Sparco® alongside the winners of Dakar-2017

SparcoŽ alongside the winners of Dakar-2017

15.01.2017: The 1-2-3 from Peugeot and the double from Team Kamaz with the bronze for Petronas Iveco De Rooy means SPARCOŽ monopoly

The 1-2-3 from Peugeot and the double from Team Kamaz with the bronze for Petronas Iveco De Rooy means SPARCO® monopoly on Dakar 2017 podium    




A resounding success for SPARCO® at the Dakar 2017. Both the podium of cars, monopolized by the Team Peugeot Total with "mr Dakar" Stephane Peterhansel, Sebastien Loeb and Cyril Despres, and truck with Nikolaev and Sotnikov with Kamaz official team over the third position with the Iveco Powerstar driven by Gerard De Rooy, signify a double victory for the Volpiano’s brand, alongside the drivers and the team climbed the podium in Buenos Aires.



Among the cars, the 1-2-3 of Team Peugeot Total has led to the successful debut the all-new seat SPARCO® Circuit II Air Carbon, developed through collaboration between the technicians of the French Lion brand and those of SPARCO® which allowed, in a few months, to design and create a ventilated seat that would improve crew comfort.



Comfort is guaranteed by the new Prime suit, presented only a few months ago by Volpiano’s brand. A lightweight suit that allowed the Peugeot drivers and co-drivers to tackle the more than 9000 kilometers between Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina aboard the Peugeot 3008DKR.



A tough Dakar, that of 2017, which put a strain on both the cars that the drivers, but the Team Peugeot Total has inflamed the race with a head to head between Peterhansel and Loeb who battled to the finish in Buenos Aires .



Eventually it was Mister Dakar to win the race for the 13th time, the seventh in the car after six in bike. The third step of the podium Cyril Despres who completed the hat trick and Peugeot SPARCO®.




SPARCO® 1-2-3 also among the truck with the Kamaz – Master of Eduard Nikolaev and Dmitry Sotnikov who have won the first and second position at the end of the South American race, ahead on the podium in Buenos Aires the Team Petronas Iveco with the Iveco Powerstar driven by Gerard De Rooy. On the Argentine podium, so, Sparco did the clean sweep.



Claudio Pastoris - SPARCO® CEO
: "As every year the Dakar holds for us great satisfaction. It's the first race of the year and, for some time, our company believes strongly in these heroes who face one of the toughest races in the world.



 This year we have to thank the Team Peugeot Total with whom we have developed a seat that would guarantee the best for the drivers in the race.





I think, in part, this victory is a bit 'ours too, but mostly it is Stephane Petheransel, great friend of SPARCO®, Sebastien Loeb and Cyril Despres who have distinguished themselves in a grueling contest.



As well as between the truck our praise goes to the pioneers of the Kamaz team and those of the Petronas Team De Rooy Iveco. We are grateful to all teams and drivers who have brought honor to the name of our company on the sand, on the gravel and on the podium of one of the most fascinating races in the world".
 



Simona Signorotto                 - photos Sparco

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