Viva el Dakar!!!

The Dakar 2009 is off to discover a new continent, South
America that offers unlimited possibilities to amateurs of wide
open spaces. The round trip to Buenos Aires, via Valparaiso is
a challenge in which the most enduring competitors will find
their way and have the opportunity to distinguish themselves.
With close to 6,000 kilometres of specials and difficulties
scattered on the whole course, the battle for the title will
remain wide open until the finish.

An extreme adventure between two oceans

The Dakar 2009 is off to discover a new continent, South America that offers unlimited possibilities to amateurs of wide open spaces. The round trip to Buenos Aires, via Valparaiso is a challenge in which the most enduring competitors will find their way and have the opportunity to distinguish themselves. With close to 6,000 kilometres of specials and difficulties scattered on the whole course, the battle for the title will remain wide open until the finish.

Please find below the distances run in altitude during the Dakar 2009 special stages:

  • from 1500 till 2000 meters : 610 kilometers
  • from 2000 till 2500 meters : 240 kilometers
  • from 2500 till 3000 meters : 70 kilometers
  • from 3000 till 3250 meters : 15 kilometers

On liaison, the Rally will pass at an average height of 4000 meters during 120 kilometers.

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