At an official press conference for the event in Paris on 22 March, Motul’s involvement over recent years was raised to the next level with confirmation that it has been named as Major Partner to the event which celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2018.
Through its partnerships, Motul achieved 2017 success with factory teams in two categories: T2 with Toyota Auto Body and SSV with Polaris Xtremplus. These successes add to the long roll call of Dakar victories, the highlight being the 1992 win in the Bikes category for the Honda Factory Racing team and Gilles Lalay who carried Motul’s colors. This enduring relationship with the Honda Dakar team saw Motul maintaining support for the factory squad this past January, a favorite in the bike category.
Motul has been working with the ASO team to finalize its 360° activation plan for the Dakar, beginning with the 2018 edition. The plan will contain a strong focus on the numerous fans of the Dakar as well as its competitors. The latter will benefit from the use of Motul’s Motorsport Line (cars) and Factory Line (motorcycles) product ranges, from among which is 300V, the engine oil with proven performance and reliability specially developed for the extremes of motorsport competition.
During the weeks of the event itself, competitors will be able to count on the advice and expertise of Motul’s Motorsport Technical Team which usually works in MotoGP, WSBK and at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and which, for the Dakar, will be present at every bivouac.
Aramburú Catering is present at 41th edition of the world's most demanding rally-raid: Dakar Peru 2019. Motor sports fans will enjoy not only this great annual adventure, considered one of the toughest in the world, but the great variety offered by Peruvian gastronomy.
Aramburú Catering is part of Aramburú Matriz, gastronomic group with 30 years of experience contributing to the Peruvian cuisine. It has within its portfolio restaurants such as: Cala, Lima 27, Alfresco, 27 Tapas, Popular, Mangos, Armónica and its recently opened Isidro Bistro Limeño and Celeste Solar Bar.
Aramburú Catering has all the experience in large-scale events, having successfully serviced the Cop 20, the World Bank’s Board of Governors and the IMF, Apec 2017, among others.
Supported by a first level production center to guarantee the best quality, control and service standards, for this great challenge Dakar Peru 2019.
BFGoodrich®, the American brand that created the first radial all-terrain tire in 1976 and has proven its global domination of dirt with victories around the world, is ready to once again take on the ultimate challenge as the official tire supplier of the 2018 Dakar Rally.
The rugged terrain and unpredictable elements that racers will face over two weeks and more than 5,000 miles of punishing competition across three countries is exactly the sort of proving ground that BFGoodrich® seeks. Indeed, at BFGoodrich® we do things a little differently. It doesn’t matter if it’s blazing trails or busting our tail – we will always push harder than the competition. And we set out to prove that every day.
Most laboratories are clean. Not ours. The dirt is our lab, where we innovate through motorsports – like the Dakar Rally. As the official tire partner of the Dakar Rally, BFGoodrich® proved its toughness with the Dakar winning team, Team Peugeot-Total in 2017. Since 1999, BFGoodrich has been proud to partner with teams such as X-Raid and Toyota Gazoo Racing, Volkswagen, Mini, Mitsubishi and Buggy-Renault and more.
BFGoodrich® users are not the kinds of drivers that just sit back and watch. They’re hands-on, take-the-wheel doers who actively seek the opportunity to prove themselves and never quit until the job is done. Renowned for their toughness and performance, BFGoodrich® tires give to those who are driver enough the opportunity and the means to live their passion, to live their dream!
Get ready to witness the punishment our desert race tire can take when the Dakar Rally kicks off in Lima, Peru in January. BFGoodrich® Tires will be on competitors’ vehicles on a large scale and the preferred choice of numerous amateur competitors whose prime objective is to survive to the finish.
IVECO – a brand of CNH Industrial – designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles and vehicles for applications such as off-road missions. The brand’s wide range of products includes the Daily, a vehicle that covers the 3 – 7.2 ton vehicle weight segment, the Eurocargo from 6 – 19 tons, the Trakker dedicated to off-road missions and the Stralis, both over 16 tons. In addition, the IVECO Astra brand builds off-road trucks, rigid and articulated dumpers as well as special vehicles.
From 1979, IVECO is present in the Dakar adventure, starting a long journey full of great results and unforgettable moments. In the Dakar 2012, IVECO nailed the most important result with Gerard De Rooy and his team, ranking the 1st, the 2nd and 6th place in the overall classification, a feat that will remain set in the memory of rally-raid fans.
In the 2016 edition, Iveco conquered again the top of the podium with Gerard De Rooy, leader of Team PETRONAS De Rooy Iveco. Iveco dominated one of the most competitive Dakar ever with five different truck brands in the Top 10. On the podium in third place, Federico Villagra, “El Coyote”, was the revelation of this edition.
In the 2017 edition, Gerard de Rooy, PETRONAS De Rooy IVECO team leader and winner of the 2012 and 2016 Dakar rallies with IVECO, took his Powerstar to the third spot on the podium having battled adversity and jockeyed for position with his rivals during the two weeks’ competition.
IVECO will be present for the 2018 edition as official supplier of the Team PETRONAS De Rooy IVECO providing two IVECO Powerstar.
