- Raorane will race a KTM 450 Rally Replica in the 2021 Dakar Rally
- Competing in the Malle Moto category, he’ll have to carry out all maintenance work himself
Indian rally raid racer Ashish Raorane will be achieving his long-held goal of participating in the Dakar Rally, with the event’s committee accepting his entry proposal last week. Raorane happens to be the only Indian rally racer to compete internationally as a privateer, and his recent outings in the 2019 Baja World Championship and 2020 Africa Eco Race helped him meet the performance pre-requisites to compete in next year’s Dakar Rally.
What Dakar 2021 category will Raorane compete in?
Raorane will participate in the Malle Moto category for motorcycle and quad competitors. The category requires the rider to race completely unassisted. So, competitors will have to carry all the spare parts, tools and…