Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team’s Michael Metge has won the 15th edition of PanAfrica Rally with a strong performance in the final stage. Teammate and brother Adrien Metge recovered after a few navigation errors to finish on the podium. Abdul Wahid Tanveer continued his consistent performance and finished at a commendable 8th position.
Commenting on his performance, Michael Metge, Racer, Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team says, “The PanAfrica Rally is tough and very competitive but I am thrilled to have won the championship. It has been a great learning ground and I would like to thank my team for their never ending support. ”
David Casteu, Team Manager, Sherco TVS Factory Rally team says, “It was a very intense, stressful and challenging Rally but my racers made me very happy. I want to truly thank my technical team and all my racers for making it a success. Michael is in great form right now and he is putting good use of his learning’s on the tracks. Adrien was also very close; he had a good start but slipped down on couple of points in the latter stages. Tanveer performed admirably for his first Rally and his dedication is a great motivation for the whole team. We gained a lot of experience and today we are ready to race in the front.”
Abdul Wahid Tanveer, Racer, TVS Racing said, “It was my first PanAfrica Rally and I am thrilled to finish in the top 10. It was a great learning ground for me and I am confident to face my future challenges now. A big shout out to my team as well, for being so supportive and guiding me at every stage in this unknown territory.”