The 34th running of the worlds most arduous race has kicked off today, January 1st 2012. The Dakar Rally, which now starts in Mar Del Plata, Argentina covers 8,000 kilometers throughout Argentina, Chile and finally Peru with the finish planned for the 15th in Lima.
Regional stars will be competiting in the event, however biggest of the lot is the defending winner, Nasser Al-Attiyah, who has ditched his all conquering Volkswagen Toureg (well VW have pulled the rug) and hopped aboard one of Robby Gordon’s Hummers. We wish the man luck and everyone else taking part from our side of the world.
We will be bringing your more details as the race unfolds >>>
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