Interesting facts you should know in order to fully enjoy the Dakar Rally 2013

Interesting facts you should know in order to fully enjoy the Dakar Rally 2013

On January 5, the Dakar Rally finally started. Honda joined the race as a factory team for the first time in the 24-year period since 1989. Here, we provide some interesting trivia on this adventure for our fans who will cheer Honda on as it participates in the toughest rally in the world.

Motorcycle journalist Tsutomu Matsui, with his experience of racing in numerous international rallies including the Paris-Dakar Rally and the Baja 1000, will share with us some interesting facts including the answer to what the Dakar Rally basically is, as well as some interesting trivia about the race.

Tsutomu Matsui
Tsutomu Matsui
Journalist
Tsutomu Matsui began riding off-road motorcycles with the dream of participating in the Paris-Dakar Rally, first entering the race as a navigator in 1988. The second time he participated in the rally was as a rider in 1992 and he is an avid fan of the rally even now. He also has experience both participating in and covering overseas off-road races such as the Baja 1000.

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