Originally Posted by Stagehand
what the hell does being at his father's truck, if its in the race, have to do wiht anything? they assume got more service than malle moto would suggest?
Yes, pretty much. Even though the vast majority of malle moto riders gets assistance, as did Payen himself. But because Payen is awfully friendly with the responsible ASO official, he can get Van Pelt kicked out.
Some nerve to cheat a 19 year old prodigy out of a victory.