Gas Gas, Laia Sanz and Marc Guasch, facing the Dakar challenge

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Gas Gas, Laia Sanz and Guasch, facing the Dakar

Gas Gas trademark makes its official in the biggest rally in the world, supporting the Step by Step and promoting tourist trademark

Following to more than years of history, achievements and in the world of trial and enduro, Gas Gas be facing in 2012, for the first a challenge such as that of as a trademark in the hardest and most international off-road race: the Rally.

The team that the brand has prepared to meet the edition of the mythical rally the lands of Argentina, Chile and is made up by the most recent Laia Sanz —Woman’s World Champion and Women’s Europe Champion, besides competed in the Dakar Rally the Female motorcycle category— as as the experienced enduro and rally Marc Guasch. Their objective will be to lay the foundations of a that aims at making the stronger and getting deeper its International placement, but also to act as of the two main travel companions have joined GAS GAS in this new the Step by Step Foundation activity is mainly focused on the and investigation of spinal cord – and the Agencia Catalana de Turisme Tourism Agency), whose ―Catalonia‖ will be strengthened as a destination on an international scale the Dakar Rally.

In terms of sport merely, all the two weeks of competition that the start at Mar de Plata on January 1st to the line in Lima on the 15th, will count on Marc’s in order to renew the victory she on the last edition of the race. To aim, both of them have their 450 cc motorcycles a Yamaha source propellant – a with which Gas Gas collaborates in the supply of engines for the enduro prepared and developed during last months by the competition in Girona, with the complicity of of the partners who usually collaborate the trademark. The structure will be with a technical team, a and an assistance truck.

In this edition of the rally the of the motorcycle category will to cover 8.363 kilometres in of which more than a will be timed. Despite the that the rally will Peru, which will the 27th country to be in the race its 32 years of history, the organization has advanced that the sand and the will be the great protagonists, in the complicated Argentinean region of going on to the majestic Chilean desert, to end up in the endless mountain in Peruvian territory.

Even if this will be the official experience of Gas Gas at the Dakar the trademark had already collaborated other projects of the race, having participated in a number of of the 4-4 World Rally Championship. The recent experience, and also the important, took place in when the Dutch team Gas Gas prepared four units of the EC 515 FSR which Rob Verstegen, Harm Walter van Sinten and the Spanish Villarubia, from Valencia, in the Dakar. It was indeed the pilot Requena the one who played a better in the group, reaching a 32nd and achieving the objective to take a Gas Gas till the end of the race.

With its official debut in the of rallys, the trademark goes a further in the challenge they at three years ago, they bet for passion and good as the weapons to recover a first in off-road trademarks on a world Once more, the endeavour and of the whole team have it possible.

Laia Sanz


“It is such a and a big opportunity for me to be able to participate a home trademark in the most rally in the world. I have to Gas Gas very recently and thus we not been able to work much with the motorbike, but time I am a bit more experienced, I am trained in terms of navigation and the have thrown themselves the project, so that we’ve an important step ahead”.


“The Gas Gas Project to be fascinating from the very moment and it is a big opportunity for any pilot. In to the motivation to develop a new motorbike, the to be able to help Laia her victory makes it even attractive”.


Laia Sanz

(Barcelona) 1985



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