Dakar 2017: X-Raid runs out of the 'rookie' Bryce Menzies


Bryce Menzies will not be in the Dakar 2017. The american pilot, one of the claims of the next edition of the Dakar by its status as a debutante under the umbrella of X-Raid, you can not take the output on Assumption after seeing the fracture of the shoulder he suffered last August while trying to achieve the world record jump with a truck 4×4 has been complicated. In fact, Menzies has had to undergo a new surgery that has been section of that was going to be his debut in the Dakar at the controls of the Mini JCW Rally.

making his Debut in the Dakar with the colors of Red Bull and as one of the three pilots of reference in X-Raid is not within the reach of any, and that had placed the spotlight on Bryce Menzies, the whole time I was going to have at its disposal one of the three Mini JCW Rally, which introduces the German team in 2017. However, this untimely injury not allow to see the level of the american pilot, in relation to Mikko Hirvonen and Yazeed Al-Rajhi, the other two riders that will enjoy the new vehicle developed by X-Raid in the next Dakar.

With all to benefit the most by this decline is the argentine Orlando Terranova, which will occupy the third Mini JCW Rally alongside his co-driver Andreas Schulz. In this way, ‘Orly’ Newfoundland enters through the large door in the list of candidates for the victory -if it isn’t already – to be able to ride the latest version of the 4×4 Mini, as in the first instance it was intended that you were putting up a good with a Mini All4 Racing. For his part, Bryce Menzies is already working to recover to play some quotes from the World Cross-Country and be ready for his debut in the Dakar, which will have to be in 2018.