Frenchman Michael Metge along with Aravind KP and Abdul Wahid Tanveer from India set for Merzouga Rally
Bengaluru, March 31: Sherco TVS Rally Factory Team fields a 3-rider squad for Merzouga Rally 2019 that will commence on Sunday in Erfoud, Morocco.
The squad for this year’s Rally includes Michael Metge from France, Aravind KP and Abdul Wahid Tanveer from India. Michael and Aravind will be racing in the 450cc category, while Tanveer will compete in the Enduro category. This will be the 3 rd Merzouga Rally for Sherco TVS Rally Factory Team and the Team will look to begin its Dakar 2020 campaign on a positive note.
The Dakar veteran Michael Metge will lead the Sherco TVS Rally Factory Team in this event. He comes from a family rich in Rally experience and has multiple achievements on his name. Aravind KP is the only Indian to finish Dakar Rally 2019 and has 17 national championships in his name. Tanveer was the winner of the Enduro category in the PanAfrica Rally 2018 and finished at a commendable 2 nd position in the Enduro category of Rally of Morocco 2018. He is also a winner of the Dakar series India Baja 2018 and completed the Merzouga Rally 2017 in Morocco.
The Merzouga Rally is a grueling 5-day Rally Raid that takes place annually in Morocco, among the dunes of Merzouga. Participants at the event will have to deal with soaring temperatures of the Moroccan desert, challenging sand sections and tricky navigational sections.