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Thu 10 Nov 2005
Sadafco Racing UAE prologue summary
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Sadafco Racing UAE prologue summary

A Good Start for Trenker on 2005 UAE Desert Challenge Sadafco DHL TT Racing & Top UAE Moto entrant German Moto rider Tim Trenker made a good start on the prologue stage of the 2005 UAE Desert Challenge. Trenker finish the stage on...

Tue 03 May 2005
GCC: Round two Walldorf summary
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GCC: Round two Walldorf summary

French riders on top in German Cross Country Championship German Cross Country Championship Round 2: Walldorf, Germany Date: 1 May 2005 Weather: very warm and dry Treuchtlingen (3 May 2005) - Arnaud Demeester took control of the second round...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
UAE Desert Challenge prologue summary
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UAE Desert Challenge prologue summary

ABU DHABI GIVES DESERT CHALLENGE BIG START Peterhansel, Coma lead powerful international line-up into action from UAE capital Dubai, UAE, 9th November, 2005: The focus of the international cross country rallying world switches from Dubai to...

Sadafco Racing UAE pre-event notes
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Sadafco Racing UAE pre-event notes

Tim Trenker & Khaled Khamis leading the UAE's entrant on 2005 UAE Desert Challenge Sadafco DHL TT Racing team UAE's based German Moto rider Tim Trenker & UAE's rider Khaled Khamis takes the big challenge ahead of other top Moto riders on 2005...

UAE Desert Challenge pre-event notes
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UAE Desert Challenge pre-event notes

DESERT CHALLENGE SET FOR BIG SEND-OFF IN DUBAI Ibn Battuta super stage propels world championship climax towards spectacular five-day desert examination Dubai, UAE, 8th November, 2005: The 15th edition of the UAE Desert Challenge comes to life...

Thu 13 Oct 2005
UAE Desert Challenge pre-race notes
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UAE Desert Challenge pre-race notes

SUPER TEAMS HEAD FOR DESERT SHOWDOWN AS ARAB DRIVERS PREPARE TO SHARE WORLD STAGE World Cup winners aim to keep Peterhansel in their sights as French ace plots third UAE Desert Challenge victory Dubai, UAE, 12th October 2005: The ...

Fri 11 Feb 2005
Repsol riders have fun in Jarama
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Repsol riders have fun in Jarama

Marc Coma, Isidre Esteve and Nani Roma experienced for the first time the feeling of a formula car together with the GT drivers Ángel Burgueño and Miguel Ángel de Castro. On the occasion of the presentation of Drivex, a company dedicated...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
UAE Desert Challenge day two report
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UAE Desert Challenge day two report

PETERHANSEL BUILDS HUGE DESERT CHALLENGE LEAD AS HOST COUNTRY'S HOPES GET DOUBLE BOOST Despres holds on to bikes lead while Khamis climbs to fourth place, Al Helei goes third in cars battle as Roma suffers illness setback Moreeb Hill, ...

Fri 04 Mar 2005
Pharaons International Cross Country Rally news
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Pharaons International Cross Country Rally news

JVD- EIGHTH YEAR A French off-road magazine published Alain Rossignol - established race reporter - comment who depicted the Pharaons 2004 "the most outstanding and demanding route among those proposed within the rally season panorama"...

Wed 16 Nov 2005
Repsol's Marc Coma - champion interview
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Repsol's Marc Coma - champion interview

MARC COMA, THE DESERT PRINCE BECOMES WORLD CHAMPION After the Rally Dubai, the Repsol rider gets back home with the 2005 Cross Country Rally World Championship title At the start of the 2005 season it was not one of his targets in ...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Repsol UAE leg four summary
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Repsol UAE leg four summary

COMA, WINS THE LEG AND IS ONE STEP FROM THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Repsol rider is still second before the last leg to be staged tomorrow. Duran was third. In the car class, Peterhansel and Roma finished first and second respectively Positive day...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
Ellen Lohr UAE leg one summary
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Ellen Lohr UAE leg one summary

For the Kwikpower Mercedes-Benz Team, the Dubai Rally represents th e first competition and the final test for the 2006 Dakar at the sam tim e "It was a day with ups and downs," said rally driver Ellen Lohr yesterday evening, at the end of the...

