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22.08.2017Registrations for 2018

Porsche 911 Targa
Porsche 911 Targa© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

Just a few days after trophies were handed out at the Saalbach-Classic 2017 the Rally Headquarter received first registrations for the 2018 event, which will take place between 20 and 23 June 2018. 
Some great cars already are on the 2018 entry list - Lancia Lambda 1927, BMW 328 1938, Mercedes 300 SL and a very nice Porsche 911 S Targa 1971 matching numbers from Bremen / Germany.

06.07.2017First entry for Saalbach-Classic 2018

Panis/Bürger  BMW 328 from 1938
Panis/Bürger BMW 328 from 1938© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

He has been a regular entry since the very first Saalbach-Classic. Josef Panis from Austria signed in for the Saalbach 2018, scheduled from 20 to 23 June next year. Welcome back, Pepi (as we all call him...).

26.06.2017The winners of Saalbach-Classic 2017

Winners of Saalbach-Classic 2017
Winners of Saalbach-Classic 2017© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard


Pre-war category: Josef Panis/Gabi Bürger - BMW 328  1938
Post-war category: Florian and Dieter Böhmdorfer - Jaguar Mk II  1962

25.06.2017Winners of the post war category

Winners of post-war category Böhmdorfer / Jaguar
Winners of post-war category Böhmdorfer / Jaguar© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

Florian and Dieter Böhmdorfer from Austria (son and father) are the overall winners of the post-war category of Saalbach-Classic 2017. We take our hats off!!

25.06.2017Winners of the pre war category

Winners of pre-war category Panis/Bürger BMW 328
Winners of pre-war category Panis/Bürger BMW 328© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

Pepi Panis and Gabi Bürger (BMW 328 from 1938) are the winners of the pre-war category of Saalbach-Classic 2017. Well done !!!

24.06.2017Legendary shots from Dani Reinhard

Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the alps
Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the alps© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

For more than 35 years Dani from Switzerland has been following Formula 1. This year he also made his trip to the Saalbach-Classic, some of his most extraordinary shot to be seen here and on his famous Website zwischengas.com

24.06.2017Wonderful mountain roads

Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps
Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

...and a little bit of rain in the Austrian Alps at the Grossglockner mountain road.

24.06.2017Wonderful mountain roads

Kieffer/Thiry (LUX) Riley 12/4 Special 1935
Kieffer/Thiry (LUX) Riley 12/4 Special 1935© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

Robert Kieffer/Michèle Thiry from Luxemburg driving the Riley 12/4 Special 1935 in the heart of the alps near Saalbach.

23.06.2017Skiing-legend Annemarie Moser-Proell

Saalbach-Classic 2017
Saalbach-Classic 2017© Saalbach-Classic/Zipser

She was Olympic Champion, World Champion and multiple World Cup Winner - Annemarie Moser-Proell from Austria.

23.06.2017Saalbach-Classic 2017

Saalbach-Classic 2017
Saalbach-Classic 2017© Saalbach-Classic/Zipser

In the heart of the Alps - Saalbach-Classic Rally

22.06.2017Saalbach-Classic 2017

Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps
Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps© Saalbach-Classic/Zipser

Successful running of the second leg, 70 teams from 7 Nations will take the start tomorrow for the 380 km Grossglockner leg.

21.06.2017Official Rally dog

Rally dog with official credentials
Rally dog with official credentials© Saalbach-Classic/Zipser

...of course with official credentials (no technical scruteneering required...)

21.06.2017Registration on full swing

Saalbach-Classic 2017
Saalbach-Classic 2017© Saalbach-Classic/Zipser

Most of the 70 teams participating in the Saalbach-Classic 2017 already made their way to the wonderful Glemmtal (Glemm valley).

20.06.2017Timetable of Saalbach-Classic Rally 2017

Thousands of fans along the roads
Thousands of fans along the roads© Saalbach-Cl./Faistauer

SAALBACH-CLASSIC 2017

PROLOG - Donnerstag, 22. Juni
17.01 Uhr: Start zum Prolog in Saalbach
17.05 Uhr: Durchfahrt Hinterglemm
 
KÖNIGSETAPPE GROSSGLOCKNER - Freitag, 23. Juni / 390 km
7.01 Uhr: Start Saalbach Dorfplatz
7.30 Uhr: Fusch an der Glocknerstraße
9.00 Uhr: Heiligenblut
10.00 Uhr: Lienz
10.45 Uhr: St. Jakob/Defereggental
11.00 Uhr: Staller Sattel
13.30 Uhr: Innichen
14.30 Uhr: Lienz
15.30 Uhr: Heiligenblut GRAND PRIX
16.30 Uhr: Großglockner
17.30 Uhr: Maishofen
17.45 Uhr: Saalbach

SALZBURG/BAYERN-RUNDE- Samstag, 24. Juni / 280 km
8.01 Uhr: Start Saalbach Dorfplatz
8.30 Uhr: Maria Alm
10.00 Uhr: Golling
10.30 Uhr: Wiestal
11.30 Uhr: Hellbrunn
12.00 Uhr: Hofbräu Kaltenhausen
12.50 Uhr: Rossfeld
13.50 Uhr: Lofer
14.15 Uhr: Pillersee
14.45 Uhr: Leogang
15.30 Uhr: Zieleinlauf Saalbach

19.06.2017Opel Rally feeling from the late sixties

Opel Olympia Rally  1969
Opel Olympia Rally 1969© Saalbach-Classic

It was one of those fantastic rally cars loved by privateers, which appeared in the late 60`s. The Opel Olympia Rally had a nice 1,9 litre engine with 115 HP and was state of the art in those relaxed days of swinging sixties...

15.06.2017Wonderful Alvis from 1934

Alvis Silver Eagle 1934
Alvis Silver Eagle 1934© Saalbach-Cl./Faistauer

One of the last surviving race cars of Alvis. The Alvis Silver Eagle 1934 returns to Saalbach after it`s first appearance last year. It is powered by a 2,5 litre engine producing 100 HP. Excellent history, great car.

12.06.2017MG TD 1950

MG TD 1950
MG TD 1950© Saalbach-Classic

The 1950 TD Midget announced in January 1950 combined the TC`s drivetrain, a modified rear axle, a familiar T-type style body and independent suspension. The new model was largely designed to expand the car`s sale in North America.

