Thursday, January 19, 2012

2012 Dakar Rally

(Reuters/Jacky Naegelen)
The 2012 Dakar Rally came to an end last week. This event is the gnarliest racing event in the world. 30 days of racing with minimal rest covering multiple countries in South America. The course covers a wide variety of terrain with daily routes pushing 1000km. KTM riders Marc Coma and Cyril Despres dominated the bikes while Stephane Peterhansel won the cars in a Mini! See the 2 videos below for highlights of the bikes and cars. For some awesome pictures from the event click the link here: