Anderson Overland supporting the French Classic Rally Team of Hervé Solandt in the 2024 Dakar Classic Rally.
Hervé's team has chosen to run the AOO 4.2L Chip in their Original Range Rover Classic which originally competed a Paris to Dakar race in the 1990's.
They will be Running a Rover 4.2L V8, with a Manual transmission, and the Anderson Overland 4.2L Performance Chip.
The RRC has completed testing and is beginginthe final preparations before shipping to Saudi Arabia for the Race on January 5th to the 19th 2024.
"The rally's fifth edition in Saudi Arabia will be held from 5 to 19 January 2024, starting in the thousand-year-old city of AlUla, crossing the country in the direction of the Empty Quarter and finishing in Yanbu on the shores of the Red Sea.
"The challenge will be just as daunting as last January", warns race director David Castera, who promises the competitors massive stretches of dunes where navigation difficulties will accompany the technical challenges of crossing them.
A new stage format has also been created: on the "48-hour stage", there will be a time limit for stopping (4 pm) before setting off again the next day (7 am) to complete the route.
As part of the Dakar Future programme, the Mission 1000 operation offers constructors an opportunity to test vehicles with innovative technologies on Dakar terrain: over a hundred kilometres per day, with their performance evaluated in a giant laboratory. " (Excerpt from the Dakar site)
This will be a true test of the Car and the equipment through the desert and the Empty Quarter for over 9 days.
More info Coming!!