RALIUL ROMANIEI - THE RALLYE OF ROMANIA

Is the most prestigeous romanian rally. At the begining, the route was along the Danube, and the rallye's name was The Danube Rallye-Dacia. Then it changed to The Rallye of Romania. First race was in 1964 and the number of cars was 45. The winners were: at Tourism class - W.Roser-Cr. Staffner(Steyr-Puch), at GT class - F. Herborn-R. Altman (Porsche Carrera) and at Rallye class - A. Hohlheimer - B. Hermann (Fiat 1300).


*The winners of all editions are:
1964 - A. Hohlheimer (Fiat 1300)
1965 - A. Pilhatsch - P. Lederer (BMW 1800TI).
1966 - W Potlinger on VW 1500
1967 - Tony Fall
1968 - Pauli Toivonen
1969 - W. Potlinger Porsche 911T
1970 and 1971 - Gunther Janger, Porsche 911S
1973 and 1974 - Walter Rohrl ,Opel Ascona (Sandro Munari ran this rallye in 1973)
1976 and 1977 - Ilia Ciubrikov, Renault 17 Gordini and R5 Alpine
1978 - F. Wittman, Opel Kadett GTE
1979 - Vaclav Blahna, Skoda 130RS
1980 - M. Pregliasco, Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV Turbo
1981 - Attila Ferjancz, Renault 5 Alpine
1982 - Leo Pavlik, Renault 5 Alpine
1983, 1984 and 1985- Attila Ferjancz, Renault 5 Turbo.
1986 - Bolsih-Bolsih, Lada Nova VFTS
1987 - Ludovic Balint-Constantin Zarnescu, Dacia 1310 - the first romanian win and first romanian car victory.
1989 - T. Seger, Lada Samara
1990 - S. Golov- V. Kolchugin, Lada Samara
1991 and 1992 - Rumeau-Campa, Peugeot 205 GTI
1993 - M. Tarabassi-G. Decour, Lancia Delta Integrale 16v
1994 - Berti-B. Serra, Lancia Delta Integrale
1995 and 1996 Laszlo Ranga, Ford Escort Cosworth and Subaru Impreza
1997 - Constantin Aur, Toyota Celica.
1998- Jasen Popov, Ford Escort WRC
1999- no rally
2000- George Grigorescu, Renault Maxi Megane

©Valentin Bradateanu