Dakar 2020, as never before

Another year for the engine to adficionados, Christmas end with the toughest rally of the year. Several categories of vehicles where there is always show, and there are new this year.

The Dakar is moving from South America to the Persian Gulf. As happened a few years ago with changing continent of Africa to South America, in this 2020 There are developments in the dakariana competition is packing into Arab lands. The test will take place in the 5 to the 17 January in Saudi Arabia, where the desert has nothing to envy to the dunes of Mauritania and Chile.

Also, as usual, Spaniards will be fighting for the top drawer of the podium. Carlos Sainz aims high back to their 57 Fernando Alonso years as an apprentice in his first Dakar. We will see what he can Asturian, you must gain experience to be eligible to win in the coming years. Nani Roma will be up insurance also.

In the other categories have more representation Joan Barreda opting all on bikes. Nor should we forget that every year Laia Sanz more surprising because of its high performance, and if the accompanying factors may be very high.

There will also be national representation in side by side, trucks and quads making a total of 69 Spanish expeditions. Not bad considering that most of them do not have the privilege of going to Dakar with the official teams and adventure is a big financial outlay and sleepless nights fixing their machines.

Anyway, We wish the best of luck to all and make us enjoy as they do every year, or even more. It will certainly be a spectacular competition, As to the presentation of the event in the very Burj Khalifa Dubai. Enjoy it until the day engines pull up Kings:

Adrián Osés, Locos Engine.

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Author: Adrián Osés Motorsport enthusiast and Engineering, founder and editor of Mad Engine.