DAKAR 2019 SPECIAL COVERAGE

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Erik van Loon and Harmen Scholtalbers are willing to set top ten times since the start of Dakar 2019. They managed to reach the ninth time today on a good stage where they started as 54th. The driving was fine, but the navigation was difficult and that costed some time.

Van Loon feels good: 

“I felt some pain last night, but that isn’t very strange if you look to our last days. Not much sleep and heavy stages. But this morning I felt great. I woke up one hour too early but had a good feeling for the day. We overtook at least 20 cars and SxS’s. We had to search for the route a bit, the navigation was tricky. But it is all fine. I feel physically and mentally fit. I hope everything will develop good for tomorrows’ stage and we can have a strong performance.”
“I am very happy with the Toyota Hilux. You can see the differences between the cars, the new Toyota’s are even faster just like the latest Countryman. I am satisfied with this one, it feels great.”


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