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Marcus Gronholm guest at Eifel Rallye Festival

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In addition to his two world titles in 2000 and 2002 with the legendary Peugeot 206 WRC, Marcus Gronholm drove for almost all the top brands on the world championship scene in those wonderful years and has 152 appearances in the World Rally Championship, where he achieved 30 victories with co-pilot and brother-in-law Timo Rautiainen and, as best “non-French”.

Another world champion has said “yes” to the Eifel Rally Festival, scheduled for 15 to 17 August 2024. Marcus Grönholm, a big name, a driver who has won two World Rally Championships, will arrive at the Vulkaneifel in mid-August. Marcus Grönholm is a true Scandinavian, even though he is Finnish. It is true that his first participation in a WRC rally took place in Finland in 1989 and that he last took part in a world championship rally in Sweden in 2010, but it is true that the Swedish Rally has always been one of his favorites , to the point of interpreting it like few others.

In addition to his two world titles in 2000 and 2002 with the legendary Peugeot 206 WRC, Marcus Gronholm drove for almost all the top brands on the world championship scene in those wonderful years and has 152 appearances in the World Rally Championship, where he achieved 30 victories with his co-driver and brother-in-law Timo Rautiainen and, as the best “non-French”, he ranks third in the list of the best drivers of all time behind the two Sebastiéns (Loeb and Ogier).

“I’ve heard a lot about this festival. I’m happy to be able to be there this year,” said Grönholm, looking forward to his journey through rally history.

“We are happy and looking forward to having Magic Marcus as our guest, along with the others that we will unveil in the coming months. We are currently still planning. Fans can expect not only many nice surprises”, said the head of the organization Otmar Anschütz, of the MSC Daun.