N°68 Moto IVAR CS TEAM
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JAN VESELY

(cze) Né le 08/03/1971 à Liberec 1.86m / 88kg

Sponsors

Ivar CS s.r.o., Czech Republic, Pneu Hnidek, RAF Racing Team

2018: 68th
2016: 71st
2015: 39th
2014: Ab. Stage 3
2013: Ab. Stage 4
2012: 65th
2011: 65th
2010: 62nd

2018: El Chott Rallye Tunisia (3rd, enduro)
2014: El Chott Rallye Tunisia (1st)
2013: El Chott Rallye Tunisia (4th)
2006: ISDE (Taupo, New Zealand)
2005: ISDE (Povážská Bystrica, Slovakia)
2004: ISDE (Kielce, Poland)
2003: ISDE (Fortaleza, Brazil)
2002: ISDE (Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic)

Interview

“We help each other out, it's not really a competition”

Jan Vesely isn't a man to shy away from a challenge. Having participated in seven consecutive Dakars between 2010 and 2016 -reaching the finish line on five occasions- the experienced Czech mechanic and rider decided to step things up by entering the 'Original by Motul' category a year ago. Though he described the 2018 rally as the "toughest" he'd taken part in, the 47-year-old nevertheless made it unscathed to the podium in Cordoba, coming 68th in the bikes overall and 12th in the malle moto class. Jan, who has been riding a bike since childhood, believes that the 'Original' category perfectly captures the essence of the early Dakars. Now, with a little help from his friends, he's looking forward to pitting his wits against the Peruvian dunes in this 2019 edition.

“I've been on a bike all my life! That eventually led me to the Dakar, and this year I will be participating for the ninth time. I prefer to be in the Original class, with no assistance at all. That's the spirit of the original Dakar. There's a really good atmosphere between malle moto riders. We help each other out, borrow each other's tools, it's not really a competition. The most important things are to stay healthy and get to the finish line. Once you have achieved those two objectives, you can worry about your position.”

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IVAR CS TEAM

  • Marque : HUSQVARNA
  • Modèle : FE 450
  • Préparateur : Ivar CS Team
  • Assistance : Original by Motul
  • Classe : M_G2.1 : G2.1 Super Production – 0 à 450 cm3

Classement 2019

Scratch Étape Général
1 92 92 92
2 88 87 85
3 88 88 86
4 96 96 92
5 81 81 81
6 94 94 85
7 83 83 82
8 61 60 72
9 72 72 68
10 68 68 66

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