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On this webpage you can find Opel racing cars wallpapers and photos. Classic Opel rally cars, list of famous
Opel rally and sports cars, Opel motorsports history and more resources.


Ascona B4 racecar     Classic opel rally car     Kadett classic rally car
Ascona B4 racecar Classic Opel rally car Kadett classic rally car

Kadett GTE 1977 rally     Opel ascona rallye     Opel astra DTM 1600
Kadett GTE 1977 rally Opel Ascona rallye Opel Astra DTM 1600

Opel astra EDS motorsport     Opel astra GTC rally     Opel Corsa rally car
Opel Astra EDS motorsport Opel Astra GTC rally Opel Corsa rally car

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Information About The Opel Motorsport Division:

Vauxhall and Opel were both purchased by GM many years ago. At that time Vauxhall had a market limited
only for the United Kingdom and Ireland, where Opel presence was very weak. In motorsport Vauxhall had only
one important program, the Chevette, everything outside this were either insignificant or absolute in line with Opel.

Because of this it is better to refer to the Opel history in racing events, where the Chevette is also found.

In the years after Ascona 400, Manta 400 and Chevette HSR, the primal cars used in rallying were the Opel
Kadett and Vauxhall Astra in group A. These vehicles were exactly the same except the logo. There is no a
trustworthy way to figure out in racing terms what car is an Opel or a Vauxhall, because badges could be easily

Opel's rally program had a relatively weak success, but the team efforts wasn't as focused as the dedication
of some of the other Group B competitors. However, the Group 4 Ascona 400, with Walter Röhrl, won the 1982
driver's championship.

The Vectra model was involved in several touring car racing events. In the 1990s and early 2000s, the Vectra B
Super Touring was part of the British Touring Car Championship.

After being succeeded by the Astra C in the British Touring Car Championship, the Vauxhall Vectra was presented
in 2007. Fabrizio Giovanardi was champion in 2007 and 2008. VX Racing team competed in the 2009 event with three
Vectra cars.

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Opel GT-E rally     Opel Manta sports car     Opel race car
Opel GT-E rally Opel Manta sports car Opel race car

Opel racing car     Opel racing wallpaper     Retro Opel racecar
Opel racing car Opel racing wallpaper Retro Opel racecar


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Notable Opel Motorsports Car Models:

- Opel DTM Models
- Opel Astra WRC, GTC, EDS
- Opel Ascona Rallye, B4 Racing
- Opel Kadett GT-E
- Opel Manta 400
- Opel Commodore

Other Resources About Opel Sports / Touring / F1 Car Racing:

- Opel Motorsports Club
- The Classic Opel Community

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