Max & Big Al help put the finishing touches on Christophes KTM660 Ralley.
Photo: Helen Huang.
Christophe working his way through documentation.
Here is just 7 of the 12 Volkswagen support vehicles. Thats not counting the support trucks!
The line up for scrutineering.
Carlos Sainz, former World Rally Champion answers questions before attempting his first ever Dakar.
Christophe fitting some of the equipment before scrutineering.
Monteiro Dos Jeronimos (Monastery of Jeronimos) was the background for the light show in Lisbon. Work began on the monastery in 1501 and completed in 1541.
Great while it works....an electricians nightmare if you crash.
No room for a bar pad here. Try keeping your eye on all of this at 150km/hr.
Jean-Louis Schlesser is a legend in the Dakar. Everyone wanted to see him.
The 28th Dakar Rally, sponsored by Euro Millions (lottery)
Parc Ferme - Bikes.
Padrao dos Descobrimentos (Monument to the Discoveries) was the symbol used to associate the Dakar with Lisbon
A view of the Dakar's Parc Ferme taken from the top of Padrao dos Descobrimentos.
Just some of the crowd lining the track and cars waiting to cross the track in between competitors.
The locals loved the event.
Tough work for the doctor.
Al & Max trying to work out how to get back to Portimao.
Photo: Helen Huang