“This competition is won by the most constant and the one with the least problems. We were the team that did it constantly, we did not break, we did a good job and that makes us win,” said ‘vest’.

Excellent news comes from Saudi Arabia. Francisco ‘vest’ López champion of the Rally Dakar 2022 in the Light Prototypes category.

The national finished third in the final stage, thus adding a time of 45 hours 50 minutes 51 seconds, 51’28 ”from his escort, the Swede Sebastian Eriksson.

‘Chaleco’ started as the leader of the general standings already in stage 2 of the competition, and his leadership was not threatened in practically no time.

Note that the Chilean, winner in SSV in 2019 and 2021, gets his third Dakar title, the first in T3.

“We went from less to more, it is an endurance race where we were able to do a good navigation, we did not have many problems and we did not waste time every day,” he said upon arrival to the special.

“This competition is won by the most constant and the one with the fewest problems. We were the team that did it constantly, we did not break, we did a good job and that makes us win ”, he closed.