In recent days there have been alarming news on the feasibility of the tender, the restrictions have come to close all ports and airports, the worst was feared, but the A.S.O. has tried everything to ensure that the long-awaited Dakar has its course. Pilots and teams from all over the world were promptly informed and guided on what to do, reserved charter flights were scheduled from all countries interested in the Dakar. The close collaboration with the Saudi authorities has paid off, a strict health protocol will be applied upon arrival in Jeddah.
Simone Gilli, from Premilcuore in the province of Forlì-Cesena, known for several years in the racing world, will take care of the KTM Rally di Pedemonte. Even for him, despite being already familiar with these specialties, it will be a dream that will crown his business and obviously his personal pride, oh yes … because being able to tell an adventure like the Dakar lived in first person is always exciting and gratifying. ! Simone will have to try to rest during the transfers, in order to work on the bike at the end of each stage, for this reason he has organized to follow the parallel road book that will be provided to all assistance and media, aboard the Mercedes 4×4 truck driven by Marino Arrigoni.
It seems that an accomplice in the mission undertaken by Angelo was a companion in his adventures: Davide Cominardi and it is with him that he will share the mechanical assistance. Davide Cominardi will be at the starting grid on a Honda 450 crf rally RS with the number 133. Also for him the first time at the Dakar Rally, but with a recent finish line behind him after 6000 km covered at EcoRace 2020 in addition to the past Raid TT , Rally Race and Trophies.