Dakar – Dakar moto 2017: Sherco ready for departure in Paraguay –

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Dakar moto 2017: Sherco ready for departure in Paraguay

Dakar - Dakar moto 2017: Sherco ready for departure in Paraguay -

Sherco lines up three drivers for the Dakar: the French Adrien Metge (11th in the Dakar 2016), the Spanish Joan Pedrero (winner of the last rally in Sardinia) and Aravind KP, several times titled in the Indian cross championship.

They will be coached by David Casteu, who hangs up the gloves at 42 and after thirteen Dakar to lead the official Sherco TVS Rally Factory team..

David Casteu explains that he is returning to his "love affair by returning to Sherco, the brand with which I was crowned world champion in 2010". The experienced French driver swaps the outfit of a competitor for that of a manager, on the strength of his thirteen participations in the Dakar with a splendid 2nd place in Africa and a 4th in South America..

"I signed with Sherco for the long term to set up a competitive and reliable motorcycle in order to manufacture" customer skills "in the future benefiting from a technical service on the races", explains the French Riviera rider, 18th at the finish of the on KTM, before delivering his analysis of the upcoming edition…

Dakar - Dakar moto 2017: Sherco ready for departure in Paraguay -

"It will be very hard for everyone: we are expecting a Dakar of strategy, of waiting, it will be necessary to manage the men and the material", he reveals. "At these altitudes (foresees a week between 3000 and 4000 meters, editor’s note), it will be necessary to be very vigilant. We have worked a lot on the motorcycles, they are successful, neat. The pilots, who train a lot, will be ready for the start ", assures the director of this structure supported by the Indian giant TVS.

The 39th edition of the Dakar will take place from January 2 to 14 in three South American countries: Argentina, Bolivia and for the first time Paraguay (read our. Below, the official video of the Sherco team TVS with salivating images of the 450cc Nîmes. We can’t wait for the start in Asuncion (Paraguay) !

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