June 28, 2019

Either you have the biggest team or you´re coming with a fluffy teddy-rabbit!

For years, most of the participants of the Rallye Breslau Poland next to Germans, Dutch, Poles and Belgians are coming from France. And they don´t come alone. Since years one French team is always participating as a big group – a really big group with the biggest fleet inside all the Rallye camp. We are talking about big semi-trucks with big trailers, mobile workshops, motorhomes etc. and they always park together like corrals in good old western movies. But there is also the contrary, the single drivers and here we mean the French Rodolphe Wetzler. In the year 2017, with […]
June 28, 2019

Emma – the first “Breslau Rally Dog”.

In the year 2003, the Bavarian Dr. Gregor Tilch was sitting on his couch and reading the “Off Road” magazine. The animal-doctor from the little village of Röslau in Germany was reading an article about the Breslau-participation of the German Hannes Kollmannsberger, today main graphic artist of the magazine. “This is something for us,” he said to his girlfriend Nicole Reinel, “let´s go and drive the Breslau!” Ok, they had a plan, but both never participated in a rally like the Breslau – and had no rally car. “We bought an old Suzuki Samurai from a local dealer in our […]
June 28, 2019

All big. All professional. The friends and family team!

Rally participants are as colorful as life itself. Oversimplified, but only oversimplified, you can separate the teams and especially the drivers in three groups. And do you know what’s fun? To guess what´s the actual, real-life profession of them. The first group is the A) “Fun Fraction”, which does not take everything seriously, whose vehicles don´t have to cost much and which simply need a break or distraction from everyday life. Great examples are Dutchman Harry Scherpen (former criminal investigation policeman), German Fritz Becker (owning a big car dealership of a well known Czech brand) or the Swiss Roland Brack […]