RECARO AUTOMOTIVE SEATING SUPPORTS “KAISERSLAUTERN-CLASSICS” CAR EVENT

RECARO Automotive Seating supports this year’s 11th “Kaiserslautern-Classics“ that will make classic car enthusiast’s hearts beat faster on June 16th and 17th. “At RECARO Automotive Seating, we are experts in terms of progress. For five decades, we’ve been a reliable partner in motorsports, and have continuously brought innovative products to market, particularly with respect to driver safety and comfort,” said Markus Kussmaul, Executive Director of the Adient Specialty Seating Group and the person responsible for the worldwide business of RECARO Performance Car Seating. “But we also find it important to support initiatives that animate automotive history and bring it to life for the general public. This year, we are delighted, for example, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the RECARO seat shell. Events like the ‘Kaiserslautern-Classics’ demonstrate very tangibly what ongoing development means.”

According to the motto “The fascination of classic cars” more than 200 vehicles, including motorcycles and commercial vehicles, are on display all around the city center of Kaiserslautern. A special highlight will be a city tour in the original bus of the football world champions of 1954. On the area of TÜV Rheinland there will also be a tractor exhibition.

As a part of the event the 6th “ADAC Rallye-Trifels-Historic” will give the opportunity to see the polished and restored gems in action. Starting June 16th already, about 160 vehicles are participating. The three-stage, 250-kilometer route will run through Germany’s Western Palatinate region. First stop: the Technical Center of RECARO Automotive Seating on the Hertelsbrunnenring in Kaiserslautern, where a time-stamp station and the RECARO Automotive Seating promotion vehicle will await the racers. There they will get their stamp as well as a small give-away. Highlight: at the time-stamp station there will be the original RECARO O.N.S Porsche 914/6 GT on display. In 1972, RECARO equipped the O.N.S. Safety Team car with an array of safety systems and a fire-extinguishing device and offered it as “the world’s fastest fire engine”. The fundamental idea was to save the lives of drivers involved in accidents right on the racetrack through rapid fire fighting and immediate rescue and medical treatment.