Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain wins Pharaons Rally 2012 – Joan Barreda writes for Husqvarna history.
It was the first victory in a desert rally for Husqvarna at all the Speedbrain pilot Joan Barreda won today. With three of the six possible stage victories, the 29-year-old Spaniard once again proved his exceptional talent. The victory at today’s 425 km long final stage to go to the account of the Gizeh Husqvarna Speedbrain teams, because Paulo Goncalves today delivered a convincing performance as a day and went fastest to the finish line. “Speedy” Goncalves put everything once on a map in order to defend his podium place in the overall standings of the FIM Cross Country Rally World Cup, but could not after yesterday’s navigation Spatzer the gap to PRZYGONSKI and Viladoms not quite catch.
The task for Joan Barreda and his Husqvarna TE 449RR by Speedbrain at today’s final leg was actually only in controlling its direct competitors, for about 17 minutes with Joan had a sufficient cushion for the overall victory. Again, the Spaniard again proved his tactical cleverness, because it was more than tempting to finish the rally with another stage victory. Joan, however, was cool enough to bring the thing to sovereign home and risking nothing. overall winner Joan Barreda: “It was a fantastic event and I’m really happy for Husqvarna and the Speedbrain team bring a legendary victory home My TE 449RR by. Speed Brain is a dream in all driving situations, scary fast, convenient and absolutely reliably My very big thanks to the team and the mechanics of the hard work and the great bike… “stage winner Paulo Goncalves: “I was so happy for Joan and the team . A victory in this traditional event is a big deal. Sure, I’m upset still about my yesterday’s mistakes and have therefore today given everything again, but it was not quite enough. The team is fantastic and I’m sure that together we will achieve much congratulations at this point to Jakub and Jordi for the World Cup podium. “. team manager Wolfgang Fischer: “. Incredible, amazing – I’m really happy for Joan and the team This victory is another milestone in our more very young team history. For Paulo, unfortunately, there was not enough effort on World Cup podium, but we could at least the Vice WM secure title for Husqvarna in the constructors’ championship. We have worked for the Rally project very hard and have that work within a very short time in a winning package put together. I would like to thank you for the BMW Group and our partner Husqvarna for the great cooperation. Finally, there were also Monster Energy, all our sponsors Parter and our super-fast technology suppliers who have made this success possible. Tonight is celebrated only once and from tomorrow we will already look towards Morocco, where we are ready to kick off next weekend. ”
result 6th Stage (provisional): 1st Paulo Goncalves (Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain) second Juan Carlos Salvatierra (Honda) 00:51 min back, third Jordi Viladoms (Bordone Ferrari) 1:57, 4th Joan Barreda (Husqvarna Rallye Team Speed Brain by) 3:51, 5th Jakub Przygonsky (KTM) 6:09 Final (provisional): 1st Joan Barreda (Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speed Brain), second Jakub Przygonsky (KTM) third Jordi Viladoms (Bordone Ferrari), fourth Paulo Goncalves (Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speed Brain), fifth Juan Carlos Salvatierra (Honda)