Tag Archives: rally

“TeamD” Saab 900 Turbo in the Alcan Winter Rally

TeamD started out in 1999 as the rally team of Steve Willey and Eric Horst. Formed to contest the Alcan Winter Rally in 2000, Steve and Eric were propelled into a world they never knew existed — the rally world. Over time TeamD grew as Steve and Eric introduced friends new and old to the
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Ari Vatanen Chose Saab 9-5 NG

Ari Vatanen, a Finnish rally driver, is one of the most famous and the best rally drivers in the World. Vatanen won the World Rally Championship drivers’ title in 1981 and the Paris Dakar Rally 4 times, and holds the record Youngest World Rally Champion – 29 years, 212 days! Ari Vatanen appeared in a TV show (Discovery TV) “Idris Elba:
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Saab Rally Legend – Carl-Magnus Skogh

Today we celebrate Carl-Magnus Skogh, 90 years young! One of the finest Rally / Racing / Test drivers there is. He is held in highest regard by his colleagues in the former Saab Competition department for his skills behind the steering wheel and as well his ability to be a smooth competition driver. Fast. VERY
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SAAB Cabrio Challenge 2015 – Rally through the Alps

Berkhof Car Events organizes various kinds of events. One of the events that Berkhof Car Events is organized every year is SAAB Cabrio Challenge. If you’re one of the owners of Saab Convertibles,  you can join this event which this year takes place from 24 June to 28 June 2015. This year SAAB Cabrio Challenge 2015 start in Austria, near
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Saabs in Carbage Run Rally

The Carbage Run is Europe’s biggest and craziest Street Rally Event! The ultimate 5-day road trip through Europe in a car that cannot cost more than 500 Euro’s. This banger rally was founded in 2009 in The Netherlands and has developed into the biggest rally of its kind. The Carbage Run offers 3 rallies a
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Retro Racing – Saab 900 Turbo with Super AirFlow kit

This Saab 900 Turbo driven by Leo Kinnunen. That was Shortlived project, but leksan aerodynamics (AirFlow) package emphasises the sporting character. He drove the car in 1985, a total of seven races, the finish line survived twice. Leo Juhani “Leksa” Kinnunen is a Finnish former car racer, the first Formula One driver from his country. He is
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Must See SAAB documentary: “Masters at the wheel”

Titled “Masters at the Wheel“, this vintage documentary produced by Saab details the company’s early rally efforts. What could be better than vintage footage of screaming two stroke race cars? Those clips reminded us of why We liked them, though. Such a simple, strong, elegant style:  

INTSAAB 2015 Adventure in Norway

The Norwegian Classic Saab Club (GsV) Trollstigen -senic route is delighted to invite you to INTSAAB 2015, which will take place in the Norwegian fjordscape between the 2nd and 7th of August 2015, starting in Bergen. In 1997 there was a rally which led us through Norway all the way up to the North Cape. The rally and the
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Saab 96 Sport in R.A.C. Rally 1965

Whole issue dedicated to an 7 day International car rally organised by the R.A.C. “The Rally Men Aka The Rally Cavaliers” from 1965 by British Pathé. Great part of Rally history in film: Paul Easter is seen working on his car – a Mini. Various checks are made on headlights, engine, tires etc. Narrator explains how
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Saab V4 in Rally [video]

This is an interesting video of excellent driving, Gunnar Fredriksson in his Saab V4,  best rally car in the World :) Nice video and an amazing sounding car with impressive driving: This is another one of his footage but with the rally from 2009:

Saab 9-5 at the Gumball 3000

The Gumball 3000 is an annual British 3,000-mile (4,800 km) international motor rally which takes place on public roads. It was started in 1999 by British entrepreneur, skateboarder and race car driver Maximillion Cooper. In 2013 the Gumball 3000 rally started in Copenhagen, passed through Stockholm, Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Warsaw, Kraków, and Vienna, and finished in Monaco.   Kenneth Palmestål is a Saab 9-5 owner and his Soundracer the
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