Graeme Sharp will this weekend join other off-road motorcycle riders as they participate in the 2021 Autoworld Victoria-Falls Enduro.
In 2019 the Sharp used the Enduro race as part of his training ahead of the 2020 Dakar rally qualifiers. After four qualifiers rallies later the Zimbabwean qualified for the 2020 Dakar Rally becoming the first Zimbabwean to ride a motorbike at the race.
At the Dakar, Rally Sharp defied the odds in the motorbike section where he finished 74th overall in his debut appearance becoming the first Zimbabwean to finish the Dakar Rally on a motorbike.
The Victoria Falls Endure is a fundraiser in aid of the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust and is a fun-enduro open to all off-road motorcycles and quad bikes. The organizers of the event Zambezi Off-Road Club are expecting 100 bikers at this year’s event.
Another international motorcycle racer Ross Branch from Botswana will be taking part in the Enduro race. Both Sharp and Branch represented their respective countries and the region at the Dakar Rally in 2020. Popularly known as the “Kalahari Ferrari” this will be Ross 9th Enduro event.
The Enduro race has three categories 9km for juniors, 33 km for fun riders, and 42km for professional riders. Meanwhile, the Autoworld Victoria Falls Enduro documentation has been set for tomorrow at the Lookout Cafe.
Autoworld Zimbabwe continues as the headline sponsor of the event. The two-day event kicks off from the first to the second of May.