The details of the 2019 Dakar Rally have been revealed at the official launch at the Peruvian embassy. The 10 stages in Peru which starts on January 6, feature one marathon stage with a rest day on January 12.
A major factor will be lots of sand as the rally heads from the Peruvian capital, Lima, south as far as Tacna before heading back north for the finish in Lima on January 17. In total the 2019 Dakar will cover 5,000km, 3,000km of which are special stages.
Follow motor pilot Marcel Snijders in the Dakar 2019 in Peru on www.snijders-rally.com