Complete motorcycle rider entry list and race numbers for the 2023 Dakar Rally from all classes including Rally GP class, Rally 2, Malle Motul class and Quads. With less than two months to go for the start of the Dakar 2023, the numbers on the rider’s jerseys are already known. There will be 144 riders participating in the race that counts, once again, for the World Rally-Raid.
As the 2022 winner, Sam Sunderland will have the privilege of wearing the #1 on his fairings. In the order follows Ricky Brabec with #2, Joan Barreda being #5 – which means that there will be no riders with #3 and #4.
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Unsurprisingly, Adrien van Beveren retains his #42, as does Kevin Benavides with the #47 that has been following him and Matthias Walkner with the #52.
Of the candidates for the top places, the one with the highest number on his jersey is Luciano Benavides, with the #77. Not continuously, the numbering extends to #171, which will be used by Daniel Vila Vaques.
Numbers of some of the main Dakar contenders:
- #1 Sam Sunderland
- #2 Ricky Brabec
- #5 Joan Barreda
- #7 Pablo Quintanilla
- #8 Toby Price
- #10 Skyler Howes
- #11 Jose Ignacio Cornejo Florimo
- #18 Daniel Sanders
- #42 Adrien van Beveren
- #47 Kevin Benavides
- #52 Matthias Walkner
- #77 Luciano Benavides
A total of 37 riders will tackle the Dakar for the first time on two wheels, while 25 will compete in the Original by Motul (Malle Moto) category without an assistance team. You can see the full entry list at this link.