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.

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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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'.

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.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

The organisers of the Eifel Rallye Festival are proud to announce that the entry list for their demonstration event for historic rally cars is once again completely full. The three-day event held between July 20th & 22nd in the Vulkaneifel region just south of the Nürburgring will welcome around 170 cars representing 'Six Decades of Rallying', the theme of this year's edition of the Festival.


The organisers of the Eifel Rallye Festival, a unique demonstration event for historic rally cars that will be held between July 20th & 22nd, have announced the theme of their 2017 edition. It will celebrate ‘Six Decades of Rallying’ with cars and drivers representing all decades from the 1960s right up until today.

You can by the programmes and weekend-tickets of the Eifel Rallye Festival in our webshop. The official programme of the Eifel Rallye Festival contains detailed descriptions of the stages and designated spectator areas in German, English and French. Furthermore it includes a general map and complete start lists with pictures of all participating cars.

Just two weeks after the entry list opened for the seventh edition of the Eifel Rallye Festival (July 20-22, 2017), nearly half a dozen WRC stars have confirmed their participation in this demonstration event held in the beautiful Vulkaneifel region.