The Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team has participated in four international rally-raids this year – Baja Aragon, Merzouga Rally, PanAfrica Rally and OiLibya Rally of Morocco.
Sherco TVS Factory Rally team has announced its 3-rider squad for Dakar 2018. Joan Pedrero from Spain will be leading the squad, which also includes Adrien Metge from France, and Aravind K.P. from India. The team is h aiming for a top 10 finish at Dakar 2018.
Dakar 2018 is the 40th edition of the annual international rally-raid, and Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team will be participating in the event for the fourth consecutive year. The rally will be held from January 6 -18, 2018. This time, the rally will cover three countries, beginning in Lima, Peru, and passing through La Paz, Bolivia before finally culminating in Córdoba, Argentina, after having traversed a total distance of over 9,000km.
This will also be the second time that Aravind K.P. will participate in Dakar Rally. Joan Pedrero will be participating for the ninth consecutive time, and this will be the third Dakar Rally for Adrien Metge.
Vinay Harne, President of new product development, TVS Motor Company said, “Our partnership with Sherco for Dakar has been a hugely rewarding experience for our racing team. We have supported Indian riders and engineers in competing in international events, and this has resulted in immense learning for both the partners. We wish the Sherco TVS Factory Team the very best”.