Marc Coma visits Monlau Competition
The three-time Dakar and four times world champion cross-country gives a lecture students, mechanics racing bikes.
Students race car mechanics had the honor of hosting Xavier Pons in their classrooms and, of course, the students could not be less bikes. Nothing more, nothing less than the reigning champion of the Dakar, Catalan Marc Coma, went yesterday to the teaching center led by Emilio Alzamora to deliver a lecture to students in the motorcycle section.
Jaime Serrano, deputy director of Competition and Chema Monlau Moragriega, head teacher, accompanied the pilot on the table Avià speakers. The meeting began with a thorough review of the sports career of Coma, with particular emphasis in recent years in which he has been the benchmark for world's toughest race, the Dakar Rally.
The Red Bull driver spoke, among other things, the importance of the contest Cross-Country World, a somewhat forgotten championship in which he was crowned champion four times. He also said the transition from its mount 450cc to 690cc in terms of power delivery and weight, mainly. The Avia took the opportunity to highlight the importance of the Dakar have a good team, and the hardness of the career suffers all the training and the crucial role played by the second pilot.
Coma Following the presentation, students from the school of racing mechanics and engineers had the opportunity to ask the champion of his bike specifications and what skills they should have everything mechanical that you want to take part in the Dakar.
Jaime Serrano, Chema Moragriega doing the act closed with a plaque to honor Spaniard in honor of his impeccable track record: "We are honored to have a pilot from the likes of Marc Coma. The conference has provided us has been very interesting and very helpful for our students. This kind of talks about the highest level of motorsport to our students and motivates them to continue training and try to be at that level someday. "