Dakar 2017: 39th edition to be flagged off from Paraguay

The Dakar Rally, one of the toughest motorsport events in the world, had completed 38 seasons after the 2016 edition.

Now the organisers have announced the dates and route for the 2017 edition. The next Dakar Rally, which will make its way into Paraguay for the first time, will be flagged off from the capital city of Asuncion on January 2.

Paraguay will be the 29th country to host the Dakar since its inception in 1979. The rally route heads shortly into Argentina before heading to Bolivia for five stages. Following that, the participants...

Updated Date: Apr 27, 2016 16:54 PM

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