Dakar Rally : Stage 1
- Race Day: January 05, 2013
- City: Lima
- Country: Peru
- HRC President Tetsuo Suzuki at the start of Dakar 2013 with TEAM HRC
- Dakar 2013 has begun! 183 bikes, 153 cars, 38 quads and 75 trucks for a total of 449 vehicles were at the starting blocks early this morning in Chorrillos (Lima) by the sea.