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ATTENTION - IMPORTANT INFORMATION: DUE TO THE STRIKE MOVEMENT EXPECTED ON DECEMBER 5th IN FRANCE, THE SCRUTINEERING AND THE BOARDING WILL TAKE PLACE ON DECEMBER 3rd AND 4th.
Bivouac during the Dakar 2018, Stage 9 Tupiza to Salta, Bolivia, Argentina, january 15 - Photo Nikos Katikis / @World / ASO © @World
138 LELOUP ROMAIN (FRA), KTM, rookie, moto, bike, during the Dakar 2018, Stage 9 Tupiza to Salta, Bolivia, Argentina, january 15 - Photo Nikos Katikis / @World / ASO © @World
Dakar 2018 16/OLIVIER PAIN/PISCO-SAN JUAN DE MARCONA/ORIGINAL - PHOTO : ASO/@World/N.Katikis © ASO/@World/N.Katikis
84 CARILLON PATRICE (FRA), KTM, Legende, moto, bike, mechanics at work, during the Dakar 2018, Rest day at La Paz, Bolivia, january 12 - Photo Frederic Le Floc'h / DPPI © Frederic Le Floc'h / DPPI
Dakar 2018 263/VERZA/YAMAHA/SAN JUAN DE MARCONA-SAN JUAN DE MARCONA/ORIGINAL - PHOTO : ASO/@World/N.Katikis © ASO/@World/N.Katikis
Original by motul tents during the Dakar 2018, Stage 4 San Juan De Marcona to San Juan De Marcona, Peru, january 9 - Photo Francois Flamand / DPPI © Francois Flamand / DPPI
Original by motul, during the Dakar 2018, Stage 5 San Juan De Marcona to Arequipa, Peru, january 10, Peru, january 9 - Photo Florent Gooden / DPPI © Florent Gooden / DPPI

The “Original by Motul” category, refers to bikes and quads competitors competing without any kind of assistance. A driver accompanied by someone in-race, as assistance or Media will not be eligible to participate in this category; a specific competition rule applies for competitors under this category.

The Organization commits to play the role of an assistance team for the pilots of this category through the following dispositive:

  • Provision of 1 trunk per competitor that should be used for storage of the competitor’s personal belongings, spare parts, tools and accessories;
  • Provision of 1 headlight.
  • Transport, for each competitor, of the following items: 1 trunk, 1 set of wheels, 1 sleeping tent, 1 travel bag, 1 set of tyres;
  • Free use of the generators, compressors and tool-boxes;
  • Easy access to the race’s information.

Motul, major partner of the Dakar, wishes to support the Original By Motul competitors. By sponsoring this category, Motul will make available for each of its registered drivers:

  • 1x bike lifter ;
  • 1x environmental carpet;
  • 1x 2-seconds sleeping tent (2 persons); 1x camping mattress, 1x sleeping bag 0°, 1x survival blanket;
  • 1x 90L travel bag and 1x 25L waterproof backpack;
  • 1x cap and 1x poncho;
  • 1x personalized rally jacket et 1x personalized rally jersey;
  • 1x hygiene kit.

Delivery of this material will be defined at a later stage. Motul will also provide the pilots with products from the brand.

For more information, please refer to the article 10.5 of the Bike/Quad specific regulations.  

Dakar Rally – Original by Motul EN

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