|Desafio Ruta 40: Entries open for the Argentinian "Dakar Test" in June 2014.|
Argentina will be again the scenery for the "Desafío Ruta 40" rally (June 17-22), an international sport competition that has been propelled for 5 years from the National Ministry of Tourism. This race, which links the Patagonia and Cuyo, and it goes through a mythical itinerary in unique destinations with unique and beautiful landscapes, identity and culture.
Unlike the last two editions, the competition will go through the Road 40 from South to North and from San Carlos de Bariloche, then Zapala and Malargüe, and finally in San Juan - parts which are well known from the Dakar Rally 2014. Competitors will find new paths in complex and challenging roads in the most impressive landscapes of our country. In this edition, driver will visit the provinces of Rio Negro, Neuquén, Mendoza and San Juan.
Under the Dakar format, the Challenge gathers together the world’s top competitors of Cross Country Rally that will race 3508 kilometers in six days - with different surfaces which include sand dunes, mountain roads and demanding off-road paths.
As it was the case in other sport events that we have supported, Desafio Ruta 40 – Dakar Series has turned into an efficient tool to get to know our tourists offers, which are incomparable in terms of quality services and friendliness of their staff.
The city of San Carlos de Bariloche with its traditions and snowed hills will be the chosen one to open this new edition of the Dakar Series in our country. After that, the competition will go to Zapala where the Laguna Blanca National Park is located and then it will visit the city of Malargüe. This city has the so-called culinary roads where the trout and the chivito (baby goat). After that stage, it will finish in San Juan, the land of the sun and the wine.
The Dakar Organizing company, ASO, trusted the Desafio Ruta 40 in 2013 for it to be the second Dakar Series in South America. Due to its huge success in its previous edition, Desafio Ruta 40 will be once more in 2014 part of the world’s most demanding Rally Raid Calendar. Now the entries are open for the South American event.
Entry fees Desafío Ruta 40
Car: € 4.860 / U$D 6.360
Motorbike / Quads: € 2.900 / U$D 3.800
UTV (with a driver): € 2.900 / U$D 3.800
UTV (with driver and co-driver): € 4.860 / U$D 6.360
Truck: / € 5.880 / U$D 7.700
Assistance staff or additional: € 390 / U$D 510
Assistant Vehicles, motorhome, etc.: Free of charge
All information about the rally you can find at the official website here [ DESAFIO RUTA 40 ].
2014/03/08 | 10:02 CET | ARTICLE: MR/HS/ASO