Dakar 2017, stage 12: Buenos Aires awaits its heroes


The Dakar 2017 comes to an end. Drivers and teams face the twelfth special of the test, the last, to complete the distance between Rio Cuarto, Buenos Aires. With almost everything decided and as is tradition, the last stage of the Dakar presents a requirement that is very low and is something like a parade of heroes path of your objective, in this case the podium in the argentine capital. Although there is always room for surprise, and no one can be legit, the riders will only have to complete a total of 64 kilometers timed to complete the race.

In principle, these 64 kilometres of special do not hide any kind of trap and are designed so that little or no change, not only among the favorites, but between all the anonymous heroes who have come to the end. In fact, the organization itself recognizes that the point of the special stage will be, precisely, its end, which is the fruit of the new regulations has been designed a spectacular end in the middle of the bivouac. With everything from that point the riders will have to complete almost 700 miles to get to Buenos Aires and to enjoy the ceremony on the final podium in front of the Argentine Automobile Club and in front of thousands of fans.

In the face of this last special stage, ‘tiders’ will be in order
reverse the classification of bikes and quads
, so that will have to wait
to the end to see the champions of this Dakar. All in all, the first
bike will start the timed section at 10:16 hours
, same time
also it will be launched the first quad. For his part, cars, UTV, and
trucks do get in the natural order of the classification, as Stéphane
Peterhansel will open the track from 11:49 hours
, while Eduard Nikolaev
will do the same with your truck Kamaz from 12:16 hours.

Profile twelfth stage (Río Cuarto – Buenos Aires)