Bivouac during the Dakar 2018, Stage 9 Tupiza to Salta, Bolivia, Argentina, january 15 - Photo Nikos Katikis / @World / ASO © @World
138 LELOUP ROMAIN (FRA), KTM, rookie, moto, bike, during the Dakar 2018, Stage 9 Tupiza to Salta, Bolivia, Argentina, january 15 - Photo Nikos Katikis / @World / ASO © @World
Dakar 2018 16/OLIVIER PAIN/PISCO-SAN JUAN DE MARCONA/ORIGINAL - PHOTO : ASO/@World/N.Katikis © ASO/@World/N.Katikis
84 CARILLON PATRICE (FRA), KTM, Legende, moto, bike, mechanics at work, during the Dakar 2018, Rest day at La Paz, Bolivia, january 12 - Photo Frederic Le Floc'h / DPPI © Frederic Le Floc'h / DPPI
Dakar 2018 263/VERZA/YAMAHA/SAN JUAN DE MARCONA-SAN JUAN DE MARCONA/ORIGINAL - PHOTO : ASO/@World/N.Katikis © ASO/@World/N.Katikis
Original by motul tents during the Dakar 2018, Stage 4 San Juan De Marcona to San Juan De Marcona, Peru, january 9 - Photo Francois Flamand / DPPI © Francois Flamand / DPPI
Original by motul, during the Dakar 2018, Stage 5 San Juan De Marcona to Arequipa, Peru, january 10, Peru, january 9 - Photo Florent Gooden / DPPI © Florent Gooden / DPPI

This category, previously named “Malles Moto” becomes “Original by Motul”.

It refers to bikes and quads pilots competing without any kind of assistance. A driver accompanied by someone in-race, as assistance or Media will not be eligible to participate in this category.

A specific competition rule applies for competitors under this category; infraction will result in disqualification from this category.



It is reserved to the first 30 registrations to this category.



The Organization commits to play the role of an assistance team for the pilots of this category through the following dispositive:



Motul, major partner of the Dakar, wishes to support The Original competitors.

By sponsoring this category, Motul will make available for each of its registered drivers:

Delivery of this material will be defined at a later stage.

Motul will also provide the pilots with products from the brand.

For more information, please refer to the article 10.6 of the Bike/Quad specific regulations.

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