How to survive the Dakar
A beginners guide to spectating at the world's most demanding endurance competition
Posted: 22 Jan 2014
The last couple of hours have been broadly uneventful. Our relief at finding fuel has raised our spirits. Robert is swearing joyfully and then nodding off as only an American can, Giovanni has forgotten about his head and Uwe has welded the throttle to the bulkhead as we home in on the location where the race proper gets underway. We're going to stop and fuel up in Monte Coman anyway - you never know when your next fuel will be available.