Caldecott 2005

Andy Caldecott Dakar 2005

Andy Caldecott (10 August 1964 – 9 January 2006) born in Keith, Southern Australia, He had won the’Australian Safari Rally four consecutive times (2000-2003) and had taken the Dakar in 2004, of 2005 (arriving 6°), and in 2006.

Following the previous year's prestigious result, started at 2006 on a Official Repsol KTM. A breeze, He won for the third leg, but then because of an accident he suffered a serious neck injury during the ninth stage, the special stage from Nouakchott to Kiffa, incident which sadly cost him his life.

Always at the limit, He was known for his cool attitude and for his humility.

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