For an endurance challenge that began its journey back in 1977 when Thierry Sabine got lost on his motorbike in the Libyan desert during the Abidjan-Nice Rally. On new years day 2022, a fresh new 14-day long adventure through breathtaking landscapes began from Jeddah in Saudi Arabia for the 44th edition of the Dakar Rally, billed with the slogan of “Dream, Dare, Live It”!
A new and exciting form of Motorsport with a purpose has landed on planet earth this weekend and we have finally been able to experience a taster of what Extreme E has to offer.
With its unique ethos and approach, Extreme E is offering up an epic five-race global calendar, staged in some of the most stunning remote landscapes that can be found. Extreme E utilizes the power of motorsport to showcase electric vehicles and their usage in motorsport but also aims to deliver not just awareness with regards to the importance of sustainability but a real local impact of climate change to the areas in which it visits in its race for a greener future.
Nine teams and 18 drivers to race in very first Extreme E event, the Desert X Prix. – World-first gender equal motorsport format features top driver talent including Jenson Button, Jamie Chadwick, Sébastien Loeb, Molly Taylor, Carlos Sainz and Sara Price.s