Liaison > 348 km - Special > 375 km
Summary - 18/01 18:15 [GMT -3] - Car

A show of panache by Al-Attiyah


The arrival in the region of San Juan was by no means a soft landing, because the competitors had to tackle the longest special of the rally, totalling 523 km. It was a mixture of sand, fast tracks and bumpy rocky sections that severely tested the riders’ and drivers’ capacities with the tiredness...

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Fiambalá / Chilecito - San Juan

Chilecito = Dakar

The 40th edition of the Dakar, which will take place in Argentina from 6-20 January 2018, will stop off at Chilecito, with the province of La Rioja being the only one present in each of the rally’s editions.

Chilecito is getting ready to receive the most important off-road motor event in the world, offering visitors its landscapes, culture, tradition and cuisine, in a department (county) that is proud to host this event once again.

With its Christ of Portezuelo, Vuelta al Pique (a circuit for trekking and mountain biking) and a historic Cable Car, Chilecito offers the Dakar singular landscapes and other attractions, including La Mejicana, a mine in the heart of the Famatina mountain range, reached by the cable car.

On a site with full amenities, the bivouac that will house the teams will once again be located in the Judiciales campsite, where the rally will sleep over the night of January 17th. The next day, the rally will...

City of San Juan

San Juan, 650 metres above sea level, is a delightful, fertile oasis surrounded by spectacular mountains.

Characterised by its modern construction, wide streets and variety of cultural sites like the birthplace of Sarmiento, the Cathedral, the Juan Victoria auditorium, the Theatre Bicentenario, the Museum of Fine Arts, San Juan is 16 kilometres from the Dique de Ullum, an ideal place for water sports, and the spectacular Zonda motor racing circuit.

The towns in the north and north-west offer attractive natural, historical and cultural sites among colourful and snow-peaked mountains, therapeutic spa waters and other places linked to the history of our nation.

The San Guillermo National Park and Reserve comprise an extraordinary habitat of protected mountain camel species (vicuñas and guanacos).

Ruta Interlagos, Cuesta de Huaco, Cuesta del Viento and the Agua Negra Pass (to Chile) are the most beautiful mountain routes...

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live timing
special n°12BikeQuadCarSxSTruck
1st start [GMT -3]07:0007:0009:4509:4511:17
Number of participants
start 0 0 48 8 27
left 0 0 44 7 24
cp 1 0 0 43 7 21
cp 2 0 0 44 6 23
cp 3 42 7 23
arrival 0 0 39 5 20

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