Originally Posted by KZJohn
Don't count out Campbell too soon. He may not be an "Alien" but has plenty of high speed dez miles under his belt as well as Dakar navigation experience co-driving with Robby G. He is a smart, talented RACER who knows how to win. Also if he has Eric Siraton working on his bike there is no doubt it will make it too the end
Don't forget he has raced the Dakar before and had a pretty high finish... But that was in 01 (I think)...
Edit, it was 01, and he got 8th on a XR650, but I would be surprised to see him in the top 20 this year.
"Far to the general now, and without great final hope of victory, he has nothing to lose. And it must above all have rabies. For the moment, it dominates this special."