40th EDITION
06-20 January 2018

Dakar Tour Prague: The Czechs as faithful as ever

Dakar Tour - Czech Republic - 27th of April 2017 - The long love story between the Dakar and the Czech Republic has contributed greatly to the history of this rally. Since the first editions, the Czechs have always been present and some among them have stimulated a real buzz back home: personalities like six-time winner in the truck category, Karel Loprais (uncle of Ales Loprais), and of course Josef Macháček,

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Under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI,
Edition 8 of the Afriquia Merzouga Rally
From May 7 – 12, 2017

Merzouga Rally - Morroco - 25th of April 2017 - For the first time, the Afriquia Merzouga Rally will receive the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI. “It is a great joy and a great honour”, said A.S.O. President Jean-Etienne Amaury when receiving the mail from the Royal Cabinet, which gives new scope to this constantly evolving event.

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Dakar Tour Tokyo:
The Japanese continue to write Dakar history

Dakar Tour - Tokyo - 22th of April 2017 - The Dakar Tour stopped in Tokyo for the presentation of the 2018 edition: a must do and much anticipated happening in the country whose men and machines have left their mark on the Dakar.

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Dakar Tour Shanghaï :
new dynamic in China

Dakar Tour - China - 20th of april 2017 The FB Life Racing Planet stand at the Shanghai Auto Show welcomed yesterday the Dakar Tour as well as several possible participants and Dakar regulars, such as Zhou Yong.

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Dakar Series China Rally:
​The springboard

Dakar Series - China - 20th of april 2017 - These newcomers have someone to aspire to. In 2015, Yong Zhou finished 13th overall on the Dakar in his seventh participation. He set the bar for all other Chinese competitors to reach on the Dakar and the next generation is ready to take it to the next level.

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Dakar Tour Milan: The Italians are ready for 2018

Dakar Tour - Italy - 14th of April 2017 - Thursday evening it was Italy’s turn to welcome the Dakar Tour, which came to Milan to present the route of the 2018 edition to the competitors, teams, aficionados and media. More than 150 people attended the conference at the prestigious National Science and Technical Museum in the city centre.

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Dakar Tour Holland: The 2018 route has convinced

Dakar Tour - Netherlands - 13th of April 2017 - The Dakar Tour made a stop last night in The Netherlands at the Experience Island domain in Loon op Zand, in a region that is home to several teams. Each year The Netherlands is represented by a large contingent of crews in the truck category.

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India Baja:
Tanveer Abdul Wahid wins the Dakar Challenge

Dakar Challenge - India Baja - 10th of April 2017: At the conclusion of two days of taxing competition, at more than 45°C in the dunes and on the sandy tracks of Rajasthan, TVS Racing’s Tanveer Abdul Wahid, took the laurels in the Dakar Challenge category, which featured a strong field of some 30 competitors all aiming for the price of entries on the 2018 Dakar and Merzouga Rally in Morocco.

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