2 x Saab, ready for the Histo Monte.

Histo Monte 2017. Classic City Gleanings.

Our readers were very close to the AvD Histo Monte. The Saab 99 team with Robert and Gerd Wagenheimer reported daily from the track and delivered current pictures. Place 31 after 1.730 exciting kilometers was a very respectable result.

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The hotel of the 3 Vallées is for rally drivers ...

Histo Monte Finale. Col de Turini and Monte Carlo.

It was many years ago that I was in the hotel of 3 Vallées for the first time. The hotel on the Col de Turini is rather inconspicuous, but a mythical place for all motorsport fans. At that time I was with an English car

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... waited for the participants.

Histo Monte 2017. Day 3 through snow and ice.

On the third day of the Histo Monte, the route took the participants over high mountain passes, snow, ice and fog to the Mediterranean Sea. A tour of contrasts that demanded a lot from the drivers and their classic vehicles.

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Welcome to Aix-les-Bains.

Day 2 Histo Monte 2017. Saab drives forward.

Stage number 3 and 4 took the teams from Friborg through Switzerland and France on the day before. Over the Jura Massif Central, the route went on snowy mountain roads to the day's destination to Aix-Les-Bains. A test for the participants, the one

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The goal of the day: Freiburg im Breisgau.

Saab on the Histo Monte 2017. Day 1.

Robert and Gerd Wagenheimer promised us a brief summary of the events for each day. And they keep their promise, even though a rally day is naturally very exhausting. Yesterday, the first two stages led to Freiburg im Breisgau.

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Technical acceptance in the classic city

Histo Monte 2017. Technical acceptance in the classic city.

The Wagenheimer team reached Frankfurt yesterday - coming from Munich - after a 5-hour drive without incident. Robert and Gerd Wagenheimer were welcomed by Orio Germany managing director Jan-Philipp Schuhmacher for the technical acceptance on the grounds of the Klassik-Stadt. Orio, our supplier

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The Saab 99 of Team Wagenheimer ...

Saab 99 Team Wagenheimer. On the way to Frankfurt.

The Saab 99 of Team Wagenheimer is on its way from Munich to Frankfurt. The technical inspection takes place there today before the rally will start on Wednesday in southern France. The track has it all, and the event is

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... on Wednesday in Frankfurt.

Histo Monte 2017. The last preparations.

While I was able to deal with a typical “men's flu” in the last few days, the Wagenheimer team was much more productive with their Saab 99. The clock is running, because this Wednesday the starting signal for the rally will be on in the classic city of Frankfurt

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