Friday, November 29, 2019

Q & A with Andree Martsch

Andree Martsch from Edewecht in Germany. Andree is a crew member and sled driver of the Red Shadow Sled Team from Edewecht in Germany. He´s also a member of the ETPC SIT (Sledge Inspection Team) and makes the inspections on the sleds in Europe.


pullingworld.com: What are you doing in your normal life?
Andree Martsch: I'm working as a mechanic for agricultural and construction machinery for a major John Deere A dealer.

pullingworld.com: What do you like to do in your free time, except Tractor Pulling?
Andree Martsch: I like spending time with my friends and family. If some time is left, I also like to go fishing.

pullingworld.com: What do you like about Tractor Pulling?
Andree Martsch: I always like to see how different people with great enthusiasm and great ambition to develop their own technology and implement it. Also, I just like this great variety of engines in the different classes and what the teams make out of it.

pullingworld.com: What was your first Tractor Pulling event?
Andree Martsch: That must be in Edewecht (D) in the year of 2000.

pullingworld.com: What is your favorite Event / Pulling track?
Andree Martsch: My favorite events are Füchtorf (D), where I just like the big competitor field and the size of the event and Anholt (D), where I admire the young team and their great effort. Of course, I also like our own event in Edewecht (D), even if it is always a huge mountain of work, but that's going everyone so ;).

pullingworld.com: When and where do you have driven a sled for the first time?
Andree Martsch: That was in 2015 at a standard pulling event in Grafeld (D).
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pullingworld.com: What was your biggest success?
Andree Martsch: When I think back as a little boy admiring on the fence in Edewecht (D) and today to be part of the sled team Red Shadow / Trecker Trek Edewecht, which I had never thought before.

pullingworld.com: Which Pulling classes do you like too?
Andree Martsch: I really like the super stocks, especially when they 'seethe' with something more like idling gas in front of the sled. But also all the modified classes I think because of the large variety of engines good and always exciting to look at.

pullingworld.com: Which things must be changed in the future of the Tractor Pulling sport?
Andree Martsch: I think all the cooperation with each other should work a bit better, especially in the face of communication with each other.

pullingworld.com: What are your plans for the future in Tractor Pulling?
Andree Martsch: Just to continue like before and to think about what still could be improved. In addition, our own event in Edewecht (D) even further expand.

pullingworld.com: What was for you the most important moment in the sport?
Andree Martsch: I think it's good how the topic of safety is handled because I think it plays a big role in this motorsport.

pullingworld.com: What was your favorite Pulling Tractor project in the workshop during a winter?
Andree Martsch: Our big rebuilding in the winter of 2017, where we have rebuilt our Red Shadow TE. It was a lot of work, a lot of time and money was invested but it was well worth it and we got great feedback! :-)

pullingworld.com: Something you want to say?  
Andree Martsch: Thanks to all the teams and friends where I have come to know over the years and which are always open to good conversation and a lot of fun!
Every winter I'm looking forward to the coming season and what this will bring :-). 

pullingworld.com: Thank you for your time and good luck for the furture!   

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