50 years of the World Rally Championship

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Renault 5 Turbo - 1984, Gr. B - Emile Breittmayer/Alexis Thomas

After its active career, it was exhibited in the Monte Carlo car museum. A renowned specialist of the brand recently serviced it thoroughly and today it got back the Monte Carlo livery from 1984 in which it finished fourth behind three Audi Quattro. Mehr >

Porsche 911 Carrera RS - 1973, Gr. 4 - Stephan Tafel/Meret Tafel

With a great passion for Porsche and Bosch (Stephan’s employer), it was only natural for Stephan to restore an old 911 Porsche to a recreation of the 1973 Bosch Safari-RS. Mehr >

Audi Quattro A2 - 1986, Gr. B - Hans Stacey/François van Rhee

Audi specialist Coen Donkers used a standard Audi Quattro road car to turn this into a Quattro A2 Group B rally car. The 2017 Eifel Rallye Festival was its first event. Mehr >

Porsche 911 SCRS - 1984, Gr. B - Michael Stoschek/Philipp Späth

When Michael Stoschek bought this Porsche 911 SCRS with chassis number 0016, it still had 0 km on the clock but it had been converted to a road car. Thus Stoschek asked the Porsche factory to convert it back to its original rally specification with roll cage, rally engine, gearbox and suspension. Mehr >

Datsun Violet 710 - 1977, Gr. 2 - Darryn Snooks/Tracy Dewhurst

Darryn stumbled across an excellent condition road car of a Datsun 710 SSS in New Zealand in 2005. And so began a long project to build a faithful copy of the original 710SSS. Mehr >

Audi Sport Quattro - 1984, Gr. B - Dermott Simpson/David Johnson

Several years ago, Dermott Simpson bought the original Sport Quattro (chassis RS02) which was driven by Michèle Mouton on the RAC Rally of 1984. Then came the problem: What to do when you try to conserve the works car as good as possible and at the same time like to drive it on special stages. But Dermott came up with a solution. Mehr >


The entry list for this year's Eifel Rally Festival will be closed early on 15 May.


Quite simple: The interest is so huge that there are already entries for all available places. And the waiting list is also quite large. Anyone who still enters now has no realistic chance of getting a place on the starting grid. Therefore, from our point of view, it is only fair to announce this in time and close the entry list.

A very special edition of the ADAC Eifel Rally Festival will take place on the weekend of July 21-23. The festivities for what is the delayed tenth anniversary of the largest rolling rally museum plus the fiftieth season of the World Rally Championship will attract a unique field of starters to Daun in the Volcanic Eifel. "Shortly after the opening of the entry list, the one hundred and fifty available starting places were booked and the waiting list also filled up," reports Reinhard Klein (Cologne). What excited the head of Slowly Sideways, the Europe-wide association of owners of historic rally cars, was "the incredible quality and diversity of the entries. This means that we can present all facets of the fifty-year history of the WRC at our Festival."

The medias accreditation of the Eifel rally Festival is opened. The accreditation is possible only via the online form. Deadline for accreditation is the 7.07.2022.

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.

Only ten days after the entry list for the Festival opened, the organisers already had more than one hundred and thirty registrations. "Simply impressive, a fantastic response. After an involuntary break of two years, the participants are probably awaiting our Festival just as eagerly as we are," beams Reinhard Klein (Cologne) after the first interim result. When the earth shakes again around Daun in the Volcanic Eifel on the weekend of July 21st/23rd, 2022, a very special Festival edition will take place.

The entry list for the Eifel Rally Festival 2022 is open. You can reach the entry form in the area Participants > Entry form.

You can find the approval - regulations and the regulations in the area Participants > Noticeboard, further forms in the area Participants > Forms

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The following dates for the Eifel Rally Festival 2022 have been fixed
Order programme and tickets in the webshop 01.04.2022 - 30.06.2022
Shipping of programmes and tickets from ab 11.07.2022
Opening of the entry list 01.03.2022 - 31.05.2022
Publication of the entry list 30.06.2022
Press accreditation 01.05.2022 - 07.07.2022

When the Volcanic Eifel once again echoes to the sound of classic rally cars on the weekend of July 21st/23rd, everything will revolve around the history of rallying as the tenth edition of the ADAC Eifel Rallye Festival moves into action around Daun in the Vulkaneifel. The largest rolling rally museum will present the best of fifty years of the World Rally Championship.