The 26th edition of the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles.
How does it feel to play a racing game in a huge sandbox? The female drivers of the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles find out right now: With their Vito and Sprinter the ladies are fighting their way through the Moroccan desert.
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Not only the rallye vehicles are „Born to run“ – the female team members of Mercedes-Benz are true petrol heads.
Two Sprinter 4x4 and two Vito 4x4 make the core of the Mercedes-Benz rallye team.
The specially modified Vito 4x4 pays off in the difficult terrain of the Moroccan desert.
Taking a short break in the desert: Mercedes-Benz joins the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles again with 4 teams in 2016.
Without GPS a proper map planning is crucial to navigation at the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles.
The winners in the „Crossover“ category Viola Hermann and Vanessa Wagner celebrate their victory in Essaouira.
Not the fastest team is winning, but the one with the fewest kilometers on the clock.
Pure adrenalin: Not very far from the finish line last preparations are made.
Sense of direction wanted: Only compass and map were allowed for navigation.
Checking the tire pressure: One of the most important factors for winning is the maintenance of the vans.
Despite of stony terrain the German team passes the finish line with its Vito 119 BlueTEC 4x4 first.
In extreme conditions and mostly loose surfaces the vans show excellent traction.