Kaeser Compressors is sponsoring the Dakar 2009 motor race Jan. 3-18. After 30 years in the Sahara, this year’s route is in Argentina and Chile.
Starting in Buenos Aires, the 5,600-mile race will take competitors through Patagonia and the Andes mountains to the Atacama Desert, and then on to Valparaiso on the Pacific Ocean before returning to Buenos Aires. This year’s more than 950 amateur and professional competitors will travel from 50 countries to race.
As the official compressed air supplier, Kaeser will use the new Airtower compressor package and UltraFill 99+ products to maintain and repair contestants’ cars, motorbikes, quads and trucks with compressed air and nitrogen.