• France Télévision


France Télévisions, the historic partner of the Dakar, will set off for the mountains and the deserts of South America!.

France Télévisions, which boasts the biggest offer of unscrambled sports programmes, will allow viewers to enjoy the most beautiful images and the most exciting sporting moments of the 2015 Dakar in Argentina, Chile and Bolivia from 4th to 17th January 2015, on its channels and on francetvsport.fr, with three daily programmes devoted to the rally on France 2, France 3 and France 4.

France 4

Le Dakar

Every day live on France 4 from 6:35 pm
Presented by Gérard Holtz and Luc Alphand

One hour of live coverage in the heart of the race, with in particular:

  • The discovery of the most beautiful landscapes crossed by the Rally in Argentina, Bolivia and Chile.
  • The presentations of Pierre-Étienne Léonard and Thierry Vildary in a car in the heart of the race, as well as those of Jean-François Kerckaert on board one of the organisation’s helicopters, to experience the rally live as close as possible to the drivers.
  • The reports of Richard Coffin and Gaël Robic in the heart of the bivouac to discover the rally’s stories and obtain the reactions of the technical staff and the competitors in the car, motorbike and truck categories.
  • An interesting look at all the competition’s key participants with in particular portraits of the women and men taking part in this human and sporting adventure.
  • In order to be even closer to the competitors, France 4 will follow the development of the Dakar’s route by setting up three separate races for the motorbikes, cars and trucks on particular stages.
France 3

Le Journal du Dakar

Every day live on France 3 at 8.05 pm just after Tout le Sport (apart from on Saturday 10th January)
Presented by Gérard Holtz



Every day during the third part of the evening on France 2 (apart from on Saturday 10th January)
Richard Coffin, Gaël Robic and Luc Alphand will set out to meet competitors in the heart of the bivouac and allow viewers to relive the best moments of the day. These presentations will be highlighted by many reports with anecdotes and stories about the Dakar as well as the renowned dawdlers, amateurs who share their passion for off-road rallies.
Viewers will be able to watch the programme again on the following day at 8.05 am on France Ô from 5th to 17th January.


Stade 2

On Sunday 4th and 11th January at 5.30 pm live on France 2
Presented by Céline Géraud
With special features dedicated to the Dakar with a live linkup from Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Iquique (Chile).

The digital offer of francetvsport.fr
The site dedicated to the 2015 Dakar will offer a flow of information in real time as well as a live text of the race stage by stage to allow followers to experience the best moments of the rally and be aware of all the results and standings. The sports newsroom also offers another vision of the Dakar through the features of its special correspondent Xavier Richard in addition to many articles, slideshows and video reports. The different programmes devoted to the 2015 Dakar can be watched again and again on francetvpluzz and on francetvsport.fr.

Press contacts: Jennifer Armand • 01 56 22 22 90 • jennifer.armand@francetv.fr // Victoria Daumesnil • 01 56 22 52 09 • victoria.daumesnil@francetv.fr

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