The Dakar Rally, held every January, is the longest and toughest motorsport event in the world, where bikes, quads, cars and trucks race over 13 stages covering over 9000km across south America, through some of the harshest environments on earth, this year’s longest stage is a mind bending 1024km!
This year Sam Sunderland, Britain’s up and coming Rally Raid rider has a Full Factory KTM under him and is looking to build on last year’s Stage win.
Chris “Corky” Cork will be taking part on his privateer Husqvarna and doing so in support of Children’s Hospice South West
We’ll also be covering how Father and Son team Pavey are doing during the Dakar, they’re a huge part of Rallying and motorbikes in the UK. Watch out for Llewelyn on the EuroSport coverage as he’s been selected to feature in the My Dakar segment.
Follow along our daily posts as we try and keep up with the teams as they strike a path across the deserts of South America!