Superb performance by the Repsol riders in the Dakar Series
Today, the new Dakar series finally started. After the teams, drivers and riders yesterday completed their technical revisions and paperwork in Budapest city centre, today the Central European Rally kicked off with an initial 58 km link from the Hungarian capital to the town of Dabas, where the first special was disputed in a 63 km loop-style stage. Then the Cental European Rally traveled to neighboring Romania, where they will spend the night after completing a second 410 km link.
In total, a 531 km start for the competitors, 63 of which were timed and 468 were links.