The Dakar rally-2020 for the first time in history will be held in Saudi Arabia

Ралли Дакар-2020 впервые в истории пройдет в Саудовской Аравии

The Dakar Rally

The contract with the country will be concluded for five years.

Rally-marathon Dakar in 2020 will be held in Saudi Arabia. About it reports a press-service of competitions.

A contract with a middle Eastern country will be concluded for five years.

“I always thought that the main concept of the Dakar is open, a journey into the unknown. I admire the fact that the race goes to Saudi Arabia”, – said the Director of the rally, David Castera.

 

3⃣0⃣ years in Africa.
1⃣1⃣ years in South America.
The third chapter in the history of Dakar Rally is opening now… moving to the Middle East.
➡ This Next Dakar will be held in Saudi Arabia 🇸🇦
More details about this adventure will be announced on the 25th of April…#Dakar2020 pic.twitter.com/XDzhfvEbDW

— DAKAR RALLY (@dakar) April 15, 2019.

It is reported that the details of the route of the Dakar-2020 will be announced April 25.

We will remind, for 30 years, the rally-marathon started in Paris and ended in the Senegalese capital Dakar. Since 2009 because of the threat of terrorist acts, the competition took place on the territory of the States of South America.

Earlier it was reported that the world champion on classical rally (WRC) season in 2018 was the French racer Sebastien Ogier.

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