Kärcher cleaning centers
After the great success of Kärcher cleaning centers at the last six Dakar Rallies, the cleaning specialist will be an official supplier to the rally next year, too. Global market leader Kärcher will ensure that vehicles are kept clean by erecting cleaning stations with extra powerful professional pressure washers. All teams will be able to have their vehicles cleaned thoroughly with pressure washers before they are prepared overnight to hit the road the next day.
The service was highly appreciated during the last editions of the Dakar Rally; in 2017 about 500 racing and support vehicles were washed in the Kärcher cleaning center – contributing in this way to the safety of the racing drivers. The assistance demonstrated the efficiency of the company’s equipment even in tough conditions. The washing water used at the stations was collected and recycled.
Toyota, official vehicle of the Dakar Rally organization
As part of its strategy to sponsor motorsport events, Toyota is the new official vehicle of the Dakar Rally organization, with which it shares the exclusive pillars of quality, reliability and durability.
Thus, Toyota will be present for the 2017 edition as the official vehicle of the world's most challenging Rally Raid competition, which challenges not only pilots, but also the vehicles and their teams. It also reflects the spirit and values of Toyota: passion, respect and teamwork.
Toyota's history has been closely linked to the Dakar Rally, ever since its first edition in 1979. In each edition, nearly a third of the participants in the car category have enrolled with Toyota vehicles, making it the most chosen brand worldwide by the teams competing in this demanding and highly competitive event.
As part of this sponsorship, Toyota will provide the mobility of the Dakar Rally organization, with Hilux and SW4vehicles. These vehicles have been leaders in their respective market segments in Argentina for 12 consecutive years and are manufactured in the Toyota plant in Zárate, Buenos Aires Province. Moreover, Toyota will give support with the “Toyota Technical Team”, with professional mechanics that will supply technical support to all Toyota vehicles of the Dakar organization throughout the competition.
Officiel Supporter of Peru
Civa is a Peruvian company founded in 1971 that specializes in passenger transportation, corporate transportation, and package delivery. With more than 46 years of experience, the company connects the greatest number of destinations in the country, including an international route to Guayaquil-Ecuador.
Civa developed a range of outstanding services to meet the expectations of all Peruvians: Econociva, Superciva and Excluciva. Bringing the country's first buses with 180-degree reclining seats, it became the company with the largest fleet of premium buses.
In its mechanical workshops, offices, and sale points throughout Peru, around 1500 employees work to provide quality service to exceed their customers’ expectations.
The company is characterized by its involvement in major sporting events and its support to non-profit organizations. This year, Civa chose to be part of this great international organization and to live the Dakar experience.
Civa has great interactions with customers on social media and offers all the necessary travel information on its website
Officiel Supporter of Peru
Glacial water is the only highly alkaline water with 9.5 pH. 100% Peruvian water, produced under the demanding HACCP quality standards, which guarantees the prevention and maximum reduction of food risk using hygienic products. Consuming glacial water helps to eliminate toxins, combats fluid retention, prevents aging, regulates body temperature and facilitates digestion.
The company supports national athletes who need a good source of hydration for their training, we also sponsors of sporting events where we promote our campaign #Score YourBottle with which we try to ensure that the bottles do not end up as garbage and thus be able to recycle them turning them into blankets. They are then delivered to the coldest areas of Peru like: Ticlio Chico, Pamplona Alta and Pachacutec. This year, thanks to this initiative, we were able to donate 4723 blankets in 8 departments of the country, which motivates us to reach more spaces and more people.
For the 41st edition of Dakar 2019 in Lima, we will be present for the first time offering quality hydration to all runners and spectators and where our principle of social and environmental responsibility will be present throughout the event through recycling activations. Come and have fun recycling with Glacial! We look forward to see you there. #LlevalaDondeQuieras #EncestaTuBotella #PlásticoNoEsBasura
Official supporter of Argentina
WEGA, trademark of R. NETO S.A. in the world, it provides a wide range of products including: air, oil, fuel and cabin filters, halogen lamps, LEDs, spark plugs, glow plugs and horns, which apply to American, European and Asian vehicles.
The prestige achieved by the company during its solid trajectory has positioned it as a leader in the automotive industry nationally and internationally, forming an extensive network of distributors and representatives in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Paraguay , Peru, Uruguay and Brazil, where it has even developed a subsidiary, in the state of Santa Catarina.
Certified under ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO / TS 16949, WEGA develops a large variety of products, from approved parts for original equipment supply to items for recognized private brands.
Currently, almost 50 years after its founding, this family-owned company has become an industrial, commercializing and exporting company that invests in the country creating opportunities in the present and continuity for future generations.
With filters for air, oil, fuel and cabin, among others, WEGA currently has the most complete catalog on the market and stands out for the rapid incorporation of new developments, offering monthly product launches, optimizing its quality management and prioritizing innovation constant.
WEGA spark plugs are designed and manufactured with the most advanced components and processes. Meet the needs of our customers and environmental requirements. They respect the dimensions and electrical characteristics for a correct operation of the motor, even at the most extreme temperaturas.
WEGA lamps are approved in all their lines and optimize vehicle lighting remarkably. They are manufactured in a fully automatic production process, controlled and monitored by a computer system, which certifies their quality. Later, in addition, they undergo technical tests to corroborate not only the operation of the product, but also compliance with international regulations.