Press info: Annie ready for start!

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Press info 2010-12-31

Annie Seel is ready for the Dakar!

On January 1st Annie will take the start of the 33rd edition along with 430 other competitors in the different cathegories moto, quad, auto and truck.

The defending womens champion Annie Seel has arrived in Buenos Aires. After a few days of final preparation she has passed the technical verifications  together with Team Meca’System.

– I feel both excited and a little more nervous than usual.  This year’s racing season has been good after my victory in Dakar 2010, including a 15th place in the Australasian Safari Rally and a silver medal in the Nordic Enduro Championships.
 
Good preparation is necessary. Annie will race her KTM “Super Rocket” equipped with rally kit from Meca’System. Also Annie has been in the Morocco desert training.
 
– I heard the rumours it will be a very tough Dakar this year with some really technical and challenging stages. My experience says I have to take it day by day. And to keep navigation, machine, body and mind on the track, all the way, concludes the little rider.
   
Facts Annie Seel
Experience: completed 17 offraod races including Dakar 2002, 2007, 2009, 2010
Race number: 56
Vehicle: 525 KTM Super rocket Evo II
Team: Meca’System
Age: 42
Profession: graphic design and marketing
 
Press contact: Marie Hessel,  thedakarrally@gmail.com 
Mobile during 4-16 jan: +54 1165 942395 alt. +46 763 18 88 11

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