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Rally of Morocco

The team is all set to take part in the rally and brave the sandy dunes of Morocco. Many will enter the fray, but only few will conquer the perilous terrains of the Rallye du Maroc. The rally is known to be one of the toughest raids to survive in the international circuit. Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team is ready to raid the desert once more!

The Machine

International Rally
RTR 450

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racing team

Michael Metge

Ganges, France

Age: 38 years

The older of the 2 Metge brothers, Michael is a seasoned veteran in the world of Rally Racing.

His passion started at a very young age, passed on from his parents who are also rally raid riders.

Michael Metge heads into Dakar 2019 with back to back titles at Spanish Baja Aragon and PanAfrica Rally 2018 earlier this year. This will be his 7th Dakar, bringing in all his experience to the Sandy dunes of Peru!

Best Ranking in Dakar: 14th in 2017

Lorenzo Santolino

Salamance, Spain

Age: 31 years

Lorenzo is making his first appearance in the Dakar Rally.

He is a 5-time Enduro Spain Champion, a 3-time ISDE Spain Champion, a 2-time Crosscountry Spain Champion and Junior World Champion in 2010. He also finished 3rd in the World Enduro GP Championship.

Known for his speed in the rally arena, Lorenzo will be looking to make an impact in his first outing at Dakar.

Johnny Aubert

Maubeuge France

Age: 39 years

Johnny has been focused on his career since he was a kid. He put all his chances to achieve his goals. He is passionate by all sports and he is always happy to test a new one. He loves riding bicycle, playing golf, paddling, running. He loves traveling to discover new cultures. When he is off , he loves spending time with family and assist his daughter during horse show.

Johnny is 2 time enduro wold champion (2008/2009) , 3 time enduro world champion with French Team (2010 / 2012 / 2013) and he won 2 time the overall during 6 days (2007 / 2010). In motocross : 4 times French Champion / SX : 1 time French Champion / Enduro : 1 time French champion, 1 time Italian champion.

Johnny is calm, focus and altruistic. He loves to spend time with motorcycle fans , and share his passion with them.

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