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1x1.trans 2013 Dakar Rally Official Video Trailer & Schedule

Tomorrow starts the 34th edition of the Dakar Rally in Lima, Peru. The event will have 14 stages and cover about 5,239 miles around South America. Competitors will ride for 15 days until they reach the finish at Santiago, Chile, on January 20, 2013. Three-time Dakar champion Marc Coma will be unable to compete—he got injured during the Rally of Morocco in November. Cyril Despress, winner of the 2012 Dakar, is this year’s favorite in the motorcycle class. He will chase his fifth Dakar victory. Watch the official trailer:

2013 Dakar Rally Stage Schedule:

  • Jan. 5 – Stage 1: Lima (Peru) – Pisco – total distance 263 km: 250 km liaison and 13 km special (shortest stage in the 2013 edition)
  • Jan 6 – Stage 2: Pisco – Pisco (loop) total distance 327 km: 85 km liaison; 242 km special
  • Jan 7 – Stage 3: Pisco – Nazca – total distance 343 km: 100 km liaison; 243 km special
  • Jan 8 – Stage 4: Nazca – Arequipa – total distance 718 km: 429 km liaison; 289 special
  • Jan 9 – Stage 5: Arequipa – Arica – total distance 411 km: 275 km liaison; 136 km special
  • Jan 10- Stage 6: Arica – Calama – Total distance 767 km: 313 km liaison; 454 km special
  • Jan 11 – Stage 7: Calama – Salta (rally enters Argentina) – total distance 806 km: 586 km liaison; 220 km special
  • Jan 12 – Stage 8: Salta – Tucuman – total distance 738 km: 247 liaison; 491 km special
  • Jan 13: REST DAY in Tucuman, Argentina
  • Jan 14 – Stage 9: Tucuman – Cordoba – total distance 852 km: 259 km liaison; 593 km special (longest stage of the 2013 edition)
  • Jan 15 – Stage 10: Cordoba – La Rioja – total distance 636 km: 279 km liaison; 357 km special
  • Jan 16 – Stage 11: La Rioja – Fiambala – total distance 483 km: 262 km liaison; 221 km special
  • Jan 17 – Stage 12: Fiambala – Copiaco (rally enters Chile) – total distance 715 km: 396 km liaison; 319 km special
  • Jan 18 – Stage 13: Copiaco – La Serena – total distance 735 km: 294 km liaison; 441 km special
  • Jan 19 – Stage 14: La Serena – Santiago- total distance 630 km: 502 liaison; 128 km special.
  • Jan 20 -Closing ceremony Santiago

2013 Dakar Rally: The Numbers:

  • Total route: 8432 km (5,239.4 miles)
  • Total timed specials: 4146 km (2,576 miles)
  • Longest distance in a single day: 852 km (Stage 9)
  • Shortest distance in a single day: 250 km (Stage 1)
  • Highest point of altitude: 4800 m
  • Average rainfall in the Atacama Desert (Chile): 0 mm

Sources: Ultimate Motorcycling, Motorcycle USA

1x1.trans 2013 Dakar Rally Official Video Trailer & Schedule

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