Chasing
the
dream

Thomas Martens

A teenager with a dream. Not just any dream, but to become Belgiumโ€™s first World Rally Champion. Follow his journey throughout a wonderful world of concrete, gravel, snow and chequered flags.

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๐Ÿ™ˆ I thaught it would be an asphalt rally ๐Ÿ˜‡ Ypres learned me already some great lessons ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป Asphalt and mud are new to me ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Big thanks @rally_art_photography for the great pictures ๐Ÿ” #thegingerone #rally #ypresrally #ypres #rallyieper #loveforrally #belgiumrally #ralli ...#racb #renaultclio #renaultcliosport #rally5 #wrc #rallyfans #rallydriver

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Challenging test day ๐Ÿงก so happy to be here ๐Ÿฅณ it was a long wait and enjoying every moment ๐Ÿ˜ thanks @imago_capturethemoments for the beautiful pictures and @freddy_loix for the great advice and @pieter.tsjoen.racing for the great service ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

๐Ÿ˜‡ Welcome in Belgium ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช dream, dare, do, fail โ€ฆ ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป this was the failing part ๐Ÿ˜‰ crew ok and car ok ๐Ÿ†— ready for the next rounds ๐Ÿ˜ #thegingerone #rally #failbetter #failhard #ypresrally #rallyieper #rallycar #renaultclio #ptrracing

๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ First meters on Belgian soil ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Letโ€™s go ๐Ÿคฉ #thegingerone #thegingerone #ptrracing #YpresRally #limburger #renaultclio #rallylife #hasselt #rallyfans #rally #renaultsport #cliotrophy

๐Ÿ”ฅ Touched or not Touched ๐Ÿ”ฅ thatโ€™s the question ๐Ÿง I think I didnโ€™t and just missed it with a millimeter ๐Ÿ€๐Ÿคฉ #thegingerone #touchedit #touchedbyanangel #rally #rallism #ralli #questionoftheday #rallye #rallyfans #belgianrallychampionship #belgianrally #hasseltsport #hasselt ...#limburger #renaultclio #renaultrallyes #renaultrally

๐Ÿ”ฅ Some parts of this weekend rally were a good training for Ypres Rally ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿคฉ unfortunately there was only 2% asphalt ๐Ÿ˜‡ tomorrow I will leave for Ypres ๐Ÿ˜ thanks to Mirka Salo for the video ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป #thegingerone #ypresrally #ieper #rallyieper #belgianrallychampionship ...#rallyebelgique #rallylife #rally4 #renaultclio #rallism #ralli

๐Ÿคฉ We finished P6 in our class ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ we made good progress and had our best rally till now ๐Ÿš€ now back to Belgium ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช and preparing for the Ypres Rally ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿฅณ Tuesday already first tests ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป#thegingerone #rally #rallism #ralli #renaultclio #renaultsport #rally4 #wrc #rallyforlove... #loveforrally #rallyfans #rallyfan #rallypics

๐Ÿš— The car was back ok ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป I wasnโ€™t โ˜น๏ธ missed the confidence to go flat out ๐Ÿš€ tomorrow a new day to go faster ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป after 17 hours of recce and rally itโ€™s time to go to bed ๐Ÿ›Œ #thegingerone #rally #rallism #ralli #newdaynewstart #timetosleep #longdayatwork #hasselt #limburger

๐Ÿฅณ LAST TIME WITH MY RECCE DRIVER @jarkko_miettinen_ ๐Ÿ˜œ because next week I receive my driving license ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป and I will be able to drive my recceโ€™s myself ๐Ÿš€ much easier for me to make good pacenotes ๐Ÿคฉ and my codriver @eddy_smeets can move to the frontseat ๐Ÿ˜‚#thegingerone #codriver... #codriverlife #wrcofficial #rallylife #hasselt #limburger #belgianrallychampionship #rallyecar #reccecar #recce