Prestart report and technical inspections in Almeria.
Date: Jan 24, 2016
Length: 0 km
Character: Pre-start technical inspections.
The perfect weather on the Andalusian coast fueled the optimism of the 130 competitors about to embark on the epic race to Dakar. As the race tuned vehicles passed inspection the pilots expressed their high hopes of making it to the finish and placing high in the standings. This year's edition is truly a world class event with teams coming from as far away as Australia. The biggest team is fielded by the traditional participant Aventura Tuareg of Spain led by Intercontinental rally 2012 champion Manuel "Murchi" Garcia. Stage 1 takes place tomorrow followed by the Mediterranean crossing to Morocco. And we will bring you all the details on our website and social media.