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Bosch Boxberg Klassik event from June 24 to 25, 2023

Two stages along picturesque routes from Technik Museum in Sinsheim to the Bosch proving ground in Boxberg

  • About 150 classic cars built before 1993 to take part in this popular rally
  • Two competition classes: “Tradition” on scenic routes with original special stages, and “Sport” for ambitious rally participants
  • Finale with large classic car parade on high-speed oval of Bosch proving ground
Nico Krespach

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Sinsheim and Boxberg, Germany – On Saturday, June 24, some 150 teams will set off in their classic cars from Technik Museum Sinsheim for the first day’s stage of the 22nd Bosch Boxberg Klassik event. On Sunday, June 25, the second stage will take them to an open day at the Bosch proving ground in Boxberg, where many fans of historic cars will welcome the rally participants. The popular rally is organized by Bosch Classic, the company’s specialist unit for classic cars, and Bosch Oldtimer Schrauber e.V. In addition, more than 200 Bosch associates and their families support as volunteers each year. This year, the organizers have once again put together a selection of scenic routes with many special stages. The classic car weekend begins on Friday, June 23, with the vehicle inspection and an evening get-together at Technik Museum Sinsheim.

Open day on the Sunday to mark 25th anniversary of the Boxberg proving ground

At the Bosch proving ground in Boxberg, the finish of the tour, many interesting special stages await the participants. The event closes with a spectacular classic car parade on the high-speed oval. The proving ground will be open to spectators on Sunday, June 25. This year’s event marks the proving ground’s 25th anniversary. Apart from the chance to see the historic vehicles of the Bosch Boxberg Klassik rally close-up, the event will offer young and old an unusually broad accompanying program relating to classic cars and the Bosch proving ground. As is customary, the local sports club SV Windischbuch will provide visitors with food and refreshments.

Regitstrations for the Bosch Boxberg Klassik close on April 11, 2023

The 22nd Bosch Boxberg Klassik is classified as a regularity and reliability test for classic cars built before 1993. The cars start in two categories: “Tradition” and “Sport.” Participants wishing to enjoy scenic routes and original special stages should register for the “Tradition” category. For those who want to take a bit of a sporty approach and who enjoy orienteering tasks and photoelectric barrier tests, the “Sport” category is the right choice. The entry fee is 540 euros per vehicle with driver and co-driver. Participants can register at until April 11, 2023. This site, which is available only in German language, also provides information about the route, the program of the event and a video featuring highlights of the 2022 Bosch Boxberg Klassik.

Readers’ contact:
Robert Bosch GmbH
Event office
Bosch Boxerg Klassik
Phone +49 721 942-1691

Contact person for press inquiries:
Nico Krespach,
Phone+49 721 942-2209

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