Dakar 2016, stage 1: Special cancelled due to rain


Two of two. After the neutralization of the foreword by the accident suffered by Guo Meiling, the second day of competition in the Dakar Rally 2016 has not been able to play normally. The heavy rain, accompanied by strong gusts of wind and electrical equipment has forced the cancellation of the first stage. The organization has taken this decision after checking the level of the rivers was not compatible with the normal development of the day, especially for the categories of motorcycles and quads. The lack of visibility was also an impediment to the normal flight of the helicopter.

on The 29th of December advertĂ­amos of the concern that had organizers before the rainfall derived from the phenomenon of ‘The Child’. One of the stages identified in the map was precisely this Sunday as the province of Santa Fe was one of the areas on alert for rain and floods of the rivers. A large part of today’s stage between Rosario and Villa Carlos Paz people have changed their by the margins of the Paraná river, which has also facilitated a priori the possible dispute of the stage. Finally, the day of today has been cancelled.

The organization has hastened the timeframe for trying that at least you could run part of the special. The start has been delayed by up to two periods of half an hour, and even at times has come to the place that the bikes could tear their participation in the CP1-around kilometer 121-at which point the ASO expected better conditions. To not be so and check that the conditions were not appropriate, the organizer of the Dakar confirmed the cancellation official of the first stage for all categories. Morning, the tour is expected to be between Villa Carlos Paz and Termas de Rio Hondo.