Welcome to Oldtimer-Meeting Baden-Baden

Registration forms for 2014 now available

(January 2014) The registration forms for the 38th traditional Oldtimer event in Baden-Baden are available now. Participation is open to Oldtimers constructed until 1970.

Regarding the event from July 11th to 13th: the 38th International Oldtimer-Meeting is traditionally a Concours d’élégance automobile. The 120 most beautiful cars will be rewarded with prize cups. The jury will not only take into account the condition and scarcity value of the Oldtimers but also to the vehicle matching clothes and flower decorations. The award ceremony following the corso will be the ending and highlight of this event on Sunday afternoon.

Ahead of this event there will be a two-day touristic Oldtimer excursion: Thursday, July 10th, we will drive through the Black Forest (Schwarzwaldhochstraße and Badische Weinstraße) and Friday, July 11th, we’ll be on the road in the scenic Alsace. We hope for your understanding that we have to limit the number of participants for those Oldtimer excursions to 50 vehicles. To the participation documents of the Oldtimer-Meeting Baden-Baden.

Oldtimer-Meeting 2013

From 12th to 14th July 2013 the International Oldtimer-Meeting took place in Baden-Baden for the 37th time. Registrations for the event are possible from now on. There is also news on this year’s guest brand of honor: in 2013 the classic cars from BMW will be in the focus of attention.

Form Friday, 12th to Sunday, 14th July more than 350 classic cars turned the spa garden of the city in an impressive “outdoor museum of automotive history”.
Historical models, rarities and classic cars of the first hour were waiting for the visitors – it is not for nothing that the Oldtimer-Meeting is one of the most popular events of the classic scene. The elegant ambience of the famous spa town also contributes to the wonderful scene since this is possibly the most perfect setting for the assembled automotive treasures – sheer nostalgia and lifestyle guaranteed. A lively supporting program with fashion shows, concerts and garden parties completed the weekend.

Bavaria meets Baden: the guest brand of honor was BMW

The focus in 2013 was again on a German first-class brand: the vehicles of the Bavarian Motor Works (BMW) belong to the most prestigious automobiles right from the start and enjoy lasting popularity. Models such as the "327/28" or "2000 CS" speak for itself. 50 classic BMWs were expected in Baden-Baden.
All classic cars took part in the Concours d'Élégance – a professional jury honoured the vehicles with 120 trophies in different categories on Sunday.

Contact: info(at)oldtimer-meeting(punkt)de

Telephone: + 49 (0) 72 23 - 80 12 90
Telefax: + 49 (0) 72 23 - 80 12 92

2012 catalogue (pdf file, 4 MB, in german language)

The Oldtimer-Meeting Baden-Baden mourns the loss of its founder Jean-Marc Culas

The team of the Oldtimer-Meeting Baden-Baden and numerous members and fans of classic cars mourn the loss of Jean-Marc Culas. The passing of the founder and presenter of the most established Oldtimer-Meeting affects many people of the classic car scene with sorrow.

He has succeeded to unite classic car enthusiasts, well presented classic car uniques and the unique atmosphere of Baden-Baden to a harmonic whole. With great sensitivity and enthusiasm he created a vital community of collectors, car tinkerers and classic car friends. Each year, thousands of visitors enjoy the living open-air museum of automobile history – true to his motto ”la vie est belle à Baden-Baden“, or ”life is beautiful in Baden-Baden“.

His son Marc Culas will continue along the path that he set out for the Oldtimer-Meeting Baden-Baden, which is to take place every year at the second weekend in July. In 2012, the 36th edition of the International Oldtimer-Meeting Baden-Baden will take place from July 13th to 15th.

Review of the 35th International Oldtimer-Meeting Baden-Baden 2011: visitors gazed at 363 vintage cars

From July 8th to 10th, 363 classic cars were fascinting nearly 20.000 visitors in Baden-Baden at the old-established ”Concours d'élégance automobile“. For three days, the veteran cars turned the park in front of the Kurhaus into an open-air museum of automobile history. The guest brand of honor 2011 was Mercedes-Benz. In the course of the automobile summer 2011, the brand with the star celebrated its 125th anniversary at the Oldtimer-Meeting Baden-Baden.

The first pictures and videos of the 35th Oldtimer-Meeting Baden-Baden are online now: Oldtimer gallery 1, Oldtimer gallery 2, Oldtimer gallery 3, Oldtimer gallery 4, Oldtimer gallery 5, Oldtimer video 1, Oldtimer Video 2.

More information about the popular classic car event (member list, background reports, ...) can be found in the official event magazine. Every visitor gets his or her own copy together with the admission ticket. An overview of the event's program is now available as a pdf download.



Concours d'élégance with 120 cups

The jury was spoilt for choice: 363 classic cars of 84 different brands were presented at the 35th International Oldtimer-Meeting Baden-Baden. The 120 cups were awarded in different categories. For the guest brand of honor Mercedes-Benz, a top-class and prominent jury decided about the awarding of the coveted trophies.

Top positions were reached by a Mercedes-Benz 320 A cabrioleta Mercedes-Benz 28/95 Sportroadster with special body, a wonderful 220 Ponton cabriolet and a 300 Adenauer Landaulet with which Kennedy was driven once.

More ”Grand Prix Cups“ have been awarded to an Alfa Romeo 6C, a Bugatti 57 Corsica Cabriolet and a Bugatti Atalante. The Bosch audience prize was awarded by a big majority of voters to the steam-driven Stanley Mountain Wagon.

Event motive 2011 released

The official event motive for this year’s Oldtimer-Meeting Baden-Baden has now been presented. The french automobile designer Daniel Picot was inspired by the automobile summer 2011 to show 125 years of automobile history in a watercolor. Traditionally, the vehicles of the guest brand of honor - which is Mercedes-Benz in 2011 – provide the motif for his artwork. The event poster will be available in a limited edition in July.



Baden-Baden medal: 125 years of automobile

A silver plated commemoration-medal is minted every year for the International Oldtimer-Meeting, which is given to every attendant at their arrival in Baden-Baden. This year’s motive – in automobile summer 2011 – is completely dedicated to the motto 125 years of automotive history.
Tradition demands the vehicles of the guest brand of honor – in this year Mercedes-Benz – are shown on the front of the medal. Therefor the Daimler Motorwagen (1886), a Mercedes Sport 25/26 (1902) and a Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Coupé (1955) are displayed. The medal was designed bythe french automobile designer Daniel Picot once again this year.

 
 

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Registration forms for 2014

The 38th International Oldtimer-Meeting Baden-Baden will take place from July 11th to 13th, 2014. The registration forms for the event are now available.

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