48th AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix Nürburgring will take place

48th AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix Nürburgring will take place

25.07.2020: - Classics meeting at the Nürburgring has been approved - Spectators not admitted for now – but organisers keep hoping for admission of visitors - Timetable finalised: three days of historic racing at the Nürburgring

-    Classics meeting at the Nürburgring has been approved

-    Spectators not admitted for now – but organisers keep hoping for admission of visitors

-    Timetable finalised: three days of historic racing at the Nürburgring





The 48th AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix (7th to 9th August 2020) can take place. After the relevant authorities approved the infection protection and hygiene concept developed by the Nürburgring and the AvD, the green light has been given for the tradition-steeped historic racing event, which, however, for now may only be held without spectators.



The concept has been drawn up in a way that allows for a response to the respective current state of the pandemic at short notice. That is why the organisers are still hoping that a green light for visitors may be given during the three weeks before the event. The timetable has since been finalised in large parts as well.




For instance, it has been confirmed that nearly a dozen fields of entrants will be seen in gripping races and special rounds, delivering a time journey through motorsport history from the pre-war racing cars to the Formula One cars of the 70s to 90s. Information on the 48th AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix is available at www.avd-ogp.de/en.



In times of the corona/Covid-19 pandemic strict hygienic requirements will be in effect at the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix as well: distancing rules, vacant seats in the grandstands, mandatory wearing of masks in many areas – the safety of everyone involved in the event is a top priority.


Consequently, the Nürburgring and the organisers are planning the event without spectators for the time being, but continue to be engaged in intensive exchange with the authorities to review options. Other areas will be subject to strict requirements as well so that team sizes have to be limited and even media representatives cannot be accredited like in previous years.




But even though the unique trackside flair will not be the same and the financial risk is rising due to the lack of income from spectator attendance, the joint organisers comprised of Automobilclub von Deutschland (AvD), C.H.R.S.N., Histomobil and HMSC decided to stage the event weekend.



In doing so, the organisers, above all, intend to support the series, teams and active participants, offering them a platform for fielding the historic sports and racing cars in their original terrain on the race track. In spite of all the limitations that will no doubt distinguish the 48th AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix from a range of its predecessors the organisers are sure that they are offering an attractive programme for racing cars from 100 years.




In addition to historic touring cars and GTs, single-seaters and of course sports cars and prototypes, the modern racing cars of the International Audi R8 LMS Cup and the FCD Racing Series with their historic and modern Ferrari cars will take part in the event.




Jacky Ickx in the original Formula One Ferrari



The three-day meeting of the classic racing cars at the Nürburgring is offering new and old highlights to the active participants this year. For instance, this will be evident on Saturday when the DRM Revival round rings in the evening programme: together with the 100-Mile Trophy, the cars of the former Deutsche Rennsport-Meisterschaft traditionally make for a festival of motor racing.



This will be followed by a new race: the one-hour AvD Touring Car and GT Trophy. This round will revive the days of the classic endurance races ‘with roofs over the driver’s head’ that have a long tradition at the Nürburgring. The day will be concluded by the two-seat racing cars and GTs up until 1960/61 in a field that brings together dream sports cars and GT legends that used to contest the great classics such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans.



Another new highlight will be the special round for the Formula One legends from the 70s to the 90s emphasising Ferrari models. In one of them, a true Formula One star of the past, the Belgian Jacky Ickx, will be at the wheel, driving exactly the same car he piloted in the 1972 Grand Prix at the Nürburgring.



In all other respects as well, the weekend will offer ample variety billed as ‘Back to the Roots’, because in the mid-seventies the predecessor of the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix was launched mainly as a driving event for the owners of classic cars.



This heritage will be revived during this race weekend – as the AvD OGP Trackday on Friday will again be part of the programme. The driving event on the Nordschleife is open to all sports cars and historic vehicles. Pertinent details are available at ogp-trackday.de/en.




Tickets will remain valid for 2021 or may be returned



Spectators who have already purchased tickets in advance will of course not lose their money but may choose from various options: purchased tickets will remain valid and may be used in 2020, provided that spectator attendance will still be approved.



