Paul Hartl

Paul Hartl is a Rally Driver and Adventurer


2011 – winner of VORRA (Nevada) off-road championship with Desert Dingo Racing team in class 11 (stock pre-1972 VW Beetle) 
winner of SNORE 250 with the legendary Dave Hendrickson in his class 11also his first year taking part in Baja 1000 with a Mexican team of Gustavo Garayzar – DNF

2013 – winner of Canadian and Ontario 2WD championships

2014 – Member of the only class 11 team that finished in the second longest Baja 1000 race (with Dennis Hollenbeck’s team). Although we came 1 hr after the limit we were awarded the honorary 1st place. 

2017 – Second in 50th Baja 1000 with Dennis Hollenbeck team; this team also won 2017 SCORE championship and is featured in the new “Dust 2 Glory” movie.

His Talk to Learning in Leisure will cover his Travels in 1972 Trabant – air cooled, 595 ccm, two cylinder, two stroke East German car – often called “the worst car ever made”  :
2015 Europe, Russia, Mongolia and part of the Central Asia
2016 Remainder of the Central Asia, Iran, Turkey and back to Prague
2017 North America from Toronto to Panama
2018 South America