The annual rally raid event, The Dakar is starting from January 2. Starting from 1979, Amaury Sport Organization (ASO) is organizing the 44th edition of Dakar Rally. Saudi Arabia will host the mega event as the terrains there increase the thrill and charm of the contest.
The dates confirmed and schedule is ready. A total of 750 riders, among which 209 rookies and 130 legends, will participate.
The cash rewards and prize money is already made public. Different amounts will be shared among the winners of different categories. A cash prize of $45,000 is for car drivers.
Dakar Rally Schedule is very short and the event will meet its end in just 12 days. Starting (Jan 2) from Ha’il and going through Neom and Red Sea coastline into the dunes of Riyadh, final destiny is Jeddah.
The live telecast of race will be all around the world through various broadcasters. BEIN Sports holds the rights for telecast in Arab Countries. Same as NBCSN will make coverage of event in United States.
The rides cost details are also available. In this most expensive event, riders have to give heavy amount in terms of entrance fee. The mechanical charges are besides it. Entrance fee reported is $30k