Today’s been true to the old cliché about the calm before the storm. With the cars in parc ferme, the team have had a day to wash some clothes, take a deep breath and prepare for the extraordinary challenge that is the Dakar Rally. Tonight will be their last in a proper bed until the cars reach Santiago de Chile on January 20 by which time they’ll have raced over 5,000 miles.
Race2Recovery is the first disabled team ever to enter the Dakar Rally, the world’s toughest motorsport event. Comprised predominantly of British and American servicemen, wounded in action, the team has set out to prove that serious injuries are no barrier to extraordinary achievement.
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