Rallying Legend Christian Geistdörfer to Lead Concours of Elegance Germany Tour

Christian Geistdörfer

Renowned motorsport icon Christian Geistdörfer, celebrated for his illustrious rallying career spanning 15 years, is set to play a pivotal role in the inaugural Concours of Elegance Germany as Tour Director.

Geistdörfer, who achieved global acclaim as co-driver alongside Walter Röhrl, notably clinching the World Rally Championship in 1980 and 1982 and securing the runner-up position in 1983, brings unparalleled expertise to the event. His meticulous pace notes and impeccable timing were instrumental in Röhrl’s success, earning him admiration and respect across the motorsport community.

Beyond his triumphs with Röhrl, Geistdörfer’s reputation as a sought-after co-driver was solidified by his numerous national awards and 13 WRC victories, including four wins at the prestigious Monte Carlo Rally. His innovative approach to pace notes and navigational strategies revolutionized co-driving techniques, setting new standards for future generations.

Despite retiring from active competition, Geistdörfer remains deeply involved in rallying, offering mentorship to emerging talents and cementing his legacy as one of the finest co-drivers in motorsport history.

Expressing his enthusiasm for the Concours of Elegance Germany, Geistdörfer said: “I am delighted to be involved in the first truly international event of this kind in Germany. As Tour Director, it has been a pleasure and an honour to design the road routes for the Tour and I am proud that I will be able to show the Concours Tour participants the natural beauty that southern Bavaria has to offer.” 

As Tour Director, Geistdörfer has curated a captivating route through southern Bavaria, promising participants an unforgettable journey through picturesque mountainous roads and scenic lakeside drives.

With Geistdörfer at the helm, the Concours of Elegance Germany Tour guarantees tour participants an unparalleled blend of automotive excellence, natural beauty, and Bavarian hospitality, setting the stage for an unforgettable experience for all.