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The 1000 km of Dakar. Part one.

The men are sitting behind me in the darkness, smoking silently. Tired. The air is smelling of heat, dust, burning diesel, cigarettes, and that mysterious african smell. As the Land-cruiser is making his way from Dakar to Saly, swinging occasionally to the side, avoiding animals or people suddenly appearing by the roadside, nobody says anything, small eyed from the flight, feeling hot, dusty and happy. Continue reading →

Against all odds: Bilster Berg.

In the year of our lord 1925, on September 27th the foundation stone of the greatest track in the world was laid: the Nuerburgring.
In the year 2011, on September 27th the foundation stone of another great track in the world was laid: Bilster Berg.
Against all doomsayers in this world predicting that the track would never be built, Continue reading →