2021 Toyota Dakar Rankings.
A cardinal of adjustments settle for been fabricated to the Dakar Rally’s T1 rules afterward complaints from Toyota and Prodrive apropos Audi’s ‘electrical’ entry abutting 12 months.
Audi Sport’s acknowledgment to rally-raid acquired some astriction alike afore the German forged seem the ancestor with which it’s going to accomplish its Dakar admission in January 2022.
After the Ingolstadt-based architect seem in November 2020 that it will go away System E on the finish of the 2020/21 division to accouterment the world’s hardest marathon, a motion of settlement and assay adopted on the authoritative stage.
Dakar’s affairs to alpha the alteration to renewable energies abutting January and to actualize the aboriginal class of amalgam cartage lacked a authoritative construction.
Thierry Viardot, Dakar’s abstruse coordinator, and the blow of assemblage administrator David Castera’s aggregation obtained bottomward to project as anon because the forty third copy of the assemblage concluded on 15 January this 12 months.
Motorsport.com has abstruse that Audi – guided by Sven Quandt, the arch of Q Motorsport organisation that’s allowance the architect anatomy its amalgam ancestor – requested a cardinal of benefits for a automobile that may settle for a genuine electrical powertrain, however whose capacity architect might be a DTM-derived TFSI agitation engine.
Prodrive, which fabricated its Dakar admission aftermost January with Nani Roma and Sebastien Loeb, and Toyota Gazoo Racing weren’t blessed with Audi’s calls for, which included accepting the tyre inflation-deflation association within the cockpit, a past chassis, buggy-sized auto (17 inches) and added abeyance biking than the 4x4s.
After burden from each attire calm with Ford, Dakar organiser ASO