January 17, 2022

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2022 Dakar Rally: Lorenzo Santolino ran out of options: 15 minute engine change penalty

2022 Dakar Rally: Lorenzo Santolino ran out of options: 15 minute engine change penalty

Fiftharaballo aspirations Lorenzo Santolino. The man was from Salamanca Punishable by 15 minutes to Change the engine in your Sherco, with his disagreement with Commander Matthias Walkner (KTM) 41 minutes 54 seconds.

Sherko preferred that she bear the punishment Risking Santolino Engine Failure in Racing, which could have been final. However, this punishment may be decisive for Santolino’s ambitions Sixth place improvement Achieved in the past Dakar due to narrow classification.

Santolino dropped from seventh to twelfth place overall.

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the Stage 9 -which, intriguingly, was one of the most comfortable games of Dakar 2022- it was My fate for team captain Sherko, who actually lost more than 11 minutes in the special compared to Nacho Cornejo, today’s winner. In fact, he was the best performing driver today.

The only advantage of Sherko’s decision is that Santolino will carry a cold engine Before the last two long and decisive phases, but 15 minutes is a very big obstacle To get it back in exchange for the benefits, especially given that The French motorcycle is one step below Honda and KTM in this regard.

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