Date: Jan 22, 2018
Route: Almeria – Mahirija
Country: Spain - Morocco Character: Warm up stage, no competition.
today, just warming up!
Stay tuned for tomorrow.
The first stage of this year’s rally took the competitors into the bivouac in Mahirija. The 135km long prologue tested for the first time the navigational abilities of the crews who all easily earned the full allotment of 100 points for crossing the check point in the Almeria harbor. Tomorrow we start with a 35km liaison to Start where the competitors embark on a 425km long special ending in Merzouga. The blend of fast piste and a difficult dune finish promises tomorrow’s stage to be one of the deciding days of the rally. Follow future updates o find out how the events of the day turn out.