The Taklimakan Rally was founded in 2005 which has been held for 11 years. It is held at the middle ten days of June each year mainly in Xinjiang, China. Relying on the natural landform of three mountains with two basins in Xinjiang and centered on Taklimakan Desert, the Sea of Death, it extends to Tarim Basin, Turpan-Hami Basin and Gurbantunggut Desert. There will be some changes in competition routes every year.
PRESS RELEASE 2 / 2019 TAKLIMAKAN RALLY Aksu (Xinjiang/China), on May 20th 2019 AKSU > AKSU : 115 km Liaison : 40 km SS : 35 km Liaison : 40 km
The kick-off of the fourteenth edition of Taklimakan Rally will be given tomorrow in Aksu in Xinjiang province, at the extreme West of People’s Republic of China. 126 racing vehicles will compete the ten timed section designed by the recce team.
The Taklimakan Rally organization unveiled the 2019 race during a conference in Beijing in the presence of the Chinese Autosport Federation (CAMF) and the local community leaders of Xinjiang (China), where the rally is hosted since 2005.