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Now available: The DVD on the 2014 Eifel Rallye Festival

Last week, our partner RallyWebShop has received a nice delivery. The DVD reviewing the 2014 Eifel Rallye Festival is now available from our partner shop.

Description of the DVD:

Featuring almost one hundred different types of cars, the 2014 Eifel Rallye Festival set a new record in terms of variety. This exercise in time travel on four wheels began with the Volvo Amazon and Mini Cooper and ended with the first World Rally Cars from Ford, Subaru and Toyota. This DVD shows classic rally cars from five decades in action on the stages and, for the first time, also includes compelling aerial shots showing the atmosphere of the Vulkaneifel region during the Festival.

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Eifel Rallye Festival nominated for “Motorsport Event of the Year” award

The Eifel Rallye Festival is one of the finalists of the “International Historic Motoring Awards” in the category “Motorsport Event of the Year”. The Festival was nominated for this prestigious award by the readers of the German edition of the magazine “Octane”. In the finals, it will compete against the greatest historic motor sports events from all over the world including the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, the Le Mans Classic and last year’s winner, Silverstone Classic. The winner will be announced during the awards gala in London on November 20.

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Eifel Rallye Festival 2015

The organizers of the Eifel Rallye Festival are pleased to announce that the Eifel Rallye Festival in 2015 will be continued.

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John Davenport - Obituary for Björn Waldegård

I knew Björn from his first RAC Rally appearance in 1965 until his last appearance on a competitive event - the Safari Classic of 2013. I was reporting rallies during his early successes, particularly the Monte Carlo victories of 1969 and 1970. I never co-drove with him in the proper sense but I did sit beside him on half a dozen 'Slowly Sideways' events in Porsche 911s and Toyota Celica Turbos. A nicer man you could not have wished to meet for whom I think no one could possibly have a bad word. Technically competent concerning the car and a brilliant natural driver behind the wheel, he will be universally mourned.

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Memories of Björn Waldegard

On Friday the 29th of August, the rally world became a lot poorer and lost one of its greatest when Björn Waldegard died from a short illness with cancer. As always, he had wanted to come to this year’s Eifel Rallye Festival but called the weekend before to excuse himself as he had serious pain in his back and needed medical treatment in hospital. He had never before experienced pain in his back, which he was happy about considering the decades of driving rally cars on bumpy roads, but now he definitely had to do something about it. Unfortunately it was not his back that was the problem…..

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Photographic Competition – The winners are selected

Great action shots, wonderful atmospheric pictures as well as eccentric „Photo Art“ images, during the photographic competition held in conjunction with the 2014 Eifel Rallye Festival the spectators of the event once again showed their remarkable skills behind the camera. Reinhard Klein, the famous WRC photographer and head judge of the competition, was really thrilled when going through the pictures: “It seems as if we do not only attract extraordinarily good cars and drivers but also very good ‘amateur’ photographers.

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Letzte Aktualisierung: 17.11.2014 18:35