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ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival 2017 – Winter magic

Over the past few years for one weekend in summer, the Vulkaneifel market town of Daun has become a site of pilgrimage for rally aficionados. Fans from all parts of Europe come to visit the spectacular ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival - a demonstration event for famous historic rally cars and their replications all running on special stages in proper rally conditions.

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Entry list Eifel Rallye Festival 2017

The entry list for the Eifel rallye Festival 2017 open on March 1st. 2017. The entry form as well as further documents for the participants will be available for download on our website from this date.

New Facebook page

A few days ago, we launched a new Facebook page for the 2017 edition of the Eifel Rallye Festival which will take place from July 20-22 2017 and stick to its successful and proven concept. To get all news on the Festival, please also follow us at www.facebook.com/EifelRallyeFestival2017.

We are looking forward to your visit on Facebook - and in the real world during the 2017 Festival.

Flyer of the Eifel Rallye Festival 2017

Le Flyer de l'Eifel Rallye Festival 2017 est maintenant disponible dans la zone de téléchargement.

ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival 2017 – Save the date

The organisers of the ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival are proud to announce the date for the seventh edition of theis demonstration event for historic rally cars. The next edition of the Festival will take place from July 20th to 22nd, 2017 and will once again be one of the world's biggest meetings for historic rally cars. The organisers expect to welcome 150 cars representing five decades of rallying all the way from the 1960s to the World Rally Cars of the 21st century.

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Eifel Rallye Festival shortlisted for Int. Historic Motoring Awards - again!

For the third year running, the Eifel Rallye Festival is nominated as "Motorsport Event of the Year" in the International Historic Motoring Awards. The Festival is one of only three events that have been shortlisted in 2014, 2015 and 2016 and it is once again the only event for rally cars in its category. "The nomination for the historic motorsport's 'Oscar' is the reward for our hard work over the last years.

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Photographic Competition 2016 - The pictures

The photographic competition held in conjunction with the Eifel Rallye Festival was never more international than this year. The editors of the "Oldtimer Markt" magazine, Europe's biggest classic car magazine, had to fight their way through 572 pictures taken by photographers from eleven different countries. And also the winners are spread all over Europe coming from Spain, France, Luxemburg and Germany. The top prize in the competition goes to Jose Manuel Fernandez Prieto from Oviedo in the north of Spain who will take the co-drivers' seat of Matthias Kahle's Škoda 130 RS for one stage of the next Eifel Rallye Festival.

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Photographic Competition 2016 - The winners are selected

The photographic competition held in conjunction with the Eifel Rallye Festival was never more international than this year. The editors of the "Oldtimer Markt" magazine, Europe's biggest classic car magazine, had to fight their way through 572 pictures taken by photographers from eleven different countries. And also the winners are spread all over Europe coming from Spain, France, Luxemburg and Germany. The top prize in the competition goes to Jose Manuel Fernandez Prieto from Oviedo in the north of Spain who will take the co-drivers' seat of Matthias Kahle's Škoda 130 RS for one stage of the next Eifel Rallye Festival.

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A new bus for Daun – supported by the Eifel Rallye Festival

Since yesterday, a new bus is running over the streets of Daun and the Vulkaneifel region. Gerd Becker, Chairman of the local "Bürger für Bürger" organisation, picked up a new Peugeot Boxer at the local Peugeot dealer which will in the future serve all those people from Daun and the surrounding area which are not able to use public transport when they have to visit a doctor or the authorities.

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Group B Memorial Plaque on auction for a good purpose

The eBay auction (302025738859) has begun

Audi Quattro, Opel Manta, Lancia 037, MG Metro, Peugeot 205 T16, Ford RS200 - miniature versions of all these Group B supercars are shown side by side on the "Group B Memorial Plaque", a one-off souvenir made by Bernd's Rally Miniatures exclusively for the Eifel Rallye Festival. The plaque was officially revealed during the Welcome Evening and there it was signed by all VIP drivers taking part in the event including former World Champions Walter Röhrl, Miki Biasion and Stig Blomqvist.

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Awards go to Mazda, Audi, Peugeot and John Davenport

Since there is no sportive competition in the Eifel Rallye Festival, the winners of the demonstration are decided by a jury of experts - not an easy task considering the stunning entry of this year's event.

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Group B record and a world premiere

The ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival held from July 21-23, 2016 was an event that not only celebrated the history of rallying, it also made history itself. With more than sixty Group B and Group S cars lining up in the Rally Mile in Daun, the demonstration event saw the biggest collection of those supercars ever collected in one place.

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Audi Gruppe S - Weltpremiere beim Eifel Rallye Festival mit Walter Röhrl am Steuer

30 Jahre nach seiner Schöpfung wird er erstmals öffentlich zum Leben erweckt: Beim Eifel Rallye Festival an diesem Wochenende zündet Audi Tradition den 1986 gebauten, aber bis dato nie vor Publikum bewegten Gruppe-S-Prototypen.

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Eifel Rallye Festival 2016 program - Award

One of several unique characteristics of the Eifel Rallye Festival is the fact that there is no sporting contest whatsoever. Out on the demonstration stages around Daun, it is not about speed or regularity - but still there is a Prize Giving during the Rally Party on Sunday night. How does that come about? At first, the spectators were allowed to vote for their winners.

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Greatest Group B show in history about to get underway

For the ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival taking place next weekend, a total of 64 Group B and Group S cars will make their way to the beautiful Vulkaneifel region in the very west of Germany setting an all-time record. The number of cars coming to Daun from July 21-23 even tops the best WRC rounds of the mid-80s. In the heyday of Group B rallying, that record was set by the 1000 Lakes Rally of 1984 where 63 Group B cars entered.

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