It was already predicted that the 11th and 12th stages of the 2023 Dakar Rally would be tough. Together they make up the marathon stage in the inhospitable Empty Quarter. In the bivouac at the finish, where they recorded the 25th fastest time..
“Well, the Dakar 2023 really started today. We have been tossed to the lions.” The tenth stage of the rally was an ultra-short one of 114 kilometers, but they counted double, due to the fact that the stage consisted of 90 percent dunes..