The 2000 "Total" Paris-Dakar-Cairo Rally

BMW Motorrad Team Gauloises


Jean Brucy

Jean Brucy Jean Brucy is from France, a country with a great rallying tradition. Those in the know regard him as a rider with a great deal of experience, systematic and always ready to help others.

He is now 36 years of age, and has been active in enduro, motocross and rallying for almost 20 years. Jean Brucy has entered nine times so far for the Dakar Rally; he was fifth in 1995.

Pilot of a F650RR

  Date of birth: September 4, 1962
In: Montargis, France

Height and weight: 1.69 m, 73 kg
Education: Secondary school
Vocational training: motorcycle mechanic
Professional career: competition motorcyclist
Hobbies: the motorcycle
Favourite food: crêpes
Favourite drink: water
Favourite music: from Africa

Competition rider since: 1978

Greatest successes:
1978: 1978 Motobécane championship in France
1985: Winner of Kawasaki Trophy in France
1986: Winner of Supermotard 250 championship in France
1993: Winner of prologue stage, Paris-Dakar Rally
1995: Fifth place in Paris-Dakar Rally
1996: Seventh place overall, Paris-Dakar Rally
Winner, experimental category
Winner, private entrants' category
1997: Fifth place, Tunisia Rally
(text from the official BMW Motorrad Team Gauloises's web pages 2000)

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