Breaking News: Schlesser’s adventure is over!
For the first time in twenty years of rally-raid experience, the ”Schlesser Adventure” faces a tough evening after having had an outstanding day !
After a random check by the FIA technical steward at the end of two special stages carried out on the day (215 km and 248 km), through a torrid climate and a super heated engines, the authorized air intake size of 37.2mm was found to be outside of the regulations!
To err is human. The Schlesser Aventures Team who is usually perfect in the preparation of their 2 WD buggies, finds itself excluded from the Egyptian championship round as notified by the FIA.
As a result, the blue Buggy exits from the stage without even appealing the decision.
We remind you that the paring of Jean-Louis Schlesser – Konstantin Zhiltsov had taken the lead following the 4th stage with 10:07 gap over the Mini All4 Racing of Khalifa Al-Mutawei – Andreas Schulz (X-Raid).
Therefore is the team of Fazza Cross Country Rally that regains the leadership before the two crucial stages of the Pharaons Rally.