On Wednesday 18 November the Dakar race director Etienne Lavigne and new sporting director Marc Coma (five time winner in Moto) presented the 2016 edition of the Race.
The 38th Dakar race will take place from 2-16 January in Argentina and Bolivia.
A total of 556 competitors will cover more than 9,000 kilometres during the two weeks of racing.
Team RallyRaid UK has entered four vehicles, three cars and one race truck.
Race numbers are