Welcome to our 2013 stage reports, presenting the rally on the way from Almeria to Dakar. Click on the particular day and check out the pictures, videos, results and multilingual information on the stage.
The first race stage in Senegal was completed today, it included 140km liason and 180km special. The stage circled the Lac De Guiers lake in northern Senegal. Crossing the Savannah, the piste was mostly fast and sandy tracks. Several competitors gained minutes by going off piste and cutting corners. Fastest bike was Victor Rivera, with Klaus Guldager sharp on his heels, 1 minute behind. Fastest car was again Team Glad.dk sharply followed by Team KB System. At the moment most off the teams are busy preparing for tomorrows stage, the last timed stage in this year's rally.
We have also carried out the long awaited charity act today. The rally organization handed over the medical and school supplies to a local village. Furthermore several competitors brought with them their own donations.