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Peru Returns To 2018 Dakar Rally For First Time Since '13

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 23 / 17

The 2018 Dakar Rally "will start in Peru and finish in Argentina through Bolivia," according to David Gruz of MOTORSPORT. Peru hosted the opening ceremony of the 2013 Dakar Rally, but has been absent from the program ever since. The country's government said that "it wanted Peru to return to th...

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