Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team dominates Stage 1 of PanAfrica Rally

File Photo : TVS Factory Rally
IANS|12-Sep-2018 14:48

Erfoud (Morocco), Sep 11 : Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team had a successful outing post the Stage 1 of PanAfrica Rally with racers Adrien Metge and Michael Metge finishing at the first and second places respectively.

Meanwhile, debutante Abdul Wahid Tanveer finished the stage successfully at P7. 

The 15th edition of the PanAfrica Rally kicked off on September 8 here and the 275 kilometers course went through the dunes of Sahara Desert and concluded at Erfoud. 

Aravind KP unfortunately suffered an injury during the Rally and had to abandon the Rally at the prologue stage.

Commenting on the occasion, David Casteu, Team Manager, Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team said: "The terrain is difficult as it is challenging to stay focused and navigate accurately in the scorching heat. Post the stage, both Michael and Adrien have a substantial lead over the others and are confident about the new engine and its performance."

"This is the first time Abdul Wahid Tanveer is taking part in a PanAfrica Rally and I am happy that he has got used to the terrain and his bike very fast. The team has shown consistent performance so far and I look forward to finish the race at the top," he added.