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.
1. THE FULL CATEGORY
This category gives you the full experience of starting in Morocco and racing all the way to the beach in Dakar.
This trip will bring you through 6.000 km of spectacular and varied terrain in Morocco, Mauritania and Senegal.
2. THE LITE CATEGORY
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 starts in Morocco and finishes 3.000 km later in Dahkla, just before entering Mauritania.
This category gives you the experience of the rally but without the full distance.
3. THE ADVENTURE CATEGORY
The adventure category will give you a choice of routes every day and the full rally experience – but without the pressure of the clock or the competition.
With help from our adventure coordinator you can decide for yourself what route you want to take to test your skills as a rally driver.
4. THE SERVICE TEAMS
It is possible for participants to bring their own service teams when participating in the rally. As a service team you will take the service route which is (for the most part) normal (african) road.
It is also possible to buy service from the rally organisation for those participants who wants an easy plug-and-play solution.
How do you get from start to finish?
There are several different options to participate in the Real Way to Dakar by Intercontinental Rally, so there is something for everyone.
There are 7 main classes and 8 categories but to start you will have to choose between the four main vehicle types.
BUDGET & PRACTICALITIES
A lot of the questions we get in our inbox is related to budget and practicalities, so we decided to dedicate a full site to help you get a grap on what to consider when preparing for the Real Way to Dakar by Intercontinental Rally.
SERVICE & FOOD
As a participant in the Real Way to Dakar by Intercontinental Rally you have several different options in regards to service and food. We suggest that you familiarize yourself with all of these before making a decision.
It is important to remember all the little details when preparing yourself and your vehicle for the rally. However, it is just as important (probably even more) to make sure that you know the rules when participating in an organized rally like the Real Way to Dakar by Intercontinental Rally.
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