|Heroes Legend: 60 Vehicles already registered, start in Montauban/France.|
60 vehicles already registered and 9 nationalities represented 6 months before the start of the Heroes Legend Rally 2010. The legendary route Paris-Dakar will start in France. In the purest tradition of the formally Dakar Rally, after the picture at the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the crossing of France, the rally will stop in Montauban, on the legendary National 20 which welcomed the Dakar several times in the old days.
After the technical checks on October 15th in the Albasud area, the city center and the famous "place des fontaines" will welcome the closed park. In the evening a start ceremony with presentation of each participants. A warm and festive moment for everybody. On October 16th the warm up tour of the participants will take place in the municipality of Montauban before the rally leaves to Morocco.
Some vehicles we are not used or seen anymore on rally-raids. The Renault 20 of the Marreau brothers who won in 1982, a Porsche 911 from the team Africarrera, some Range Rover, more recent some Hummers, Toyota FJ cruiser or Land Cruiser, some Jeep Wrangler. For the motorbikes, some classics with XT or TT, in the Open category, KTM 450, 530 or 690 Enduro, Yamaha 450, Husqvarna 510.
For more information and the new entry list please visit the official website at [ www.heroeslegend.com ].
2010/05/18 | 12:04 CET | ARTICLE: MR/HS/PETERHANSEL