Photos from Event
The event started and finished at the majestic Bensberg Castle in Germany
Bob participated in this VW Beetle from the Hollywood film series Herbie
About 70 classic machines took part in this prestigious rally
An all woman team
The legendary Mercedes-Benz 300SL
Sports cars to limousines, all were there
Children also took a keen interest and were excited to see the classic cars
Jacky Ickx, former F1 driver and 6 times winner of the 24 hours of Le Mans, was also a participant
Hans-Joachim Stuck, former F1 driver and twice winner of Le Mans, took part too
Lining up for the start
The Bensberg Castle was packed with classic cars and car enthusiasts
The design icon created by Gandini, the 1st generation Lamborghini Countach
This all girl team even dressed in period Lufthansa crew uniforms
Time for flag-off
Bob’s Beetle on the flag-off ramp
Engine of Bugatti being hand cranked
The event exuded lots of class and elegance
And of course beauty
An early BMW 328 with an aerodynamically shaped body
Bob and his team did well and at one time were even running 6th overall
There goes Bob in Herbie
Now that’s a real engine
Events like the Bensberg Classic are all about great cars and happy people
Competition badge in his legal name