“Pancho” León prepares to animate the Inca Challenge


Francisco León is one of the first confirmations to participate in the Cars category in the Desafío Inca 2018 from September 14 to 16.


Great connoisseur of the rich geography of his country, “Pancho” León, confirmed that it will be part of the third edition of the Desafio Inca Dakar Series that will have Ica as its epicenter.

The pilot born in Lima, who is dedicated to organize trips in Peruvian desert and organize cross country competitions with his well-known firm Alta Ruta 4×4, has in his record four participations in the Dakar with important results as the 2nd place in T1.2 in 2012 or the triumph in the T3 category in 2015. In addition, in the first edition of the Inca Challenge in 2013, it reached the 2nd place in the general ranking of T1.2.

Undoubtedly, he will seek to consolidate in this third Dakar Series to be held in Peru, prelude to the 41st edition of the Dakar that will have this country as the exclusive host of the most extreme race in the world.



Pilot: Francisco “Pancho” León

Navigator: Tomás Hiraoka

Auto: Mitsubishi L 200 DKR

Class T1.2