Liaison > 336 km - Special > 108 km
Summary - 08/01 18:29 [GMT +3]

Benavides and Moraes: Ritmo Latino

The Dakar, which is continuing to explore the heart of Saudi Arabia, is taking great strides towards the desert of the Empty Quarter, with a leap of more than 600 kilometres today. However, before being totally immersed in sand, the riders, drivers and crews had to tackle a wide range of terrains, which were often conducive to navigation mistakes. The physical demands...

Al Duwadimi > Al Salamiya

No gentle start to the Dakar, which is serving up a marathon stage before the first week is even half done. The first special is an eclectic mix of stony sections, vast expanses of sand and chains of dunes. Finding the right rhythm is easier said than done in this potpourri of fast sections, slower ones and jagged terrain. To rub salt on the wound, the mechanics will only get two hours to work at the finish of the special before the vehicles enter the marathon bivouac and a parc fermé.

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