1988- YZE 750T team Sonauto_0

André Malherbe, the luckless champion

This time we like to remember with great fondness a pilot unforgotten, the 3 Motocross World Champion 500 (1981-1981-1984) André Malherbe.
Kicks off the Paris Dakar 1988, but Bordj Omar Driss during the stage – Tamanrasset remains a victim of a serious accident causatao by blockage of the front wheel of his Yamaha Sonato. After the fall he was diagnosed the fracture 3 cervical vertebrae which will oblige the wheelchair. A true Champ.
# B. André Malherbe in the official photo of the Yamaha Sonauto is the #81 in background.