08.06.2017Pinzgau -Night at the AlpenOase high above Saalbach

First evening at the AlpenOase high above Saalbach
First evening at the AlpenOase high above Saalbach© Saalbach-Classic

The first evening - as a tradition - will see the field of the Saalbach-Classic high above the village at the AlpenOase for the traditional "Pinzgau-Night". The greater area of the Saalbach district is called Pinzgau. Wonderful evening, small talk, good food, nice beeeeer and fine wine - a glass or three....

05.06.2017Alfa 1750 GT Veloce

Alfa 1750 GT Veloce 1969
Alfa 1750 GT Veloce 1969© Saalbach-Classic

The basic body shape of the Alfa 1750 GT Veloce was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro for Bertone. It was one of his first major projects for Bertone. The shape of the cabin and the flat grille with incorporated headlamps were groundbraking styling features for the era.

01.06.2017Mercedes 230 SL 1964

Mercedes 230 SL 1964
Mercedes 230 SL 1964© Saalbach-Classic

Right after the era of the 300 SL Gullwing came the 230 SL (W113), a new design with a 2.3-litre mechanically fuel injected six cylinder engine. The design was by Paul Bracq. One of the most popular roadsters of the 1960s.

25.05.2017Roadbook is ready

Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps
Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps© Saalbach-Classic/Keller

It`s been quite some days of hard work. But now the official roadbook of the Saalbach-Classic 2017 is ready. The competitors will face three legs totalling 680 Kilometers on three days. Just 450 metres are gravel road....

20.05.2017Entry list online

Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps
Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps© Saalbach-Classic

Nearly 70 cars shows the entry list of the Saalbach-Classic 2017. The oldest car, starting number 1, will be the Fiat 509 S from 1926.

10.05.2017Bentley Mk 6 from 1927

Bentley Mk 6 Speed 8
Bentley Mk 6 Speed 8© Saalbach-Cl./Faistauer

Glory days for Bentley. Winning the 24 hours of Le Mans between 1927 and 1930 made a legend to this very day. This wonderful Bentley Speed 6 from 1927 will carry starting number 3 in the Saalbach-Classic 2017.

01.05.2017Dodge Charger 1969

Dodge Charger 1969
Dodge Charger 1969© Saalbach-Classic

From the hey days of the 60s. Dodge vs Ford, Buick, Plymouth and Mercury.This wonderful Charger with the 6,2 litre V8 is brought by Austrian ski legend Klaus Kröll. A gentleman who did the incredible number of 156 downhill races in the Alpine World Cup, winning 6 of them.

24.04.2017Anyone seen a BMW here.....

Saalbach-Classic  BMW 328
Saalbach-Classic BMW 328© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

Just 8 weeks till the fifth running of the Saalbach-Classic 2017, one of the most popular classic events in the alpine region. Austria and it`s wonderful roads will see around 80 vintage cars from 1926 to 1972, guests from all over Europe are on our entry list. Registration will close 7 May 2017 !!!

15.04.2017Mini Cooper S 1966

Saalbach-Classic 2017  Mini Cooper S 1966
Saalbach-Classic 2017 Mini Cooper S 1966© Saalbach-Classic

One of the most legendary cars of all time - the Mini Cooper S 1066 will fight for glory at the Saalbach-Classic 2017 against many fabublous competitors in its class i.e. Porsche 912, Jaguar E Type, MG B GT,Volvo P 1800 or Alfa 1750 GT Veloce and many more....

08.04.2017Ipsmiller Wine Estate open doors

Petra and Herbert Ipsmiller  Saalbach-Classic
Petra and Herbert Ipsmiller Saalbach-Classic© Saalbach-Cl./Faistauer

Our partner IPSMILLER WINES not only send their best wines to Saalbach-Classic every year (very much to the delight of our competitors....), the Ipsmiller Family offers a great Weekend with wine tasting, guided tours and more surprises on the Weekend 22/23 April daily between 10am and 7pm.

01.04.2017Entries welcome

Saalbach-Classic 2017
Saalbach-Classic 2017© Saalbach-Classic

Deadline of registration will be May, 5th 2017. Entries from six different nations all over Europe will be on the list for the 5th running of Saalbach-Classic Rally.

20.03.2017Ford Model A Speedster 1930

Ford Model A Speedster 1930
Ford Model A Speedster 1930© Saalbach-Classic

Back in the 1930s brave men tried to put the pedal to the metal under most difficult circumstances. One of the most famous cars of all time, the Ford Model A was used as race car bodied as a speedster. An excellent restored Model A  will be amongst the 80plus cars competing in one of the most popular regularity rallies. It runs through the heart of the alps in the Salzburg district / Austria - the Saalbach-Classic Rally 2017.

10.03.2017Olympic champion driving the Porsche 356

Olympic champion driving the Porsche 356
Olympic champion driving the Porsche 356© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

She was world class in due course, Olympic Champion, World Champion, multiple World Cup winner and she is addicted to Porsche - Annemarie Moser-Proell, one of the greatest female skiers of all time, is ready to drive a beautiful 356 from the Porsche Museum in Zuffenhausen in the Saalbach-Classic 2017.

01.03.2017Happy birthday Walter !!!

Saalbach-Classic President Walter Röhrl
Saalbach-Classic President Walter Röhrl© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

As Senior Test Driver at Porsche, Walter Röhrl is responsible for many details and developments which create the success of Porsche road cars. One of his additional dutíes seems to be to scaring the passengers in the seat next to him. Walter Röhrl is Honorary President of the Saalbach-Classic Rally and an important adviser to the team. We really appreciate his friendship and support over many years.
Happy birthday Walter, we`re looking forward to many more terrifying rides!

20.02.2017Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing

Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing
Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing© Saalbach-Classic

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL was the fastest production car of its day. Introduced in 1954 at the International Motor Show New York it was offered as a two-seat coupé with distinctive gull-wing doors and later as an open roadster. Two Gullwing Mercedes are on the entry list of Saalbach-Classic 2017.

10.02.2017Very special Fiat 509 S from 1926

Fiat 509 S  1926
Fiat 509 S 1926© Saalbach-Classic


A very special and rare Fiat from the early days of motoring - so far the oldest car on the entry list of Saalbach-Classic 2017. This Fiat was an original Mille Miglia 1931 competitor with number 44 and crew Basagni/Scatragli on the roads between Brescia and Rome.

01.02.2017Elvis Presley owned two...

Saalbach-Classic BMW 507
Saalbach-Classic BMW 507© Saalbach-Classic


The BMW 507 is a roadster that was produced from 1956-59. It is a milestone model for its attractive styling. Total production figure was just 252 as it was too expensive. Designer Albrecht Graf von Goertz delivered one of his masterpieces. An all-time icon presented to the US at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York in 1955.

