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Morocco 2009 Links and Info

Morocco 2009 Links and Info

NPO Website

List of Entrants, Don is #242

Sample from Rally Road Book

Stage Of The Day Summary

Live Tracking and Results

Classification – Select Enduro Cup for Don

Route Map – 2009 Rally of Morocco

Promotional Video of Rally

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October 30, 2009 – Stage 6 Morocco 2009

Don on Rally Radio

Don’s Quote Of The Day: “I’m proud to say I did finish the rally again this year.”

Don’s quote says it all, he finished all 6 stages of the rally for the second year in a row.

For Don’s thoughts on stage 6 listen to the audio clip.

Don finished the [...]

October 29, 2009 – Stage 5 Morocco 2009

Natalie’s Quote Of The Day: “Being part of the rally is such an exciting and amazing experience.”

Once again Don finished 5th in stage 5 but has moved up to 4th in the overall standings for the Enduro Cup Motorcycle class.

Today’s stage was very tough due to the heat and dunes. Natalie provided the [...]

October 28, 2009 – Stage 4 Morocco 2009

Don Cooling Down in Stage 3

Don’s KTM 690E Stuck in the sand

Don’s Quote Of The Day: “Had a really good ride today.”

Once again Don finished 5th in the days stage and is sitting 5th in the overall standings of the Enduro Cup.

Don felt really [...]

October 27, 2009 – Stage 3 Morocco 2009

Don’s Quote Of The Day: “Challenging but fun”

Don finished 5th in Stage 3 today and is sitting 5th overall in the Enduro class.

He reports Stage 3 had heavy dunes and was very hot. Don had a little problem with overheating (himself, not the bike) and had to pull over at one [...]

October 26, 2009 – Stage 2 Morocco 2009

Don on Rally Radio

Don’s Quote Of The Day: “Hard grueling day. Tough exhausting dirty lousy day in all”

Today was not a good day for the Rally. Don provided the following update:

Today didn’t start out too well for everyone here in Morocco as two of the ERT technicians were [...]

October 25, 2009 – Stage 1 Morocco 2009

Don’s Quote Of The Day: “Rocks, rocks, and more rocks, and we’re not talking pebbles here”

Well Don did make it to the start line today. However his issues were not restricted to just navigation equipment electrical problems!

Don described the course as “rocks, rocks, and more rocks and we’re not talking pebbles.” [...]

October 24, 2009 – Scrutineering Morocoo 2009

Don’s Quote Of The Day: “It’s been a hell of a day”

Don on Rally Radio

After a grueling day in the hot sun it looks like Don has all the stamps from scrutineering to participate in the Rally tomorrow.

Bernie and the bikes finally arrived late Saturday morning after Don had [...]

October 23, 2009 – Shamrock Rally of Morocco 2009

Update on Don’s Journey

Don and Natalie made it to Zagora on October 23 after a 4 hour car ride with a manic Moroccan driver. The journey was along an extremely high, narrow winding road with no guardrails.

However, Don’s bike has not arrived yet. Apparently the ferry that the bike and mechanic [...]

October 22, 2009 – Shamrock Rally of Morocco 2009

Route Map

2009 Shamrock Rally of Morocco

Zagora, Morocco

Where in the world is Don Hatton?

We know he made it to France. Scrutineering starts on Saturday October 24th so hopefully he is in Morocco now.

This years Shamrock Rally of Morocco has a record number of participants, [...]