The BEST episodes of Race to Dakar

Every episode of Race to Dakar ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Race to Dakar!

Having completed Long Way Round with friend and fellow actor Ewan McGregor, Charley wanted a new challange. The Dakar Rally provided this challange and over 10.000 km from Portugal, through Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, Mali, Guinea and Senegal across treacherous terrain in extreme temperatures the Dakar Rally is just about as hard as it gets.

Last Updated: 11/27/2023Network: Sky2Status: Ended
Episode 3
159 votes

#1 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/31/2006

The boys are off! Only minutes into the start of the race and Charley faces his first problem…petrol or lack of it!

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Episode 7
127 votes

#2 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/28/2006

Charley is at the finishing line with his best mate Ewan McGregor to welcome Simon in.

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Episode 5
131 votes

#3 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/14/2006

Simon and Matt continue the rally devastated that they are one man down. Charley has reached a real low and now wonders what his new role will be.

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Episode 4
129 votes

#4 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/7/2006

Charley, Simon and Matt roll off the ferry into the unknown of Morocco. Charley takes with him his fears and anxieties of the terrain

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Episode 6
155 votes

#5 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/21/2006

Simon and Matt make it to Nouakchott for day 8, the rest day. Here they are able to recuperate and reflect on their journey so far.

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Episode 1
159 votes

#6 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/17/2006

Charley is not only faced with the challenging task of one of the toughest races in the world, he also has to find his team and get fit.

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Episode 2
189 votes

#7 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/24/2006

After suffering a major set back, a broken collar bone in Dubai Charley has his work cut out getting his team to the rally start line in Lisbon.

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