Summary - 01/01 17:19 [GMT +3]

Dakar 2022 - Stage 1A | Sanders and Al-Attiyah earn sanding ovation


The 409 vehicles on the start list inaugurated the Dakar like never before. After departing Jeddah along the Red Sea for a northbound 225 km transfer, the starting shot for the qualifying stage was fired at the entrance to the Medina region. The opening 19 km sprint was a sign of things to come: sandy tracks and dunes in an all-sand timed sector...

Reactions - 01/01 15:13 [GMT +3] - SSV

Aron Domżała: "We just need a bit of luck"


The Polish driver, third in the SSV category in 2021, has kicked off the 44th edition with fifth place in the opening stage, 45" behind his countryman Marek Goczał.

"It was a nice stage with jumps, I enjoy this type of terrain. I think we'll finish the day well placed, but the race only really gets going tomorrow. It's all still very...

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special n°1A 19 kmBikeQuadCarLight PrototypeSSVTruck
1st start [GMT +3]07:4707:3010:2012:2313:1514:24
Number of participants
left 144 20 88 48 47 56
arrival 144 20 88 48 47 56