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Fri 02 Oct 2009
Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes final leg summary
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Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes final leg summary

Volkswagen celebrates one-two win at "little Dakar" in Brazil Wolfsburg (03 July 2009). Ten out of ten possible stage wins, four lead changes and a captivating duel: Volkswagen decided the Rallye dos Sertoes in Brazil in their favour with a ...

Rallye dos Sertoes penultimate notes
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Rallye dos Sertoes penultimate notes

Yesterday was the Sertoes International Rally's penultimate stage. Accident between Touaregs marked yesterday special The Sertoes International Rally day before the last, this Thursday 2nd, brought back to the leadership the pair Carlos ...

Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg nine summary
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Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg nine summary

Volkswagen driver Sainz: with stage win to overall 'Sertoes' lead Wolfsburg (02 July 2009). After clinching their fourth stage victory at the Rallye dos Sertoes the Volkswagen factory duo Carlos Sainz/Lucas Cruz Senra (E/E) has taken the...

Tour Mondovelo preview
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Tour Mondovelo preview

THE TOUR MODOVELO STAGE BY THE NUMBERS This coming Monday July 20th the 2009 Tour Mondovelo stage will be run between Montelimar and the Mont Ventoux. Below you will find all the important numbers concerning this event. 12 : the number...

Australasian Safari: Series newsletter 2009-07-15
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Australasian Safari: Series newsletter 2009-07-15

'Most Adventurous Driver' back for another Safari tilt Undaunted by her experiences in 2008, New Zealander Sarah Twaddle is again making the trip across the Tasman to tackle the Australasian Safari in 2009 for a second consecutive...

Australasian Safari newsletter 2009-07-23
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Australasian Safari newsletter 2009-07-23

Three car China team to tackle Safari The Australasian Safari's international reputation has received a major boost with a three-car team from China arriving for the event to be held in Western Australia's outback from August 1 to 8. The China...

Australasian Safari: Quad preview
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Australasian Safari: Quad preview

Quad section ready for Czech assault The Quad Bike section of the Australasian Safari looks set to be hotly contested, with a influx of Czech Republic riders determined to wrestle the title from reigning champion, John Maragozidis. Four riders...

Australasian Safari: Series leg five summary
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Australasian Safari: Series leg five summary

Australasian Safari leader Jacob Smith has used his bush mechanic skills and a sachet of McDonald's pepper to help maintain his lead in the motorbike section of the seven-day, 3600 kilometre motoring marathon. Smith holed the radiator of his...

Australasian Safari: Bike update
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Australasian Safari: Bike update

Safari heads into extreme final days With only and handful of days remaining in the 2009 Australasian Safari, riders are pushing themselves to the limit to finish the 3,500 kilometre event. Event Director, Justin Hunt, is impressed with the ...

Australasian Safari: Series leg four summary
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Australasian Safari: Series leg four summary

Gruelling course takes its toll on Safari The gruelling 3600 kilometre course of the Australasian Safari has started to take its toll on riders and drivers as day four of the seven day marathon took competitors from Leonora to Laverton in...

Australasian Safari: Series leg three summary
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Australasian Safari: Series leg three summary

Honda riders dominate day three of Safari Condobolin's Jacob Smith leads the field in the motorbike section of the Australasian Safari, having moved ahead of his brother Todd on the run between the West Australian towns of Mt Magnet and Leonara...

Australasian Safari: Series leg two summary
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Australasian Safari: Series leg two summary

Smiths still dominate Safari There continues to be a domination of Smiths at the head of the Australasian Safari as the second day of the 3600 kilometre marathon took crews from Geraldton on the coast to the inland town of Mt Magnet. KTM...

Australasian Safari: Series leg one summary
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Australasian Safari: Series leg one summary

Smiths common at top of Safari leaderboard The Smiths have dominated the leader board at the end of the opening day of the Australiasian Safari that took competitors across nearly 100 competitive kilometres from Perth to Geraldton. The...

