Los Caminos del Inca, Peru – Sportshour BBC World Service

Los Caminos del Inca, Peru – Sportshour BBC World Service

Some people call it the toughest motor race on the planet and while living and reporting in the Peruvian capital, Lima, I was at the start line as the teams departed.

 

One of motorsport’s toughest races; the Camino del Inca gets underway in Peru on Saturday. It’s the 50th running of the race and 98 cars will attempt the 4,000 kilometre route, sometimes driving for more than 12 hours a day. The race is more than just a sporting event, it has become a chance for people to celebrate the country’s culture and landscape. The route heads through the Andes mountains, around Lake Titicaca and through the arid deserts of southern Peru but starts in the capital Lima from where Simon Parker reports…

 

You can listen to the report here. 

Date

October 21, 2016

Category

Radio