Liaison > 153 km - Special > 275 km

Sheybah > Ardah

The first part of the marathon stage is basically a love letter to rally raids. The counter will hit 4,000 kilometres of specials right after the start, taking the race well into extreme endurance territory. The route designers unsurprisingly marked the occasion with a gruelling stage on sand of every colour. Keeping the vehicles in one piece will be crucial, as there will be no assistance trucks or mechanics to lend the competitors a hand at the bivouac.


The 2022 Route

The route of Dakar 2022

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