The 2000 "Total" Paris-Dakar-Cairo Rally

BMW Motorrad Team Gauloises


Oscar Gallardo

Oscar Gallardo Oscar Gallardo, a member of the BMW Motorcycle team, is considered to be one of Spain's best enduro riders and has been Spanish champion several times. 33 years of age, he has entered for the Paris-Dakar Rally several times and took second place overall in 1997.

Gallardo is regarded as an all-round talent. As well as professional motorcycle racing, he has gone in for track athletics, skiing and golf in the past. He studied sociology in Madrid. With this experienced Spanish rider, the BMW Motorcycle team is fielding a professional with good prospects of success.

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  Date of birth: June 26, 1965
In: Madrid, Spain

Height and weight: 1.75 m / 73 kg
Education: higher school-leaving certificate, university
Professional training: graduate in sociology
Professional career: racing rider
Hobbies: golf, skiing, physical training
Favourite food: Spanish cuisine
Favourite drink: mineral water
Favourite music: modern

Competition rider since: 1980

Greatest successes:
1995: Winner of the Spanish enduro championship
3rd place in the enduro world championship
2nd place in the Paris-Dakar Rally
1996: Winner of the Spanish enduro championship
(text from the official BMW Motorrad Team Gauloises's web pages 2000)

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