1988 Paris–Dakar Rally

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1988 Dakar Rally
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1988 Dakar Rally also known as the 1988 Paris–Dakar Rally was the 10th running of the Dakar Rally event. 311 cars, 183 motorcycles, and 109 trucks started the rally.[1] The rally was won by Juha Kankkunen; the motorcycle category was won by Edi Orioli.[2] The event was marred by the death of six people, three participants, a mother and child killed in Mauritania when a camera car ran into a group of spectators and a 10-year-old girl killed crossing the road in Mali.[2]


  1. ^ "History of Dakar - RETROSPECTIVE 1979-2007" (PDF). Dakar. Retrieved 2009-01-07. 
  2. ^ a b Brooke, James (13 March 1988). "Dangerous Paris-Dakar Race Is Endangered". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-03-01.