2016 Dakar Rally

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It’s coming! January 2nd brings the 37th edition of the Dakar Rally, which of course now runs in South America. This year’s route will take 143 bikes (and 211 other vehicles) through Argentina and Bolivia.

Here’s the official 2016 trailer if you need to get pumped up:

For the first time since the race moved to South America, there won’t be a #1 plate, as last year’s winners (Cyril Despres and Marc Coma) are not racing this year. We’ll see if KTM is able to keep up their dominance, or if Honda or Yamaha can come through with a surprise!

Here’s the route:

Or if you want a detailed breakdown of the daily routes, head on over to the Dakar page.

If you’re in the US, your best bet for viewing will be NBC Sports. Hope you enjoy!

Cover photo from http://www.dakar.com/dakar/2016/us/out-of-race/photos-galery.html

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