Diego Vallejo’s debut race with the team De Rooy Iveco


More than 25 years covering the career of Diego Vallejo. Of the hand of his brother Sergio, but also of other riders such as Manuel Muniente, Ramón Ferreyros or Albert Llovera, the co-pilot of Meira has carved out a storied history full of success both in Spain and outside our borders. His three podiums in the WRC with Dani Sordo or more than 200 rallies in the National speak for themselves, but that does not mean that a child of the ‘Wolves of Meira’ don’t have a hunger for more. So much so, that almost without wanting to, Diego Vallejo faces the challenge of competing in the Rally of Morocco.

however, Diego Vallejo will debut in the raids as part of the crew of the Iveco of the Kazakh Artur Ardavichus, one of the new faces of the structure of Gerard de Rooy for the present season. After competing in the past Silk Way Rally at the wheel of an Iveco Powerstar 900 HP next to the co-pilot belgium’s Serge Bryunkens and mechanic Michel Huisman, Ardavichus needed a new co-pilot to compete in the Rally of Morocco. Finally, it will be Diego Vallejo occupying this role after being recommended by Moses Torrallardona, crew of Gerard de Rooy and with great weight in the team.

rtur Ardavichus comes to compete in the last Dakar with a MAN and is postulated as one of the pilots that will be part of the army Of countryman gerard de Rooy in the next edition of the raid of the world’s toughest, the entire time that the structure promises to be divided into two to contest also the Africa Eco Race. Be that as it may, David Vallejo has a baptism of fire in raids since the Rally of Morocco has a route of almost 2,000 kilometres against the clock is divided into six days of competitive and nine special. the harshness of The desert will serve for tanning one of the ‘Wolves of Meira’, any time you will be very far from their natural habitat.