About 200 pages thick, full of cryptic signs and – very important – only printed on one side! This is the typical design of the road book of the Lausitz-Rallye. But what needs to be done before the printed samples can be handed over to the teams?
The BORBET Sachsen GmbH is participating in the Lausitz-Rallye this year for the first time. BORBET is a family business and traditional company at the same time and has evolved to one of the leading manufacturer of light metal wheels worldwide since 1962.
Today I am on „barrier duty“. Open the barrier, let our Skoda drive through and close the barrier afterwards. 18 times in total on 20 kilometers. After all this prevents people to use these private forest and gravel roads for fun. But what is all this for?
The property of the club RRWC e.V. is plain and somewhat hidden at the eastern end of the opencast mining Reichwalde. The aroma of freshly brewed coffee wafts through the office where Sabine Schulze is already waiting for me cheerfully. “Wolfgang is on his way, we will call him now to let him know you‘ve arrived,“ she says spiritedly.
One Thousand Three Hundred Twenty Eight Kilometres. That’s the distance Google Maps measures if you plan to travel from Drammen (Norway) to Boxberg (Germany). Why does a 35 year old Norwegian undertake this journey year by year? It seems, there are some good reasons we want to explore.
Okay, I asked Anders Grondal at Facebook for an interview and approximately five seconds later he responded with „Yeah, sure“. That was quite fast!
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