Richard Sainct

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Richard Sainct (14 April 1970 – 29 September 2004) was a French rally raid motorcycle rider, best known for his three victories on The Paris-Dakar rally in 1999, 2000 and 2003.

His other notable achievements include winning the Tunisia Rally twice in 1998 and 1999; the Moroccan Rally in 1997, 1998, 2001 and 2002; and the Rally of Egypt in 2002. He also won the FIA Rally Raid World Cup in 2002.

He was killed on 29 September 2004 on the fourth stage of the Pharaohs Rally in Egypt.

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Stéphane Peterhansel
Dakar Rally
Motorcycle Winner

19992000
Succeeded by
Fabrizio Meoni
Preceded by
Fabrizio Meoni
Dakar Rally
Motorcycle Winner

2003
Succeeded by
Nani Roma