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ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival 2019 – Save the date!

Rally fans from all over Europe will want to put this date in their calendars for next year. The organisers are delighted to announce that the ninth edition of the ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival will take place from July 18th to 20th, 2019, in the Vulkaneifel region. As in previous years, drivers from four continents will transform the city centre of Daun into a huge international rally family meeting.

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Photographic Competition 2018 – These are the winners

Fabian Gaukler, Björn Seliger, Andres Bueno, Andreas Dietrich and Federico Acosta - these are the five photographers that have impressed our chief juror Reinhard Klein most with their particularly spectacular, atmospheric, artistic or simply inventive pictures and are thus the winners of this year's photo competition. They have 'beaten' 107 photographers from twelve different countries who have send in a total of more than 500 images. This was not only the most international entry in the competition ever recorded in eight years, the variety of pictures was also outstanding.

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ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival 2018 - The historic rally world gathered in Daun

The 2018 edition of the Eifel Rallye Festival that was held from July 19th to 21st had all ingredients that a good Festival should have. An enthusiastic audience celebrated more than 170 rally cars representing more than 90 different types of cars and participants from sixteen different countries headed by more than a dozen famous drivers from the past including former World Rally Champions Stig Blomqvist and Timo Salonen.

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Wanted! The best pictures of the 2018 Eifel Rallye Festival

Clemens Beha reduced a Toyota Corolla WRC to the rôle of supporting actor and instead made the scenery of the Eifel become the star. Jean-Christophe Dechene used just the right amount of Photo Shopping to highlight an Alpine A110 diving through a watersplash on the Super Stage. And Kevin Hartbrod took a pair of sunglasses, a cap, a festival ticket and of course a camera to make a dog look as cool as a cucumber. They all impressed the jurors and therefore all won prizes in last year's photographic competition.

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ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival 2018 - Ready to go

Just one week to go until the eighth edition of the ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival (July 19 - 21, 2018) kicks off in Daun. While the one hundred and seventy-plus participants are giving the final touches to their classic rally cars, many helping hands from the MSC Daun are involved in the final preparations of the Festival. They want to be 100 percent ready for tens of thousands of international guests who will come to the Vulkaneifel for this unique demonstration event. "It is time to finally get going.

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Auction finished - a ride in the 1987 VW Golf Pikes Peak with Jochi Kleint

The 2nd auction, a ride with Jochi Kleint in the 1987 Pikes Peak Bimotor Golf, ended with proceeds of 545.00 EUR. The initiative "Vor-Tour der Hoffnung", which collects donations for children suffering from cancer and in need of help, can therefore look forward to another donation.

Congratulations to the winner.

Order now: pre-sale for tickets and programmes ends July 06

Spectators who are keen to visit the Eifel Rallye Festival can obtain their weekend tickets and programmes from the official online shop no matter in what European country they are living. While visiting the 'Rally Mile' in the heart of Daun is free of charge, there are various admission tickets needed for those who like to see the action on the special stages. The pre-sale of weekend tickets and programmes is open until 9 p.m, July 06, 2018 from http://www.eifel-rallye-festival.de/en/rallye-shop.html.

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ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival 2018 - History comes to life

The entry list for the 2018 ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival (July 19 - 21, 2018) has been published and it features more than 170 historic rally cars from six decades and, among them, 45 of the much-loved Group B supercars. The quantity and quality of cars coming to Daun is simply unrivalled, especially in terms of originality. All cars of the main field resemble a famous rally car from the past. Thus every sponsor sticker is in the right place and the colour scheme matches with its role model not only on the outside, but also on the inside.

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New chance for an exclusive co-drive: Win a ride in the 1987 VW Golf Pikes Peak with Jochi Kleint

After the successful auctioning of a co-drive with Jochi Kleint in the newly-restored 1986 Pikes Peak Golf from Wolf-Dieter Ihle's collection, Volkswagen now pile up the fire and offer a ride in their 1987 Pikes Peak car at the 2018 Eifel Rallye Festival. This prototype is one of the most extreme Golfs ever built. It is based on a space frame chassis and powered by two 1.8-litre turbocharged engines each with 326 bhp.

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Auction finished - Win a ride in the twin-engined VW Golf Pikes Peak with Jochi Kleint

The auction, a ride with Jochi Kleint in the Pikes Peak Bimotor Golf, ends with proceeds of 555.00 EUR. As already reported, Wolf-Dieter Ihle will double the amount raised at the auction before it is donated to a good cause. The initiative "Vor-Tour der Hoffnung", which collects donations for children suffering from cancer and in need of help, can therefore look forward to an amount of 1110.00 EUR.

We gartuge the winner.

Win a ride in the twin-engined VW Golf Pikes Peak with Jochi Kleint

When Volkswagen tackled the ‘Race to the Clouds’ at Pikes Peak in the 1980s, they built two very special twin-engined prototypes solely for this 19.99 km hill-climb event in Colorado/USA and these were driven by former European Rally Champion Jochi Kleint.

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ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival 2018 - Class reunion of cars and stars

The entry list for the ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival is closed and, as usual, the demonstration event for classic rally cars that is taking place from July 19-21, 2018 is fully booked. However, it is not only the number of vehicles that delights the fans, it is also the enormous level of originality that distinguishes the Eifel Rallye Festival from others. "The entry list will not be published before July 1st, but I can already reveal some really sensational details," says co-organiser Reinhard Klein. "The crews coming to the Vulkaneifel come from 16 nations, they drive classic cars from 34 different manufacturers.

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Video trailer for the Eifel Rally Festival 2018

The video trailer for the Eifel Rally Festival 2018 is ready! The three-minute video will give you a first taste of what awaits you from July 19 to 21 in Daun and the Vulkaneifel region: famous driver, many original or nicely-replicated classic rally cars, spectacular sideways action on the stages and of course: unique Pikes Peak ‘monsters’ like the Audi S1, Peugeot 205 T16 and even two twin-engined VW Golfs!



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSbqcYKTvyo

ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival 2018 - Double duties

The line-up of cars and drivers coming to the ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival in Daun/Germany is growing quickly and now also features two former World Rally Champions. Stig Blomqvist, who secured the WRC title in 1984, is one of the fixtures of the demonstration event for classic rally cars. The popular Swede, who was crowned an 'Ambassador of Rallying' at last year's Festival, will be part of the event again this year.

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ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival 2018 - The rush of entries is as huge as ever

The ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival, held from July 19 to 21 around Daun/Germany, will go into its eighth year in 2018 and the interest in the demonstration event for classic rally cars is certainly not easing. "Only a few places in the entries list are still vacant right now, we expect to be booked fully once again", says Reinhard Klein, head of the 'Slowly Sideways' group that ratifies the entry list.

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