Jorge Andres Martinez Boero, who competed in the bike category in the 2012 Dakar rally, was now a serious accident that caused his death. It happened in the first stage of 57 miles that ran between the locality of Necochea and Energy. According to the authorities of the test, the son of former champion Jorge Martinez TC Boero was airlifted to Mar del Plata, but could not prevent his death.

Reportedly, the pilot of 38 years a native of Bolivar, suffered severe chest trauma when he fell with his bike. Boero Martinez had been in the previous edition of the traditional test rally.