Walter Röhrl will spin seventy this year. The four-time Monte-Carlo convene champion takes a circle once more, in a “mother of all rallies” over a toughest towering passes, rather suitably in an Audi quattro. “I’m gay to take a aged trials of a AvD-Histo-Monte only for fun and but any pressure. The Audi quattro is a ideal vehicle for it, since we don’t have to worry about not handling to stand a hill,” Röhrl explained. Born in Regensburg, he assimilated Audi in 1984 after many opposite stations and successes in general convene sports. In his really initial year as a works motorist for Audi, he won his fourth feat during a “Monte” together with co-pilot Christian Geistdörfer, in an Audi Rally quattro A2.
At a classical Histo-Monte winter rally, contestants have to cover 1,800 kilometres in indeterminate continue conditions. Audi Tradition does not wish to theme a element of a profitable strange racing cars to this challenge. Accordingly, Audi Tradition has built a vehicle generally for such events: a bodywork is from an Audi Rally quattro A2 that Audi Sport used as a exam vehicle and after as an uncover vehicle in a 1980s. Subsequently, a vehicle was combined to a chronological collection of Audi Tradition. The physique and a interior are of a technological customary of a 1980s. The vehicle’s clothing is also authentic. Instead of maintenance-intensive racing technology, a cessation and expostulate sight are from a Audi quattro series-production model.
“Our new car opens adult totally new possibilities for us,” explained Timo Witt, Head of a Historic Vehicle Collection during Audi Tradition. “We strengthen a ancestral racing cars as an vehicle heritage. While, during a same time, charity a fans and spectators a good experience.” Audi Tradition is exhibiting dual strange foe cars during a start of a rally: a Audi Rally quattro A2, built in 1984, and a Audi Sport quattro S1, built in 1985.
This year, a AvD-Histo-Monte celebrates a 25th year. The routing of a rule convene is formed on prior Monte Carlo rallies. Approximately 80 participants will be environment off from Frankfurt this year, and they will be awaited during middle stops including Freiburg, Aix-les-Bains, Cannes and a mythological Col de Turini, before nearing 4 days after during a normal finish in a gulf of Monte Carlo.