EMPTY QUARTER MARATHON > SHAYBAH
01-13-2023 - Stage 12
Dakar 2023 - Stage 12 | Loeb is a serial winner
The Empty Quarter continues to reveal its identity. The immense desert that plays host to most of the oil deposits exploited in Saudi Arabia is also a special playground for rally-raid riders and drivers to express themselves. The expanses of dunes discovered by the Dakar this year have few equivalents on the surface of the planet. However, the 185-km programme...
Ardah > Sheybah
This stage will put the focus on the tactical acumen of the drivers, riders and crews in the Dakar. Who will manage to tread the fine line between not pushing their vehicle too hard and not losing too much time to more aggressive rivals? The answer will come in Shaybah following yet another dune fest in the second half of the marathon stage. Depending on the time differences in each category, the balance of power will almost be set in stone by now.
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