Three years after the edition 2019, the 15th Taklimakan Rally will kick off in Aksu, Xinjiang Province on May 20, 2023. 140 racing cars with 240 competitors from 50 racing teams are ready to accept the challenge, with the hope of making it to the finish line and enjoy the closing ceremony on June 1 in Hotan.
Among the 97 autos and 37 motocycles who have started the Rally in Aksu on May 20, 76 autos and 31 motos have successfully withstood the tough chanllenges and reached the finish line.
After the first rest day in the Kashgar, the rally continues to stage 4, another loop stage around Makit. With 385 km special stage, the S4 is regarded as the longest and the most difficult stage in the 2023 Taklimakan Rally.
Zi Yungang/Wang Zengrong and Bredley John Cox Overall Winners of 2023 Taklimakan Rally! Stage 9 continues to the Mountain Kunlun, the “dragon mountain” which is believed to be the origin of Taoism and is famous for its mysterious legends as well as its beautiful scenery. The socalled "Kunlun Sky Road", with the average elevation of 3100 meter, offers a spectaculer view which combines the alpine meadow and the canyon, with the
Rider:Bredley john Cox