Categorys in The Real Way to Dakar
There are different options to participate in the Real Way to Dakar by Intercontinental Rally.
Before entering the rally you have to take several things into consideration like vehicle type, budget, support, fitness level etc.
THE FULL RACE CATEGORY
The race category gives you the full experience of starting in Morocco and racing all the way to the beach in Dakar. It is a high paced race against both the clock and the other participants.
This adventure will bring you through 6.000 km of spectacular and varied terrain in Morocco, Mauritania and Senegal.
SignIn: 23 January 2022
Start: 24 January 2022
Finish: 5 February 2022
THE LITE CATEGORY 1 AND 2
The lite version of the rally is still a race against the clock and other participants, but only half the distance compared to the full category.
The lite category for 2022 is split in two different options:
1) Lite 1 starts in Morocco and finishes 3.000 km later in Dahkla, just before entering Mauritania.
DATES: 24/1 – 30/1 2022
2) Lite 2 starts in Dahkla, takes you through 3.000 km in the dunes of Mauritania and lets you finish on the the beaches of Dakar.
DATES: 30/1 – 5/2 2022
This category gives you the experience of the rally but without the full distance.
THE ADVENTURE CATEGORY
The adventure category will give you an experience of what a long-distance rally is all about. Every day we have a route prepared for you that you will follow. The route will take you through the same areas as the Race category but will skip the very hard parts. This means you get the full rally experience – but without the pressure of the clock or the competition.
With help from our adventure coordinator we will advise you on the daily route to give you the best adventure and allow you to test your skills as a rally driver.
DATES: 24/1 – 5/2 2022
How do you want to participate in The Real Way to Dakar
The Real Way to Dakar is not an official IFA/FIM rally. This means we can be more flexible with the vehicles we allow to participate in the rally. But there are still some requirements depending on what kind of vehicle you choose as your companion.
You can choose between a number of different vehicles. To make it easy we’ve gathered all relevant information for each vehicle on one site.
Get the full list of prices for the rally, along with what is included in your sign up fee and what other expenses you should prepare for when planning your rally experience.
In the 2022 version of the Real Way to Dakar we are introducing a new food programme, as breakfast and dinner will now become a part of your fee when you register for the rally. In the Real Way to Dakar it is important to us to create a sense of community amongst our participants.
You will have to take care of food and water during the day in the track.
You have different options for your service during the rally: 1) You can be on your own and bring everything yourself, 2) You can bring your own service team, or 3) You can team up with one of the service teams already participating in the rally. We’ve gathered all information on service during the rally here.
Before participating in the rally it is important that you know the rules that apply to participating in The Real Way to Dakar. It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with the rules in terms of both technical and documental requirements. You can read the rules here.
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