Originally Posted by DruncleWill
Note from Honda about the pilot Felipe Zanol won: "Felipe Zanol won the pilot Team, HRC, who was hospitalized in California (USA), landed in Brazil on Thursday (01/24).
Zanol won, who crashed during practice in preparation for the Dakar Rally, will continue the sessions of physical therapy here in the country.
The Honda team is to provide support to the pilot and his family and twists for his full recovery.
Great news! He must be delighted to be home at last. I hope he will be able to ride again. His last victory was the Sertoes last year, and you can see what a humble an nice bloke he is at the end of this video (09:15).
Dreaming of Dakar
Everyone has a max speed, 90% of that max speed is much safer and easier, and if that 90% speed isn't fast enough at Dakar, you enter the snowball. - neduro