Rieju at the tenth stage of Dakar 2021

The RIEJU TEAM drivers Oriol Mena and Joan Pedrero consolidate in the top 20 two days from de final.

Oriol Mena concludes his best day in the 11th position and Joan Pedrero in the 17h. Both results allow the spanish pilots to consolidate their place in the top20 of the general.

The good news continues for the Rieju drivers. Oriol Mena and Joan Pedrero consolidate positions as the Dakar progresses. The good pace of Mena in the tenth stage between Neom and Al Ula, with 579 km, 342 of which timed, has led the Spanish pilot to enter in the 11th position with a time of 03H 30'39 '. Pedrero, despite the discomfort caused by the fall suffered in the seventh stage, when he crashed at a speed of more than 130Km / h, has crossed the finish line in the 18th position, only 9 minutes later than his teammate, with a time of 03H 39 '07' '.

Rieju Team rookie Marc Calmet finished the tenth stage in 37th position, with a time of 04H 26'44 '' and remains 37th in the general classification.

Joan Pedrero says: “Stage 10. It is a miracle, because, I am still quite sore from my fall, although I am a little better, thanks to the Rieju team and FN Speed: they have all motivated me to go day by day and try to be as best as possible. My physical state is how it is, and I do what I can, really. Very glad to be here. The tenth finished, tomorrow will be a very hard stage, but hey, we go one day at a time.”

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