Intense dust and dirt in the harsh desert made this stage extremely treacherous but it also offered an enjoyable ending
Dakar Rally 2017 contestants raced a 39km timed segment on their way from Asuncion, Paraguay to Resistencia, Argentina on January 2 for the short stage (SS) that was set on flat gravel terrain to the east of Asuncion.
Huge crowds of fans gathered at the Asunción city square on New Year’s Day to witness the start of Dakar 2017 before the actual race kick off on January 2.
Happy New Year and welcome to the start of Dakar Rally 2017! We’ll be here updating you daily on race progress as Team Sugawara blazes the trail from Paraguay to Argentina for this year’s 38th Dakar edition, the worlds toughest race…
There will be 50 participants in the truck category next year, and 2 of those participants is Hino Team Sugawara. Yoshimasa Sugawara, leads the team with 33 consecutive entries under his belt alongside his son, Teruhito Sugawara.