Maxxis team prepares for the first stage of the Dakar rally starting in Lima, Peru.
The papers are in, the straps on the wrists, Dakar 2013 start. The Maxxis Dakar Team Powered by Super B, the test well and is ready for Saturday, January 5th to start.
The technical inspection of the vehicle is often a time consuming and boring affair. It is waiting for the stamps and signatures of the officials of the ASO also the papers of the drivers are checked and if everything is in order they get the coveted bracelet.
Then it wait until the vehicles are inspected. Thanks to the good preparation of the mechanics did the test well and without problems.
(# 354 )Tim Coronel was happy after the inspection and can not wait to get started. "Super! We pass inspection. Now you can finally start Dakar 2013. Friday some last things and then check it is Saturday Dakar time! "Said an enthusiastic Coronel.
(# 375) Jurgen van den Goorbergh can not wait to get started next Saturday. "Everyone came easily pass inspection. Compliments to the mechanics. The famous and coveted band is back on my wrist. I'm happy with the buggy and the team and I am ready. "
(# 257) Kees Koolen will Dakar 2013 a new adventure. Koolen start this year with a quad and is keen to reach the finish line. The quads were no problems with the inspection and are ready to get started on January 5. "Wonderful all this, both quads and buggies pass inspection without problems. From me it all started. I'm excited! "
(# 265) Sebastian Husseini joined Wednesday at the group and was first introduced to the entire team. "It feels really good to be part of such a professional and well organized team. We have made the final preparations for the quads and now testing a fact comes closer to the start. "
(# 541) Kornelis Offringa and Rob van Pelt will the agile Unimog an important role within the team. If there are unexpected problems may occur on the road, then the fast assistance of great importance.
The Unimog came again this year smoothly through the inspection and the men are ready for a new adventure. "The Unimog is ready. All spare parts are in place and the testing went very quickly. We, the rapid ANWB, are ready, "said Offringa after the inspection.
Saturday, 5 January, the official start of the program and the participants a long connection ahead of us. A short but tough stage will be the starting order for the second day care.