Liaison > 551 km - Special > 105 km
Summary - 07/01 18:20 [GMT +3]

"Peter" hits the big five-oooooooooh!


The road to Al Duwadimi, which contained the first dune fields of this edition, set the riders and crews on a course to the geographical heart of Saudi Arabia. The dunes were not tough or numerous enough to shake up the standings; instead, the entrants had to put their navigational flair to good use to get out of one maze after another, in addition to marshalling...

Al Henakiyah > Al Duwadimi

An XXL road section for an XXL special! 30 km or so of dunes await the field in the first part of the course. However, the lion's share of this brand-new special takes place on fast stretches where fortune will favour the brave —but not the reckless. The Dakar will be veering into the realm of endurance. This is going to be a long day on the road to Al Duwadimi.

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