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Fri 29 Aug 2008
Australasian Safari: Leg five summary

Australasian Safari: Leg five summary

BATTLE FOR POSITIONS HOTS UP IN AUSTRALASIAN SAFARI Mitsubishi Pajero driver, Steve Riley, continues to lead the Auto category of the Australasian Safari, increasing his lead by nearly 13 minutes on the final stage of Leg 5. The Victorian...

Tue 26 Aug 2008
Australasian Safari: Leg two summary

Australasian Safari: Leg two summary

GRABHAM EXTENDS LEAD ON DAY 2 OF SAFARI Bathurst's Ben Grabham, riding a Honda CRF 450X, has extended his lead in the Australasian Safari after day two of the event in outback Western Australia. Grabham extended his advantage over his rivals...

Australasian Safari: Leg one summary

Australasian Safari: Leg one summary

GRABHAM TAKES LEAD IN SAFARI TITLE DEFENCE Reigning motorbike champion, Ben Grabham, got his Australasian Safari title defence off to a great start, creating a buffer of almost three minutes over his nearest rival after Leg One of the 2008 ...

Australasian Safari: Leg three summary

Australasian Safari: Leg three summary

HONDA RIDER MAINTAINS LEAD IN SAFARI Bathurst rider Ben Grabham has extended his advantage after the toughest day so far in this year's Australasian Safari. Riding his factory supported Honda CRF450X, Grabham won two of the day's four stages...

Sat 23 Aug 2008
Australasian Safari: Series ceremonial start notes

Australasian Safari: Series ceremonial start notes

The country's toughest motoring challenge, the Australasian Safari, has returned to the outback for the second running of the event through the diverse Western Australian countryside. With the support of the Western Australian Government, this...

Australasian Safari: Event newsletter 2008-08-22

Australasian Safari: Event newsletter 2008-08-22

Eighty competitors have converged on the Western Australian gold mining city of Kalgoorlie for the Australasian Safari, which begins on Sunday morning. While the Safari is regarded as the roughest and toughest event on the Australian motorsport...

Wed 20 Aug 2008
Australasian Safari: Event newsletter 2008-08-19

Australasian Safari: Event newsletter 2008-08-19

TOP FIELD GATHERED FOR AUSTRALASIAN SFARI Eighty cars, motorbikes and quad bikes will leave Kalgoorlie this Sunday in Australia's toughest motorsport challenge, the 2008 Australasian Safari. Ahead of them awaits seven days and over 2700 ...

Fri 15 Aug 2008
Australasian Safari: Event newsletter 2008-08-15

Australasian Safari: Event newsletter 2008-08-15

Condobolin's Jacob Smith was runner-up in last year's Australasian Safari, but the factory Yamaha rider has his sights set firmly on the top step of the podium in 2008. Having made his debut in Australia's toughest motorsport challenge in 2007,...

Fri 01 Aug 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Armin Schwarz debrief

Transsyberia Rally: Armin Schwarz debrief

Transsyberia Rally in the rear vision mirror: Great adventure - score still to settle The first night at home with my family was simply wonderful. And to sleep in my own bed after the tented camps in Mongolia was pure bliss! And all the other ...

Sun 27 Jul 2008
Australasian Safari: Series preview

Australasian Safari: Series preview

The Australasian Safari is Australia's ultimate off-road adventure with competitors on both four and two wheels, traversing over through Western Australia's gruelling outback terrain over seven days. The event is renowned as one of the toughest...

Sat 26 Jul 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg 13 summary

Transsyberia Rally: Ryan Millen leg 13 summary

Day 13 -- Bayankhongor to Mongol Els Day 12 was a great day. We were 7th on the road and moved back up into the top 10. We didn't report in as we had no cell coverage and we couldn't get any satellite connection. Sorry. As for Day 13, well...

Transsyberia Rally: Porsche North American leg 13 summary

Transsyberia Rally: Porsche North American leg 13 summary

TEAM FRANCE PORSCHE CAYENNE DUO HAVE ONE STAGE TO GO TO CLAIM 2008 TRANSSYBERIA RALLY GOLD AS EVENT ENDS FRIDAY ATLANTA -- Like on all previous days of competition, victory on leg 13 of the Transsyberia Rally 2008 powered by Sony Ericsson went...

Transsyberia Rally: Ammin Schwarz leg 13 summary

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...