Australasian Safari: Series prologue summary
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Australasian Safari: Series prologue summary

Prologue marks start of great WA adventure The Isuzu D-MAX of Bruce Garland and Harry Suzuki has set the pace in the Auto section at the prologue for the Australasian Safari in Western Australia today. But the veteran pair are well aware that...

Australasian Safari: Auto preview
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Australasian Safari: Auto preview

Riley favourite to defend Safari crown Victorian Steve Riley will start the 2009 Australasian Safari as the favourite in the Auto division after taking a convincing victory in last year's outback marathon. Riley heads a strong field of ...

Baja Russia newsletter 2009-07-30
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Baja Russia newsletter 2009-07-30

Preparations to Baja Russia 2010 get underway! The organisers of the "Saint Petersburg - Northern Forest" Baja didn't let the numerous rally-raid participants and fans down: even despite the unstable financial situation in the world, an ...

Australasian Safari: Bike preview
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Australasian Safari: Bike preview

Grabham the man to beat in Safari Two-time champion Ben Grabham will face over 50 competitors from across Australia and around the world, but he remains the man to beat in this year's Australasian Safari which gets in the Western...

Australasian Safari: Post-event update 2009-08-09
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Australasian Safari: Post-event update 2009-08-09

Garland moves to third After a successful appeal against a two-hour penalty, Isuzu DMAX driver, Bruce Garland, has finished third in the Auto section of this year's Australasian Safari. Garland was handed a two-hour penalty for breaching rules...

Australasian Safari: Series final leg summary
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Australasian Safari: Series final leg summary

Safari run and won - Smith, Riley, Machacek the stars Smith becomes youngest ever Safari winner Twenty-year old Condobolin rider, Jacob Smith, has become the youngest ever winner of the Australasian Safari after dominating the seven-day event,...

Australasian Safari: Series leg six summary
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Australasian Safari: Series leg six summary

Smith, Riley, Machacek eye Safari titles With just three stages remaining of the 3600-kilometre Australasian Safari marathon, it seems that only disaster can stop Honda rider Jacob Smith from climbing on to the top step of the podium in ...

Australasian Safari: Bike leg six summary
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Australasian Safari: Bike leg six summary

Spectacular Safari heating up West Australian outback The 2009 Australasian Safari is nearing its conclusion in outback Western Australia, with competitors only one day away from completing the gruelling week-long Enduro event. Jacob Smith ...

Moses Matovu Mountain Gorilla Rally preview
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Moses Matovu Mountain Gorilla Rally preview

An important role for Matovu in Rwanda Ugandan rally co-driver Moses Matovu, one of the top navigators on the African Continent, will contest the forthcoming Mountain Gorilla Rally in Rwanda alongside rising Kenyan talent Peter ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Australasian Safari newsletter 2009-05-29
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Australasian Safari newsletter 2009-05-29

Dakar champion to make Safari debut One of the legends of endurance racing, five-time Dakar Rally Quad winner, Josef Machacek, will make his debut in the Australasian Safari, to be held in the Western Australian outback from August 1 to ...

Volkwagen Rally dos Sertoes preview
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Volkwagen Rally dos Sertoes preview

"Dakar" winner Volkswagen returns to South America Wolfsburg (12 May 2009) From Goiânia to Natal -- "Dakar" winner Volkswagen will be "in town" at ten Brazilian locations from 23 June to 04 July 2009. The Wolfsburg-based automobile brand that...

Transiberico Rally: Event newsletter 2009-05-11
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Transiberico Rally: Event newsletter 2009-05-11

Rali Vodafone Transiberico June, 17th - 21st SHORTER ROUTE AND WITH TRUCKS! With 4 Legs, the event will be held in Portugal and Spain, counting for the FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup 2009, with a total length of approximately...

