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Tue 05 Oct 2004
UAE Desert Challenge preview

UAE Desert Challenge preview

Big World Championship Force Gears Up For Mighty UAE Desert Challenge Sulayem's international "family" arrives by air, land and sea for one of motor sport's great adventures Dubai, UAE, 5 October 2004: All roads lead to Dubai this week...

Sat 02 Oct 2004
UAE Desert Challenge news 2004-10-02

UAE Desert Challenge news 2004-10-02

Superstars Can Learn From Arab Drivers, Says McRae in UAE Desert Challenge Countdown Shanfari carries Oman's hopes as Liberty team drivers aim again for top-ten finishes on big World Cup stage Dubai, UAE, 2 September 2004: The...

Wed 29 Sep 2004
Kankkunen to compete at UAE Desert Challenge

Kankkunen to compete at UAE Desert Challenge

Four-times world rally champion says team work could make him a threat, but Peterhansel is the man to beat Dubai, UAE, 29 September 2004: Four-times world rally champion Juha Kankkunen believes a first-time victory in next month's ...

Pharaons summary 2004-09-28

Pharaons summary 2004-09-28

Today's Stage First and last part takes place over the traces of stage 2. You start over the fast sandy plateau up to cross the asphalt road leading to Farafra. Next you climb the dunes' chains of Abu Mingar erg which ...

Pharaons summary 2004-09-27

Pharaons summary 2004-09-27

Today's Stage Certainly the trace with the breathtaking landscapes variety most impressive of all 2004 edition. You leave the bivouac placed at the cliff feet close to the old asphalt for Siwa next to the oasis; navigation ...

Wed 22 Sep 2004
Despres back on Desert Challenge victory trail

Despres back on Desert Challenge victory trail

French world champion sets his sights on fourth successive bikes win as huge international force heads for UAE Dubai, UAE, 22 September 2004: Brilliant French rider Cyril Despres has set his sights on a remarkable fourth successive victory in...

Kankkunen joins hunt for Desert Challenge title

Kankkunen joins hunt for Desert Challenge title

Four-times world rally champion teams up with two other former Dakar Rally winners for major effort in UAE Dubai, UAE, 20 September 2004: Four-times world rally champion Juha Kankkunen has joined the powerful line-up of overseas stars ...

Tue 21 Sep 2004
Yamaha Australi Safari summary

Yamaha Australi Safari summary

Yamaha Motor Australia team riders Casey McCoy and Greg Slattery have both finished the Australian Safari inside the top ten. McCoy was also named "International Rider of the Meet' after finishing higher up the placing than any other ...

McCoy, Slattery Australia Safari summary

McCoy, Slattery Australia Safari summary

US Endurance ace Casey McCoy has retained seventh position and team mate Greg Slattery has held onto to finish twelfth despite riding with a suspected broken foot. McCoy got lost on two of the sections in yesterday's 545 kilometre leg ...

Tue 14 Sep 2004
UAE Desert Challenge entries include local drivers

UAE Desert Challenge entries include local drivers

Liberty team trio line up alongside the big names of cross country rallying as six of last year's top ten join race to clinch bikes title Dubai, UAE, 13 September 2004: The UAE's three-car Liberty Team will share a world stage with the...

Fri 10 Sep 2004
UAE Desert Challenge ready for competition

UAE Desert Challenge ready for competition

UAE Sets Stage For World Cup Super Show Sulayem says UAE Marlboro Desert Challenge is on course for greater things thanks to official backing, world-class facilities Dubai, UAE, 8 September 2004: The same combination of ...

Fretigne joins Yamaha team for Safari event

Fretigne joins Yamaha team for Safari event

Leading French endurance champion David Fretigne has arrived in Australia to prepare for his first ever Australian Safari with the successful Yamaha Motor Australia Team. Fretigne who was seventh outright in the 2004 Paris to Dakar event ...

Fri 03 Sep 2004
Colin McRae to run UAE Desert Challenge

Colin McRae to run UAE Desert Challenge

Nissan Launch McRae into Powerful Line Up For UAE Marlboro Desert Challenge Former world rally champion makes competitive debut in Middle East as entries arrive from around the world Dubai, UAE, 2 September 2004: Former World rally champion...

Tue 31 Aug 2004
Pharaohs preview

Pharaohs preview

Pharaons International Cross Country Rally Only one month to go for the start of the first stage of "Pharaohs 2004", fourth race of the F.I.M. World Championship, which will depart Cairo on September 26th . Groundwork is at its...

Wed 18 Aug 2004
Dubai: Mitsubishi UAE Desert Challenge preview

Dubai: Mitsubishi UAE Desert Challenge preview

French ace Peterhansel poised for bid to score fifth victory in UAE with World Cup title still up for grabs Dubai, UAE, 18 August 2004: Mitsubishi, one of the major powers of off-road rallying, will attempt to clinch a hat-trick of victories...

Tue 17 Aug 2004
MERC: UAE Dubai expands toward new look

MERC: UAE Dubai expands toward new look

UAE Marlboro Desert Challenge Expands Towards Place in New-Look World Championship Dubai, UAE, 17 August 2004: The UAE Marlboro Desert Challenge will take its first steps later this year towards securing a place for the Middle East in a...

Tue 11 May 2004
Baja Vodafone: Carlos Sousa in first after 1st day

Baja Vodafone: Carlos Sousa in first after 1st day

The second stage of the 17th Baja Vodafone 1000, the only Cross Country World Car event, took place today. Under a burning sun, the pilots in this Clube Aventura organized event, faced two demanding rounds of the same Selective Sector, stretching...

Sun 09 May 2004
Barbosa leads Baja Vodafone after prologue

Barbosa leads Baja Vodafone after prologue

The one and only Cross Country World Event held on Portuguese ground started today. The 17th Baja Vodafone 1000, organized by Clube Aventura, started with an 11 km Prologue drawn in the vicinities of the city of Évora. The national Cross...

Tue 30 Mar 2004
Mitsubishi Tunisia preview

Mitsubishi Tunisia preview

Mitsubishi Motors' Cross-Country Program Gets Underway in Tunisia Tokyo, March 30, 2004 -- The 2004 FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies kicks off in Tunisia next week (April 3-12) and the Mitsubishi Motors Motor Sports Team will field two ...