The Dakar 2016 closes its doors with four well-deserved
Price bikes, Mark
Patronelli quads, Stéphane
Peterhansel cars and Gerard
de Rooy in trucks. Four great players that are only the tip of the
iceberg of a hard race and the vast majority only competes for
to achieve the goal, in this case the podium located in the city of Rosario.
adrenaline-hooked, your survival instinct more; and year after year hundreds of
intrepid decided to leave everything and compete in an event that has no
Not all achieve their goal, but all the pilots, co-pilots and staff of the teams have a story to tell about the test. Maybe this is part of the mystique of the Dakar, which for this edition has had to change the route because of the low of last hour of Peru and Chile. The test has finally had a first full week of tracks typical of rally’s speed, and a second week with dunes and navigation in the desert of Fiambalá. your way, each part of the test has been a hard and many riders have fallen between their networks.
In fact, only 214 of 347 vehicles that took the start in Buenos Aires have reached the goal of Rosary, but along the way have provided us with passion, effort, sacrifice and also spectacular photographs. The edition of 2016 is not an exception in this aspect and therefore on the Engine.is we have collected the best pictures of the test in a gallery attached under these lines. 100 snapshots that reflect the essence of the Dakar and the passion that oozes the raid more hard of the world.