speedbrain BMW Rally Team News Release
The speedbrain BMW rally team celebrated their first victory at the opening stage of the Rally dos Sertoes in Brazil. Home rider ZÃ© HÃ©lio leads the motorcycle competition after winning WednesdayÂ´s stage going from Goiania to Caldas Novas.
ZÃ© HÃ©lio, who competes aboard a speedbrain BMW based on the BMW G 450 X, went into stage one having finished the prologue runner-up to fellow countryman Felipe Zanol. On the way to Caldas Novas, ZÃ© HÃ©lio revealed the capabilities of the new bike by stealing over two minutes from Zanol. He also clearly defeated former Dakar winner Marc Coma.
Zé Hélio: "I was pacing myself quite well. My aim remains to battle with the best, even if it is because you don´t want to ride in the dust of those ahead."
Rally dos Sertoes, Overall standings after Stage 1