The awe-inspiring Ica Desert was the ideal stage for one of the most demanding races of the 2018 calendar, in which competitors faced some of the most dramatic and magnificent dunes in the world over 900 km of racing. With the 100% Peruvian Dakar fast approaching, the third edition of the Dakar Series featured many of the leading figures of this sport, as well as rising stars...
698 km of competition have passed in the Mitsubishi Motors Desafío Inca 2018, and none of the competitors had guarantee the victory. With some variations on the race route compared to the first day, and a delayed start due to the weather conditions, the race closed its second chapter with an open finish.
Benavides won the stage in Moto, but Andrew Short is the leader...
A route drawn up in collaboration with the local authorities of each country. Selective sorting and waste treatment programme in cooperation with local authorities. 100 tonnes of waste collected and recycled from the bivouacs,
58 of which are from the “Punto Verde”. Guided tours of the bivouacs organised in collaboration with local authorities, aimed at local people and children from underprivileged backgrounds.
The safety of competitors, spectators and other accredited persons is the organisation’s primary concern. Just like with any other major extreme sporting adventure, the Dakar is not without risk. The organisation makes every effort to limit to these risks as much as possible.
Every year the safety procedures are revised and optimised.
With “Un Techo”, the rally’s action is focused on emergency housing. For the eighth year in a row, the Dakar has provided its support to this charity which implements wide-ranging initiatives. This will still be the case in 2017.
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