1981 Paris–Dakar Rally

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1981 Dakar Rally
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1981 Dakar Rally also known as the 1981 Paris–Dakar Rally was the 3rd running of the Dakar Rally event. The car class was won by René Metge and Bernard Giroux. The motorcycle class was won by Hubert Auriol.[1]

Stages[edit]

Stage Date From To Total (km)
1 1 January France Paris France Olivet
2 2 January France Olivet France Sète
3 January Transportation to Africa
3 4 January Algeria Algiers Algeria Moudjbara 300
4 5 January Algeria Moudjbara Algeria Bordj Omar Driss 949
5 6 January Algeria Bordj Omar Driss Algeria Tit 605
6 7 January Algeria Tit Algeria Timeaouine 540
7 8 January Algeria Timeaouine Mali Gao 740
9 January Rest day in Gao
8 10 January Mali Gao Mali Tombouctou 412
9 11 January Mali Tombouctou Mali Niono 570
10 12 January Mali Niono Republic of Upper Volta Bobo-Dioulasso 1080
11 13 January Republic of Upper Volta Bobo-Dioulasso Ivory Coast Bouna 828
12 14 January Ivory Coast Bouna Ivory Coast Korhogo 326
13 15 January Ivory Coast Korhogo Mali Kolokani 310
16 January Rest day in Kolokani
14 17 January Mali Kolokani Mali Nioro du Sahel 297
15 18 January Mali Nioro du Sahel Senegal Bakel 325
16 19 January Senegal Bakel Senegal Louga 143
17 20 January Senegal Louga Senegal Dakar 96

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of Dakar - RETROSPECTIVE 1979-2007" (PDF). Dakar. Retrieved 2009-01-07.