Petrucci exceeds expectations in maiden Dakar Rally

Former MotoGP™ star Danilo Petrucci has moved onto pastures anew after leaving the paddock at the end of last season. The 31-year old becomes the first MotoGP™ rider to ever take a stage a win in the rally, doing so on Day 5 of this year’s event. Managing to exceed his initial expectations of just completing the race, Petrucci was overjoyed by the experience. Danilo Petrucci: “I am so happy to finally reach the finish line and to complete the goal I set out to do. It’s been a tough time both leading up to the event and the race itself, but to complete my first ever Dakar feels amazing.

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