Published on January 3rd, 2017 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez


Dakar Rally 2017 Numbers that matter

In this year’s edition of the Dakar rally which has just started there is the participation of nearly 500 drivers/riders/athletes from 59 countries. On the list we find 145 motorcycles, 79 cars, 37 quads and 50 trucks. In addition, for the first time the rally will start with eight UTV’s (small 4×4 vehicles).

In this year’s edition of the Dakar, there is also no shortage of women. On motorcycles will be: Laia Sainz, Anastasiya Nifontov and Rosa Romero Font (KTM 450). ATV’s will have Camelia Liparoti (Yamaha YFM 700R). Mitsubishi will have driver, Cristina Gutierrez Herrero, and Nissan Frontier will have Maria Del Huerto Mattar Smith.

Dakar 2017 – stages:

Stage I – January 2 Asuncion (Par) – Resistencia (Arg) – 454 km

Stage II – January 3 Resistencia (ARG) – San Miguel de Tucuman (ARG) – 803 km

Stage III – January 4 San Miguel de Tucuman (ARG) – San Salvador de Jujuy (ARG) – 780 km

Stage IV – January 5, San Salvador de Jujuy (Arg) – Tupiza (Bol) – 521km

Stage V – January 6 Tupiza (Bol) – Oruro (Bol) – 692 km

Stage VI – January 7 Oruro (Bol) – La Paz (Bol) – 786 km

Break – January 8, La Paz (Bol)

Phase VII – January 9 La Paz – Uyuni (Bol) – 622 km

Phase VIII – 10 January Uyuni (Bol) – Salta (ARG) – 892 km

Phase IX – JANUARY 11 Salta (ARG) – Chilecito (ARG) – 977 km

Phase X – JANUARY 12, Chilecito (ARG) – San Juan (ARG) – 751 km

Phase XI – January 13, San Juan (ARG) – Rio Cuarto (ARG) – 754 km

Phase XII – Jan. 14 Rio Cuarto (ARG) – Buenos Aires (Arg) – 786 km

We wish all of them safe journey and good luck.

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