Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team’s Michael Metge wins 2018 PanAfrica Rally

Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team’s Michael Metge wins 2018 PanAfrica Rally

September 15, 2018 0 By Team TAI

Its good news for Indian MotorSports : the Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team literally took over the 2018 PanAfrica Rally – results have come in and team rider Michael Metge has managed to clinch the title of the 15th edition of PanAfricaRally – this was possible due to his strong performance in the final stage.

Further, this teammate and real brother Adrien Metge managed to scored a podium, having recovered after a few navigation errors to finish on the podium. Team mate Abdul Wahid Tanveer continued his consistent performance and finished at a commendable 8 th position.

Michael Metge PanAfrica

Michael Metge poses for the cam

Commenting on his performance, Michael Metge, Racer, Sherco TVS Factory Rally Team says, “The PanAfrica Rally is tough and very competitive but I am thrilled to have won the championship. It has been a great learning ground and I would like to thank my team for their never ending support.”

Adrien Metge came in 3rd

David Casteu, Team Manager, Sherco TVS Factory Rally team says, “It was a very intense, stressful and challengingRally but my racers made me very happy. I want to truly thank my technical team and all my
racers for making it a success. Michael is in great form right now and he is putting good use of his
learning’s on the tracks. Adrien was also very close; he had a good start but slipped down on couple of
points in the latter stages. Tanveer performed admirably for his first Rally and his dedication is a great
motivation for the whole team. We gained a lot of experience and today we are ready to race in the
front.”

Abdul Wahid Tanveer, Racer, TVS Racing said, “It was my first PanAfrica Rally and I am thrilled to finish
in the top 10. It was a great learning ground for me and I am confident to face my future challenges now.
A big shout out to my team as well, for being so supportive and guiding me at every stage in this
unknown territory.”