Team Prodakar F1 Racing Energy Drink announces the comeback of Alister Mcrae for the Dakar
Dec 12, 2011
Team Prodakar F1 Racing Energy Drink announces the comeback of Alister Mcrae for the Dakar 2012. Alister McRae will return after three years of absence. Having clinched the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship McRae is ready to rock in South America for his second appearance in the Dakar. Alister Mcrae was at the basis of the McRae Enduro 4×4 and will drive the latest model of the revolutionized car, now in FIA’s T1 class, with a strong 3 liter turbo diesel, with completely revised suspension and drive train. The Scotsman has Dutchman Michel de Groot as his co-pilot in car number 328.
Alister McRae will compete under the flag of Dutch based Team Prodakar F1 Racing Energy Drink, owned by Chris Leyds who will drive one of the other McRae cars (nr 377), accompanied by his friend Thomas de Bois. The two of them have a total of 16 years of experience in the Dakar. For both the 2012 edition will be a come back into competition as well.
The third McRae Enduro 4×4 (nr 411) will be driven by debutant Stephany Manns, a promising first timer from Germany with a colorful racing experience and one of the eleven women competing in the Dakar. She will have the experienced multiple Dakar motor biker Gerard List as her co-pilot.
The team will be completed by Tim Coronel in a Mcrae buggy for the third time. Coronel (nr 347) will defend his title in the solo category in the latest spec lightweight buggy with over 10% of weight reduction and power magnification.
With four cars in competition and a crew of 24 people in total in competition Team Prodakar F1 Racing Energy Drinks will be one of the major teams from the Netherlands presented at the start in Mar del Plata.
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