Walter Röhrl once said about the Audi Sport Quattro E2, the most powerful of all Group B cars, that "Your thinking is too slow for this car." That was in 1986 and, forty years on, Röhrl still drives this kind of machinery with all his skill. On the Eifel Rallye Festival, the two-times World Champion will be driving various cars from his career including the Sport Quattro and at least one Porsche 911.
Datsun 240 Z - 1972, Gr. 4 - Hans Wassenaar/Jeroen van der Zalm
Hans Wassenaar has taken over this Datsun from Gus van de Bol in 2015 and continues to attend slowly sideways events to present this nice 240Z. Mehr >
Alpine A 110 1800 - 1974, Gr. 4 - Wolfgang Jakobs/Pascal Koch
This is one of only 481 Alpine A110 Si ever built. This plastic sports car was rebuilt completely with the help of many original parts and now resembles the works Alpine A110 1800 VB driven by Larrousse/Delferrier on the 1974 Tour de Corse. Mehr >
Mini Cooper S - 1962, Gr. 2 - Hubert Dahmen/Ursula Eck
Hubert Dahmen was looking for a very genuine, early Cooper S and finally found one in Portugal in 1998. After various events with the car, he had to restore it totally in 2009, this took until 2014. Today, the Cooper is restored to its former glory and equipped with a 1275 cc engine and a four-speed gearbox. Mehr >
Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo Evoluzione IMSA - 1989, Gr. Prototyp - Matthieu Tak/Mike van den Brink
After the Giro de Italia and Rally di Monza in 1988 und 1989 this Alfa was mainly used during race meetings. It was still in race trim when Matthieu Tak bought it. He restored the car completely and changed it back to its original rally spec und livery. Mehr >
Lancia Rally 037 - 1984, Gr. B - Pierre Antoine Rampon/
Christophe Vaison bought this Lancia 037 in the winter of 2013 und rebuilt it entirely in the Vaison Sport workshop with its primary aim to participation in the Rally of Morocco Historic. This restoration was carried out with extreme care. Some parts no longer exist today and had to be rebuilt identically. Mehr >
Porsche 911 SC (1) - 1981, Gr. 4 - Walter Röhrl/
After the Sanremo Rally in 1981 this 911 SC stayed with Porsche in their enormous collection of original cars and is used here and than on classic events. Mehr >
When does the next demonstration stage start? And who is the guy driving car number 10? The answer to these and many other questions can be found in the Eifel Rallye Festival App. Wherever you are, this information tool keeps you updated throughout the event.
In 2015, the organisers of the Eifel Rallye Festival tried a new concept intended for those rally cars which are either too fragile or too valuable for a full weekend of rallying over more than 100 kms of stages - or perhaps cannot not get approval to drive on the open road.
The auction has begun: This is without doubt the chance of a lifetime for any rally fan. Very soon you will able to bid on eBay for a ride with Walter Röhrl in an original Group B Audi Sport Quattro, now owned by Wolf-Dieter Ihle.
Thirty years after they were banned from international rallying, the Group B cars will celebrate their greatest show ever at the ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival (July 21-23, 2016). The MSC Daun, organisers of the three-day demonstration event, are proud to announce that they have, by now, confirmation that 65 Group B and Group S cars ...
With small films of the spectator points we want to show you right now, what you can expect at the spectator areas on the demonstration stages. The exact location and access to this spectator points can be found in our program booklet.
The Return of Group B is the theme for this year's Eifel Rallye Festival (July 21-23, 2016) and it will almost certainly be the biggest collection of Group B cars in one place since this category was banned from international rallying in 1986. "Already we have fifty-five Group B and Group S cars confirmed that will attend the Eifel Rallye Festival.