Last year’s first stage winner Vaidotas Zala will attack Dakar with the new co-driver Paulo Fiuza. In 2020 Dakar the Portuguese was on the third podium place with the legendary driver Stephane Peterhansel.
Five years in a row V. Zala co-driver was Saulius Jurgelenas. However, because of health issues Dakar enthuasiat will miss the second rally raid in Saudi Arabia.
“I think the biggest problem is Covid-19 now. My expectations about Dakar is good. Maybe, we could reach TOP-6.”, said P. Fiuza.
The Lithuanian also presented his new car with which he will attack Dakar the 7th time in his career.