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This is why and how you need to adapt during the Dakar Rally

You can’t predict what’s going to happen during the Dakar Rally. So you need to think fast

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When you boil it down, the Dakar Rally runs like any other rally. Just bigger. A lot bigger.  The stages include road sections, but the emphasis is firmly on escaping the tarmac and pushing everyone involved to the extreme. 

Given the rally stretches over two weeks, it’s impossible to predict what’s going to happen. Every day there’s mechanical, meteorological and strategic challenges to contend with. So in order to succeed at the Dakar you must be able to adapt. 

Check out the video above to see how Team Audi Sport does just that.

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*This vehicle shown here is the Rally Dakar vehicle that is not available as a production model. Closed course, professional driver. Do not attempt. The Audi RS Q e-tron combines an electric drivetrain with an energy converter system comprising a TFSI engine and generator.

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