Sherco TVS Wins Baja Aragon Rally 2018

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  • Jul 23, 2018
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Aishwarya Pissay couldn’t participate in the Final Stage due to an unfortunate accident on Day 2

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Baja Aragon Rally

Covering 827 kilometres, Baja Aragon is not only one the toughest rallies in the world but also the longest-running cross-country event held in Europe. The 35th edition of the rally had riders pass through sections of Jiloca, Sierra de Albarracín, Cuencas Mineras and the community of Teruel. This is the sixth time the rally is being hosted by the town of Teruel.

In Stage 2, the racers covered a distance of 147km in Teruel, Spain. In the end, Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team’s Michael Metge achieved the 1st position, followed by his brother Adrien Metge in 3rd. However, Aishwarya Pissay couldn’t couldn’t make it any further due to a crash that resulted in stomach injury. Since the injury took place at the end of Day 2, she didn’t have enough recovery time to make it back to the race.

Baja Aragon Rally

In the final stage, though, both the Metge brothers managed a podium finish in 1st and 2nd place, winning Baja Aragon 2018 for Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team.

Baja Aragon Rally

Speaking about their performance, David Casteu, Team Manager, Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team, said that the team was determined to maintain its dominant position during the Rally and Michael has endeavoured for the same, leading with more than a minute over the competition. Adrien has also performed exceptionally well, “despite a lot of pressure and the difficult terrain.”

Baja Aragon Rally

Commenting on his performance, Michael Metge, racer, Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team said, “There was a lot of pressure on me at the start but I am happy that I could maintain my top position and finish the Rally with the same momentum. My team has been a great support for me and my bike is in a great shape.”

Baja Aragon Rally

“It was a very good stage for me, after a shaky start yesterday I am glad that I could pick pace and move upwards in the ranking. The team is doing great and I am happy to contribute to the success of the team,” said Adrien Metge, racer, Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team.

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