Dakar 2019: MINI X-Raid Team attacks with three Top pilots to

The MINI X-Raid Team in the Dakar rally, 2019 full-on attack. Anyone who has followed the toughest rally in the world in the last few years, with only one eye, you have to click when you look at the driver lineup of the team inevitably with the tongue: Stéphane Peterhansel, Carlos Sainz and Cyril Despres will go in the MINI John Cooper Works Buggy at the Start and give everything in the beginning of 2019 for a big Party in the Hessian Trebur to worry.

Together, the three drivers have brought not less than 20 overall victories in the Dakar rally, 2019 to 21 in any case. The title for the Trio to follow. Alone Stéphane Peterhansel has won 13 victories, Cyril Despres celebrated five victories in the motorcycle and two times winner Carlos Sainz is also the reigning Champion of the X-Raid changes. The rear-wheel drive MINI John Cooper Works Buggy was developed with the help of extremely experienced title defender considerably more and is in combination with the strong drivers of the absolute Top favourite for the overall victory.

Sven Quandt (CEO X-raid): “This Trio is obviously a dream occupation, which brings a lot of experience. The support of Carlos in the development of the MINI John Cooper Works Buggy has brought us, especially in relation to the Set-up. Stéphane is an old friend, and I am very happy to have him back in the Team. Cyril has shown what he is capable of. It is great to see how he will provide his skills in X-raid. Anyway, he has completed in our car many miles.
The MINI John Cooper Works Buggy has completed in the past months, many kilometers of testing, and we are very much looking forward to his first taste of Competition in Morocco with Cyril and Carlos at the wheel.”

Cyril Despres: “I have a new car, a new Team and a new passenger, but the same passion and Motivation. I am very much looking forward to the MINI John Cooper Works Buggy. We will be at the Dakar in 2019 almost exclusively on Sand on the road. A mistake, and everything could be over. There are many Places where you get stuck and time can lose. The upcoming Dakar will be extremely intense and challenging.”

Stéphane Peterhansel: “I’ve celebrated in the Dakar already has two victories with X-raid, I have very good memories. I look forward, along with Carlos and Cyril in the Team to return. I was very excited when I got in the MINI John Cooper Works Buggy. He makes a lot of fun and is good to drive. The next Dakar, will take place only in a country. But Peru is very interesting and beautiful. There are high dunes and open desert – that’s what makes the rally very interesting.”

Carlos Sainz: “A new Team, a new car and a new challenge. I am very optimistic that we will master this task. We are well-prepared. I love the challenge to work with a new car, to develop it and the Best of it. That is always exciting. I’m happy with the MINI John Cooper Works Buggy, and we still have time to develop him more.”

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by : klonr.com