The Dakar 2019 Adventure | Stage 8 - San Juan De Marcona to Pisco
The Dakar 2019 Adventure | Stage 7 - San Juan De Marcona Loop
Stage 8 | San Juan De Marcona to Pisco
Navigation seems to be the key word of the Dakar Rally for Casey as another day has come with more navigation errors. The stage started off great running 2nd at waypoint 1, then the navigation woes started up again. Steadily losing 2-3 minutes a waypoint…
The Dakar 2019 Adventure | Stage 6 - Arequipa to San Juan De Marcona
Stage 7 | San Juan De Marcona Loop
As the team got the cars on their way to the first loop stage of the rally, word started to spread that this was going to be the most difficult stage of this years Dakar. Full of difficult…
The Dakar 2019 Adventure | Stage 4 & 5 - Marathon Stage
Stage 6 | Arequipa to San Juan De Marcona
Today started the second half of the rally and in Dakar style it’s the longest stage of the rally. It’s also a double special stage as well giving the competitors a break in the middle to reevaluate the first half of the day. The day began with an early 3am wake up and a 443km drive…
The Dakar 2019 Adventure | Stage 3 - San Juan De Marcona to Arequipa
Stage 4 began the marathon stage. Racers were without assistance from the mechanics for this stage as well as the next stage. If they were to run into any problems they had to fix it themselves or be helped from a fellow competitor.
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.
Episode 3: - All In On Dakar - It's On
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.
The Dakar 2019 Adventure | Stage 2 - Pisco to San Juan De Marcona
Casey is only hours away from his dream of racing in the Dakar Rally. His family and team are still firmly behind him—but there's still lots of work to do.
The Dakar 2019 Adventure | Stage 1 - Lima to Pisco
1/8 | Pisco to San Juan De Marcona
Stage 2 was a rough day for Casey, he was the 41st vehicle off the line and the 6th SxS, as the cars and SxS opened the stage to day in front of the bikes. This opened up a whole new challenge of the course not being burned in by the bikes. Navigation was a struggle from the start and would only get …
The Dakar 2019 Adventure Update - Scrutineering & Podium Ceremony
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.
The Dakar 2019 Adventure Begins - Arrival & Shakedown
1/5 | Scrutineering
With a little bit of a later start the team left for the local air force base for team credentials and scrutineering. The credential process consists of a maze of different stops, one by one checking off all necessary requirements. Luckily our team was one step ahead and got most of the requirements done ahead of time, so our line was a little bit shorter.
EP 9: DAKAR W/ RICKY BRABEC - WHERE 2 NEXT W/ CASEY CURRIE
1/2-1/3 | Arrival and Setup
January 2nd, our Dakar 2019 adventure began with a 9 and a half hour flight from Los Angeles, CA to Lima, Peru. With a little wait for our luggage we were off to our hotel and our first late night as we got to our rooms at 3am. The next day Cody, Ray and Tucker went down to the port to retrieve the race vehicles and our M2. Meanwhile Casey and myself stayed back at the hotel and took in a little bit of Lima’s atmosphere. After a few hour wait down at the port the team got access to our team vehicles and started the transfer to the first bivouac.
EP 8: BAJA 1000 RECAP W/ AARON QUESADA - WHERE 2 NEXT W/ CASEY CURRIE
On todays episode of Where 2 Next, Ricky Brabec, Rider for Team Monster Energy HRC Rally Team, joins Casey Currie in studio to talk about Dakar. We're only a few days away from leaving so they talk about preparation for the big race, what to expect when traveling down there and some of the past rally events this year.
EPISODE 2: ALL IN ON DAKAR - HARD LESSONS LOST
On todays episode of Where 2 Next, Aaron Quesada joins Casey to talk about everything that went down at this years Baja 1000 win. Aaron is Casey's co-driver for all of our Desert Races as well as the Senior Manager of Events and Entertainment at Monster Energy. They discuss everything surrounding the Baja 1000 from pre-running to contingency to the wild 24 hour race day.
BAJA 1000 MADNESS: VIDEO RECAP
For true racers, losing is just as important as winning—but it still hurts. Casey recalls the highs and lows of his career before finally challenging the Dakar.
EPISODE 1: ALL IN ON DAKAR - BORN TO RACE
Head across the border with Casey Currie in his attempt to go back-to-back at winning the Baja 1000. The 4x4 trophy jeep takes on the Mexican deserts and everything it throws at it.
HAMMERDOWN TO HAVASU IS LIVE!!!
From a family that built its 50+ year reputation making parts for racing cars, this is how Casey Currie's career started—and how it's led to Dakar.
Join Casey as he takes on Lake Havasu in his one of a kind 850 horsepower four wheel drive Trophy Jeep. Follow all the action through the wild west of Oatman ghost town, Route 66, iconic river destinations, desolate junkyards, and trailer filled RV Parks, as he hammers his way down the Colorado River in #HammerdownToHavasu.