After their successful double finish in the 2017 event, this year has a new challenge in store for the Coronel brothers. Instead of driving their famous buggies solo in the rough South-American countryside, the twins are now sitting alongside each other in the brawny American buggy built by Damen Jefferies. Together, they hope to make it to the finish once more.
The endurance test was a real exhausting affair for the brothers in previous years, but they want to enjoy it to the max in 2018.
Preparations went well and the final detail work was carried out by the team, assisted by Jefferies staff from the US, in Peru. ‘The Beast’ passed scrutineering and is now waiting in parc fermé for the start on Saturday afternoon local time.
‘Tim and Tom Gordon’
Tim will be taking on his eleventh Dakar Rally and got a privileged treatment during the final administrative checks. “I was allowed to take priority lane,