Originally Posted by Brodovitch
Careful of checking, double checking and checking again on the scrutineering part for the Dakar, I seem to recall a whole bunch of modified quads (Macachek included) being disqualified at the last minute for Dakar '12... that would suck big time, not trying to be a nay-sayer, just pointing out the sometimes fickle ways of the organizers.
They were protested against so the ASO had to act.
It came down to them not bringing proof they were road legal with them. One of their customer quads had his paperwork and was allowed to race.