This is a world event, with riders of over a dozen different nationalities. George Stephan Twigge is from South Africa.
Honda-riding Dutchman Kees Koolen was one of the
very few Class 1 ATV competitors not on a Yamaha. The
750cc-and-below category is dominated by Raptors, while
Can-Ams are plentiful in the 1000cc class.
The salt contained in the dust is particularly damaging to
electrical systems. Claudio Adrian Bayer was out on
Stage 11. ❏