Sunday 28 November at 11 am (Paris time) - Presentation of the 2022 Dakar
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

The “Original by Motul” category, refers to bikes and quads competitors 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.

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

  • Provision of 1 trunk per competitor that should be used for storage of the competitor’s personal belongings, spare parts, tools and accessories;
  • Provision of 1 headlight.
  • Transport, for each competitor, of the following items: 1 trunk, 1 set of wheels, 1 sleeping tent, 1 travel bag, 1 set of tyres;
  • Free use of the generators, compressors and tool-boxes;
  • Easy access to the race’s information.

Motul, Main Partner of the event, wishes to support the Original By Motul competitors, by providing onsite a large variety of their product line, as well as some equipment aimed to making your life on the bivouac a bit more comfortable (see below).

Their engagement also comes on helping attract the Media attention on you, as well as the General Public interest, by communicating about the category before, during and after the event.

  • 1 bike lifter ;
  • 1 environmental carpet;
  • 1 bike cover;
  • 1 2-seconds sleeping tent (2 people);
  • 1 camping mattress;
  • 1 sleeping bag 5°;
  • 1 survival blanket;
  • 1 100L travel bag ;
  • 1 waterproof backpack (25 Liters);
  • 1 hygiene kit;
  • 1 Head mounted lamp

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

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

Dakar Rally – Original by Motul EN
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