The Dakar 2019 Adventure | Stage 3 - San Juan De Marcona to Arequipa

Stage 3 | San Juan De Mercona to Arequipa 

Stage 3 added more variation to the rally as today allowed for assistance during the special. If you opt to use assistance the time spent idle is counted towards your overall time. There are 3 pit stops along the stage with the 3rd stop in neutralization zone, you have 6 minutes in a 1.8km zone before time starts again.

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Kyle Chandler
Dakar 101

This year is the 41st running of the Dakar rally. Dakar started in 1977 and used to run from Paris, France to Dakar, Senegal. The inaugural event had 182 vehicles taking the green flag with only 74 completing the 10,000 km race. The most competitors seen in the rally was 688 in 2004 with the longest rally was 15,000km.

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Kyle Chandler
The Dakar 2019 Adventure | Stage 1 - Lima to Pisco

1/7 | Stage 1 - Lima to Pisco 

The clock read 3:15am as I finished packing up my bags, today is Stage 1 of the Dakar rally. The team has an early morning transferring the bivouac from Lima to Pisco, about a 250km drive. The team boarded a shuttle bus at 4:00am and made our way down to the bivouac. Once there we quickly packed up and shipped out for the few hour drive.


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Kyle Chandler