The Team Sherco TVS Rally Factory is ready for the departure!
Sonntag 1 Januar 2017
The " CHECK UP " for the 2017 Dakar ended this Sunday in Asuncion (Paraguay).
The competitors showed up for administrative checks at the Conmebol Congress Center before going to the Aerea Nu Guazu Base to submit their vehicles to be inspected by the technical commissioners.
The three motorcycles of the Sherco TVS Rally Factory Team have obtained their official authorization to race. The race will officially start on Monday, the public is invited to encourage the riders at the "Departure Village", they will leave from the podium installed in front of the Palacio de Lopez, the Presidential Palace.
"Our three riders are in great shape," said David Casteu, their team manager. Aravind is much sought after by the press as a rider from India. The Spaniard, Joan Pedrero is in great shape and seems very motivated. The Frenchman Adrien Metge always shows an enormous desire to learn. The mechanics are taking a rest before the many kilometers that await them. Everyone is looking forward to the rally. The first stage which will be held on Monday, has a 39 km special section.
Monday January 2nd: 1st stage Asuncion-Resistencia (454 km, 39 km special)