Orly Terranova will race the Dakar rally with the third BRX Hunter

The man from Mendoza will team up with Frenchman Sébastien Loeb and Spaniard Nani Roma.

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El Bahrain Raid Xtreme (BRX), which runs the British David Richards, confirmed that he will enlist three Hunter T1 + in the 2022 edition of the rally Dakar Rally, which will take place from January 1 to 14 in the Saudi Arabia. To french Sébastien Loeb and to Spanish Nani Rome the Argentine will join Orly Newfoundland, which is on its 17th Dakar participation.

“Our driver line-up is one of the strongest as all three have 50 years of experience on the Dakar. The new Hunter T1 + has proven to be fast and reliable in testing. Also, the pilots and navigators are performing well, which is so important in the Saudi Arabian desert where precise navigation will be critical. ” Richards pointed out.

Orly Newfoundland
Photo: Paulo Maria / DPPI.

"I have spoken to Nani and Seb and they have told me how good the new T1 + feels and that despite its larger size and added weight it still feels just as easy to drive and is much better in rocky conditions." explained Terranova, the only Argentine driver to win stages in the car category "

“I am looking forward to seeing the team again and starting preparations for my 17th Dakar”, added the cuyano, who will have the opportunity to test the machine in Dubai in the coming days.

The BRX prototypes, adapted to the new regulations T1 +, they will use a new sustainable fuel developed by the team itself. This fuel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 80% compared to gasoline as it is made from generation 2 biofuel made from agricultural waste.

By using this new fuel, BRX wants to demonstrate that such fuels can be used as an alternative to gasoline and diesel in road transport and immediately contribute to the fight against climate change.

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