17.01.2017Ready to go....Saalbach-Classic 2017

Saalbach-Classic 2017
Saalbach-Classic 2017© Saalbach-Classic

...would be a nice idea to run the Saalbach-Classic Rally in January. Amazing winter, lot of snow, white roads, blue skies and a good Schnaps or two in the evening. We still have to wait another five months but we are happy to see great cars on our entry list - like this wonderful  Ford Model A Speedster 1930, which was completely rebuilt and has a one off boat tail body. Marvellous !
Saalbach-Classic Rally runs under the patronage of World Rally Champion Walter Röhrl between 21 and 25 June 2017, entries welcome up to 1972!

10.01.2017Saalbach Classic Rally and the Monte...

Saalbach-Classic  BMW 328
Saalbach-Classic BMW 328© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

It was by far the most liked rally of World Champion Walter Röhrl from Germany. Our honorary president won the Rally Monte Carlo four times in four different cars, those most valueable trophies still have their place in his office and always will...
This years entry list for the Saalbach Classic Rally reminds us very much of old Monte Carlo days as we find amongst others Porsche 911S, Mini Cooper, BMW 507 and many more on our list - and those cars all were regular entries to the Monte Carlo Rally as well ...

22.12.2016Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

The Home of Saalbach-Classic
The Home of Saalbach-Classic© TVB Saalbach

To all our friends and supporters! We wish You a pleasant and successful Happy New Year. Keep well and fit, see You in June 2017 at the Saalbach-Classic Rally!

07.12.2016Registrations for 2017

Rally World Champion Walter Röhrl
Rally World Champion Walter Röhrl© Saalbach-Classic

Retaining the event`s traditional format of great roads in the Alps and lunches and breaks at most charming places - Saalbach-Classic 2017 once again will be in the focus of classic car enthusiasts across Europe.
Entries now welcome - limited to 88 !

06.10.2016Classic Expo Salzburg

Saalbach-Classic 2016
Saalbach-Classic 2016© Saalbach-Cl./Faistauer

The team of Saalbach-Classic Rally will be on site at the international classic car Show, which will take place from 14 to16 October at the International Exhibition Center Salzburg - please find us in hall no 10 / 408.

26.08.2016Saalbach-Classic 2017 ENTRIES WELCOME

Saalbach-Classic 2016
Saalbach-Classic 2016© Saalbach-Cl./Faistauer

The 5th Saalbach-Classic Rally will be run from 21 to 25 June 2017. Entries are welcome for historic cars pre 1972 and for selected cars past 1972 which might be of special technical or historical interest. Those cars past 1972 should be reported to the organisers before application.

20.08.2016Böhmdorfer/Böhmdorfer winners of Saalbach-Classic

Florian and Dieter Böhmdorfer  Jaguar Mk II 1962
Florian and Dieter Böhmdorfer Jaguar Mk II 1962© Saalbach-Classic/Zipser

They did it again. After 2014 and 2015 Florian and Dieter Böhmdorfer again are the winners of Saalbach-Classic 2016, driving their Jaguar Mk II 1962.

17.08.2016Timetable for Saalbach-Classic 2016

Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps
Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard


SAALBACH-CLASSIC 2016

PROLOG  -  Donnerstag, 18. August
17.01Uhr: Start zum Prolog in Saalbach
17.05Uhr: Durchfahrt Hinterglemm
 
KÖNIGSETAPPE GROSSGLOCKNER  -   Freitag, 19. August
7.31Uhr: Start Saalbach Dorfplatz
9.20Uhr: Heiligenblut
10.20Uhr: Oberdrauburg
11.45Uhr: Innerkrems
14.00Uhr: Obertauern
15.00Uhr: Wagrain
15.40Uhr: Lend
16.20Uhr: Maria Alm
17.25Uhr: Maishofen
17.45Uhr: Saalbach


SALZBURG/BAYERN-RUNDE  -  Samstag, 20. August
8.01Uhr: Start Saalbach Dorfplatz
8.45Uhr: Maria Alm
9.45Uhr: Golling
10.45Uhr: Wiestal
11.30Uhr: Hellbrunn
11.45Uhr: Kaltenhausen
13.00Uhr: Rossfeld
14.25Uhr: Lofer
14.45Uhr: ÖAMTC-Brandlhof
15.30Uhr: Zieleinlauf Saalbach

10.08.2016Salzburg`s oldest brewery - Kaltenhausen

Hofbräu Kaltenhausen   historic brewery
Hofbräu Kaltenhausen historic brewery© Saalbach-Classic

Beer-lovers have several good reasons to go on a pilgrimage to Kaltenhausen. Austria`s and Salzburg`s oldest brewery presents itself as a special production centre and it will host the field of the Saalbach-Classic 2016 for lunch on Saturday, 20 August in the highly traditional "Braugasthof" (brewery inn). Welcome !

02.08.2016Lancia Lambda 1927 - a very special car

Lancia Lambda 1927
Lancia Lambda 1927© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

The Lancia Lambda was an innovative automobile produced from 1921 to 1931. Famous for it`s narrow-angle Aluminium V4-engine, SOHC design with a single camshaft, this Lambda was on the road in Italy, when the famous Mille Miglia still was in it`s early days...

31.07.2016Excellent wines from the Ipsmiller winery

Excellent Ipsmiller wines for the winners
Excellent Ipsmiller wines for the winners© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

Wine making is a real Ipsmiller family business. The commitment to passing on the art and the skills for producing exquisit wines of the highest standards is carried on from one generation to the next. Today Mrs. Petra Ipsmiller, with her know how and dedication, continues cultivating the unmistakable character of those wonderful Ipsmiller wines in the fifth generation.

25.07.2016Entry list for Saalbach-Classic 2016

Saalbach-Classic
Saalbach-Classic© Saalbach-Classic/Zipser


Please find our entry list for the 2016 event by choosing Saalbach-Classic Rallye/entry list.

15.07.2016Porsche 356 and a legend on skis

Annemarie Moser-Pröll and the Porsche 356
Annemarie Moser-Pröll and the Porsche 356© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard


Olympic gold medalist Annemarie Moser-Pröll from Austria once again will be behind the wheel of a wonderful Porsche 356 A Roadster 1958. She was a gold medalist at the 1980 Olympic Lake Placid Games, a four times gold medalist in the World Championships between 1972 and 1978 and a record breaking six times winner of the Alpine World-Cup - a true legend on skis.

25.06.2016End of registration - July 3rd, 2016

Saalbach-Classic
Saalbach-Classic© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

We wish to let You know that registrations for Saalbach-Classic 2016 will be accepted until Sunday, July 3rd.

