Dakar 2016, stage 2: partial stroke the side of caution


The rains continue to wreak havoc on the first
bar Dakar
. With forecasts of intense rainfall at least until
the arrival of the participants to Bolivia, the organiser of the test has been
seen in the obligation to re-change the route in the day today
before the certainty be grown remarkable in the rivers, as already lived
during surveys of the day yesterday. The second stage will have a
route shortened
, while it also has changed the time of departure.
The participants of the category of bikes will depart an hour later.

In this way, the journey between Villas Carlos Paz and Termas de Rio Hondo is reduced significantly. riders only will compete until the CP4, both in the category of bikes and quads as well as in the category of cars and trucks, despite having about the role of different tours. With this change, the riders of bikes and quads played 354 kilometers in place of the 450 miles of special timed which they were intended. For his part, cars and trucks will have 386 miles competitive in place of the 510 that marked the original route

According to the projections of the ASO, the day of today people have changed their by soft tracks and fast where you could charge advantage the pilots are able to maintain a high rate before any hurdle timely. However, with the heavy rainfall that we are living in the surroundings of the Sierra de Cordoba and in the region of Santiago del Estero, the mud is going to play havoc with more than one, while the steps of rivers that remain in the tour will be the critical points of the stage. After the accident in the prologue and the cancellation of the first stage, will be the first kilometres for the trucks category.