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Go for the 2011 Dakar!

31 December 2010

Dakar 2011

January 1st to 16th, Argentina - Chili

More than 5903 miles to go, including 3107 miles of racing itself, spread over 13 stages, 16 days of competition ...
Jean Brucy and Jean-Luc Blanchemain

As expected two months after the Rally of Morocco, the buggy, stamped No. 350, is back to face this time the legendary race of the Dakar 2011 edition.

Determined to battle after two unsuccessful editions, Jean Luc Blanchemain and his co-driver Jean Brucy will leave tomorrow with the 429 other vehicles, motorcycles, quads, cars and trucks expected from Buenos Aires (Argentina) for the 33rd edition of Dakar.

On the Rally-Raid, the toughest in the world, the duelists will face slices of sand, tracks and difficulties to be overcome no matter what happens. As Jean-Luc says: "In 2009 I gave up at the ninth stage, the following year at the third, I hope this time will be good at ignoring the adage “never twice without thrice”!

Prepared in the workshops MD Racing, the yellow Buggy identifiable from miles around, has all the necessary ingredients to achieve the target set by this outstanding team. With 365 horsepower engine delivered by the Chevrolet 6.2 liter, the team is well equipped to complete the South American country. « With Jean, we are a complementary pair. If the mechanism works in our favor, we can spice up our days for a few good shots! » Warns Jean-Luc now eager to get into the thick of it.

After two editions in South America, the 2011 Dakar continues the exploration of a continent of impressive potential discoveries. An annual race which has no equivalent and in which nice human stories are written. This suggests that the crew Jean-Luc and Jean Brucy Blanchemain promises to be as endearing as spellbinding for several reasons but mainly that make us vibrate for 16 days ...