“2021 Saudi Dakar Rally” details to be revealed tomorrow at virtual press conference.
Motorsport enthusiasts in Saudi Arabia and beyond will get to know the first details of Dakar Saudi Arabia 2021. This will be during a virtual press conference that will take place on Thursday, June 11.
It will be with the participation HRH Minister of Sport, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal; HRH Chairman of the Saudi Arabia Motor Federation (SAMF), Prince Khalid bin Sultan Al Abdullah Al Faisal; Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) Managing Director, Yann Le Moenner; as well as Dakar Rally director, David Castera.
The virtual press conference will unveil new additions to the world’s most challenging rally; introduced for the first time to the race. In addition to details on the new route, starting point and finish line.
Tomorrow, the Minister of Sport holds a virtual press conference to announce the details of Rally #Dakar2021 pic.twitter.com/x7Rw8zzIti— Ministry of Sport (@gsaksa_en) June 10, 2020
Dakar Rally returns to Saudi Arabia on the back of an impressive first edition in January 2020; which also saw 342 pilots compete in five categories over 13 days across 7500 kilometers of the Saudi desert.
Spanish veteran driver Carlos Sainz clinched the title in the car category, U.S. rider Ricky Brabec took home the bikes category, while Chile’s Ignacio Casale was the winner in the quads class.
In the trucks’ category, Andrey Karginov of Russia finished first, and Casey Currie also wrapped up the winning quintet by securing the SSV category.