Fausto Vignala comes from the Enduro where he competed at a national and international level from 2005 to 2014 also with good placements. He came in contact with the Dakar thanks to the RS Moto Team from Bergamo on the Italian MotoRally Championship. This year he decided to focus on rally raid and made his debut on an international rally with the Panafrica in Morocco. It was his first time on the dunes and he finished with a well deserved and promising 19th overall. Now it comes the tough part! In January he will make his debut on the Dakar with the Solaris Team from Castiglion Fiorentino, a squad that follows the passion and the foot prints of Fabrizio Meoni.
“The Dakar has always been a dream and I was following the rally in TV when Fabrizio Meoni was racing. I started to have the feeling that my dream could become a reality at the Dakar launch in Milan in April 2017. Since that moment, little by little, I started to work on this project. I’m training in the gym, with the bicycle and with the bike, combining my passion with my work. For me everything will be new, but I expect a tough race since the first stages. My main concern is to remain focused and concentrated for many hours on the long and demanding stages. My participation is a challenge with my self and I’m thankful for the support of my family, especially my wife. My target? Arriving in Cordoba!!”
SOLARYS RACING TEAM
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