The pilot KH-7 was 17th in the first stage of the rally, a 4 minutes 46 seconds of the first.
The Rally Dakar 2015 is already underway and also Laia Sanz, who has crossed the goal of the first stage in a large 17th position, 4.46 just "the first winner of the event, British Sam Sunderland (KTM). It is a magnificent start to the pilot KH-7 and Team Honda HRC which will seek sneak into the 15 best and beat the 16th-place finish last year.
Like the 160 motorcycle riders remaining, champion KH-7 this morning taken out of the first stage, between Buenos Aires and Villa Carlos Paz (Argentina), composed of a special 175 kilometers and a long link 663 km. The aim was to improve the 28th place it occupied in the starting order and has more than fulfilled to overcome 11 positions to handle their Honda CRF450 RALLY.
Tomorrow the second stage between Villa Carlos Paz and San Juan will be held, with 107 link kilometers and a special 518.
Laia Sanz: "I expected better, but did not finish the 17th. I am very happy because it is a very good result, mainly because tomorrow I will have a better starting position than today, something that will be critical on a stage with a very long and fast special. It was a very fast stage and unrepresentative. The first 130 kilometers have been behind another rider powder. At the rate we were going, there was not enough visibility to overtake, so I had to be patient ".
Source: Mediage Communication