15.06.2016Saalbach-Classic 2016 - great roads in the alps

Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the alps
Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the alps© Saalbach-Classic/Zipser


Friday will be the Grossglockner and the famous roads through the Thomatal. For Saturday we  changed the route of Saalbach-Classic 2016 a little bit. We will head from Saalbach to Bischofshofen, Golling, Wiestal, Hellbrunn and Kaltenhausen for lunch in one of the oldest breweries of the Country before returning to Saalbach in the afternoon.

08.06.20161938 Jaguar SS Sport Special 3,5

Jaguar SS Sport Special 3.5
Jaguar SS Sport Special 3.5© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard


Based on the original Jaguar SS 100, this bespoke Sport Special 3,5 was made by Bernie Jacobson from Melbourne in the 1950s - 3,5 litre and 130 bhp !

01.06.2016BMW 328 from 1938

BMW 328
BMW 328© Saalbach-Classic


We are proud to have three of those legendary BMW 328 on the entry list of Saalbach-Classic 2016. One of the most highly regarded and most elegant sports cars of the 1930s.

23.05.2016Lancia Flaminia 1967

Lancia Flaminia 1967
Lancia Flaminia 1967© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard


The Lancia Flaminia is a luxury car produced by Lancia from 1957 to 1970. We are proud to present this original unrestored Flaminia on our entry list.

16.05.2016Cisitalia 202 SC 1948

Cisitalia 202 SC 1948
Cisitalia 202 SC 1948© Saalbach-Classic


Cisitalia was an Italian sports and racing car brand. The 202 is an aesthetic and technical achievement designed by Pinin Farina and honored by NewYork`s Museum of Modern Art.
Our 202 SC entry from Germany is a very special car, which was part of Pebble Beach 1991.

08.05.2016Alvis Silver Eagle 1934

Alvis Silver Eagle 1934
Alvis Silver Eagle 1934© Saalbach-Classic

The Silver Eagle was produced between 1930 and 1936 as a 2 seats sport, coupé or saloon. The six cylinder engines delivered between 66 and 75 bhp. We are proud to have this very special car on our entry list, as this is one of the last surviving Alvis racing cars.

01.05.2016Alfa Romeo Sprint GT 1965

Alfa Romeo Sprint GT 1965
Alfa Romeo Sprint GT 1965© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

More than 500.000 Giulias left Arese/Italy between 1962 and 1978. One of the most popular models of this series was the Alfa Sprint GT with 140 HP, bodywork designed by Bertone but built in Arese.

23.04.2016Riley MPH 1934

Riley MPH 1934
Riley MPH 1934© Saalbach-Classic

The Riley MPH is a small production, two-seat sports car made between1934 and 1935 by the Riley Company of Coventry, England. The chassis was based on the race car made for the 1933 TT races.

16.04.2016Porsche 911 S matching numbers

Porsche 911 S  1967
Porsche 911 S 1967© Saalbach-Classic

This might be one of the most original and most beautiful 911 S of all time. We are very proud to welcome competitors from The Netherlands with their exceptional Porsche 911 S in Saalbach.

01.04.2016Jaguar E-Type 1966

Jaguar E-Type 1966
Jaguar E-Type 1966© Saalbach-Classic

Produced in 1966 this wonderful Jag was shipped to New York and remained in Oregon for the next 25 years.

20.03.2016Austin Healey 3000 Mk III

Austin Healey 3000
Austin Healey 3000© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

Austrian Team Peter Maierhofer/Michaela Rammel are ready to defend their top finish from last years Saalbach-Classic. After finishing third overall they are ready to attack the BIG TROPHY in 2016. Good luck !

10.03.2016A lot of snow in Saalbach

Porsche 356  1964
Porsche 356 1964© Saalbach-Classic/Zipser

Great times for skiing fans right now in Saalbach, one of the most popular destinations in Austria. The wonderful Porsche 356 from Hanny and Rene Schorno / Switzerland will be part of Saalbach-Classic 2016 in August - THEN certainly without snow, but with a lot of fun on the 33 Special Stages run over three days.

19.01.2016Saalbach-Classic 2016

Saalbach-Classic
Saalbach-Classic© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

Retaining the event`s traditional format of great roads in the Alps and lunches and breaks at most charming places - Saalbach-Classic 2016 once again will be in the focus of classic car enthusiasts.
Entries welcome - limited to 99 !

22.12.2015Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Happy New Year
Happy New Year© Saalbach-Classic/Zipser

We wish You a Merry Christmas and we are looking forward to seeing You in August 2016 for the 4th edition of Saalbach-Classic Car Rally.

25.08.20152016 already ...

Saalbach-Classic 2015
Saalbach-Classic 2015© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

The Saalbach-Classic 2016 will be in August once again, best weather (we hope) and great guests - please save the date August 17 to 20, 2016.

25.08.2015Zenith "Captain Saalbach-Classic 2015"

Böhmdorfer and CEO Alexander Seidl / Zenith
Böhmdorfer and CEO Alexander Seidl / Zenith© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

Saalbach-Classic winners Florian and Dieter Böhmdorfer were presented a wonderful piece of art - Mr. Alexander Seidl / CEO Zenith Austria and CEE presented the Zenith "Captain Saalbach-Classic 2015", a special Edition, to the winners.

24.08.2015Teamtrophy

Team Trophy winners Team Vredestein
Team Trophy winners Team Vredestein© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

Winners of the Team Trophy 2015 are Team Vredestein:    Böhmdorfer/Böhmdorfer (Jaguar), Simak/Popper (Alfa Romeo), Matzke/Barth (Fiat Spider), Kunz/Kunz (Mini Cooper S) und Kristen/Gassner (Jaguar E-Type Cabrio). Congratulations !!

24.08.2015Winner of Young Driver Trophy Marlene Kunz

Winner Young Driver Trophy Marlene Kunz
Winner Young Driver Trophy Marlene Kunz© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

Marlene Kunz and father Florian from Vienna are the winners of the Young Driver Trophy (driver unter 30 years of age).   Congratulations !!

24.08.2015P3 for Maierhofer/Rammel auf Austin Healey

Maierhofer/Rammel Austin Healey 3000 Mk III 1967
Maierhofer/Rammel Austin Healey 3000 Mk III 1967© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

Driving a really strong Rally, Peter Maierhofer and Michaela Rammel finish third, just hundreds of a second behind second place. Congratulations!

