Desafío Ruta 40 confirms its rounds: April and August


January 31, 2017

A day away from starting the second month of the 2017 season and Desafío Ruta 40 already has its rounds confirmed for its two versions: South and North. These will be the only competitions for the Argentine Championship of Cross Country rally this year.

DR40 South from April 1 to 7

DR40 North from August 25 to 31 

The Desafío Ruta 40 celebrates its eighth edition with two versions that will give participants unbeatable chances to keep discovering new horizons, a country which is wealthy in terms of landscapes and climates that are ideal for the off road lovers as well as adventure hunters.

Desafío Ruta 40 South
The Desafío Ruta 40 South has its scenarios defined. The provinces of Neuquén and Río Negro will host the race in the first week of April that is now one of the references in this latitude.

The Recco team is in the Argentinian Patagonia setting the details of the Road Book that promises to have amazing landscapes and demanding roads.

Desafío Ruta 40 North
Then, DR40 North has set the date for August 25-31. It will go the the Argentine North and it will also be valid round for the FIM World Cross Country Championship.

This North versión will be preceded by the Atacama Rally in Chile that will also be part of the world calendar; so we’re waiting a significant number of international world stars in South America during those weeks since they will be defining rounds for the Championship that will close in October with the Morocco Rally.


DR40 South: The entry period will open on Wednesday, February 1st and competitors will have time until March 23rd to be part of the challenge.

DR40 North: Coming Soon