Land Rover has announced their support of the Race2Recovery team that will compete in the 2013 Dakar Rally.

Land Rover has announced their support of the Race2Recovery team that will compete in the 2013 Dakar Rally.

The team, which consists primarily of injured British soldiers, will compete in four Defender-based Wildcat vehicles created by Bowler. They will also be joined by a fleet of support vehicles which includes 8x8 trucks and a couple of Discoverys.

Race2Recovery will compete in the 8500 km (5282 miles) long rally to inspire people who may be ill, injured or facing adversity. They will also be raising funds for the Tedworth House Personnel Recovery Centre which helps injured servicemen and women have access to the key resources needed for their recovery.

According to Race2Recovery Team Manager Warrant Officer Andrew Taylor, "To have been able to see this team grow and progress, in such a short space of time, fills me full of pride. It's been a privilege to work alongside every single one of the team, be they the injured soldiers or the civilian volunteers."

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Land Rover set to tackle Dakar with the Race2Recovery team