The 40th edition will take place between 6th and 20th of January.
Peru, Bolivia, Argentina. These are the countries hosting the greatest rally on Earth. The Dakar riders will discover the Ica Desert, will ride the Andes and explore the two faces of Lake Titicaca to celebrate the entry of the rally in Bolivia.
After Lima, there will be a rest day in La Paz and the adventure will continue on the Bolivian Altiplano, then will head to Argentina.
"I wish above all else that we all have a thought for the Peruvian people who are victim of unprecedented natural disasters during this time”, declared Etienne Lavigne in opening the presentation conference for the 2018 edition.
The Dakar 2018 complete route will be revealed on 22nd of March.
The 39th edition of Dakar took place in Bolivia, Argentina and Paraguay and Sam Sunderland (KTM) was the winner.