World Rally-Raid Championship

2023 Rallye du Maroc: From The Checkered Flag’s Newsroom

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Credit: Julien Delfosse/DPPI

The World Rally-Raid Championship‘s second season has come to close with the Rallye du Maroc. The field of over 260 competitors entered Morocco hoping to make last-ditch charges at championships, use it as a final dress rehearsal for the 2024 Dakar Rally, get used to their new rides ahead of next season. For the final time in 2023, The Checkered Flag had the privilege of covering the rally from long before it began to the final stage.

Missed any of our coverage? We’ve got you covered below!

Pre-race stories

Mid-race stories

Overall winners

T1201Yazeed Al-RajhiToyota Gazoo Racing14:49:09Recap
T2251Ronald Basso*Team Land Cruiser Toyota Auto Body22:14:17Recap
T3315Marek GoczałEnergyLandia Rally Team16:22:12Recap
T4403João FerreiraSouth Racing Can-Am18:26:24Recap
T5506Michiel Becx*Team de Rooy21:32:34Recap
RallyGP8Toby PriceRed Bull KTM Factory Racing15:56:43Recap
Rally232Bradley CoxBAS World KTM Racing Team17:06:37Recap
Rally3164Cheikh Yves JacquemainAfrica Rallye Team23:42:39Recap
Quad186Alexandre Giroud*Drag’on Rally Team21:07:24Recap
Open Auto601Jérôme Cambier*MD Rallye Sport21:21:46Recap
Open SSV653Tomas Mickus*BRO Racing21:42:23Recap
Road to Dakar Bike71Toby Hederics*BAS World KTM Racing Team19:11:16Recap
Road to Dakar SSV420William Grarre*Team Horizon Off-Road21:50:39Recap
* – Not competing in World Rally-Raid Championship

Stage recaps

StageDateOverall Cars WinnerOverall Bikes WinnerRecap
Prologue13 OctoberMattias EkströmTosha Schareina*Recap
Stage #114 OctoberNasser Al-AttiyahRoss BranchRecap
Stage #215 OctoberNasser Al-AttiyahTosha Schareina*Recap
Stage #316 OctoberMattias EkströmTosha Schareina*Recap
Stage #417 OctoberStéphane PeterhanselLuciano BenavidesRecap
Stage #518 OctoberOrlando TerranovaPablo QuintanillaRecap
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