Veteran vehicles prepare for annual London to Brighton drive

Laura Thomson

The countdown has begun. In less than 24 hours, more than 400 vintage vehicles will set off from London's Hyde Park to make a dash for the south coast, in the annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run.

A grand total of 426 veteran cars, their drivers and passengers will line up at the capital's start line tomorrow from 6am, with the red flag set to be torn – a traditional start to the rally – at 7am.