MEMBER SERIES: Peking to Paris
There's a reason why the Peking to Paris race is known as Driving the Impossible - it's one of the most grueling challenges on Earth for a vintage car. We follow the journey a team hellbent on defeating P2P in their Porsche 912.
Play
WATCH TRAILER
×
MEMBER SERIES: Peking to Paris
Episode 12: See You In Beijing - Peking to Paris Play
Premium Content
Preview
EPISODE 12 | Nov 28, 2019
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?
Episode 11: The Off-Road Test - Peking to Paris Play
Premium Content
Preview
EPISODE 11 | Nov 28, 2019
Kurht and Derek arrive in Todos Santos where can finally relax and conduct few tests on the car off road.
Episode 10: Let's Call It Nichols - Peking to Paris Play
Premium Content
Preview
EPISODE 10 | Nov 28, 2019
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
Episode 9: Know Your Car - Peking to Paris Play
Premium Content
Preview
EPISODE 09 | Nov 28, 2019
With the car nearing completion and the Christmas holidays approaching the test run to Baja is looming ahead. Kurht, Derek and the rest of the boys finish prepping the car for a test run from Los Angeles to Todos Santos, on the tip of the Baja California.
Episode 8: Driving The Impossible - Peking to Paris Play
Premium Content
Preview
EPISODE 08 | Nov 28, 2019
“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.
Episode 7: Up To Snuff - Peking to Paris Play
Premium Content
Preview
EPISODE 07 | Nov 28, 2019
No detail in the rebuild of the car is overlooked. K&H upholstery is commissioned to rebuild the seat to original specs and Richard is hired to rebuild the engine to increase performance and minimize failures.
Episode 6: It's Not A Rally It's A Race - Peking to Paris Play
Premium Content
Preview
EPISODE 06 | Nov 28, 2019
Life father, like son. Meet Kurht’s dad, Ron a motorhead and a Porsche aficionado just like his son. The 912 has returned and Kurht can return to prepping the car for the rally.
Episode 5: Why You Need A Roll Cage - Peking to Paris Play
Premium Content
Preview
EPISODE 05 | Nov 28, 2019
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.
Episode 4: Not A VW - Peking to Paris Play
Premium Content
Preview
EPISODE 04 | Nov 28, 2019
With its aircooled engine, torque and reliability, you can’t pick a better car than a Porsche 912. Watch engine specialist Richard Dick get to work and meet Kurht’s daredevil friend Stacie B. London.
Episode 3: Keep It Simple Stupid - Peking to Paris Play
Premium Content
Preview
EPISODE 03 | Nov 28, 2019
Meet Derek Boyks, Kurhts trusted navigator. His approach? “Keep it simple stupid, and when I look at a Porsche, it’s very much that.”
Episode 2: Irish Green - Peking to Paris Play
Premium Content
Preview
EPISODE 02 | Nov 28, 2019
The countdown begins. Kurht and Derek have been accepted but now they must prep the 912 to endure the punishing terrain of the 9000 mile journey from Beijing to France. The first step? Returning the car to its original Irish Green.
Episode 1: The Everest Myth - Peking to Paris Play
Premium Content
Preview
EPISODE 01 | Dec 10, 2019
Enjoy the first episode of our new Member-exclusive series, Peking to Paris, for free. Like what you see? Become a Petrolicious Member to watch Season 1 today.