Paulo Gonçalves Rank
About Paulo Gonçalves
Paulo Gonçalves was a Portuguese rally motorcycle rider. He debuted in the Dakar Rally race in 2006. He competed in 13 versions of the competition and was the runner-up in the 2015 edition. He joined the Hero Motocorp team in 2020, but had already partnered with Honda, Husqvarna Motorcycles, and KTM.
In 2013, he won the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship. The Portuguese racer participated in different races across the world including Asia, Africa, and South America.
Paulo was found unconscious after a fall during the stage seven of the 2020 Dakar Rally. On January 12 2020, he was pronounced dead in a hospital in Layla, Saudi Arabia.
He was nicknamed the “Speedy” due to his love for speed.
Paulo Gonçalves Rank
Paulo Gonçalves's Popularity
Paulo Gonçalves was a famous Portuguese motorcyclist, who was born on February 5, 1979. As a person born on this date, Paulo Gonçalves is listed in our database as the 64th most popular celebrity for the day (February 5) and the 452nd most popular for the year (1979).
People born on February 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Paulo Gonçalves is the 2207th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Paulo Gonçalves's birthday, Paulo Gonçalves is the 59th most famous Portuguese.
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