23.08.2015Saalbach-Classic 2015

Saalbach Classic 2015
Saalbach Classic 2015© Saalbach Classic

Wonderful conditions on the final day of the Saalbach-Classic 2015. Second place for Reiner Simak/Yvonne Popper (Alfa Giulia Sprint GT 1965) from Vienna on their debut at this fascinating rally in the Salzburg Heart of the Alps. Congratulations!

22.08.2015Winners defend their title in Saalbach

Winner of Saalbach-Classic 2015 F. & D. Böhmdorfer
Winner of Saalbach-Classic 2015 F. & D. Böhmdorfer© Saalbach-Classic

Father and son Dieter and Florian Böhmdorfer from Vienna are the winners of Saalbach-Classic 2015 driving a wonderful Jaguar Mk II 1962.

21.08.2015Saalbach-Classic 2015

Ferrari 250 GT SWB 1960  Saalbach-Classic 2015
Ferrari 250 GT SWB 1960 Saalbach-Classic 2015© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

After 22 of 33 special stages Florian and Dieter Bohmdorfer / Jaguar Mk II 1962 are in the lead. About 80 cars took the start of the third and final leg of Saalbach-Classic 2015, including a wonderful Ferrari 250 GT SWB 1960.

20.08.2015Saalbach-Classic 2015

Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps
Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps© Zenith/Lagger

80 teams from 6 nations took the start to the Saalbach-Classic 2015. See more pictures - Saalbach-Classic / Impressions

19.08.2015Skiing-legend Hans Knauss

Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps
Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps© Zenith/Lagger

He is a winner of the famous Streif-downhill race in Kitzbuhel and absolutely addicted to cars. Austrian legend Hans Knauss joins the Saalbach-Classic 2015.

18.08.2015Weather forecast good for Saalbach

Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps
Saalbach-Classic in the heart of the Alps© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard


A little rain on Wednesday, some showers on Thursday, mostly sunshine with a few clouds on Friday and Saturday. Temperatures nice between 18 and 24 C.
Couldn`t be better, we suppose....

14.08.2015Austro Daimler ADR 100 Sports Roadster

Austro Daimler ADR 100 Sports Roadster
Austro Daimler ADR 100 Sports Roadster© Saalbach Classic

The Austrian Daimler Engine Society was founded in 1899. The Technical Department saw famous names including Paul Daimler, Gottlieb Daimler`s son and Ferdinand Porsche. This wonderful ADR 100 Sports Roadster was built in 1929. The 3 Litre straight-six engine produced 100HP.

10.08.2015Team Trophy

Saalbach-Classic 2015
Saalbach-Classic 2015© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

The best Team will be rewarded with a very nice (and large) bottle of Austrian wine.

05.08.2015Winner of Mille Miglia in Saalbach

Winners of Mille Miglia Mozzi/Biacca
Winners of Mille Miglia Mozzi/Biacca© Saalbach-Classic

Italian Mille Miglia winners Giordano  Mozzi and Stefania Biacca decided to join the field of the Saalbach-Classic 2015. The couple from Mantova/Italy will drive their beautiful Triumph TR 2 of 1955.

01.08.2015A very special Jaguar

Jaguar SS Sport Special 3.5
Jaguar SS Sport Special 3.5© Saalbach Classic

The Swallow Sidcecar Company was founded in 1922, the SS Jaguar name first appeared in 1935 on a 2.5 litre Saloon. At the Saalbach-Classic we will see a very special car indeed - the Jaguar SS Sports Special 3.5 with 130 HP.

15.07.2015Saalbach-Classic 2015 - entry list online

Saalbach Classic 2015
Saalbach Classic 2015© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

More than 80 vintage cars will take part in the third edition of Saalbach-Classic 2015. Please find the complete entry list on our Website choosing Saalbach-Classic Rally/Entry list.

05.07.2015Riley Two Seater Sportscar 1938

Riley two seater sportscar 1938
Riley two seater sportscar 1938© Saalbach Classic

Riley was a British motorcar and bicycle manufacturer from 1890. Based in Coventry Riley produced some of the most successful light cars like the Riley Nine, the Riley Nine Brooklands and others. We are delighted to see an excellent Riley Two Seater Sportscar 1938 running in the Saalbach-Classic 2015.

10.06.2015Porsche Carrera RS 2.7

Porsche Carrera RS 2.7
Porsche Carrera RS 2.7© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

The Porsche Carrera RS 2.7, highly valued by collectors and enthusiasts, is considered to be the greatest  classic 911 of all time. The larger 2.7l engine developing 210 HP, Bosch mechanical fuel injection, stiffened suspension, the "ducktail" rear Spoiler, large breaks, wider rear wheels made this Porsche a Gentleman`s dream.

01.06.2015Italian spirit in Saalbach

SIATA Daina Gran Sport Barchetta 1951
SIATA Daina Gran Sport Barchetta 1951© Saalbach Classic

S.I.A.T.A. (Società Italiana Auto Trasformazione Accessori) was an Italian car manufacturer founded in 1926 by amateur racing driver Giorgio Ambrosini. This very elegant Barchetta 1951 will be on the road in Saalbach with its lovely 1400cc 85 HP-engine.

10.05.20156 1/2 litre Bentley at Saalbach

Bentley 6 1/2 litre
Bentley 6 1/2 litre© Saalbach Classic

The regular Bentley 6 1/2 Litre and the high-performance Bentley Speed Six were in production from 1926 to 1930. The 6 1/ 2 litre delivered 147 horsepower at 3500 revolutions and had power-assisted four-wheel Brakes with finned drums.

01.05.2015Porsche 356 Rally

Porsche 356 Rally  1961
Porsche 356 Rally 1961© Saalbach Classic

This marvellous Porsche 356 Rally, 1961, certainly will make the hearts beat. Not only those of Porsche enthusiasts. The sound of this car will wake up the center of Saalbach on Friday, 21 August, early ....

15.04.2015Grossglockner calling

Legendary high alpine roads - The Grossglockner
Legendary high alpine roads - The Grossglockner© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

It is a very unique way to cross the Alps. Back in 1935 this marvellous road was opened and the first major event was a hillclimb including the Silver Arrows and Mr. Ferdinand Porsche driving a Beetle test vehicle. The competitors of Saalbach-Classic will be on the road on Friday, 21 August.

27.03.2015Great place to be - Grossglockner

High alpine adventure Grossglockner Road
High alpine adventure Grossglockner Road© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

One of the most famous high alpine roads will be the focus of Saalbach-Classic 2015. Easy to access, this road takes the competitors up to the skies with unforgettable sights to enjoy. Saalbach-Classic 2015 - that means 3 days, 630 km, 30 special stages, excellent food and a lot of fun.