If visitors continue to be excluded, admission tickets may of course also be exchanged via the same advance ticket sales facility from which the ticket was purchased.




Information on the current state of events and preparations for the 48th AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix is available on the internet at www.avd-ogp.de/en.






 
AvD-Oldtimer-Grand-Prix Organisation- AvD-Upietz, Kraeling,Suer, Gruppe C


Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/avd-oldtimer-gp-nuerburgring-take-place---209586.html

25.07.2020 / MaP

More News

Entry Deadline Extended for 2020 FIA Historic Formula 3 European Cup Zandvoort
21.07.2020
The 2020 FIA Historic Formula 3 European Cup will take place this September as part of the Historic Grand Prix, providing the first opportunity for the competitors to race on the new Formula One layout at Zandvoort on the 4th to 6th September. more >>
13th Traversée de Paris - Summer edition: A sweet back-to-school
15.07.2020
Because of the covid-19 pandemic, the summer edition of the Traversée de Paris usually taking place end of July early August has been postponed to the 30th of August.600 vehicles (cars, light comme more >>
The Gino Macaluso Foundation for Historic Cars has been inaugurated in Turin
11.07.2020
10 years after the passing of the pilot, entrepreneur, designerThe Fondazione Gino Macaluso per l’Auto Storica is presented in Turin: cars as cult objects and signs of the future In autumn, a book and an exhi more >>
London Concours celebrates the Golden Era of Convertibles
11.07.2020
    The London Concours has announced its Convertibles: The Golden Era display, gathering the finest soft-tops of the Sixties    Convertible icons like the E-Type, Ferrari 330GTS, Porsche 356 and Aston Martin DB2 will be more >>
Concours of Elegance London launches "The Junior Concours"
07.07.2020
•    The Concours of Elegance will welcome its most demanding group of owners yet, with an all-new ‘Junior Concours’, sponsored by The Little Car Company •    Celebrating the best of half-scale petrol, pedal and more >>
The Bungartz was the star on the football pitch – now at Lorinser Classic
06.07.2020
A true gem from the SixtiesThere are only 46 official Mercedes-Classic Partners in Germany – and Lorinser Classic from Waiblingen near Stuttgart is one of them. The spacious showrooms are always worth a visit, with a number more >>
PCHC about to start first race at Hockenheim
27.06.2020
With a delay of more than three months, the new racing season for the Porsche Club Historic Challenge finally starts at the Hockenheimring. A total of 22 pilots have announced their participation for the weekend of 4-5 July. Title defender Christian Voigtländer (997 GT3 Cup) is also among them. more >>
The programme of the 48th AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix at a glance
26.06.2020
  Races / special rounds / presentations -    Revival Deutsche Rennsport-Meisterschaft / 100 Mile Trophy-    AvD Touring Car and GT Trophy-    Touring Car C more >>
AvD-Oldtimer Grand-Prix Nürburgring- Historic racing under special prerequisites
26.06.2020
-    Revised programme of the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix wrapped up-    HTGT new addition – races with large foreign participation relinquished-    Two-hour race on GP circuit to replace AvD Historic Marathon more >>
The triumph at Dourdan: Laurin & Klement won the motorcycle world championship 115 years ago
25.06.2020
› The motorcycle era of Laurin & Klement, the founding brand of ŠKODA AUTO, reached its peak in 1905 with their outstanding success at the unofficial world championship› Václav Vondřich was crowned title winner after five laps of the 54-kilometre circuit in Paris on his L&K CCR, while František Toman rounded off the doubl more >>
From XK120 to Chiron - London Concours reveals the Pursuit of Speed display
24.06.2020
•    The London Concours has announced its The Pursuit of Speed display – a celebration of cars that were built to be the fastest •    Stunning examples from Mercedes, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Jaguar and Bugatti wil more >>
Beaulieu's 2020 event programme update
