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Pahrump to Dakar Rally

Date(s): Friday, April 7, 2017 - Sunday, April 9, 2017
Cost: 2-day Pahrump to Dakar Participant: $375; Support Person: $225; Rally Fan Pass: $100

Jimmy Lewis Off-Road Training in conjunction with Danny LaPorte, Jimmy Lewis and Chris Blais brings you the Pahrump To Dakar Rally Experience. This three day event will give participants a chance to learn from and hang out with America’s three top placing motorcycle racers in the iconic Paris to Dakar rally. The inaugural event will take place April 7,8,9 2017 and be based out of Pahrump, Nevada with a limited number of participants.

Participants can choose to start with an intensive one-day mapbook style rally navigation training taught by three-time Dakar stage winner Jimmy Lewis on Friday. Then the fun starts for everyone on Saturday morning with a basic introduction to navigation course followed a fun route for all participants to a secret bivouac in the desert. You’ll ride, drive and learn with LaPorte, Lewis and Blais plus a few more special guests to be announced later. The routes will be provided on mapbooks from Rally Navigator ( in different formats as well as the availability of GPS tracks for “cheaters”. You’ll only need an odometer and a compass–there are even apps available for your phone (we suggest Rally Blitz) that will do all of this for you. Motorcycle riders will need a mapbook holder. Vehicles need to have 80 miles of fuel range.


Two-day Pahrump to Dakar Participant 2 or 4 wheel: $375

Includces: Training, Mapbooks, GPS downloads, Meals (bag lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, bag lunch), Camping, “airplane box” transport for motos, dune flag, Fuel transport and event T-shirt.

Support Person: $225

Includes: Meals (bag lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, bag lunch), Camping, Support Road Book and event T-shirt

Rally Fan Pass: $100

Includes: Saturday Dinner, Camping, Breakfast, event T-Shirt

Three Day Pahrump to Dakar Participant: $775 (limited to 10 participants)

Same as two-day but with additional Friday Training including lunch and training supplies. Participants will have a longer Saturday navigation stage as well.

Entries will open mid-February. To get on the email list to be notified early and guarantee a spot at the event email a request to