto-racing’s most historic and most beloved races. Among drivers, it is considered one of the last great rallies left in the world.