Rally PanAm Is A Step Closer To The Dakar Podium - Baja 1000 - Dirt Rider Magazine

Rally PanAm's lead rider Jonah Street taught Dakar Rally champion Cyril Despres a lesson in Baja this week. Teamed with several other talented riders on Tim Morton's 14x bike, Jonah finished the famed Baja 1000 desert race ahead of star French rally rider Despres's KTM factory team. Street aims to lead Despres, last year's Dakar Rally winner, and the rest of the field of top international riders at the finish of January's Dakar Rally.Come meet Jonah and the Rally PanAm team in San Francisco on December 11, 2007. The team will be back from its final pre-Dakar desert testing session. See the new 690 Rally bike and hear more about the team's plans.Several new sponsors have joined the team. They welcome DP Brakes, Scott Goggles, Ready Racing, Motion Pro and MX1West, and thank Top Oil, Klim gear, Scuderia West, SuperPlush Suspension, Baja Designs, Transfer Flow, Renazco Racing, Linkfinity and Protect Enduro Concepts for their continued support.