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ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival 2018 – New Challenges

The eighth edition of the ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival is due to take place from July 19th to 21st, 2018 and will feature some new highlights for spectators and drivers alike. During the winter, the organisers have gone the extra mile to include two new stages in this demonstration event for classic rally cars. Entries for this normally over-subscribed event will open on March 1st, 2018.

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Link to the official Facebook page

The link to the official Facebook page of the Eifel Rallye Festival has changed as follows:
https://facebook.com/EifelRallyeFestivalOfficial

Flyer of the Eifel Rallye Festival 2018

The Flyer of the Eifel Rallye Festival 2018 is available now in the download area.

ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival 2018 – Save the date

The date for the 2018 Eifel Rallye Festival has been confirmed. The eighth edition of the demonstration event for historic rally cars will take place from July 19-21, 2018 - the same weekend as in 2017. The successful rally show held in Daun and the beautiful Vulkaneifel mountains will stick to its well-proven concept. The event will kick off with the Shakedown stage and the Welcome Evening on Thursday. Then on Friday and Saturday, the Eifel Rallye Festival will feature about 120 kilometres of selective special stages.

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Photographic Competition 2017 – These are the winners

A good picture does not necessarily need to be spectacular. Clemens Beha from Weingarten, Germany, was able to put the atmosphere and approachable character of the Eifel Rallye Festival into one picture. It shows speed, enthusiasm and the proximity to the people", that is what the jury said about the winning picture of this year’s photographic competition. The editors of the Oldtimer Markt magazine chose an image showing a Toyota Corolla WRC rushing through a village typical for the Eifel. You can see the kids watching the action for the roof of a wooden house and a tractor with firewood standing right next to it.

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Photographic Competition 2017 – These winners are decided

Great action shots, unusual perspectives and funny situations - 105 photographers from ten different countries have captured the beauty of the 2017 Eifel Rallye Festival and made life hard for the jury of this year's photographic competition. The editors of the "Oldtimer Markt" magazine, Europe's biggest classic car magazine, had to fight their way through nearly 500 pictures in order to select just five winners. That was certainly not an easy task.

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Photographic Competition

Photographic Competition

Take part and win! Until Sunday, our Photographic Competition is open. Register now and you have the chance to win a co-drive with Matthias Kahle in the Skoda 130 RS of Skoda Auto Deutschland, models cars supplied by Bernd's Rally Miniatures or books and DVDs from Rallywebshop.com. For more info, click here: www.eifel-rallye-festival.de/en/Photo_Contest.html

Six Decades on the Limit

The 2017 Eifel Rallye Festival proved to be just the spectacle for which everyone had hoped. There were one hundred and sixty cars making a great show on the demonstration stages in the Vulkaneifel region. Watching them were thousands of spectators from all over Europe as the Festival celebrated cars and drivers representing 'Six Decades of Rallying'.

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ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival 2017 – Let the games begin!

The entry list is now published and the final preparations for the 2017 Eifel Rallye Festival (July 20-22) are in full swing. Within the next few days, the organisers are looking forward to welcoming 170 historic rally cars and drivers from 17 different countries who have come to celebrate 'Six Decades of Rallying' at their annual rally party held in the Vulkaneifel region. "This is an extremely exciting time for us.

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Riding Balls of Fire

The Movie Theater Vulkaneifel in Daun is showing the current film Riding Balls of Fire by filmmaker Helmut Deimel as a "warm-up" for the Eifel Rallye Festival.

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172 Cars, 33 Manufacturers, 17 Nations and 6 Decades

The entry list of the 2017 ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival is out and reveals a truly remarkable line-up of cars and drivers that will gather in Daun between July 20th-22nd, 2017. The entry list features 172 rally cars built by 33 different car manufacturers and participants coming from 17 different countries.

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Harri Toivonen gives you a ride through the "Manta hole" in an Opel Manta

The "Mantaloch" stage (English: Manta hole) came to fame in 1993 when no less than seven Opel Mantas crashed at the same corner and ended up in the same ditch within a few minutes. Now, Harri Toivonen will try to defeat this curse on the Eifel Rallye Festival and you as his co-driver get the chance to experience first-hand that it is possible to finish the stage without being swallowed by the "Manta hole".

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172 cars, 6 decades, famous faces – The entry list is now online

The Eifel Rallye Festival celebrates “6 Decades of Rallying”. From a 1962 Ford Anglia up to today’s Hyundai i20 WRC driven by Thierry Neuville, the three-day event outlines the development of the story from the beginning of the speed era right up until today. This, of course, also includes some of the greatest Group 2, Group 4, Group B and Group A cars.

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ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival 2017 - Ford Twins, Rare Species & World Debuts

In 2016, Audi Tradition was responsible for a true world premiere at the ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival held in Daun and the surrounding Vulkaneifel region. Thirty years after it was built, Audi's Group S prototype was driven publicly for the very first time and at its wheel was none other than Walter Röhrl. It took part in the so-called "Festival Parade" that tackles only two of the total of eight stages of the demonstration event.

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Ride of a lifetime: Win a co-drive with Hyundai drivers Neuville and Schwarz

Rally fans visiting the Eifel Rallye Festival have no less than two chances to win a "Ride of their Lifetime" on the shakedown stage during Thursday, July 20th. In cooperation with Hyundai, the organisers will offer one co-drive with Thierry Neuville in the Hyundai i20 WRC and one with Armin Schwarz in a 2003 Hyundai Accent WRC.

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