01.03.2015The Bentley Boys

Bentley Boys at Saalbach-Classic
Bentley Boys at Saalbach-Classic© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard


Back in August 1919, Bentley Motors Ltd. was registered. A chassis with dummy engine was exhibited at the London Motorshow two months later. Bentley entered the 1922 Indy 500 as the first major event. The Golden Years brought five wins at Le Mans in 1924, 1927, 1928, 1929and 1930, when the Bentley Boys were unstoppable. We are proud to see some very special Bentleys in Saalbach.

10.02.2015Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta SWB

Ferrari 250 GT SWB  1960
Ferrari 250 GT SWB 1960© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

One of the most notable GT racers of its time will be at the Saalbach-Classic 2015. Won the 1960 GT class at Paris-Monthléry. Pre-owned by Olivier Gendebien. 280 HP, low weight, high power, short wheelbase - one of the greatest Ferrari of all time.

31.12.2014Good wishes for the New Year

Saalbach Winter 2015
Saalbach Winter 2015© Saalbach Classic

To all our friends and supporters! We wish You a pleasant and successful Happy New Year. Keep well and fit, see You in August 2015 at the Saalbach-Classic Rally!

27.08.2014Excellent photos on website zwischengas.com

zwischengas.com - great photos
zwischengas.com - great photos© Saalbach Classic

He is a truly professional - Swiss photographer Dani Reinhard who covered more than 500 Formula 1 GPs in his career - the first one back in 1979 Silverstone / Clay Regazzoni / Williams. Watch out on website "zwischengas.com" where You will find some amazing shots of Saalbach-Classic 2014.

24.08.2014Zenith Watches proudly supporting Saalbach-Classic

Koppenwallner/Böhmdorfer/Böhmdorfer/Seidl
Koppenwallner/Böhmdorfer/Böhmdorfer/Seidl© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

Florian und Dieter Böhmdorfer / Jaguar Mk II 1962 receive the  "Captain Saalbach-Classic 2014 Limited Edition" by Paul Koppenwallner und Alexander Seidl / General Manager Zenith Austria

23.08.2014Final results and rough cut movie online

Saalbach-Winner D.&F. Böhmdorfer/Jaguar Mk II 1962
Saalbach-Winner D.&F. Böhmdorfer/Jaguar Mk II 1962© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

The winners of Saalbach-Classic 2014 are Dieter and Florian Boehmdorfer from Vienna, driving their Jaguar Mk II 1962. Final results, photos and the rough cut movie (check Press) are online.

22.08.2014Results after day 2

Saalbach-Classic 2014  Großglockner
Saalbach-Classic 2014 Großglockner© Saalbach-Classic


Very close, very spectacular - no less than 9 teams could still win Saalbach-Classic 2014. Böhmdorfer/Böhmdorfer with Jaguar Mk II - 1962 are in the lead. Check for results -  button informations/results.

21.08.2014Racing legend Dieter Quester BMW 328

Dieter Quester, BMW 328
Dieter Quester, BMW 328© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard

Four times European Touring Car Champion Dieter Quester will drive his beautiful BMW 328 in the Saalbach-Classic.

20.08.2014Team-Trophy for Saalbach-Classic

Bugatti T51
Bugatti T51 © Saalbach-Classic


Entries:
THE WILD FIVE  2 Wiedner 3 Wiedner 5 Klenk 6 Schäfer 7 Sedlmeier
MIDLIFE CRUISER 12 Kunz 14 Geyer 20 Grundner 45 Klackl 47 Lippitsch
VREDESTEIN 50 Mitterdorfer 52 Kristen 58 Brachinger 67 Fessl 69 Matzke
OVERDRIVE 11 Schacherleitner 24 Kolling 27 Komaromy 33 Letzbor 40 Schmied

17.08.2014Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7

Porsche Carrera RS 2.7
Porsche Carrera RS 2.7© Saalbach Classic/Porsche

With the Carrera RS 2.7, Porsche had a super power sports car in its  sales program. The customer demand for the "RS" was so high, that in the end, 1525 of the 210 HP sports cars were produced. Walter Roehrl as Honorary President of Saalbach-Classic will drive one of those beauties from 1972.

13.08.2014zwischengas.com

Zwischengas.com
Zwischengas.com© Saalbach Classic

Passion for vintage cars and historic race cars. That is the power behind a wonderful website called zwischengas.com (double-clutch). Famous Swiss photographer Dani Reinhard and his friends created this gem of a website. Reinhard is a professional photographer in motorsports. His career started at the 1979 British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Since then he has attended more than 500 Grand Prix of Formula 1. Zwischengas.com will follow Saalbach-Classic and You will find the best shots on that Website.

11.08.2014Information and starting list online

Saalbach Classic 2014
Saalbach Classic 2014© Saalbach Classic

Check for informations and starting list: button Saalbach Classic Rallye - Informations/Results

30.07.2014Lagonda

Lagonda M45  1934
Lagonda M45 1934© Saalbach Classic


Lagonda is a British luxury car marque established in 1906, which was owned by Aston Martin since 1947. The first of the company`s sports models was launched in 1925. Later the 4.5-litre M45 with Meadows-supplied 6-cylinder tuned engine achieved victory at Le Mans in 1935.

28.07.2014The Bentley Boys

Bentley Boys at Saalbach-Classic
Bentley Boys at Saalbach-Classic© Saalbach Classic


In August 1919, Bentley Motors Ltd. was registered. A chassis with dummy engine was exhibited at the London Motor Show two months later. Bentley entered the 1922 Indy 500 as the first major event. The Golden Years brought five wins at Le Mans in 1924, 1927, 1928, 1929 and 1930, when the Bentley Boys were unstoppable. We are proud to see two very special Bentleys in Saalbach.

24.07.2014The Grossglockner High Alpine Road

The Grossglockner High Alpine Road
The Grossglockner High Alpine Road© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard


The most famous alpine road leads you into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park, to the highest mountain in Austria, the Grossglockner (3,798m) and its glacier, the Pasterze. You will have a driving and nature experience of a special kind on 48 kilometres of high alpine road with 36 bends, and an altitude ascent to 2,504 metres.
You pass through a unique world of mountains with blossoming alpine meadows, fragrant mountain forests, massive cliffs and eternal ice to the foot of the Grossglockner, the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe. Saalbach-Classic Rally will be there!
The Grossglockner-leg starts on Friday 22 August at 7.31 am from the starting ramp at Saalbach.

