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Events organized by the Automobile Club of Polish have always been an important event to socialize and sports and gathered thousands of fans. Following war, they returned to the old tradition and the first Saturday of December was one of the most important dates on the calendar of every lover of sports cars.In the early seventies to the name of rally Barborka care has been National Criterium of Aces and from that moment actually dates back to the true popularity of the event. It is hard to be surprised that the list of winners of the "Miner s Day" appear names that are not worthy of any rally Marian MPs, Paul Przybylski Janusz Kulig, Krzysztof Holowczyc, Tomek Kuchar, Leszek Kuzaj, Kajetan Kajetanowicz, and for several years the guests of honor are such celebrities from the world of motorsport as Jani Passonen or Tommi Makinnen. Barborka also hosted Felix Baumgartner, the first man in the world who jumped with a parachute from a height of 39 km. On the route of the rally, among the fans you can always see many politicians, artists and media representatives.