Dakar Flashback

Dakar Flashback catch up

December 2021

Iquique Flat Out

3.0 22 x
The final two kilometres of the Iquique stage is a downhill run with an average grade of more than 30 per cent. It's not wise to hesitate down this giant dune, and these drivers from the 2010 Dakar did anything but.

On The Rails

3.0 16 x
In Stage 9 of the 2015 Dakar Rally, heading from Iquique to Calama in Chile, this rider lucked upon an old railroad track in the desert terrain.

Queen Jutta

4.5 55 x
In 2001, Germany’s Jutta Kleinschmidt became the first woman to win the Dakar Rally. She and co-driver Andreas Schulz overtook two-time winner Jean-Louis Schlesser to seal their victory.

The Portuguese Twirl

4.0 12 x
Portuguese rider Paulo Goncalves suffered an epic crash in the eighth stage of the 2016 Dakar, but he was undeterred and immediately got back up.

The Showman

3.0 19 x
Adrien Van Beveren couldn't help but enjoy himself and pop a wheelie while racing the 2016 Dakar.