OLDTIMER GRAND PRIX

The mighty Nür­bur­gring plays host to a fine ar­ray of his­toric Ford race cars.

Classic Ford - - CONTENTS - Words and Pho­tos Jean­not Boe­sen

With the 44th edi­tion the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Nür­bur­gring hav­ing re­cently taken place, this event has a very long tra­di­tion. This year there were over 500 old and young­timers on the start­ing grid, tak­ing part in 20 races fea­tur­ing dif­fer­ent cat­e­gories in­clud­ing his­toric sports and GT cars.

A lot of cars were pow­ered by Ford en­gines from BDA to big V8s, and in the Tour­ing Car cat­e­gories from the 1960s through the 1990s you could find Corti­nas, Es­corts, Capris, Mus­tangs, GT40s and a few Sier­ras, too. It’s par­tic­u­larly in­ter­est­ing to watch the Capris chas­ing the Porsches in the over 3-litre class.

A great event in sunny weather, with ac­tion for all clas­sic mo­tor­sport fans, con­firmed by over 50,000 peo­ple at­tend­ing — this year’s event takes place on Au­gust 11-13. En­joy the pho­tos.

CON­TACT AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix www.nuer­bur­gring.de

Mücke Mo­tor­sport Capri from Ber­lin. Beau­ti­ful RS3100 is the orig­i­nal Jochen Mass car. Mod­els were highly-prized, and highly-priced, too!

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