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World Rally Championship zooms through Baumholder

A Norwegian team comes down softly after jumping a small rise during stage 11 of the ADAC Rally Germany at the Panzerplatte, a military training area adjacent to the U.S. Army's Smith Barracks in Baumholder, Germany. Thousands of spectators turned out for the event Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. Matt Millham/Stars and Stripes

By MATT MILLHAM | STARS AND STRIPES Published: August 26, 2013

BAUMHOLDER, Germany — The World Rally Championship came to Baumholder on Saturday for stage 11 of the ADAC Rally Germany, held at Panzerplatte, a military training area adjacent to the U.S. Army’s Smith Barracks.

The stage is one of the most arduous of the circuit, winding on tank trails through the rolling hills north of Baumholder, which has housed U.S. Army units since the early 1950s.


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An ADAC hot air balloon fires up before the start of stage 11 of the ADAC Rally Germany on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. The event was held at the military training area known as Panzerplatte, adjacent to the U.S. Army's Smith Barracks in Baumholder.
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