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Rally #3

Great news! We received the nomination letter for our next rally! We made it, we are in! Yeah! Getting ready for rally #3 in June. The “Bosch Boxberg Klassik” will start at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart & will finish on day 2 at the Bosch race ring in Boxberg: 350km via tulip signs &Continue reading “Rally #3”

3 days to go!

Speedo cable – you remember that one which was cut on purpose? Good news, it’s fixed. Bonnet strap – assembled. Exhaust – assembled. Seat belt – renewed (in red). Blinker – exchanged. 2nd stop watch – purchased & mounted. Trip computer – mounted. Radio clock – purchased & mounted. Stickers – removed & replaced. TeamContinue reading “3 days to go!”

the last hour

Ever wondered what’s happening in the last hour before rally start? It’s busy! It’s exciting! It’s about hope. It’s about competition. It’s about fun. One hour before rally start… Rally book received. Start number received. Start time defined. Organizational changes are still possible! The early bird… Be at Parc Ferme on time! (leave a gapContinue reading “the last hour”

Co-pilot ready?

That’s the „back of the envelope plan“. A big envelope. Turning bigger and bigger the more we tried to fix. Now we are on the 2nd envelope. Haha. Mandatory items seem fixed for the moment. „Nice to have“ things were moved to the waiting list. 3.5 weeks to go. Time to continue studying the theoreticalContinue reading “Co-pilot ready?”

Making progress.

It’s been interesting days. We wonder if we should fix the car first and then sign up for rallying (in the future)?! Well, the answer is clearly No! We need the pressure to get things done & ready! Where to start? By putting a coat on and (so not) enjoying working at 0 degrees inContinue reading “Making progress.”

Rally #2

First step done. We signed up for our 1st rally in 2022 “Oldtimer Classic Rallye” in the wonderful countryside of Franconia (Heimvorteil). And this time it’s a ‚real‘ really. Tulip signs included. Hubby’s legs working ✔️ Car readiness – no Next step: wake up Aperoli from its winter siesta. 10 weeks to go. And aContinue reading “Rally #2”

Best of „The Deutschland Rally 2021“

After sleeping in and delicious lunch from mum, Aperoli brought me safely back home. Now parked in the garage. Facts & figures: Rally Teams @start: 90 (@finish line: ~60) Trip: >4.500km driven Gas: 191.2 liter (prices varied between 1.619€/l up to 1.939€/l) Oil usage: 1.5 liter Water usage: 200ml Charity: 90 teams collected a totalContinue reading “Best of „The Deutschland Rally 2021“”

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