Successful Prologue for Buggyra motorists!
The first 11 kms of Dakar Rally definitely can not determine the overall winner. On the contrary, it really is easier to lose than to gain some thing. However , all four Buggyra Racing motorists have secured very good positions around the grid for the first official phase, which is going to start the Dakar Rally 2021 on Sunday.
The Buggyra Zero Usage Racing team has entered 2 Can-Am DV21 specials into the T3. 1 category. Tomáš Enge at this point leads the team, after protecting 6th place on the grid pertaining to his Dakar debut.
“It was really nice; we also drifted a bit. It all went easily – so far, so good, ” stated the former Formula 1 driver following the Prologue.
Meanwhile, their teammate Josef Macháček struggled along with traffic. Yet, he still was able to finish just behind the TOP ten. “I didn’t expect to run into anybody on such a short stage. However, that’s exactly what happened halfway by means of. We had to use a horn, and then all of us surely lost some time while ruling them, but no idea how much it had been, ” said Macháček, who completed in 11th place.
The Tatra Buggyra Racing offers two Phoenix vehicles in the Vehicles category, and both crews a new similar story. Martin Šoltys obtained held up as well and lost no time to the fastest driver.
“Halfway through, we found ourself behind a Kamaz. It was likely back for a checkpoint, they switched it around right in front of all of us and we spent the second half of the particular stage looking at their back. I usually had to ease off a bit and so i could see something. I really did not want to hit a hole here at the beginning, but I’m happy with the end result, ” said Šoltys, currently within 8th place in the standings.
Ignacio Casale had a productive debut behind the wheel of a Tatra pickup truck. The three-time Dakar winner through Chile lost another 15 seconds and is going to start from 13th place in the particular Truck category. “I’m happy with this. We’ve managed to get through the Prologue with a good time. I had good fun within the truck, for the first time, and Alvaro had been great in navigating. And the next day, the real Dakar begins, ” stated Ignacio, who originally started their legendary Dakar career as their father’s navigator.
The very first stage leads from Jeddah in order to Bisha. The crews will encounter 345 kilometres, out of which 277 are timed towards the classification. Based on the organisers, it will be a difficult stage numerous tricky crossroads and dangerous rocks.