Twenty-seven-time Dakar Rally entrant and Cooper Tire 4×4 ambassador, Xavi Foj has become one of only six competitors to be honoured with Dakar Legend status. During his Dakar Rally career, Foj has secured two victories, nine podium finishes and has an impressive run of 13 consecutive finishes to his name.
Foj revels in the challenge of the Dakar, and especially in the T2 category which is a cross-country class for production vehicles. In the 2017 edition of the Dakar, Foj competed in a Toyota Land Cruiser 150 on Cooper Discoverer STT Pro tyres.
Commenting on his accolade, Xavi Foj said: “It’s a great honour for me to be one of the Dakar Legend drivers, among greats like Stephane Peterhansel and friends like Nani Roma. I would like to share this distinction with Dakar fans, with the team and with my sponsors, particularly with Cooper, as they have worked closely with me for many years.”
To celebrate Foj’s achievement, Cooper Tire has produced a special film titled Dakar Legend and Cooper Tire 4×4 ambassador – Xavi Foj: https://youtu.be/H4PxI8m84EM
Middle East adventurers inspired by Foj’s impressive achievements can purchase their own set of Discoverer STT Pro tyres from retailers across the region. The tyres have been designed for customers who love outdoor adventure, delivering serious traction, toughness and treadwear to meet the demanding off-road conditions of the Middle East. Additionally, the alternating inner tread rib is designed to reduce road noise and increase stability.