Congratulations to the team GALAG for successfully ended this first Dakar!
The 8th edition of the Dakar is finally over and the team GALAG has signed a very promising performance for its first Dakar rally !
After 12 stages and 8375 kilometers of race, the team GALAG composed of Jérôme de Sadeleer and his co-driver Michael Metge finished the Dakar with a total time of 62 hours and 7 minutes and 28 seconds.
A very promising performance !
The team managed to arrive in 5th place during the 7th stage ! Unfortunately, a mechanical problem at the 9th stage caused them a lot of mischief and a penalty of more than 10 hours. On 10 of the 12 stages of the Dakar, the team GALAG has placed in the top 10 in its category ! Following the difficulties encountered in the 9th stage, the team managed to finish this first Dakar in 25th position in the general classification of the SSV category.
Jerome comments : “I don’t really have any words left ! The most challenging and rewarding experience in my life. Who would have thought we could come and slide into the top 5 from time to time ? “
A big congratulations to the whole team for this extraordinary race full of twists !