N°183 Quad TEAM MARCELO MEDEIROS
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MARCELO MEDEIROS

(bra) 1.8m / 79kg

Aficiones

Football / karting

Sponsors

Governo Maranhão, Fiat TAGUATUR veículos, Viação ESTRELA

2018: 4th
2017: Ab. Stage 4 (1 stage win)
2016: Ab. Stage 5

Rally Dos Sertoes (1st in 2002, 2015, 2019 and 2020)

Interview

“The Dakar represents a sense of overcoming”

Just a 100kms away from his hometown of Sao Luis, the area of Maranhao hosts the most splendid dunes and sand beaches the world has to offer. A perfect terrain for Marcelo Medeiros to ride his quad. That’s where it all started. But the successful businessman had one dream: to do the Dakar one day. After winning the Dos Sertoes Rally twice, his turn came to witness the toughest of all cross-country rallies. A year after André Suguita became the first ever Brazilian to finish the Dakar on a quad, Medeiros was impressing the world. Second overall after stage 4 in Jujuy, he was sadly forced to call it quits after a major crash on the way to Bolivia. His second attempt was just as rough as he pulled out on day 4 despite conquering a first ever stage win on the opening day. It would take the Brazilian three editions to eventually cross the finish line and he did so in style when he reached Cordoba in fourth spot. After a three-year absence, Medeiros returns with that simple desire to discover Saudi Arabia and… become the first Brazilian to win the Dakar.

"Since I was a boy when I started racing in kart at the age of eleven, and then on quads, I followed the Dakar Rally and dreamt of one day being in that race as well. And that finally happened, it was a dream come true. I hope that my participation in the Dakar, regardless of the results, serves above all to show to the state governments and companies of our country that Brazilian athletes can be as good as any other, regardless of their sport or category. We just need opportunities.
For me the Dakar represents a challenge, a possibility to represent my country and my region, but also a sense of overcoming.
My return to the Dakar has two reasons: I wanted to discover Saudi Arabia and its dunes, but I also come with the desire to win for the first time."

Vehículo

TEAM MARCELO MEDEIROS

YAMAHA YFM700R
TEAM MARCELO MEDEIROS

  • YAMAHA
  • YFM700R
  • Team Marcelo Medeiros
  • Team Marcelo Medeiros
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Clasificación 2022

Toute l'actualité de M. Medeiros

Últimas noticias - 13/01 12:38 [GMT +3] - Quad

Medeiros se luce y Giroud resiste

Como viene siendo habitual desde hace varios días, Medeiros domina al inicio de la especial. En el km 214, saca 6'19'' a Wiśniewski, 6'57'' a Moreno y 8'46'' a Giroud. En la general provisional, el francés acumula 2h41'42'' sobre el argentino, quien a su vez se encuentra a 6 minutos de su rival por...

Últimas noticias - 11/01 11:01 [GMT +3] - Quad

Copetti acorta distancias

En el km 118, Pablo Copetti registra el mejor tiempo, con el brasileño Medeiros, segundo, a 1’22’’. Giroud sigue cerca a 1’55’’. En la general provisional, el francés conserva su liderato, pero Copetti acorta distancias y remonta a 28’52’’. Giroud cuenta con cierto margen… aunque se va reduciendo poco...

Últimas noticias - 11/01 10:12 [GMT +3] - Quad

Giroud aguanta

El brasileño Medeiros, sin opciones a la victoria, es el más rápido. ¡Al igual que ayer, domina la especial en el primer registro de tiempo en el km 40! Copetti es segundo a 5 segundos y Giroud, tercero a 23 segundos. El francés conserva su posición de líder en la general provisional, con una ventaja de media hora sobre Copetti.

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Últimas noticias - 10/01 12:10 [GMT +3] - Quad

Medeiros saca pecho, Giroud gestiona su renta

Al igual que ayer, Medeiros, a más de 22 horas en la general provisional, domina la especial del día. Giroud, líder del Dakar esta mañana, se coloca a menos de 3' del brasileño en el km 201, mientras que Copetti se encuentra bastante más rezagado, a 12'27''. Moreno figura a 14'08'' y Wisniewski a 14'57''. El francés consolida su...

Últimas noticias - 09/01 13:10 [GMT +3] - Quad

Medeiros por la honra

El brasileño Marcelo Medeiros ha pasado en cabeza en el km 259, con 1'39'' de ventaja sobre Giroud y 9'03'' sobre Copetti. Una hazaña que no pasa de un gesto honroso, ya que el piloto está a más de 22 horas en la general provisional de un Giroud que sigue siendo el líder virtual por delante de Copetti, a 12'16'', y Maksimov, a...

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