Dakar 2012 entries are open
Husaberg Rallye Racing Australia has entered 2 top Australian rallye racers
- David Schwarz
- Rod Faggotter
David is an experienced Dakar competitor with his 2005 Dakar 3rd place in the 450 class & 37th outright when he teamed with Andy Caldecott on the KTM Motorex Australian semi-factory Dakar team on his factory KTM 450RR bike and as a privateer in 2009 Dakar 36th outright finish on a KTM 690RR.
In the Australian Safari David has an almost unmatched record of 8 top 10 finishes from 8 starts, multiple class wins including 4 x 450cc class wins and a 250cc class win as well as 3rd outright in 2004.
David @ Dakar 2009
Rod will be riding his first Dakar after winning the Condo 750 rally in 2010 & 2011 and taking 2nd outright 2008 Australasian Safari.
Both riders will be riding 2012 Husaberg FE450 rallye bikes built by the team and supported by the team mechanics which have extensive experience in both Dakar and Safari over the last 4 years.
Stay tuned for updates as both bike builds and logistics plans progress