Team VW Pikes Peak drive Chris Blais has suffered a broken back while pre-running for the Vegas to Reno off road race. Chris, who is part of the American Red Bull KTM Dakar team, was asked to join the VW Pikes Peak team this year replacing Danny Sullivan. Chris‘ family reports that Chris will be have surgery later today to fuse his 7th vertebra in Reno, Nevada. Chris was to race the Vegas to Reno as part of the Red Bull KTM team.
Chris Blais on Left of Ryan Arciero