The upcoming Dakar 2018 rally is the 40th edition of the annual International Rally-Raid, and Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team will be participating in the event for the fourth consecutive year. The prestigious Dakar Rally will be held from January 6th, to January 20th, 2018. The Rally will cover three countries this year, starting in Lima, Peru, and passing through La Paz, Bolivia, before finally culminating in Córdoba, Argentina. The Rally will cover a traverse of a total distance of over 9000 km.
The Indian boy Aravind KP is going to participate in Dakar Rally for the second time. Joan Pedrero will be participating at Dakar Rally for the tenth consecutive year and this will be the 3rd Dakar Rally for Adrien Metge.
Speaking on the occasion, Vinay Harne, President – New Product Development, TVS Motor Company says,
Our partnership with Sherco for Dakar has been a hugely rewarding experience for our racing team. We have supported Indian riders and engineers in competing in international events and that has resulted in immense learning for both the partners. We wish the Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team the very best.
The Sherco TVS Factory Rally team has already participated in 4 international rally-raids this year, including Baja Aragon, Merzouga Rally, Pan Africa Rally and 2017 OiLibya Rally of Morocco with strong finishes in each. BikesMedia wishes the Sherco TVS Factory Rally team all the very best.
By: Farhan Kashif