Tue 13 Sep 2005
South Africa event to be observed by the FIA
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South Africa event to be observed by the FIA

PLANNING FOR FIA OBSERVED EVENT IN FULL SWING The FIA Cross Country Rally Commission has granted South Africa permission to stage an observed event as part of a bid for a slot on the world championship calendar, and organisation to upgrade the...

Wed 16 Nov 2005
UAE Desert Challenge final summary
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UAE Desert Challenge final summary

PETERHANSEL CLINCHES THIRD DESERT CHALLENGE VICTORY AS DESPRES WINS FOURTH BIKES TITLE IN UAE Coma secures world bikes crown as Alheli, Al Shamsi give host country double cause for celebration Dubai, UAE, 14th November, 2005: Stephane...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Sadafco UAE leg four summary
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Sadafco UAE leg four summary

Trenker looking to finish on top category Dubai - on 12th of November 2005: Sadafco DHL TT Racing moto rider Tim Trenker looking forward to finish the 2005 UAE Desert Challenge on podium place on marathon category (over 450 CC)...

Wed 28 Sep 2005
UAE Desert Challenge pre-event news
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UAE Desert Challenge pre-event news

ABU DHABI GIVES NEW DRIVE TO UAE DESERT CHALLENGE Sulayem says tourism authority's backing is important step for spectacular World Cup event as Peterhansel eyes third win Dubai, UAE, 25th September 2005: The Abu Dhabi Tourism ...

Sat 24 Sep 2005
Pharaons International preview
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Pharaons International preview

Pharaons International Cross Country Rally 2005 September 24th - October 2nd The Total Pharaons 2005 a stage of F.I.M. Cross-Country Rally World Championship and starting from this year a stage of F.I.A. World Cup as well as a stage...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
UAE Desert Challenge sets the pace
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UAE Desert Challenge sets the pace

DESERT CHALLENGE SETS PACE IN RALLY WORLD CUP Event organisers from South Africa, China in UAE to see how top FIA event is run Dubai, UAE, 6th November 2005: The UAE Desert Challenge has been singled out by the FIA, motor sport's world...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Sadafco UAE leg two summary
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Sadafco UAE leg two summary

Trenker Still Strong after Second Leg on 2005 UAE Desert Challenge Dubai - on 11th of November 2005: Sadafco DHL TT Racing Dubai based moto rider Tim Trenker still strong with his suspension problems after the two special stages second leg...

Fri 16 Sep 2005
UAE Desert Challenge ready for showdown
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UAE Desert Challenge ready for showdown

DESERT CHALLENGE BUILDS ON THE WORLD STAGE Dubai Waterfront backs rally as Sulayem prepares to welcome back French ace Despres for world title showdown Dubai, UAE, 15 September 2005: Another World Championship title ...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
Repsol UAE leg one summary
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Repsol UAE leg one summary

Peterhansel strengthens his lead in Dubai Roma with stomach problems finishes third. The battery plays a dirty trick on Coma who finished third ahead of Duran who was sixth. After the short and spectacular prologue stage of yesterday, the ...

Tue 12 Apr 2005
Michelin pleased with season start
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Michelin pleased with season start

Michelin scores resounding successes on all fronts Following highly convincing displays in the first three Formula One Grands Prix of the season -- including taking the top 8 places in the most recent race in Bahrain, Michelin continues to take...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
Team Saluki UAE Desert Challenge Shakedown summary
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Team Saluki UAE Desert Challenge Shakedown summary

The dog's got a new heart. Competing in the Ajman rally prior to the Desert Challenge served its purpose. It was meant to be a shakedown for both the vehicle and passengers and a shakedown was exactly what Team Saluki received. We managed to...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Repsol UAE leg two summary
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Repsol UAE leg two summary

Peterhansel and Coma, winners of the second leg in Dubai Peterhansel extends his lead in the overall standings while Nani Roma retires due to physical problems. In bikes, Coma is already second, 4 minutes behind the leader The second leg of...

