Episode 10: Let’s Call It Nichols – Peking to Paris
If you could expect the unexpected life would be easy. After delays, the trip begins with Kurht and Derek entering Mexico and driving all the way to Conception Bay. Plus, a name is picked for the Porsche: Nichols
“The first time we didn’t know what we couldn’t have known.” quips Chris, a veteran of the rally. He returns to Beijing with Derek and Kurht in June 2019 with a new strategy. The novice teams fly to England to meet the organizers.
Meet the Olivares Family, owners of Sand Rail Fabrication, and builders of some of the best off road machines and roll cages in the US. Derek takes on the job of rebuilding the carbs and shares why he became a mechanic.
Now that the car is ready to ship to China Kurht can concentrate on his driving skills and get words of advice from Chris and TJ on what to expect during the Peking to Paris rally. Does he regret embarking on such a mammoth of a journey?