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Dakar Rally Raid - Endurance Rally Racing
Dakar Rally Raid - Endurance Rally Racing
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The Dakar 1979 to 2009, 30 years with lots of histories and crashes compiled. Good video that could do without that music.... :(

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Pharaoh's rally 1991 (Vatanen, Camel Citroen ZX Rallye Raid) Includes the Jacky Ickx wreck where his co-pilot Christian Tarin died tragically.
Rally Raid Results:
1. Vatanen / Berglund - Citroen ZX Rallye Raid.
2. Waldegard - Citroen ZX Rallye Raid.
3. Ambrosino - Citroen ZX Rallye Raid.
Bikes: Winner: Danny Laporte, USA, Cagiva Elephant.

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The 11th stage will take the field to Chilecito. A part of the drivers will start into the stage in a special procedure, the so-called ‘Super Fiambalá’: the top 10 of the motorbike and the car standings as well as the top five of the trucks will start in mixed order according to their times set in stage 10.
In addition, 70 percent of the 280 kilometer stage will feature the famous dunes of Fiambalá.

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Adrien Van Beveren crashed hard approximately 3 km from finish of today’s stage leading comfortable. Despite heroic afford was the injured french rider not capable to finish the stage. He has been evacuated by the medical team’s helicopter.
The overall standings leader has broken his right collar bone, injured his thorax and spine. His injuries are too severe to be able to complete the remaining 3 km of the special stage or the rally!

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In Argentina, the competitors seeing the return of the hot weather after several days in the rain. On the way to Belén, it is 38°C in the shade and 43°C in the sunshine. The final classification of todya’s stage (motorcycles, quad, cars, SSV and trucks) will dictate the starting order of the coming Super-Fiambalá stage, the next marathon stage.

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Weather conditions in the area in the last few days are preventing assistance crews from refurbishing race vehicles for stage 9 after the demanding marathon stage.
The field of the Dakar will therefore head to the Salta bivouac by road. The rally will resume with stage 10 from Salta to Belén at the 16th of January 2018

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Stage 7 from La Paz to Uyuni. The liaison amounts to 302km, the timed special is 425km. To make it special it is a so called “marathon stage” ie only riders/drivers and copilots can work on their vehicles!! No permission to receive any external mechanical assistance!
The vehicles are parked in a parc ferme style holding area until start the coming day to continue with the longest special stage 8 of the rally, covering nearly 500 kilometers, a genuine test in high-altitude sand dunes 3,500 m above sea level.

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Well-deserved rest day in La Paz, Bolivia and the chance to recharge the batteries as well as making preparations for the decisive coming week at the Dakar.
The support teams spending the day meticulously going over preparations as the team prepare for the final crucial week of #Dakar 2018.

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Trip to Dakar Rally watching the cars flying through the desert and dunes as they make their way on this 2 week endurance rally journey. Adventure with MINI and X-raid to experience the event from the start in Lima, Peru.

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The 3rd stage, Monday 8th of January 2018 will take the competitors to San Juan de Marcona, Peru. A 296 kilometer timed special stage which is followed by a 208 kilometer liaison to the bivouac. Bikes and quads will leave the main route for a fifteen kilometer detour, without increasing the day’s total distance.
Like the first and second stages, special stage three once again will feature nothing but sand and dunes. Desert experts will get a new opportunity to shine.
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