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Sun 30 Nov 2008
Roof of Africa: Event built on solid history

Roof of Africa: Event built on solid history

2008 Roof of Africa built on a solid history In 1967, fourty-two years ago, the Roof of Africa was contested for the first time. In November 2008, this famous event will see its 41st start, an achievement not easily equaled in...

Sun 03 Feb 2008
Colin McRae reported dead in helicopter crashHeadline

Colin McRae reported dead in helicopter crash

Colin McRae (39) and his son Johnny (5) have been reported dead in a helicopter crash near the McRae home in Lanarkshire, Scotland, shortly after 4 PM local time. The helicopter burst into flames on contact, though, making identification ...

Fri 11 Apr 2008
Porsche announces Transsyberia Rally drivers

Porsche announces Transsyberia Rally drivers

Transsyberia Rally 2008 Andy Schulz co-drives Armin Schwarz Stuttgart. After his debut in 2007, the former European rally champion Armin Schwarz (44) will again contest the Transsyberia Rally for Porsche in 2008. Schwarz will be navigated by ...

Sun 03 Feb 2008
Petersen/White Lightning Racing announce 2008 plans

Petersen/White Lightning Racing announce 2008 plans

Petersen Motorsports Turns Focus to Rally in 2008 Two-Time Championship-Winning Owner to Shutter Sports Car Effort Until 2009 PAHRUMP, Nev., January 17, 2008 - 2003 and 2004 24 Hours of Le Mans GT class winners. 2005 American Le Mans Series GT2...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
Trans Europe Rally confirms new date

Trans Europe Rally confirms new date

Following the decision to postpone their Trans Europe Rally from an over-crowded September 2008 until 2009, Trans World Motorsports are pleased to announce that the new dates will be: 16th May to 4th June 2009 Starting in Monte Carlo on 16th...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Roof of Africa: The Basotho People

Roof of Africa: The Basotho People

The Basotho People and the race over 40 years For those international competitors who has never been to Lesotho, or raced in these mountains, be sure that you can expect very cold starting conditions in the morning and intense heat during the ...

Sat 12 Jul 2008
Transsyberia Rally: Porsche leg two summary

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 ...

Wed 23 Jan 2008
Libya Rally Raid preview

Libya Rally Raid preview

Libya Rally Raid: More and more Top-Teams, registration still possible Only a few days until registration closing for the 1. Libya Rally Raid: Up to the 31st of January there still is the possibility to register for the new German rally in ...

Mon 03 Nov 2008
Roof of Africa: Event preview

Roof of Africa: Event preview

2008 Roof of Africa is definitely not for the faint hearted "Baboons" Lesotho Sun ROOF OF AFRICA - 27 to 29 November 2008 - Lesotho With less than a month to go to the start of the Roof of Africa in the streets of Maseru the tension and lots...

Sat 18 Oct 2008
UAE Desert Challenge: Nasser Al Attiyah preview

UAE Desert Challenge: Nasser Al Attiyah preview

ATTIYAH EYES DESERT CHALLENGE DOUBLE TRIUMPH Qatari gives new Dakar car rally debut as he pursues World Cup title Dubai, UAE: Qatar's Nasser Al Attiyah will be chasing a unique double triumph in next week's UAE Desert Challenge. The ...

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 ...

Sat 30 Aug 2008
Australasian Safari: Final leg summary

Australasian Safari: Final leg summary

EPIC AUSTRALASIAN SAFARI ENDS IN PERTH After an epic journey of over 4000 kilometres, competitors in the Australasian Safari reach Perth this afternoon for the podium finish of Australia& ...

Tue 01 Jul 2008
Volkswagen newsletter 2008-06-29

Volkswagen newsletter 2008-06-29

Rallye dos Sertoes 2008 @Volkswagen clinches one-two win with Giniel de Villiers and Mark Miller in Brazil Commanding one-two win for Volkswagen: At the Rallye dos Sertoes the factory duos Giniel de Villiers/Dirk von Zitzewitz (RSA/D) as well as...

Fri 20 Jun 2008
Transorientale Rally: Official report of Tonin, Lang deaths

Transorientale Rally: Official report of Tonin, Lang deaths

This morning, at 12:09 a.m. local time (8:09 a.m. FT 6:09 a.m. GMT), at km 120 of special stage no.6 of the Transoriental Rally, between Qaratubak and Torgai, an accident occurred involving French motorcyclist Philippe Tonin, a native of Nyons (on...

Thu 10 Jul 2008
TransSyberia Rally: BFGoodrich preview

TransSyberia Rally: BFGoodrich preview

BFGoodrich heads for Siberia The second edition of the Rallye Transsyberia will run from July 11 until July 25, 2008, via a route of more than 7,000km stretching between Moscow and the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator. The American...

Fri 29 Aug 2008
Australasian Safari: Leg six to be cancelled

Australasian Safari: Leg six to be cancelled

STATEMENT BY AUSTRALASIAN SAFARI Leg 6 of the Australasian Safari on Friday, August 29 - from Mt Magnet to Geraldton - has been cancelled due to the potential of damage to land and infrastructure created by poor weather conditions. Three...

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...

Sat 28 Jun 2008
Rally dos Sertos Volkswagen final leg summary

Rally dos Sertos Volkswagen final leg summary

Volkswagen celebrates one-two win with Race Touareg in Brazil Wolfsburg. Commanding one-two win for Volkswagen: At the Rally dos Sertoes the factory duos Giniel de Villiers/Dirk von Zitzewitz (RSA/D) as well as Mark Miller/Ralph Pitchford ...

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...

Wed 05 Nov 2008
UAE Desert Challenge: Team Saluki post-event notes

UAE Desert Challenge: Team Saluki post-event notes

UAE Desert Challenge Round Up Left or right... Sitting down for lunch on the Saturday after the final day with a very subdued Bowler team, Drew Bowler asked if it was always like this -- the feeling of 'flatness'. We had all just spent a...

Thu 03 Jul 2008
Transorientale Rally: Ronn Bailey final summary

Transorientale Rally: Ronn Bailey final summary

AMERICA'S RONN BAILEY CROSSES THE FINISH LINE NEAR THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA IN THE TRANSORIENTALE -- THE WORLD'S LONGEST OFF-ROAD RACE - Sole U.S. Car Team Finishes 29th Out of 48 Cars That Started in Russia-to-China Rally Covering 10,000 km in...

Tue 30 Sep 2008
UAE Desert Challenge: Nissian challengers eye Desert Crown

UAE Desert Challenge: Nissian challengers eye Desert Crown

Emirati Al Helei leads Nissan Patrol chase for victory as Sulayem sets stage for dramatic World Cup test Dubai, UAE: Nissan's role in keeping the UAE Desert Challenge at the forefront of the FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup could be rewarded...

Fri 11 Jul 2008
TransSyberia Rally: Porsche leg one summary

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...