This is the picture in the highway road of Villa Carlos Paz – Source: Visit Argentina
The phenomenon of The Child is already causing havoc in the Dakar 2016. If Chile and Peru have already dropped out of the competition due to the bad weather forecast, now the problems are in Argentina. Today was played the first stage of the Dakar 2016 between Rosario and Villa Carlos Paz, the stage has been suspended by the organization due to the weather conditions.
All the participants have come out today from Rosario to the area of the start of the special. The departure has been postponed several times and although it seems that the storms are passing, the organization has decided to cancel the first stage, with a special of 258 kilometres away, and the participants are directed to Villa Carlos Paz highway. The motorcycles and quads will travel in convoys, while cars and trucks to iran for free, the latter making use of the route for assistance vehicles.
The ground conditions in the section of the special stage and on the stretch end link to Villa Carlos Paz making it impossible for helicopters despegaran, not being able to guarantee the safety of the riders during the race.
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article Cancelled the first stage of the Dakar 2016 by bad weather has been originally published in Current Motor.