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Sat 26 Jul 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg 13 summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg 13 summary

Transsyberia Rally: Bad Luck stays with us - first fastest, then electric failure Somehow we can't get rid of our bad luck on this rally. Again we were clearly the fastest team on route through the 13th leg from Bayankhongor to Mongol Els, but...

Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz final summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz final summary

Transsyberia Rally: Final Sprint onto the Podium Today we raced absolutely full bore and tried to improve from third to second overall. We started the last stage with a time gap of 13 minutes to the second placed Pau Soler and Laia Peinado of...

Transsyberia Rally: Porsche North American final summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Porsche North American final summary

PORSCHE CAYENNES FINISH 2008 TRANSSYBERIA RALLY IN TOP SIX POSITIONS AMERICANS FALL SHORT AFTER TOWING TOP GERMAN TEAM THROUGH LATE STAGE Porsche has won the Transsyberia Rally for the third time in succession. After its one-two finish in 2006...

Fri 25 Jul 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg 12 summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg 12 summary

Transsyberia Rally, Leg 12: Another best time, we're gaining on the leader It couldn't have gone better. We were fastest over the 407 incredible special stage kilometres in the Gobi desert. With this fifth top time we shortened the gap to the ...

Thu 24 Jul 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg eleven summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg eleven summary

Transsyberia Rally, Leg 11: Stage won - now in second overall Yes! We knew it had to happen at some stage. We set the top time in today's 208 kilometre special stage. At the same time, Pedro Figueiredo, who lay ahead of us in the overall ...

Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg eleven summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg eleven summary

Day 11 -- Darvi to Altay Hi everybody. We messed up. Pure and simple, we messed up today-- Today started off great -- our navigation was right on. In fact, we wound up helping several other teams navigate the course. The stage was very, very...

Wed 23 Jul 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg nine summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg nine summary

Transsyberia Rally, Leg 9: Up to third overall after 282 special stage kilometres The ninth of 14 legs of the Transsyberia Rally was fantastic: One special stage of 282 kilometres led us through roughest terrain which reminded me a lot of ...

Tue 22 Jul 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Porsche North American leg ten summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Porsche North American leg ten summary

TEAM PORSCHE FRANCE INCREASES 2008 TRANSSYBERIA LEAD AFTER TEN STAGES; AMERICANS UP TO SEVENTH AFTER TWO STAGES IN MONGOLIA ATLANTA - Christian Lavieille and Francois Borsotto of Team France have further increased their lead in the overall ...

Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg ten summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg ten summary

Transsyberia Rally, leg 10: Fast Drive but One Hour Penalty The 282 kilometre special stage during Monday's 10th leg brought mixed fortunes for us. We were really very fast. But unfortunately we missed a drive through control and for that ...

Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg ten summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg ten summary

Day 10 -- Mankhan to Darvi Hello all! Colin here today... I decided to give Ryan a breather, so I'm your guy today! All I can say about today is WOW! When we first took a look at today's special stage, we figured it was going to be a very ...

Sun 20 Jul 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Porsche teams penalized before Mongolia
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Transsyberia Rally: Porsche teams penalized before Mongolia

GERMAN, AMERICAN TEAMS PENALIZED AS THE TRANSSYBERIA RALLY MOVES TO MONGOLIA ATLANTA - A setback for Porsche Team Germany 1, Porsche Germany 3 and Porsche Team USA in the Transsyberia Rally 2008 powered by Sony Ericsson: The organisers imposed a...

Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg nine summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg nine summary

Day 9 -- Olgy to Mankhan Day 8 was an off day for Team USA and the rest of the TransSyberia competitors. The boys did not file a story yesterday: "All we did was relax and go over the car and the route instructions again! Who would be...

Sat 19 Jul 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg eight summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg eight summary

Day 8 - Kosh Agash to Olgy Well, today was a really crummy day. We lost four places in the standings, going from 9th to 13th. And the lousiest part of it is we didn't even have a special stage! Colin and I are pretty darn hot about it ...

Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg eight summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg eight summary

Transsyberia Rally, Leg 8: Calm before the Storm - Time Penalty sets us back Today, Saturday, we had a break from driving after we crossed the border into Mongolia. It was a calm day, and everybody truly enjoyed stretching out after all the ...

Fri 18 Jul 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg seven summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg seven summary

Day 7 - Novosibirsk to Kosh Agash Hello everybody! It's day 7 and with the cancellation of today's special stage, there is really not much to report, rally-wise. As you read yesterday, the organizer cancelled today's special stage. The guys...

Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg seven summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg seven summary

Transsyberia Rally, Leg 7: Good Position before starting the Stages in Mongolia On the seventh leg of the Transsyberia Rally we just rolled 890 kilometres from Novosibirsk to Kosh Agash. The special stage was cancelled, because we had only one...

Thu 17 Jul 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Porsche North American leg six summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Porsche North American leg six summary

TEAM PORSCHE USA CRACKS TOP TEN AS TRANSSYBERIA REACHES HALFWAY POINT ATLANTA - Ryan Millen and Colin Godby, far away from their suburban Southern California home, but not far from the Siberia-Mongolia border, moved up into the top ten overall...

Australasian Safari: Ben Grabham prview
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Australasian Safari: Ben Grabham prview

Grabham ready for 2008 Safari challenge Defending Australasian Safari motorcycle champion, Ben Grabham, is in top form as he steps up his preparation for this year's seven-day, outback marathon. Riding for the GHR Honda team, Grabham has...

Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg five summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg five summary

Another special stage won - Up to fifth overall With a total distance of over 700 kilometres and a 78 kilometre special stage this sixth leg of the Transsyberia Rally was a true test. And it went well for us. We won the stage and are up in fifth...

Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg six summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg six summary

It was another great day today-- I know you are probably getting tired of hearing that, but it was! Our strategy of working hard at conserving our Cayenne S TransSyberia seems to really be paying off. We've been watching a lot of the...

Wed 16 Jul 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Porsche North American team leg five summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Porsche North American team leg five summary

TRANSSYBERIA RALLY HEADS EAST TOWARDS MONGOLIA; USA'S MILLEN/GODBY UP TO 12TH OVERALL IN PORSCHE CAYENNE S TRANSSYBERIA AS STAGE FIVE IS COMPLETE ATLANTA - Americans Ryan Millen and Colin Godby, driving their Team USA Porsche Cayenne S ...

Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg five summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg five summary

Fastest on today's special stage - slowly closing gap to front runners My co-driver Andi Schulz and I had a really good day on this fifth leg of the Transsyberia Rally. Of the 672 quite rough kilometres, 50 were driven as a special stage - and...

Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg five summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg five summary

Day 5 -- Tyumen to Omsk We had a fantastic day today! We drove the 500k to the start of the Special Stage, which was about 50k long itself. The start was delayed for a half an hour because it was really dry and dusty -- so dusty that...

Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg four summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg four summary

The following summary of Stage 4 of TransSyberia Rally is from Porsche Team USA Ryan Millen and Colin Godby. There are no results for Day 4 due to the communication issues from Day 3 and the stage being cancelled. Day 4 -- Yekaterinburg to ...

Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg four summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg four summary

Second on Special Stage, up to Sixth Overall This is a wild, vast country that we drive through. Hence it can take a while until the results of a special stage are published and in our hands. So my co-driver Andi Schulz and I learned during ...

Transsyberia Rally: Porsche North American teams leg four summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Porsche North American teams leg four summary

PORSCHE CAYENNE S TRANSSYBERIA RALLY TEAMS HOLD TOP EIGHT POSITIONS AFTER OPENING STAGES IN RUSSIA; PORSCHE TEAM CANADA IS OUT AND TEAM USA MOVES UP ATLANTA: After leaving Red Square in Moscow in a driving rainstorm on Friday, the 34 rally ...

Tue 15 Jul 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg three summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg three summary

Longest leg, shortest special stage - we avoided any risk Today we drove the longest of all legs of this Transsyberia Rally, 983 kilometres from Kazan to Yekaterinburg. We crossed the Urals, so we left Europe and are now in Asia. It is a ...

Transsyberia Rally: Laurance Yap leg one summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Laurance Yap leg one summary

The following recount of the first day of TransSyberia 2008 is from Laurance Yap, co-driver of the Team Canada Porsche Transsyberia, which is driven by Kees Nierop. Transsyberia, as I learned last year, has an awful little habit of taking you...

Transsyberia Rally: Laurance Yap leg two summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Laurance Yap leg two summary

Day 2 -- Vladimir to Kazan Well, it's one thing to have a mechanical failure that means you can't finish a special stage. It's a whole other thing for the mechanical failure - in this case, the transmission - give out one kilometer before the...

Transsyberia Rally: Laurance Yap leg three summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Laurance Yap leg three summary

Day 3 -- Kazan to Yekaterinburg Well, after some consultation last night and this morning with the Porsche mechanics, it turns out that our toasted transmission (like all Cayennes) has a limp-home mode that runs it in top gear. And with...

Mon 14 Jul 2008
TransSyberia Rally: Armin Schwarz leg one summary
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TransSyberia Rally: Armin Schwarz leg one summary

Today we took off from Moscow's Red Square as one of 30 teams to tackle the 7000 km Transsyberia Rally to Ulaan Bataar in Mongolia. The first leg turned out to be really tough. I'll be back here tomorrow with more news from our magical mystery...

TransSyberia Rally: Porsche North America pre-race notes
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TransSyberia Rally: Porsche North America pre-race notes

PORSCHE'S U. S. CANADIAN TEAMS GET READY FOR TOMORROW'S ROLL OFF IN MOSCOW'S RED SQUARE AS THEY TACKLE THE WORLD'S TOUGHEST RALLY 2008 edition of the grueling TransSyberia Rally promises to be the most hotly contested yet ATLANTA, July 10,...

Sat 12 Jul 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg two summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg two summary

After we had lost heeps of time getting stuck in deep water yesterday we had a great day today: we set the best time on the special stage and improved to sixth overall. ABMELDEN vom Newsletter - bitte hier klicken. -credit:...

Transsyberia Rally: Porsche leg two summary
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Transsyberia Rally: Porsche leg two summary

Transsyberia Rally 2008, Leg 2 Vladimir - Kazan Top time for Porsche duo Armin Schwarz and Andi Schulz Stuttgart. Armin Schwarz and Andi Schulz of Team Germany 1 achieved the top time at leg two of the 2008 Transsyberia Rally powered by ...

Fri 11 Jul 2008
TransSyberia Rally: Porsche leg one summary
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TransSyberia Rally: Porsche leg one summary

Transsyberia Rally 2008, Leg 1 Moscow - Vladimir Porsche takes lead after tough opening stage The Team Porsche Portugal is in the lead of the 2008 Transsyberia Rally powered by Sony Ericsson after the first of 14 legs. With a faultless drive on...

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