From World Rider Posted on Fri Dec 30 11:30:36 PST 2011
[SIZE="4"]Registration & Inspection: The Dakar 2012 Edition[/SIZE]
When the Russian driver was informed he owed more than 100,000 Euros in order to complete his registration in the 2012 Edition of the infamous Dakar rally, I was again reminded that this is big business. Beyond the cost of registration, considerations include cost of the race vehicle, support personal and their vehicles, shipping of all the vehicles to South America and airfare for all those on the team.
In December of 2007, just days before the start of the 2008 Rally, the Dakar organization