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Racing the Dinaric Rally Raid

A brief guide to the Dinaric Rally: An Unforgettable Rally-Raid Adventure in the Balkans

As a rally enthusiast looking for your next challenge, the Dinaric Alps region offers some of the most picturesque and challenging terrain for rally-raid events in Europe.  This rugged landscape is a rally rider’s dream, with its steep cliffs, rocky outcrops, and challenging off-road tracks that will put your riding skills to the test and provides an unforgettable experience for riders seeking a new adventure.

This comprehensive resource provides everything you need to know about rallying in the Dinaric Alps, including information on technical requirements, training tips, and insights into the unique challenges of the region.

Why the Dinaric Alps are Perfect for Rally Raids

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Rally raids are long-distance off-road races that require riders to navigate through rough terrain, including deserts, forests, and mountains. The Dinaric Alps offer a unique combination of rugged terrain, diverse landscapes, and stunning scenery that make them perfect for rally raids.

The mountain range stretches for more than 600 kilometers, with peaks reaching as high as 2,500 meters. The terrain is a mix of rocky cliffs, rolling hills, dense forests, and deep canyons, providing plenty of challenges for drivers.

Additionally, the region has a rich history of rally racing, with several events taking place every year. The Dinaric Rally, WRC Croatia and Bosnia Rally Raid are just a few of the popular rally raid events that attract drivers / riders from all over Europe.

Introduction to the Dinaric Rally

Discover the Dinaric Rally, a FIM Europe Cross-Country Rally Raid event organized by the Sports Club Untamed from Zagreb!

The rally covers a distance of over 1,800 kilometers, spread across several stages, and takes riders through some of the most beautiful and challenging terrain in the Dinaric Alps.

Get insights into the technical requirements for vehicles and gear, including tips on navigation and endurance training to help you prepare for the demanding course.

Explore the unique challenges of the Dinaric Alps region, from the steep inclines and rocky terrain to the difficult river crossings. Learn about the rich cultural history of the region and the opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful and historic towns in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Course Overview

Rally Course

Our course is designed to challenge even the most experienced rally raid riders, with a mix of technical terrain, high-speed sections, and breathtaking mountain passes that will leave you breathless. You’ll tackle rocky riverbeds, navigate narrow canyons, and power through open plains, all while taking in the spectacular natural beauty of the Dinaric Alps.

Each stage of the Dinaric Rally is carefully crafted to provide a unique and exciting experience for drivers and spectators alike. You’ll face off against a variety of obstacles, from steep climbs to treacherous descents, all while battling the clock and your fellow competitors. And with plenty of opportunities for overtaking and strategic maneuvering, every stage is a chance to showcase your skills and prove your worth as a rally raid champion.

Logistics and Support

Dinaric Rally provides a high level of logistical support, including transportation services for participants and their vehicles to and from the race location, as well as assistance with visa procedures, accommodation, and meals. This ensures that riders can focus on their performance without worrying about logistics.


Safety is of the utmost importance at Dinaric Rally. Roadbook accuracy is double-checked to ensure its accuracy before each stage. The medical team, consisting of doctors and paramedics, is always on standby throughout the rally, ready to provide immediate medical attention in case of an accident or emergency.

Preparation and Training

Rally Planning

To prepare for the rally, riders should spend time training and getting their bikes or vehicles in top condition. This includes ensuring that all equipment is in good working order, practicing navigation skills, and developing endurance through regular training rides. For best training for the Dinaric Rally we warmly suggest our own trainings done over the Dinaric Rally stages. Sign up for training here

What to Expect

The Dinaric Rally is an event like no other, offering a unique combination of thrilling adventure, challenging terrain, and rich cultural experiences. Participants can also enjoy the rich culture and history of the Dinaric Alps region, providing a unique opportunity to explore this fascinating part of the world.

Dinaric Rally isn’t just about the competition – it’s also a celebration of the off-road racing community and the adventurous spirit that drives us all. With a vibrant atmosphere, top-notch facilities, and plenty of social events and activities, you’ll be part of a truly unforgettable experience that will stay with you long after the dust has settled.

So whether you’re a seasoned rally raid veteran or a newcomer looking for a thrilling new challenge, join us at Dinaric Rally and experience the ultimate off-road adventure in the heart of the Dinaric Alps!


Whether you’re an experienced rally-raid rider or a newcomer to the sport, the Dinaric Rally is a must-do event. With breathtaking scenery, challenging terrain, and excellent organization, it’s the perfect choice for an unforgettable racing experience. So, sign up today and get ready for the ride of a lifetime!

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