SEPARATING THE WHEAT FROM THE CHAFF

The second part of this marathon stage also includes the longest special stage of the rally, covering nearly 500 kilometres. Before leaving the Altiplano, the competitors will be put to a tough test in high-altitude sand dunes 3,500 m above sea level. This should start to give us a better idea of the leaderboard; the handful of men or women capable of winning the Dakar will now.

Stage 8 - Cars, Motorbikes, Quads and SxS
Liaison > 87 km - Spéciale > 498 km

 


Stage 8 - Trucks
Liaison > 180 km - Spéciale > 381 km