The sixth stage of the Dakar Rally is suspended for weather reasons


Sixth stage of the Dakar Rally, 527 km of special from near the 4000 meters high in the Bolivian highlands but nature has decided to move the day of rest.

The organization has suspended the stage today for weather reasons. After months without rain in Bolivia seems to have come from the South American country. The storms have already affected the yesterday’s start of stage having to cut the special. The decision has been taken “taking into account that it is impossible to carry up to the ‘bivouac’ vehicles of the participants, “Taking into account that the sent by the organization on the path of travel give faith of a constant degradation of the land, the sixth stage Oruro-La Paz is canceled,” the statement added to the organizers of the Dakar.

The Rally will on Monday 9 January from La Paz to Yuyuni.