The Dakar is an atypical event and exceptional human adventure that deeply transforms each participant.
It is an invitation to live intensely and responds to a quest of extreme sensations.
The Dakar is atypical: by its assumed extreme character, it is a unique adventure in the wilderness, a real-time exploration that demands atypical sporting, physical and mental aptitudes.
The Dakar is daring: it reinvents and adapts to different contexts and offers a new adventure every year.
The Dakar is intense: it takes place in extreme conditions on difficult terrains, demands endurance and concentration. Until the last minute, nothing is ever won.
The Dakar is committed: organized with meaning, reasonability and solidarity, it forges links with the peoples of the countries it crosses.