23.06.2020
Beaulieu has been hosting motoring events in the parkland surrounding the National Motor Museum since 1952 when it held the first veteran car rally. Each year it now welcomes over 100,000 visitors to its events that take place from April through to November.T more >>
110 years of the Austrian Alpine Rally: Laurin & Klement celebrate success
22.06.2020
....in the most challenging rally of their time   › The young brand from Mladá Boleslav impressively demonstrated the advantages of its cars at the debut of the demanding Austrian Alpine Rally&rsaquo more >>
Tourenwagen Classics season opener at the Salzburgring -entry list, regulations
21.06.2020
TWC season opener Salzburgring - July 10-12th, 2020The Tourenwagen Classics are entering their 5th season. 90! drivers, including 21 ex DTM professionals, have registered for the TWC Championship at the beginning of the year. Thi more >>
FIA Historic Formula One revised calendars 2020
21.06.2020
FIA Masters Historic Formula One Championship18‐19 July 2020United KingdomDonington04‐06 September 2020NetherlandsZandvoort25‐27 September 2020BelgiumS more >>
FIA Masters Historic Sportscar Championship revised calendar 2020
21.06.2020
FIA Masters Historic Sportscar Championship 18‐19 July 2020United KingdomDonington04‐06 September 2020NetherlandsZandvoort25‐27 September 2020Belgium more >>
FIA Historic Racing revised calendars 2020
21.06.2020
FIA Historic Formula 3 European Cup04‐06 September 2020NetherlandsZandvoort FIA European Historic Sporting Rally Championship05‐06 September 2020AustriaRally Weiz17‐19 September 2020ItalyXXX more >>
FIA Historic Hill Climb Championship revised calendar 2020
21.06.2020
FIA Historic Hill Climb Championship   31 July ‐ 02 August 2020Czech RepublicEcce Homo Sternberk    28‐30 August 2020 more >>
Donington Historic Festival reschedulded to 2021
19.06.2020
It is with great regret that Historic Promotions and MotorSport Vision announce that the Donington Historic Festival will not now be taking place in 2020. The next Donington Historic Festival will be held in 2021 - the Festival’s 10th anniversary. more >>
Concours of Elegance on track for a great event in September at Hampton Court Palace
17.06.2020
The Concours of Elegance will go ahead in the spectacular gardens of Hampton Court Palace this September, it has been announced today.  The rare car show will grace the palace gardens in late Summer, following their re-opening this week.  Th more >>
Festival of Speed & Goodwood Revival update
16.06.2020
Summer is normally an exciting time at Goodwood, as we welcome hundreds of thousands of guests to our headline events. Sadly that’s not to be this year, as we have had to take the decision not to hold the Festival of Speed and Revival in 2020.While ticket holders will be given more >>
Balkan Classic Rallye new dates in September 2020
16.06.2020
After taking the difficult decision for the postponement of the Balkan Classic Rally due to the global pandemic situation, we can now announce the final new dates of this year’s edition.The rally for historic cars and young timers more >>
Circuit des Remparts - The Poster
14.06.2020
CIRCUIT DES REMPARTS 18th-20th SEPTEMBER 2020 Its creator, David Gayon, is delighted to be back!David Gayon, the creator of the 2020 Circuit des Remparts poster, is more >>
Bespoke Rallies full calendar through to the end of 2021
10.06.2020
  2020Highland 1000: September 23-272021   Cuba Classic Rally: January 18 - February 4Pyrenees 1000: May 6-9Imperial Rally: June 2 more >>
Bespoke Rallies with rescheduled events and past rally films
10.06.2020
Global travel restrictions have inevitably inflicted changes on Bespoke Rallies’ ongoing calendar of international classic car events. However, encouraged by a pent-up demand for some automotive adventure and a degree of easing in many parts of the world, the company has now amended its schedule of upcoming rallies, starting with The Highland 1000.   more >>
A car fit for a star - Restoring Kevin Keegan's once loved Jaguar E-Type
02.06.2020
