August 20, 2014
Dakar starts in Rosario
The Rally-Dakar had today it´s opening ceremony in Rosario, next to the city´s “Monumento a la Bandera”, and will start tomorrow it´s 35th edition.
This will be the 6th Rally-Dakar held in South America, since terrorist threats forced the organization to move from the African continent, it´s traditional venue.
The race will cover over 9 thousand km, distributed between 13 stages in Argentina, Bolivia and Chile.
436 pilots have signed up for the competition, 59 of which are argentines, including two-times champion Marcos Patronelli.