Dakar Rally 2020 Women competitors: SSV and Car

Courtesy of Sharon Cox

Annett Fisher Dakar Rally 2020 co-driver Camelia Liparoti Driver  SSV category: Yamaha  Nationalities: German, Italian.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dakar record: Camelia Liparoti 10 back-to-back Dakar Rallies. Annett Fischer 2nd Dakar with 10 years on and off field at Dakar. Only female duo at Dakar Rally 2020.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Annett: ‘Together we feel privileged to be in a time in Motorsport where we can follow our passion as equal race competitors and in doing so change gender perceptions and inspire other females to enter the world of Motorsport’.        
Cristina Gutierrez Dakar Rally 2020 Driver Pablo Moreno co-driver Car: Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross  Nationality: Spain Dakar record: 2019 26th                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Cristina 2019 mis-fortune: ‘We broke the alternator belt, so we had to replace it with the spare, but that one broke too. We had to cut one in two to cover the last 50 kilometres, at almost snails pace, but the main thing is we reached the finish-line this evening. Anyway, I’ll get to the finish, even if I have to push the car’. 

Fernanda Kanno Garcia Dakar Rally 2020 Driver co-driver: Alonso Carillo  Car: Toyota Landcrusier  Dakar record: 2019 49th. First Peruvian female to race Dakar.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fernanda Kanno is competing in 3rd Dakar Rally having overcome challenges of mechanical issues in 2018, to finish 2019 P3 in 4×4 class. Dakar Rally 2020 enters new territory outside Fernanda’s home country of Peru, which is just how the driver likes it. ‘Best love is racing in sand dunes. I love the sand dunes and that is where I am most comfortable. I love the desert. For me it is like paradise’.

Dakar Rally count-down January 5th to 17th.

Header Photo: Cristina Gutierrez    

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