Dakar 2009

NEXT YEAR’S Dakar rally was due to be officially presented by the Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) in Paris on Wednesday.

For the first time in its history, the rally will not be passing through the African continent, but will instead be held in South America between January 3 and 18, 2009.

The start and finish is due to be held in Buenos Aires in Argentina, with the course crossing into Chile.

For more information about the Dakar Rally, please visit the official website, available in English at www.dakar.com