Dakar Rally: Global Topspeaker Ellen Lohr reports live

The Dakar Rally is the highlight at the beginning of the motorsport year 2020. On the 5th of January the race started from Lima, the capital of Peru, to Santiago in Chile. This year’s motto “In the footsteps of Jacky Ickx” fits perfectly with the Global Topspeaker and race driver Ellen Lohr. The Formula 1 World Champion Ickx had won the Dakar Rally exactly 30 years ago with a Mercedes-Benz G-Class and Ellen Lohr will also start this year with this class, A good omen for the all-round racer.

Racing driver and Global Topspeaker Ellen Lohr has already participated countless times as a driver in the world’s most famous off-road race. She knows the challenges of the Dakar Rally from her own experience and passes on this insider knowledge once again as representative of the press for Germany. Lohr will report about her Dakar experiences in the blog Mercedes-Fans.de as well as on the online portals Motorsport-Magazin.com and Marathonrally.com.

Ellen Lohr herself is one of the most famous and successful female motorsports stars worldwide. The professional racer is the only woman to have won a DTM race and, with over 30 years of professional experience, can draw on an enormous amount of expertise in motorsport. This concentrated experience is what the Global Topspeaker brings to her fascinating lectures on the future of mobility. Ellen Lohr always has her finger on the pulse of the times and intensively involved with the latest technologies in professional racing and the automotive industry.

The Dakar Rally started on the 5th of January in the Peruvian capital Lima and ended on the 20th of January after 8,500 kilometres in Santiago in Chile.