KW Berg-Cup 2024, the top touring car series on hills in Germany and beyond

113 participants are gearing up to contest the 2024 KW Berg-Cup in a total of 12 races in 4 different countries and compete for the prize money and cups to be distributed in various categories at the tra-ditional end-of-season ceremony in Bad Mergentheim. Drivers are racing a large variety of cars, includ-ing VW Polo, Fiat 127, Ford Escort, BMW E 36, Audi 80, VW Golf, Opel Kadett C or Porsche

Austrian champion Christoph Lampert back at Uphöfener Berg

Christoph Lampert freute sich beim Int. Osnabrücker Bergrennen im vergangenen Jahr über seinen vierten Platz im Gesamtklassement, hatte er doch mit seinem Nova NP 01-2 Hartley Turbo die 2-Liter-Klasse mit großem Abstand gewonnen und noch eine Reihe von 3-Liter-Konkurrenten hinter sich gelassen. Am Ende der Saison strahlte der sympathische Vorarlberger erst recht, denn er hatte […]

The 9 MILE Lamborghini Aventador at Uphöfener Berg

9 MILE Vodka, a brand that stands for the Nine Mile Canyon in Utah/USA where its from, will be present at the Int. 56th Hill Climb Race Osnabrück on 3-4 August so that spectators can taste it – and can also enjoy the look and the sound of the spectacular 9 MILE Lamborghini Aventador super sports car in the paddock and on the track.

New German-Swiss cooperation: Osnabrück – Les Rangiers Hill Climb Trophy

The MSC Osnabrück (Germany) and the ASA St-Ursanne - Les Rangiers (Switzerland) have jointly launched the new Osnabrück – Les Rangiers Hill Climb Trophy. Drivers who take part both in the Int. 56th ADAC Hill Climb Race Osnabrück on 3 – 4 August 2024 and in the 79th Course de Côte Int. St Ursanne – Les Rangiers on 17 – 18 August 2024 will benefit from a discount on their entry fees and can win attractive prize money and cups. The Trophy classification is based on a regularity competition: the aim is not to achieve the fastest absolute time, but the smallest difference between a driver’s two fastest race runs at each of the two events. At the Saint-Ursanne award ceremony prizes will be awarded in four categories: Category A: Sports racers Category B: Touring cars Category C: Best driver under 25 years of age Category D: Best female driver The new Osnabrück – Les Rangiers Hill Climb Trophy invites drivers from all nations to experience two prestigious yet very different European hill climb events. The Int. 56th ADAC Hill Climb Race Osnabrück on the technically demanding and popular sprint track in northern Germany is part of the FIA Int. Hill Climb Cup. The 79th Course de Côte Int. St Ursanne – Les Rangiers on the famous, breathtaking track in the Swiss Jura is part of the FIA European Hill Climb Championship.

From Pikes Peak to Uphöfener Berg: Christian Merli

Christian Merli will be back at Uphöfener Berg for the Int. 56th Hill Climb Race Osnabrück on 2-4 August 2024. Last year the 5-times European hill climb champion from Italy slid into the tyre stack in the first corner and had to give up, and he is keen to do better this year. Before then, however, every hill climb driver’s dream is going to come true for him: In June he will take part in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado/USA, the hardest and most famous hill climb race in the world, which goes from an altitude of 2862 m to an altitude of 4300 m. Christian Merli will be tackling the “Race to the Clouds” on the extremely demanding 19.9 km track at the wheel of a Wolf Aurobay Gb08 2.0 Hp. Obviously, his Osnabrück friends and fans will be keeping their fingers crossed for him for this exciting challenge in the Rocky Mountains.

Belgian Hill Climb Championship at Uphöfener Berg

For the first time, a round of the Belgian hill climb championship will be held in Germany: at the Int. 56th ADAC Hill Climb Race Osnabrück on 2-4 August, on the 2.030 km track of Uphöfener Berg. The national championship of the Royal Automobile Club of Belgium (RACB) comprises eleven rounds, of which nine in Belgium, one in Luxembourg (Eschdorf) and one in Germany. On the first weekend in August spectators at Uphöfener Berg can look forward to a number of very interesting cars fighting for points in the Belgian championship, in both the touring car and in the sports racer categories.