Qatar Cross Country Rally:
And our shock team is…

 

#210 – Jose Luis Peña / Rafael Tornabell
#215 – Claude Papi Fournier / Sebastien Dalaunay
#223 – Michele Cinotto / Fulvio Zini

Tomorrow morning, technical and administrative checks.

Hard but good!
Very good result for xtremeplus Polaris factory team.

The first 3 positions on fia T3 are trust by xtremeplus driver
1 – Peña Jose Luis / Rafael Tornabell
2 – Gonzalez Vincent / Duple Stephane
3 – Garrouste Patrice / Minaudier Loic

But what is fabulous is that in the général all car we can find in the first 10 three xtremeplus Polaris.

7 – Peña
9- Gonzalez
10 Garrouste

A race to forget for thé world champion t3 Claude Fournier that had to major technical problems on stage 3 and 4

But he was gable to finish the race in 6 position
He will grant good point to stay actually leader on t3 World Cup
339 rookies they had good experience they enjoyed even if it was hard.

Verifications ok!
XT+ will attend the race with 6 Polaris xt+30 FIA T3.

Will race with us:

GARROUSTE Patrice: 2nd this year in Dakar Rally 2018 with Loic Minaudier well known bike rider.

FOURNIER Papi Claude and Szymon Gospodarczyk: Are the team to bit +. T3 2017 World Champion and 3rd in 2018 Dakar.

PEÑA Jose Luis and Rafael TORNABELL: First participation in ADDC but already good experience whit a Oilibya Marroco Rally and a very good Dakar 2018.

Vincent GONZALEZwith his new codriver Stephane Duple, Vincent start to have a good experience in Rally Raid after a very good 4th position on Afriica econ Race 2018

Ravil MANGANOV is coming back with his experimented codrive Kirill Shubin, after a 3dr position in Dakar 2017.
The Rokkie Team is:

Dominique LUCAS and Jean Daniel CLARET
It will be their first experience in rally raid
They are here to learn and have fun.

THE YOUNROOKIES OF THE YEAR 2018!!
N° 360 – Graham Knigth driver / David Watson Codriver
10 overall and 1st T3

FIRST RACE, FIRST WIN!!!
And with a lot of fun!!!
That what they said.

At only 1 minute from 1st T3 and 40 seconds from the 2nd.
We find at 3rd position T3 2017 World Champion
Claude Fournier Pilote / Szymon Gospodarczyk

Khalid finished 4th general all.
Today he did very good stage, but with the mistake of yesterday he cold not do more then 4 th T3.

CONGRATULATION TO ALL OF YOU!

Xtreme Plus!

March 8 to march 10
Total stage km 550
100 % dunes

Graham Knigth driver / David Watson Codriver

After few years riding motorbike they are talking à new challange: going to Dakar 2019 with SXS.

In order to achive their goal they will start racing the Dubai Baja , then Hellas Rallye , Merzouga Rallye and eventualy Morocco in october.

The main reason of choosing Baja Dubai is because after a week of training in Merzouga dunes with all the Xtremeplus Staff, Garry and David felt in love with crossing dune

Claude Fournier / Szymon Gospodarczyk

The 2017 world champ T3 Claude ( better know as Papi ), will pass from the freezing temperature of Baja Russia Northern Forest ( where he get a very good 2nd place in T3 ), to the hotest temperaure of Dubai.

He will be codrive by Szymon , both are getting used after Dakar and Northern forest Baja

The goal is to get good result and defend his 2017 title.

Khalid El Mohannadi / Sebastién Delaunay

Khalid is a fast driver that use to race in Qatar and also international races, for his first race with xtremeplus he put all the chance on his side and took well known codriver Sebastien Delaunay.

All Xtremeplus Polaris will Run with the CST Tires Lobo Rc , and with Motul lubricants

“Russia – Northern Forest 2018”, the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies round, is held in the Republic of Karelia on 16-18 February 2018.

Final results:

Victory in the T3 category for the Russian duo Dmitry PONOMARENKO and Kirill Shubin and 9th in the General.

The 2017 world T3 champion Claude Fournier ( bette know as Papy ) and Szymon Gospodarczyk in their first participation in the snow, they reached the second place in the category t3 and 10 in general.

Xtreme Plus team greets Fournier Claude Pilote and Herve Lavergne who have won the FIA World Rally Raid – T3

And for the 5th time, Xtreme Plus is world champion FIA Rally Raid

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BAJA ARAGON:
Vicent Vincent Gonzalez and Benjamin Benjo El Blanco Rosso finish second and third respectively.
Benjamin and Loic Minaudier on Sunday won the last special stage of the category.
Congratulations to the team Blanco&Rosso!Podio Vicent

After 15 days of running, to travel more than 10.000 km of racing that was varied and demanding for both man and machine, the Team of Xtreme Plus arrived at Xi an!
The drivers won the 2nd, 3rd and 4th place in the category.
Mao Rujin and Rafa Tornabel – 2nd place in the category T3 and 17th of the general classification
WANG Fujiang and Li Wei 3rd in the category and 20th overall
Cinotto Pietro and Fulvio Zini 4th place in the category and 22 in the general category. (Clarifying that since Pietro assumed the position of his father won all the special tests, but unfortunately for the time lost in Russia did not let him reach the podium)
Congratulations to all these brave pilots!

Podio de la Silk Way para nuestros pilotos!
Despues de 15 dias de carrera, de recorrer mas de 10.000 exigentes kilomentros de carrera, el Team de Xtreme Plus llego a Xi an!
Los pilotos ganaron el 2do, 3ro y 4to puesto de la categoria.
Mao Rujin y Rafa Tornabel – 2do puesto en la categoria T3 y 17vo de la clasificacion general
WANG Fujiang y Li Wei 3ro en la categoria y 20vo en la general
Cinotto Pietro y Fulvio Zini 4to puesto en la categoria y 22 en la general. (Aclarando que desde que Pietro asumio el puesto de su papá gano todas las pruebas especiales, pero lamentablemente por el tiempo perdido en Rusia no le dejo alcanzar el podio)
Felicitaciones a todos estos valientes pilotos!