Paris to Dakar Race – January 5th to 19th 2013

The 2013 Paris to Dakar race is currently underway. This year’s race started on January 5th, and will run all of the way through January 19th.

This year’s started in Peru, will wind through Argentina, and will finally end up in Chili.Racing the Paris to Dakar

The racing is made up of four classes of vehicles

  • Cars
  • Trucks (these are huge over-sized trucks, more like support vehicles)
  • Motorcycles
  • Quads

Here is some video of the course


The first Paris to Dakar race was held in 1977, and now has become a pilgrimage for adventure seekers the world over.