It’s a first victory, all the representatives of the Loire and Haute-Loire have crossed the finish line of the Dakar 2022, which ended on Friday.
Starting with the Saint-Didier-en-Velay pilot Serge Gounon (BBR team). He finishes this 44and edition and its twelve stages in Saudi Arabia at the 9and place in lightweight prototype. A great success for his first in this category, with his co-driver Pierre-Henri Michel, after two participations on a motorcycle in 2012 and 2014.
Fabrice Lardon 17 and in SSV
In SSV, Stéphanois Fabrice Lardon (team Casteu), for the second consecutive year aligned in light vehicles, ranks 17and with Bruno Bony. Ulrich Caradot (BBR team) from Pommiers-en-Forez, for his first Dakar, finished with his co-driver and childhood friend Mathieu Bouchut in the 34and square. Still in SSV, the Ponot Pierre Lachaume (MD rally sport), who was competing in his sixth Dakar, finished 11and driving his Optimus.