The Ethiopian-born Frenchman, nicknamed ‘The African’, passed away on Sunday “after a long battle with heart disease”, according to Agence France-Presse.
Auriol was among the participants of the inaugural edition of what was then known as the Paris-Dakar Rally in 1979, scoring his first stage wins in 1980 and then the first of two outright victories on a motorcycle for BMW in …Keep reading

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