Hardcard News Release
August 7, 2010 (Ellensburg, WA) – Dakar Rally star and stage winner, Jonah Street will be racing the 2010 Rally Mongolia, August 9-16. By competing in this Asian Rally, Street will have raced motorcycles in professional rallies on six different continents.
After Monday’s start in Ulaanbaatar, riders will average 400 km per day in deserts much like those that Street traverses each January in the Dakar Rally through Argentina and Chile. The rally route also travels on high plateaus, through plantations and over mountains as high as the 6,400-foot Mt. Otgon Tenger, which lies in the Khanaai Nuruu range in the center of this ancient country bordered by China and Russia.
Fans can follow Jonah’s adventure and performance in the Rally Mongolia by following him on Facebook and on Twitter. Street will be posting photos and stories from along the route throughout the week.
About Jonah Street
38-year-old Jonah Street is veteran off-road motorcycle racer. After wins in major off-road races such as the Baja 500, the Ellensburg Washington resident turned to competing in rallies around the world. Street has developed into America’s best rally rider. Street has raced and won stages in the Dakar Rallies in Africa and South America. On several occasions, Street has contested for the overall lead in Dakar before withdrawing due to injury or mechanical issues in the world’s most difficult race. Street is a favorite to win the 2011 Dakar.
Jonah Street is proudly supported by: Klim, Top Oil, PAi, Iridium, Double Diamond Athletic Club, Fasst Company, Hammer Nutrition and Scott.