2013 ADAC Eifel Race for the Jan Wellem Cup

One Century of MotorSports celebrated at the Nurburgring Nordschleife


The ADAC Eifel Race – Eifelrennen

The ADAC Eifelrennen was an annual motor race, organised by ADAC Automobile Club from 1922 to 2003, held in Germany’s Eifel mountain region, around the Nurburg Castle, even before the Nürburgring was built there.


Starting from 1922, the first races were held on a 33 km long combination of public roads around Nideggen, Wollersheim, Vlatten, Heimbach, Hasenfeld and other villages in the Eifel mountains, similar to the Targa Florio which was a very important race at that time, and popular in Germany due to two wins by Mercedes (still without Benz then). The last Eifelrennen was held in early May 2003 when several races were held, including an VLN endurance race on the 25.9 km full combined Nordschleife in preparation for the 24 Hours Nürburgring race three weeks later.

2013 ADAC Eifel Race for the Jan Wellem Cup

From 14 to 16 June 2013, everything will be about one century of motorsports history on two, three and four wheels by the time-honoured Nürburg Castle. The audience can once again look forward to an action-packed programme with top-class race series, as always close its fans.


With its combination of race series for cars, motorcycles and teams, the ADAC Eifel race for the Jan Wellem Cup is still one-of-a-kind in Europe. Apart from all the action on the race track, the paddock also offers plenty of excitement.

First Day – June 14th 2013 

The first day is over, but until sunday there are two more days full of action during this great event. Whether at the historic or at the current paddock, whether on the Grand-Prix-Circuit or on the Nordschleife – everywhere you can watch cars and races.

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[Source: nuerburgring.de]
[Source: wikipedia.org]


3 Comments Add yours

  1. SuperSwede says:

    Some rather lovely racecars in this post, thanks for sharing! 🙂

    1. news4cars says:

      Thank you for the support! 😀

      1. SuperSwede says:

        It would be rather rude to not support such great awesomeness! Oh those Lancia LC2’s and all the other great classics. 😉

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