UAE Desert Challenge: Team Saluki event summary
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UAE Desert Challenge: Team Saluki event summary

Five days of constant sandstorms -- all during the race days - most unpleasant - and now we've had five days of constant rain in Dubai! Weather-wise we always knew what to expect when the UAE Desert Challenge took place in November. The date ...

UAE Desert Challenge: Team Saluki stage five report
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UAE Desert Challenge: Team Saluki stage five report

Day 5 - Dash to the finish. We're still here and we haven't been blown away by the strong winds that destroyed our camp yesterday. The whole Team Saluki crew certainly got their priorities correct yesterday evening - the car was serviced and...

UAE Desert Challenge: Series stage five report
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UAE Desert Challenge: Series stage five report

MASTER TACTICIAN COMA CLINCHES THIRD BIKE VICTORY IN ABU DHABI DESERT CHALLENGE BMW'S GUERLAIN CHICHERIT ROMPS TO EASY WIN IN THE CARS; UAE's AL HELAI COMES IN SECOND * Ullesvalseter and Chicherit seal stage wins * Gaugain wins 450cc...

UAE Desert Challenge: Series stage five notes
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UAE Desert Challenge: Series stage five notes

News from leg 5 -- Oasis stage finish Marc Coma wins the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge 2009....Pal-Anders Ullesvalseter pips Mark Ackerman (5th o/a) to the stage win.....Cyril Despres confirms second place. BIKES Marc Coma (2) -- "It's a great...

UAE Desert Challenge: Team Saluki stage four report
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UAE Desert Challenge: Team Saluki stage four report

Team Saluki - DC2009 - Day 4 - I don't think we've got a bonnet anymore. A not so hot day in the Empty Quarter - the temperature barely reached above 40oC, however the wind has picked up causing severe sand storms and the obvious issues that...

UAE Desert Challenge: Series stage four update
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UAE Desert Challenge: Series stage four update

News from leg 4 -- Hertz stage The day's stage was stopped at PC4 with five cars and one motorcycle still in the special stage. This was as a result of deteriorating weather conditions and the fact that the safety helicopter could not fly over...

UAE Desert Challenge: Series stage four report
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UAE Desert Challenge: Series stage four report

COMA RE-PASSES DESPRES IN FASCINATING GAME OF CAT AND MOUSE IN ABU DHABI DESERT CHALLENGE BMW'S GUERLAIN CHICHERIT IN CONTROL IN THE CARS * Echtibi and Gaugain shine in Hertz stage; Mabbs holds fifth overall * UAE's Al Husseini leads...

UAE Desert Challenge: Series stage four notes
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UAE Desert Challenge: Series stage four notes

News from leg 4 -- Hertz stage finish BIKES Marc Coma (2) - "It was not easy at all today. The wind was strong and the visibility was difficult for all the riders. It was a case of finding a safe pace.Tomorrow is a big day. It will decide...

UAE Desert Challenge: Team Saluki stage three report
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UAE Desert Challenge: Team Saluki stage three report

Team Saluki - Abu Dhabi DC2009 - Day 3 - The dog stretches its legs. It's been a hot day here in the Empty Quarter with temperatures outside reaching 41oC, and as far as the race is concerned we've had transmission failures, suspension ...

UAE Desert Challenge: Series leg three update
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UAE Desert Challenge: Series leg three update

News from leg 3 -- Nissan stage finish CARS -- update At 16.18hrs (local time) only nine cars had completed the selective section and Ian Barker (214) and Abdul Bari Bin Sougjhat (232) had not reached the second passage control, according...

UAE Desert Challenge: Series leg three report
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UAE Desert Challenge: Series leg three report

Leg 3: Tal Mureeb to Tal Mureeb -- Nissan selective section, 340.60km CHICHERIT SURVIVES THE HEAT AND THE DUNES TO MOVE WELL CLEAR IN ABU DHABI DESERT CHALLENGE DESPRES REGAINS OVERALL LEAD FROM COMA IN MOTORCYCLES * Chicherit and ...

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