Dakar – Everything you need to know about the Dakar 2015 in figures –

Everything you need to know about the Dakar 2015 in figures

Dakar - Everything you need to know about the Dakar 2015 in figures -

Two days before the start of the Dakar 2015 on January 4 in Buenos Aires (Argentina), here are the main figures to know to follow this rally raid event in South America in the best conditions !

Two days before the start of January 4 in Buenos Aires (Argentina), here are the main figures to know to follow this rally raid event in South America in the best conditions !

  • 1 : a 100% female crew: the French Catherine Houlès and Sandrine Ridet
  • 1 : for the first time, a drone will be available to the TV for even more "inside" images
  • 4 : marathon stages (cars, motorcycles / quads, truck) without assistance and in total autonomy
  • 4 : the number of titles to be won on the Dakar in the motorcycle, quad, car and truck categories
  • 11 : women involved in the Dakar in cars, motorcycles and quad bikes, i.e. 3% of those entered
  • 11 : the record for victories in the event held by Stéphane Peterhansel with 6 titles on motorcycles and 5 in cars (Vladimir Chagin holds the record for victories in a single category, with 7 victories in truck)
  • 18 : the age of the youngest rider at the start of Buenos Aires, the Argentinian Jorge Lacunza engaged in a motorcycle
  • 28 : the number of countries visited by the Dakar since its creation
  • 30 : the number of doctors present in the field hospital, available to pilots and the organization
  • 46 : the number of quad riders entered on the, a record
  • 53 : the number of nationalities represented on the rally, 18% French, 14.8% Dutch, 12.2% Argentines, 6.2 Spaniards, 5.9% Chileans
  • 60 : the number of secure areas for spectators on the special route
  • 64 : the number of trucks entered in the rally
  • 73 : in years, the age of the oldest driver in the rally, the Japanese Yoshimasa Sugawara, in a truck
  • 89 : the number of drivers entered for their first Dakar, i.e. 20.27% of the total.
  • 138: the number of cars entered in the rally
  • 164 : the number of motorcycles entered in the rally
  • 190 : the number of countries where the images of the Dakar will be broadcast, through 70 TV broadcasters.
  • 210 : the number of organization vehicles used daily on the rally (40 cars, 11 helicopters, 55 trucks, etc.)
  • 280 : the number of journalists who follow the rally in its entirety, for a total of 1,800 accredited in the media family (technicians, consultants, occasional workers, etc.)
  • 414 : vehicles engaged on the
  • 450 : in cubic centimeters, the maximum cylinder capacity allowed for the engines of motorcycles registered on the rally
  • 500 : members of the organization serving the rally
  • 720 : the number of competitors entered in the race: pilots, co-pilots and mechanics
  • 1200 : cumulatively, the estimated number of hours of Dakar images broadcast on television channels around the world (base 2013)
  • 1978 : on December 26 of this year, was given the start of the 1st edition, vintage 1979
  • 2300 : the number of broadcasts of messages devoted to safety on 40 radio stations in Argentina, Chile and Bolivia
  • 3000 : people welcomed to the bivouac every day: competitors, organization, sponsors and media
  • 8196 : the number of kilometers to cover on the Buenos-Aires loop with 3,788 km of special for trucks
  • 9026 : the number of kilometers to cover on the Buenos-Aires loop with 4,505 km of special for cars
  • 9203 : the number of kilometers to cover on the Buenos-Aires loop with 4,657 km of special for motorcycles
  • 22,000 : the number of men mobilized for the safety of spectators and competitors
  • 80,000 : the number of meals served at the bivouac during the rally
  • 176,000 : the number of followers on the official Dakar Twitter account
  • 1 million : the number of fans who follow the official Dakar Facebook page, a few days before the start of the race
  • 3.9 million : the number of spectators recorded for the departure, arrival and on the passage of, in Argentina, Chile and Bolivia
  • 4.8 million : the number of videos viewed in 2014
  • 7.2 million : the number of unique visitors to the website
  • 1 billion : the number of viewers who have seen images from the

 

Related articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *