Dakar – Adrien Van Beveren falls and abandons the Dakar motorcycle 2020 –

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Adrien Van Beveren falls and abandons the Dakar motorcycle 2020

Dakar - Adrien Van Beveren falls and abandons the Dakar motorcycle 2020 -

The fate persisted on Adrien Van Beveren in the Dakar: the French rider was forced to retire for the third time in a row after a heavy fall on his Yamaha at the start of the third stage … Explanations.

The glide is impressive and the disillusionment immense: Adrien Van Beveren fell heavily on Km 3 of the third stage of the Dakar moto 2020, an eliminatory fall that occurred at high speed upon landing a jump. The Yamaha official signs his third consecutive retirement after his bad fall in 2018 and his mechanical failure in 2019…

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Immediately evacuated by helicopter to the bivouac, the northerner pilot suffered from a fractured right clavicle and a hematoma on his hip. Cruel end of the game for the triple winner of the Enduropale du Touquet, who had prepared all year to win the Dakar as he had …

  • Interview MNC Adrien Van Beveren : 

Since the start of the rally-raid, "VBA" however had difficulty finding its rhythm and was already 13’01 behind after only two stages: "I’m disappointed with the way things are going", he confessed on Monday evening. by pointing out navigation concerns in particular.

Favorites in trouble in Saudi Arabia

Adrien Van Beveren (6th in his first Dakar in 2016 and 4th in 2017) is not the only one to stumble on the discovery of new routes in Saudi Arabia: the defending champion, Toby Price (KTM), has also lost time to "garden" from the second day, just like Joan Barreda (Honda).

This Tuesday, the experienced Paulo Gonçalves (2nd in the Dakar 2015) also found himself in difficulty following a mechanical failure on his Hero, while the winner of the previous stage – Ross Branch – suffers from shoulder pain. following a fall at Km 88. A real hecatomb…

At this stage, it is the young Honda rider Ricky Brabec who comfortably leads this third stage which will again be marked by navigation errors by several favorites. The leader of the provisional, Sam Sunderland, is more than half an hour late !

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