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Sherco TVS Rally Factory Team announces four-rider squad for Dakar 2019

Press Trust of India  |  Rabat 

Sherco TVS Factory Team on Thursday announced a four-rider squad for the 2019, scheduled to take place between January 6 to 17 in

The team includes the experienced Metge brothers -- and Adrien -- from France, Champion from and an Indian rider will also be a part of the

The team will be riding specially built RTR 450 rally motorcycles. With strong performances, this year in the Baja Aragon, PanAfrica Rally & Rally of Morocco, the SHERCO TVS Rally Factory Team is aiming for a top-10 finish at 2019.

will be participating for the first time in Dakar, while it will be the 6th for Metge and 4th for

India's Aravind KP is recovering from the sustained during PanAfrica rally. He will undergo a fitness test on Oct 26th in post which the team will decide on his selection. If Aravind KP is not selected, the team will have the option to select another Indian

2019, in its 41st Edition, is the annual international Rally-Raid the ultimate test of man and machine. This year, unlike the previous editions, the rally will cover only one country

It will see the riders starting from Lima, cruising through terrains of Pisco, de Marcona, Arequipa and Moquegua, covering a total distance of over 5000 km.

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 20:50 IST