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THE CALENDAR OF THE 2018 DAKAR

The countdown to the Dakar is underway and the whole off-road rally family will soon be reunited!

Before they embark upon Peruvian dunes and Argentinian route, competitors in the 2018 edition will follow a tight schedule combining physical preparation, mechanical fine-tuning and logistical adjustments. The following deadlines are not to be missed:


May, 15th 2017:
- Opening registrations

July, 15th 2017:
- Closing Moto/Quad registrations
- Selectionection

November, 1st 2017:
- Closing Car/SxS/Truck registrations

End of November 2017:
- European vehicles board for the Atlantic crossing
- 2018 Dakar route and field presentation, in Paris

January, 2nd 2018:
- Collection of competitors’ vehicles (Day 1/2)

January, 3rd 2018:
- Collection of competitors’ vehicles (Day 2/2)
- Scrutineering in Lima (Day 1/3)

January, 4th 2018:
- Scrutineering in Lima (Day 2/3)

January, 5th 2018:
- Scrutineering in Lima (Day 3/3)
- Briefing for competitors on the evening

January 6th 2018:
- Podium
- Stage 1

From January, 6th to 20, 2018:
- 40th Dakar Rally Edition

Dakar Tour

6 April: Barcelona - Spain

8 April: Jaisalmer - India

12 April: Loon Op Zans - The Netherlands

13 April: Milan - Italy

19 April: Shangai - China

21 April: Tokyo - Japan

27 April: Prague - Czech Republic

11 May: Erfoud - Morocco

17 May: Varsovie - Poland

26 May: Reguengos - Portugal

23 June: Gaborone - Bostwana



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