Petrucci will not participate in the Dakar. What projects do you have besides "rest"?
The ex-MotoGP rider has announced that he will not participate in the next edition of the most famous rally in the world
June 29, 2022
TOPassionate about off-road vehicles for a long time, very strong among the curbs and on the stones. Petrucci, after saying goodbye to MotoGP, did not hang up his helmet and, on the contrary, was committed on several fronts. He was the revelation driver of the Dakar where he collected unexpected results for a rookie especially coming from another specialty.
This year, however, he decided not to participate, it will not be in the Dakar 2023. Interviewed by the podcast Off Track he answered:"I need some restand for this reason a few days ago I decided not to go to the Dakar next year ".
A real shame, because with the experience gained last January, Petrucci could have been among the protagonists. But Danilo has other projects. He is racing in the MotoAmerica championship and has won 3 of the 4 races so far. Evidently a competition that he likes, so much so that he has declared that he wants to rent a house in the USA and is already thinking about the next championship. "The Dakar is too much - has explained-especially if I want to compete in this championship again next year. I would like to rent a house in the US, settle here. And I can't do the Dakar again, it becomes too difficult. "