Alexandre Giroud: “Avoid making any mistakes”

Dakar 2022 | Stage 11 | Bisha > Bisha
January 13 th 2022 - 15:22 [GMT + 3]

There is only one stage left to calmly cover for Alexandre Giroud before he can savour the title that is within his grasp: he boasts a lead of 2 hours and 41 minutes over Argentinean Francisco Moreno, his nearest pursuer in the general rankings.

Alexandre Giroud - Etape 11 - FR

“What I have to do now is bring the machine to the finish and especially avoid making any mistakes. Today, I was listening to the machine, to make sure the engine is okay to reach the end. On the Dakar, you talk to your machine a lot, even from the first day… but it doesn’t answer back! It means a lot because no French rider has managed to win the quad category since it was created and what’s more, my father was the first to finish the Dakar on a quad 25 years ago”.

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