Call of the desert
There’s no other race in the world like the Dakar: the terrain, the route, the competitors, the challenge.
No fear, no limits, no excuses
Learn the inside track from Dakar champions on how to prepare body and mind for an arduous 4,971mi road trip.
From zero to hero
See how private entrants live on their wits to fund Dakar, while it’s big business for the factory teams.
Too hot to handle
Learn about the rollercoaster quests for Dakar glory for Cristina Gutiérrez, Seth Quintero and Daniel Sanders.
Learn how new technology is transforming the Dakar, from electric cars to electronic roadbook on bikes.
It’s the final countdown. Get set for blood, sweat and tears as the final preparations go down to the wire.