21.07.2014Lancia Aprilia 1937

Lancia Aprilia 1937
Lancia Aprilia 1937© Saalbach Classic


The Lancia Aprilia was one of the first automobiles designed using windtunnel in close collaboration with Battista Farina. A very rare first series model will enter Saalbach-Classic just three months after sucessfully participating in the 2014 Mille Miglia.

29.06.2014French beauty – Rally NCP

Rally NCP 1932
Rally NCP 1932© Saalbach-Classic


The „Automobiles Rally“ company was founded in 1921 by Mr. Eugène A. Asnière in the northwestern suburbs of Paris. Rally competed with other French cyclecar makers such as Amilcar, Salmson and B.N.C. From 1931 the 1,300cc twin-cam Salmson S4 unit was used in the new N-series. One of those very rare sporting Rally NCP models (courtpuissée – short and powerful) will be at Saalbach in August 2014.

08.06.2014Competitors from 8 different countries

Saalbach Classic
Saalbach Classic© Saalbach-Classic/Reinhard


It will be a very international starting grid for the second edition of Saalbach-Classic. In August 2014 competitors from all over Europe plus at least one car from the United States will head for the ramp on Thursday, August 21 to start the prologue to Wallegg-Alm near Saalbach. For the very first time a car from Sweden registered for the Saalbach-Classic.

02.06.2014Jaguar XK 150

Jaguar XK 150
Jaguar XK 150© Saalbach Classic


The Jaguar XK sports cars were manufactured between 1948 and 1961. It was Jaguar`s first sports car since the SS 100, which ceased production in 1940. Following the XK 120 and the XK 140 from 1958 the new XK 150 was radically revised, featuring a one-piece windscreen, a widened bonnet, four-wheel Dunlop 12 inch disc brakes and a 3781 cc engine producing 269 hp.

21.05.2014Mercedes 300 SL Roadster

Mercedes 300 SL Roadster
Mercedes 300 SL Roadster© Saalbach Classic


A race car for the street – that was the 300 SL Gullwing, which was followed from 1957 by the 300 SL Roadster. The original 300 SL scored race wins at the 24 hours of Le Mans, in Bremgarten, in the Eifelrennen at the Nürburgring and in Mexico`s Carrera Panamericana. A wonderful 300 SL Roadster is brought to the starting ramp at Saalbach by a German enthusiast.

08.05.2014Renault Alpine 1600 S

Renault Alpine 1600 S
Renault Alpine 1600 S© Saalbach Classic


It was a complete shock for rallye competitors when Renault had equipped its Alpine with the strong aluminium-block Renault T16 engine by the early 1970s. With two dual-chamber Weber 45 carburetors it delivered 125 HP, this allowed to reach a top speed of 210 km/h. Notable performances included victory in the 1971 Rallye Monte Carlo. Two years later the Alpine won the World Rallye Championship winning in Monte Carlo, Portugal, Marocco, Greece, San Remo and Corsica. The beautiful yellow Alpine 1600 S will be on the list for Saalbach-Classic 2014.

21.04.2014MG K3 Mille Miglia

MG K3 Mille Miglia 1933
MG K3 Mille Miglia 1933


The MG K-type was produced by the MG car company from 1932-34. Launched at the 1932 London Motor Show it was powered by a supercharged 1087cc In-line 6 engine with pre-selector gearboxes. Only 33 MG K3 were produced and raced successfully, winning the 1100cc class in the 1933 Mille Miglia. It attracted great names of the racing world, like Tazio Nuvolari, Count Lurani, Sir Tim Birkin of Bentley fame and others. A wonderful 1933 MG K3 will be at Saalbach-Classic 2014.

25.03.2014Exceptional elegance – Maserati Spyder Vignale

Maserati Spyder Vignale 1960
Maserati Spyder Vignale 1960

 
Che bella macchina - Maserati 3500 Spyder Vignale. A design symbolizing elegance, sophistication and speed. One of only 242 Spyder Vignale ever built will be on the entry list for Saalbach Classic 2014. Powered by a 3500cc Inline-Six developing 250HP, three twin-choke Weber carburettors. This beautiful convertible made by Carrozzeria Vignale went into production in 1960, representing a very elegant era of Italian Style.

18.03.2014Morgan Three-wheeler

Morgan Three-Wheeler 1934
Morgan Three-Wheeler 1934

 
The family-owned company was founded in 1909 by Harry Frederick Stanley Morgan in Malvern Link in the West Midlands. The early cars were two-seat three-wheelers. These vehicles avoided British tax on cars by being classified as motorcycles. A wonderful Morgan Three-wheeler Super Sports with 60 HP from 1934 is on the list for Saalbach Classic 2014. Back in 1928 a Morgan Three-wheeler set an incredible speed record at Brooklands – 180 kph, more than 110 mph!

25.02.2014Bugatti T51 – the legend

Bugatti T51
Bugatti T51© Saalbach Classic Reinhard

 
Wonderful Grand Prix car. The Type 51 series succeeded the famous Type 35. It had to compete with the government-supported German and Italian Cars. The original Type 51 emerged in 1931 with the 160 hp twin overhead cam 2,3L straight-8. Victory in Monaco and the French GP 1931 were part of the success. Abount 40 examples of the T51 were produced. A wonderful Bugatti T51 is on the entry list of Saalbach Classic 2014.

13.02.2014Roadbook – slight changes only

Saalbach Classic
Saalbach Classic


Three days, 650km and 28 Special Stages. This is Saalbach Classic 2014. We slightly changed the route. After passing the Großglockner and Heiligenblut we will head to Oberdrauburg and Innerkrems for lunch and pass the romantic Thomatal. Further on the road is Obertauern and Wagrain. We then head to Mühlbach/Hochkönig, which we could not reach last year due to severe road damage after extreme thunderstorms weeks before the rallye. Passing Maria Alm we will be back in Saalbach around 6.00 pm.

06.02.2014Marvellous Invicta 4 ½ litre on the entry list!

Invicta 4 1/2 L Sports-Tourer 1932
Invicta 4 1/2 L Sports-Tourer 1932

 
The Invicta company was founded in 1925 and was based in Cobham/Surrey close to the Brooklands racetrack. A marvellous 4 ½ litre Sports-Tourer from 1932 was one of the first entries for Saalbach Classic 2014. Equipped with the 120 HP Meadows engine this model was capable of reaching 100mph (160km/h).

