Felipe Zanol crashes during training for Dakar 2013
By Fanni Duarte | 05/12/2012 - Updated at 15:12
Felipe Zanol is hospitalized in California.
Taken: Jorge Cunha / Honda
The pilot Felipe Zanol champions of Country Rally 2012 in Motorcycle category, had an accident on Tuesday (4) while training for the Dakar 2013 with Team HRC team in the city of Barstow, California, United States. The Brazilian was hospitalized and, according to his press office, the medical bulletin has not been disclosed. The region where the drop is 185 kilometers from Los Angeles and is part of the Mojave Desert, which houses a ground gravel roads with high speed, sand and rocks. Zanol finalized the calendar of competitions on Saturday (1), in the city of Itu, São Paulo, Red Bull Cross Choice, competition pilots who united several modalities in a dispute unprecedented format, since at certain points of the circuit the contestant had to choose between four ways, requiring different skills . The pilot left the fight in the semifinal after a fall without gravity.