This is the 40th anniversary of Dakar 2018. It is known to be one of the world’s most difficult rallies. MINI crews consisting of 92 crews competing and only 43 completed the rally. Polish driver, Jakub ‘Kuba’ Przygonski, finished in first place in the Dakar by taking advise from his crew and maintaining a steady route.
- Dakar 2018 was considered one of the toughest ever experience by competitors yet.
- Jakub ‘Kuba’ Przygonski (POL) and co-driver Tom Colsoul (BEL) took a solid fifth place even after some troubling times the prior year for Przygonski.
- Carlos Sainz took first place this year in Dakar 2018.
“Four of the seven MINI crews entered were among the 43 auto crews who successfully completed what is, arguably, the world’s toughest rally.”