A total of six BMW's out of almost 160 bikes are entered in this years edition of the Dakar rallye in Chile and Argentina...
and Goncalves in running in 8th place, 3 minutes and 29 seconds behind the leader.
The other riders on G450's are Franz Verhoven of the Netherlands, #8, Team BMW Motorrad.
# 10 is Paulo Goncalves, of Portugal Team Bianchi Prata/Vodafone
#29 is Pedro Bianchi Prata, of Portugal on Team RUEDUCOMMERCE.COM
#45 is Hugo Payen, of France, Team Performance Enduro
#53, Andre Lenoble, France, Team Mad 53
#85 Pau Soler, Spain, team Mts- Dakar
We wish them all good luck, and safe riding. Pics to come as they come in!
Franz Verhoeven's 450: