Time passes and the future of Dakar Rally in South America it remains a great unknown. However, during the Merzouga rally, made a few days ago in Morocco and which is also organized by the French company ASO, it was learned that the 2019 edition of the great adventure will be held between the January 5 and 19 and will have 14 stages and a day of rest, as it happened this year.
Although nothing is known about the host countries, which in principle would be Argentina, Chile and Peru. "We are having complications to negotiate the route through the political situation in Chile and Peru at the moment", said a member of the French company to the pilots who ran in the Moroccan test.
The continuity of Bolivia would be ruled out due to the bad weather conditions that exist in January in its territory and also due to the serious consequences that the altitude has on the participants, while the arrival of Ecuador the itinerary would be left for later.
But as long as the race stays on the continent since the possibility of returning to Africa is something that took a lot of strength in recent weeks ...