Minis head from capital to coast

London to Brighton Mini Run 2016
Image caption Thousands of Minis gathered in Brighton

Thousands of Minis have been driven to the south coast for the annual London to Brighton rally.

More than 2,000 drivers of vintage and modern Minis travelled from the capital to park along the city's seafront.

The route took them down the M23 from Crystal Palace passing through Caterham and Reigate in Surrey.

The annual event is organised by the London & Surrey Mini Owners Club, which describes it as "arguably the largest one-make car show in the world".

Organisers sold 2,100 official tickets, but the event is attended by hundreds more drivers.

Image caption The event was open to vintage and modern cars
Image caption The car run is now in its 31st year
Image caption Cars set off from Crystal Palace for Madeira Drive
Image caption Organisers sold 2,100 tickets but many more joined in
Image caption The London & Surrey Mini Owners Club describes it as "arguably the largest one-make car show in the world"

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