San Salvador de Jujuy to Calama
The Spaniard Marc Coma made it two in a row Wednesday at Stage 4 of the 2011 Dakar Rally in Argentina. Piloting a KTM 450 Rally into Chilean territory via the Andes Mountains, Coma finished before fellow KTM rider Cyril Despres.
2011 Dakar News
Today, 2011 Dakar motorcycle riders will leave San Salvador de Jujuy in Argentina, travel through the notorious Paso de Jama pass in the Andes Mountain range, and finish at Calama in Chile.
While passing through Jama, riders will deal with oxygen-robbing 4800 m in altitude before entered Calama in the Atacama Desert, the world’s driest region.
2011 Dakar Stage
The Dakar first discovered South America back in ‘09. Three years later, route preparation for the 2011 Dakar Rally provided confirmation that the landscapes continues to amaze, as the terrain is set to challenge the best of the world’s motorcycle enduro riders.