Car presentation 2023

Ford Escort RS1600 - 1973, Gr. 4 - Trini van Rooij/

Trini van Rooij liked the 1973 Shell Sport livery best for his Escort, so he copied Hannu Mikkola's car from the 1973 Monte Carlo Rally. Mehr >

VW Golf 1 Gti - 1980, Gr. 2 - Henk van de Kamp/Stefan Putman

In the year 2015 this VW was bought, completely dismantled and built up again with the help of the existing original photos. It became a real copy of the car from 1980. No less than 4 years were necessary for this project. Not only in the Netherlands the original spare parts from this time were searched and found. Mehr >

Lancia Delta Superdelta - 1983, Gr. A - Andre Thiel/Axel Thiel

This Lancia Integrale came to the Thiel family in 2013 as a road car and was then converted into a rally car by Lancia specialist Frank Unger. In 2022 it was finally ready and, as a copy of Carlos Sainz's 1993 Repsol Delta, could finally be registered. Mehr >

Fiat 131 Abarth Mirafiori - 1980, Gr. 4 - Thomas Schröder/Daniel Scharf

The company SG Power built this Fiat 131 Abarth with an effort of about 2000 hours to a copy of the Monte Carlo winning car of 1980. It is part of the collection of Walter Münch, who had the goal of rebuilding all of Walter Röhrl's Monte Carlo winning cars. Mehr >

Lancia Rallye 037 - 1983, Gr. B - John Saunders/

The car was found in a museum in Las Vegas having sat on display for nearly 25 years following its sale from the factory. Although non-running, the car was superbly untouched and original and has just completed a comprehensive but carefully sympathetic two-year restoration. Mehr >

Ford Cortina Lotus Mk2 - 1968, Gr. 2 - Heinz Scholl/Isabelle Kart Scholl

This Lotus Cortina Mk2 was originally registered in the UK (that’s the reason why it is right-hand drive) and when the owner moved to Switzerland, he took the car with him. In 1972, it was sold to a Swiss master of car mechanics who used it as his regular road car but also entered club events like auto slaloms and hill-climbs with it. Mehr >

Lancia Beta Montecarlo - 1979, Gr. 4 - Udo Radermacher/Paul Radermacher

In 2006 Udo bought a standard Beta Montecarlo and converted it into a copy of the Group 4 version which was used in 1979 at the Rally Monte Carlo and afterwards until 1982 at various national rallies in Italy by Preparazione Cagalli. Mehr >

Opel Ascona 400 - 1982, Gr. 4 - Jan Nolles/Jasper Nolles

This Opel Ascona 400 was built in 2014 from an Ascona B, which was completely stripped and rebuilt to 400-spec in the Netherlands. Jan has owned it since 2019 and opted for the eye-catching red and white design of the Bastos cars. He will take turns driving with his son. Mehr >

Opel Ascona 400 - 1982, Gr. 4 - Patrick Orth/Georg Orth

This Ascona 400 was built completely new and true to the original by SG Power on the bodyshell of an Ascona B built in 1976. The Role model was the Ascona 400 driven by Walter Röhrl at the Rally Monte Carlo in 1982. The SG Power company was able to visit an original factory car on several occasions. The engine is a 2. Mehr >

Renault 5 Turbo - 1981, Gr. 4 - Dieter Mohr/Manfred Ehm

Dieter Mohr bought his Renault 5 Turbo when this car was first introduced into Germany. This was just weeks after Jean Ragnotti’s victory in the 1981 Rally Monte Carlo. Dieter has kept the car ever since, competing with it from 1981 until 1989 where he started about 80 national events, winning 25 of them outright. Mehr >