Dakar rally: Is the new route in Peru the hardest yet?

Organisers warn new route through Peruvian desert could be one of the hardest for competitors, physically and mentally.

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    The Dakar motor racing rally is under way in Peru.

    The race originally went from the French capital Paris to Senegal's capital Dakar but was moved 10 years ago because of security concerns on the original route.

    Now organisers are warning that the new route could be one of the hardest for competitors, both physically and mentally.

     

    Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Peru's capital Lima.


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