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Classic-UMM Team and MatraX Tyres Gear Up for the 2024 Dakar Classic with the Iconic UMM Alter

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As the world gears up for the Dakar Classic 2024, MatraX Tyres is proud to announce our sponsorship and collaboration with the Classic-UMM team. This partnership symbolizes a thrilling confluence of heritage, endurance, and high-performance, epitomizing our commitment to the spirit of motorsports.

The Essence of the Dakar Rally

The Dakar Rally, a test of skill and endurance, has cemented its place as the epitome of off-road rallying. Originating as a rugged journey from Paris to Dakar, it now challenges participants in the diverse terrains of Saudi Arabia, continuing its legacy as a crucible for the most robust vehicles and resilient drivers.

Introducing the Classic-UMM Team

Steering the UMM Alter through the harsh landscapes of Dakar will be the seasoned rally driver, João Costa, known for his skill and determination. Inspired by the legendary José Megre, a figure synonymous with the Dakar Rally and the UMM brand, Costa aims to honor this legacy. He is supported by the technical acumen of Carlos Barbosa, known as “Tucha” and the strategic navigational insights of Luís Galvão. Together, they form a formidable team, echoing Megre’s spirit and ready to take on the arduous journey that lies ahead.

UMM Alter: A Legacy on Wheels

The UMM Alter stands as a beacon of Portuguese automotive engineering. Its history in the Dakar Rally is rich with tales of endurance and robustness. The vehicle, synonymous with resilience, is a fitting choice for the Dakar Classic, ready to add a new chapter to its storied legacy.

MatraX Tyres: Engineered for the Extreme

In this challenging journey, the UMM Alter will be equipped with MatraX Veragua M/T tyres. Designed for the most demanding terrains, these tyres promise superior grip and unparalleled durability, embodying our ethos of innovation and excellence in tyre manufacturing.

Join Us on This Exciting Adventure

We invite fans, media, and motorsports enthusiasts to follow the journey of the Classic-UMM Team and MatraX Tyres in the 2024 Dakar Classic. Stay tuned for updates, behind-the-scenes content, and the team’s progress as they embark on this thrilling adventure

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