25.08.2013Winners of Saalbach Classic 2013

Winners with Walter Roehrl/Stephan Eberharter
Winners with Walter Roehrl/Stephan Eberharter


From Austria - Alfred Jodl and his son Christoph driving their beautiful AC Ace 1960. After 22 Special Stages it was incredibly close - just 7 hundredth of a second deciding for Jodl/Jodl. The second edition of Saalbach Classic will take place from 20 to 24 August 2014.

21.08.2013Scrutineering in the center of Saalbach

More than 40 classic cars already showed up for scrutineering for Saalbach Classic 2013. The prologue will start on Thursday, 22 August at 5.00 pm. First car off the starting ramp will be double World Rallye Champion Walter Röhrl driving a works Porsche 911 from the museum in Stuttgart followed by more then 60 entries of 5 nations from all over Europe.

03.08.2013Zwischengas - Media partner for Saalbach Classic

Zwischengas - Media partner for Saalbach Classic
Zwischengas - Media partner for Saalbach Classic

Passion for vintage cars and historic race cars. That is the power behind a wonderful website called ZWISCHENGAS (double-clutch). Famous Swiss photographer Dani Reinhard and his friends created this gem of a website. Reinhard is a professional photographer in motorsports. His career startet with the 1979 British Grand Prix in Silverstone. Since then he has been following more than 500 Grand Prix, making him one of the most famous in the business. He will be shooting the Saalbach Classic from August, 21st as well.

01.08.2013Design by Zagato, Milano

Lancia Flaminia Zagato Supersport, 1967
Lancia Flaminia Zagato Supersport, 1967

The Lancia Flaminia Supersport was built by Zagato from 1964 with the introduction of the 2,8 L 163 bhp engine. Famous for its unusual "double-bubble roof", it became an icon of Italian cardesign. Until 1967 only 150 Supersports were built. A very beautiful, unrestored Lancia Flaminia Supersport is on the entry list of Saalbach Classic 2013.

04.07.2013Ferrari Dino 246 GT

Ferrari Dino 246 GT, 1971
Ferrari Dino 246 GT, 1971

The Dino marque was meant to be used for cars with engines that had fewer than 12 cylinders. It was a mid-engined, rear-drive sports car designed by Pininfarina and produced by Ferrari from 1969 to 1976. The Ferrari Dino was a relatively low cost sports car, which was later placed by Sports Car International in their top ten list of "The Greatest Ferraris of all time". A truly great judgement. Two fabulous Ferrari Dinos are on the entry list of the Saalbach Classic 2013.

20.06.2013Little brother

Mercedes 190 SL 1956
Mercedes 190 SL 1956

The 190SL was sold alongside the faster, more expensive Mercedes-Benz 300SL. A prototype was shown on the 1954 New York Auto Show. The fabulous two-door grand touring convertible was produced in Stuttgart/Sindelfingen between May 1955 and February 1963. Nearly 26000 were sold. This exceptional car – owned by a family from 1974 - will run in the Saalbach Classic 2013.

10.06.2013The Supersonic Car ... nearly

Mercedes 300 SL 1955
Mercedes 300 SL 1955

The 300 SL was best known for its distinctive gull wing doors and world`s fastest top speed.The idea tailored to affluent performance enthusiasts in the booming American market of the 1950s was suggested by Max Hoffman. The gull wing version was available from 1955, the roadster from 1957. Both will run in the Saalbach Classic 2013.

03.05.2013Lightweight Jaguar for Racing

 Jaguar XK 120 OTS Lightweight, 1953
Jaguar XK 120 OTS Lightweight, 1953

This beautiful road going XK 120 Lightweight was built in 1953 and remained in the factory for several weeks until it was clear that the upgraded version of the Factory-C-Type would be ready to race in the seasons first race. The XK 120 then was sold to a privateer in Los Angeles, California.

28.03.2013Magic date 1929

Mercedes SSK, 1929
Mercedes SSK, 1929


Designed by Ferdinand Porsche in the mid-1920s, the Mercedes SSK is one of the outstanding icons in the history of racing. Fitted with a supercharged single overhead camshaft 7-litre straight-6 engine producing 250 horsepower, the SSK had a topspeed of up to 190 km/h, making it the fastest car of its day.More impressive figures - the crank shaft had a weight of 44 kilograms/97 lbs.
Only 33 SSKs were built during its production span – possessing and driving one of these icons today stands for style and life on a grand scale.
The SSK from 1929 now is the oldest car on the entry list of Saalbach Classic Rally. The huge number of applications so far will guarantee a tremendous variety of cars in this great rally.

21.03.2013The Grossglockner High Alpine Road

The Grossglockner High Alpine Road
The Grossglockner High Alpine Road


The most famous alpine road leads you into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park, to the highest mountain in Austria, the Grossglockner (3,798m) and its glacier, the Pasterze. You will have a driving and nature experience of a special kind on 48 kilometres of high alpine road with 36 bends, and an altitude ascent to 2,504 metres.
You pass through a unique world of mountains with blossoming alpine meadows, fragrant mountain forests, massive cliffs and eternal ice to the foot of the Grossglockner, the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe. Saalbach-Classic Rally will be there!
The Grossglockner-leg starts on Friday 23 August at 8.01 am from the starting ramp at Saalbach.

28.02.2013Built for the Nuerburgring

BMW 328, 1938
BMW 328, 1938

The BMW 328 was built in Eisenach/Germany and later became famous for it`s unique and elegant chassis.  It was successful from the very beginning, taking the win in it`s first race, the Eifelrace at the Nürburgring in 1936, winning the 2-litre-Sportscar Trophy. Two years later the BMW 328 became a class winner in Mille Miglia. One of only 464 cars ever produced now is on the entry list for Saalbach Classic 2013. From roadster to legend.

05.01.2013Porsche-Rarität in der Nennliste der Saalbach-Classic

Porsche 356 Speedster, 1954
Porsche 356 Speedster, 1954

Ein extrem seltener 356 Super Speedster in der leistungsstärkeren S Version, von der 1954 nur etwa 10 Autos gebaut wurden. Porsche-Piloten waren mit einem Speedster Mitte der 50er-Jahre vor allem auf Rundstrecken sehr erfolgreich.

12.12.2012Marvellous AC ACE on the entry list!

AC ACE, 1960
AC ACE, 1960

With the Ace sportscar the AC company really made its reputation in the 1950s. The model entered for the Saalbach Classic 2013 is equipped with one of the rare two-litre overhead cam straight-six engines, giving the car a top speed of 103 mph (166 kmh) and with the very rare lightweight gearbox. Overdrive for the AC Ace was available from 1956 and front disc brakes were an option from 1957.