•    E-Type UK has completed a complete restoration of a 1972 Series 3 V12 Roadster Jaguar E-Type •    Once owned by former Liverpool and England legend, Kevin Keegan OBE, the car resides in Middlesex, South East England more >>
Maserati commemorates the American victories of the 8CTF at the Indianapolis 500
30.05.2020
The Maserati brand has achieved international fame for the design, style and performance of its unique cars.   With a tradition and history of successes on the roads and circuits all over the world, Maserati’s victori more >>
"Storie Alfa Romeo" Episode six: Duetto, the Italian Spider conquers Hollywood
27.05.2020
•    The Giulietta Spider's starring role in Italian films at the beginning of the 1960s were the dress rehearsals for the Duetto to comement Italian charm in Hollywood movies.     • &n more >>
Bell Sport and Classic brings Lamborghini's original super SUV, the LM002 - back to life
26.05.2020
•    Arriving as a failed restoration, this 1987 example, no 40 of 301, is now better than when it left the factory thanks to Bell Sport & Classic’s expert technicians   • &nbs more >>
Balkan Classic Rallye moves to September 2020
22.05.2020
After almost 3 months of lockdown the European countries begin to consider the emerging from it. Governments are trying to find ways to reopen shuttered economies and return to relative normality.We ca more >>
London Concours 2020 to celebrate "Lost Marques"
22.05.2020
 •    The London Concours has announced the ‘Lost Marques’ display – an homage to those marques we have loved and lost •    Models from the likes of Facel Vega, Bizzarrini, Austin Healey, Alvis, Jensen and many more will grace the lawn as part of the display•    H more >>
Chubb Insurance 2nd episode ‘The Chubb Interviews’ Classic Car Podcast with Derek Bell
21.05.2020
Chubb Insurance has released the second episode of ‘The Chubb Interviews’ classic car podcast, featuring five-time Le Mans 24 Hours-winning racing driver, Derek Bell MBE.In episode two, available now, Jodie Kidd hears Bell ta more >>
Chubb Launches New ‘The Chubb Interviews’ Classic Car Podcast, Hosted by Jodie Kidd
21.05.2020
Chubb has today launched ‘The Chubb Interviews’ podcast - a classic car-focused monthly show hosted by model, presenter and racing driver, Jodie Kidd. Co-hosted each month by a motoring expert, The Chubb Interviews more >>
Salon Privé tickets go back on sale
19.05.2020
    Tickets on sale from 19th May    Dates confirmed as Wednesday 23rd – Saturday 26th September 2020    ‘COVID-19 Secure’ a priority    Social distancing programme finalised more >>
The FCA Heritage Officine Classiche workshops reopen their doors
14.05.2020
    In total security, the activities of FCA Heritage resume in the Mirafiori complex in Turin: everything from certification of historic vintage cars to services of technical assistance and maintenance to total restoration. more >>
The 21st Richard Mille Princesses’ Rally postponed from May 29th till June 3rd, 2021!
13.05.2020
After checking with all the teams and main sponsors, the organizers of the Richard Mille Princesses’ Rally have decided to postpone the event until end of May and beginning of June 2021.The global pandemic brought on by the Covid-19 continues to ravage the w more >>
“Storie Alfa Romeo” Episode 4: Alfa Romeo wins the first Formula 1 World Championship
12.05.2020
The bond between Alfa Romeo and Formula 1 is inscribed in the history of GP racing: Alfa Romeo won the inaugural Grand Prix Championship in 1950, with Nino Farina on board an Alfa Romeo Tipo 158 "Alfetta", a success repeated in 1951 by Juan Manuel Fangio in the Alfetta 159 more >>
70 years of Porsche factory collection in Stuttgart Zuffenhausen
12.05.2020
On 26 May 1950, the first 356 was handed over to a customer An unprecedented success story started seven decades ago on 26 May 1950 when the first new Porsche car was collected from the factory in Zuffenhausen by its new owner. To this day, customers come as close as more >>
Livestream from Historic Goodwood Speed Weekend now
10.05.2020
Sunday (May 10th) will bring the weekend to a high-speed climax with a day of “Goodwood’s Fastest” – a selection of our greatest high-mph moments. more >>

Kategorien

2001-2022 automobilsport.com full copyright