Already a legend in his own lifetime

2019-06-17T12:05:07+02:0014.June 2019|

’72STAGPOWER also mourned the death of Niki Lauda (70) on 20 May. The obituary by Eckhard Schimpf, who founded the Jägermeister-Racing-Team in 1972, said: “Niki Lauda was already a legend in his own lifetime.” ’72STAGPOWER still continues this tradition today with its team of historic racing cars. Niki Lauda began his touring car racing [...]

The sound of a 1974 Carrera RSR leaves no fan unmoved

2019-06-27T10:24:01+02:0010.June 2019|

There are racing cars whose excitingly powerful engine sound can send a shiver down the spine. The Porsche Carrera RSR is one of these savage breeds.Participants were able to hear this for themselves during the Track Experience at the Porsche test circuit in Leipzig on 9 and 10 June. The six-cylinder sound of ’72STAGPOWER’s Porsche [...]

A topic without end: BMW race car

2019-05-07T14:16:58+02:0002.May 2019|

Peter Gleeson (l.) and KG Almström (r.) in front of the 320 Gruppe 5 BMW driven by Eckhard Schimpf from 1979 to 1982. The car’s front mudguard and spoiler are just being renewed. Visitors are often guests at ‘72STAGPOWER. They frequently arrive from far away. Like Peter Gleeson from Seattle/USA and Karel Almström [...]

Graham Hill, Lauda, Stuck und Co

2019-05-07T14:16:41+02:0004.April 2019|

Eckhard Schimpf and Karsten Arndt in conversation. Karsten Arndt (Gelee-Deluxe-Films) visited ‘72STAGPOWER and interviewed Eckhard Schimpf. The podcast topic: motorsports in the nineteen-seventies and Jägermeister aces of that era. Like Graham Hill, Niki Lauda and Hans-Joachim Stuck. The interview will be shown on YouTube in May. The series, running under the title “The [...]

When racing cars become works of art

2019-05-07T14:16:23+02:0026.March 2019|

The painter, draughtsman and illustrator Hendrik Müller in Halfing, Chiemgau, has devoted himself to ‘72STAGPOWER racing cars for two years. Our photo shows the artist with two finished paintings of the March Formula 1 and the BMW 320 in ‘72STAGPOWER’s workshop in Braunschweig. On this occasion, Hendrik Müller’s visit was in connection with [...]

Marco Werner tested ‘72STAGPOWER racing cars

2019-05-07T14:15:29+02:0028.February 2019|

Marco Werner (52), one of Germany’s most successful racing drivers, tested some Jägermeister racing cars in Oschersleben. The test drive reports and driver’s impressions were published in “Curbs” (Issues 28 and 29).Marco Werner, who has now finished his active racing career, is considered to be a long-distance specialist. As an Audi works driver, he [...]

Full Throttle Orangery

2019-05-07T14:14:46+02:0020.February 2019|

A report about Jägermeister racing cars by Gregor Messer, effectively staged with photos by Aleksander Perkovic, appeared under the title “Full Throttle Orangery” in the “Classic Cars” magazine, which is owned by the Bauer Media Group.Gregor Messer, Head of Sport for AUTO ZEITUNG in Cologne, has been one of the racing scene’s most knowledgeable experts [...]

Visitors from VfL Wolfsburg

2019-05-07T14:13:58+02:0015.January 2019|

Hardly anyone knows it: Wolfsburg Football Club (VfL Wolfsburg), whose Bundesliga players are well-known to all sports enthusiasts, also has a “Motorsport” department. These race fans visited ‘72STAGPOWER. Ralph Bohnhorst (55) is CEO of Arena in Oschersleben and is also, as a former motorcycle racer (European Champion and world record holder), still active in [...]

“Orange Thunder”: race feeling for visitors from Florida

2019-05-07T14:13:26+02:0020.September 2018|

“Orange Thunder”: what’s that? Racing noise that is rarely ever heard nowadays. The high-pitched whistle of a Cosworth V8 in the rear of a March Formula 1, for example. The muffled rumble of Porsche 956 and 962 turbo-engines. The screech of a two-litre BMW naturally aspirated engine in a Formula 2 March or the [...]

Schloss Dyck: Porsche 962 and 956 with Strietzel Stuck and Walter Röhrl

2019-05-07T14:13:01+02:0005.August 2018|

The Schloss Dyck Classic Days have been among the highlights of historic motorsport for more than ten years. ‘72STAGPOWER – presented by the Autostadt Wolfsburg (Volkswagen's factory museum) – was there with a pack of Porsche racing cars. A few of ‘72STAGPOWER’s rarities were on show in Jägermeister’s own special display. Hans-Joachim Stuck drove [...]

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