Thu 17 Nov 2005
Repsol, Marc Coma take championship
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Repsol, Marc Coma take championship

MARC COMA AND REPSOL, 2005 RAID WORLD CHAMPIONS With his second place in the UAE Desert Challenge in Dubai, the Repsol rider scored the necessary points to take his first world title The fifth and last leg of the UAE Desert Challenge was held ...

Repsol UAE final summary
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Repsol UAE final summary

VICTORY FOR STEPHANE PETERHANSEL AND TITLE FOR MARC COMA IN DUBAI With his second place in the UAE Desert Challenge in Dubai, the Repsol rider took his first world title The fifth and last leg of the UAE Desert Challenge was held with ...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
UAE Desert Challenge leg four summary
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UAE Desert Challenge leg four summary

PETERHANSEL AIMS TO END FRUSTRATING RUN WITH MASSIVE DESERT CHALLENGE VICTORY Coma within reach of bikes world title as Despres holds on to lead; Alheli content with third place after tough day in Empty Quarter Moreeb Hill, Liwa, UAE,...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Repsol UAE leg three summary
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Repsol UAE leg three summary

PETERHANSEL WINS AND CONSOLIDATES HIS LEAD IN THE DESERT CHALLENGE Nani Roma, still suffering from stomach problems did not finish the special. In the bike class, Coma second and Duran fifth, same position as in the overall standings Stephane...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
Sadafco UAE leg one summary
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Sadafco UAE leg one summary

Trenker Leads his Moto Category on 2005 UAE Desert Challenge Great results achieves by Sadafco DHL TT Racing & Top UAE Moto entrant German Moto rider Tim Trenker, he leads his marathon category - over 450 CC after the first leg of 2005 UAE...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Sadafco Racing Team UAE Desert Challenge preview
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Sadafco Racing Team UAE Desert Challenge preview

UAE's Tim Trenker aiming for a top finish and title defence in UAE Desert Challenge & Qatar Baja Sadafco DHL TT Racing & Top UAE Moto entrant German Moto rider Tim Trenker is aiming to defending his last year achievements in UAE Desert...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Sadafco UAE leg three summary
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Sadafco UAE leg three summary

Trenker retain Marathon Category leads Dubai - on 12th of November 2005: After excellent performance, Sadafco DHL TT Racing moto rider Tim Trenker retain the marathon category lead (over 450 CC) after the 300 km fourth stage...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Repsol UAE Desert Challenge prologue summary
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Repsol UAE Desert Challenge prologue summary

Coma and Peterhansel lead the standings in Dubai Repsol riders and drivers take the lead after the prologue stage of the UAE Desert Challenge. Duran and Roma take second place in motorbikes and cars. The 2005 UAE Desert Challenge, which will...

Thu 17 Nov 2005
Team Saluki UAE final summary
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Team Saluki UAE final summary

Team Saluki - The dog's crossed the line. Starting the day in 15th place, the charge is on for a long run from the Liwa campsite back to the finish at Dubai. The Saluki is built for running fast -- and this is where the vehicle can show off ...

Tue 01 Nov 2005
UAE Desert Challenge news 2005-10-31
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UAE Desert Challenge news 2005-10-31

DESERT CHALLENGE SETS PACE IN WORLD CUP Sulayem says Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority will help drive rally to new heights Dubai, UAE, 31 October 2005: The UAE Desert Challenge will continue to set the highest standards for international cross...

Wed 05 Oct 2005
UAE Desert Challenge profiles medical team
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UAE Desert Challenge profiles medical team

DESERT CHALLENGE TAKES WORLD CUP TO NEW SAFETY LEVELS Al Noor Hospital medical laboratory to protect drivers and riders from dehydration threat Dubai, UAE, 5th October: New medical safety measures will help competitors in the UAE Desert...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Ellen Lohr UAE event ends early
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Ellen Lohr UAE event ends early

Ellen Lohr forced into retirement, in the Dubai Rally Ellen Lohr and her co-pilot, Detlef Ruf, had to retire during the course of the second stage of the Dubai Rally. Just a short time after having passed the first checkpoint, in...