Less than two months separate us from the Dakar 2016. It is time to present the sports projects that will attempt to triumph over the dunes. The greatest of all that will make act of presence will the X-Raid team. The training stand with 12 Mini All4 Racing in a perfect fusion of crews of beginners and riders are very experienced. Nasser Al-Attiyah defends title, so that is the maximum exponent of a formation that also counts with the Spanish Nani Roma. New colors for the Mini All4 Racing of the 24 pilots and co-pilots from 13 different countries.
Nasser Al-Attiyah is the defending champion, . The pilot qatar competes alongside Mathieu Baumel and does so with a clear objective, to re-edit your title in the car category and expand their list of achievements. This year has won the World cup FIA Cross Country, the category WRC2 World Rally and the Championship of the Rallies of the Middle East. Will wear the usual colors of Red Bull. Nani Roma also knows what it is to win the Dakar. Spanish competes with Alex Haro, and for the Dakar 2016 premieres colors in their Mini All4 Racing. Nani looks for his third Dakar under tones ‘red’.
Orly Terranova and Bernardo Graue also premiered decoration. The
colors ‘officers’ of the Mini All4 Racing X-Raid happen to be
formed by a body of white with a checkered flag painted in
different shades, in order to distinguish the different
crews. The argentine competes at home and opt for the tone
contrast in black. The green is for a debutant. Mikko Hirvonen
faces his first Dakar, with Michel Périn. The co-pilot will be the
experience of a crew that debuted board in the Baja Aragon,
showing also a good performance in the Rally of Morocco.
Malysz is associated with Xavier Panseri in a Mini All4 Racing that also
sporting the colors of Red Bull. For its part, the argentine Nazareno Lopez and
his co-driver Sergio Lafuente opt for a free with the colors of the
country that is home to almost all stages of the Dakar 2016. Another
competitor with X-Raid is the Polish Jakub Przygonski. His jump of the
two of the four wheels will be next to the airbag belarusian Andrei
Rudnitski. With the colors of the ‘Union Jack’ will be the british Harry
Hunt, contesting his first Dakar. The contrast is what puts your co-pilot,
The rest of the crews of X-Raid are
composed by the debutant chinese Guo Meiling and his compatriot Min Liao,
the chilean Boris Garafulic next to Filipe Palmeiro and formed by the
German couple Stephan Schott and Holm Schmidt. The last Mini All4 is
for Erik van Loon and Wouter Rosegaard. This is one of the
crews revelation of the Dakar 2015. Their presence closes the
‘line-up’ of X-Raid with 12 Mini All4 Racing, being the edition of the Dakar
with more vehicles on the team in his career. In 2015 the
team was present with 10 vehicles and in 2014 were 11.