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Thu 31 Dec 2009
Stradale Off Road buys out MMSP
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Stradale Off Road buys out MMSP

STRADALE OFF ROAD BUYS OUT MMSP The Eligroup company which is represented by Nicolas Misslin has bought out MMSP sas, the cross country sport entity of the Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), based in Boz, France. The ...

Thu 05 Nov 2009
Pharaons: Event newsletter 2009-11-04
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Pharaons: Event newsletter 2009-11-04

NEED OF CLARIFICATION OVER PHARAONS RALLY 2010 Lights have just been shut off on 2009 edition of Pharaons Rally and the balance cannot be other than positive and enthusiastic. A media coverage as no other events of this season can feature, ...

Sat 31 Oct 2009
Ti Motorsport East African Safari preview
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Ti Motorsport East African Safari preview

Ti returns to tackle the world's toughest rally U.K based rally preparation firm Ti Motorsport is returning to Africa to tackle what is widely regarded as the world's toughest motor rally, the Kenyan Airways East African Safari Classic Rally...

Sat 10 Oct 2009
Pharons: Team Aprilia Giofil stage 6 summary
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Pharons: Team Aprilia Giofil stage 6 summary

Ceci third of the stage counts on the podium THIRD PLACE OVERALL FOR PAOLO CECI IN THE SIXTH AND PENULTIMATE PHARAONS RALLY STAGE. BUT PRZYGONSKI SURPASS HIM IN OVERALL AND NOW APRILIA GIOFIL'S PILOT IS ABSOLUTE FOURTH IN THE 450. BAHARIJA -...

Pharaons: Series stage 6 summary
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Pharaons: Series stage 6 summary

PHARAONS CROSS COUNTRY RALLY SIXTH STAGE: SITRA-BAHARIJA TRANSFER: Km 1,18 SPECIAL: Km 431,04 TRANSFER: Km 2,06 TOTAL: Km 434,28 THE STAGE Two assistance points in this nice stage on the way back to Baharija. At the start CAP 200 in order to...

Pharaons: Team Aprilia Giofil stage 7 summary
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Pharaons: Team Aprilia Giofil stage 7 summary

Ceci on the highest Pyramid PAOLO CECI AT THE FINISHING POST OF THE SEVENTH PHARAONS RALLY STAGE IS ABSOLUTE FOURTH AND GREAT WINNER OF 450. IN THE TODAY'S STAGE FRANCISCO LOPEZ IS SECOND WITH 46 SECONDS. WITHOUT THE DRAWBACK HAD DURING THE...

Pharaons: Series stage 7 summary
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Pharaons: Series stage 7 summary

PHARAONS CROSS COUNTRY RALLY SEVENTH STAGE: BAHARIJA-CAIRO TRANSFER: Km 3,97 SPECIAL: Km 300,74 TRANSFER: Km 94,80 TOTAL: Km 399,50 THE STAGE Only one assistance point for this stage back to Cairo. The start is the same of stage 2 and 5 and...

Fri 09 Oct 2009
Pharaons: Series stage 5 summary
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Pharaons: Series stage 5 summary

PHARAONS CROSS COUNTRY RALLY FIFTH STAGE: BAHARIJA-SITRA TRANSFER: Km 3,95 SPECIAL: Km 381,29 TRANSFER: Km 1,82 TOTAL: Km 387,05 THE STAGE The three assistance points of this nice stage, quite long and with committing passages mainly in the...

Pharaons: Team Aprilia Giofil stage 4 summary
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Pharaons: Team Aprilia Giofil stage 4 summary

Zanotti falls and leaves the Pharaons A BAD FALL PUT OFFSIDE ALEX ZANOTTI, WHILE CHALECO LOPEZ HAD FUEL SUPPLY PROBLEMS WITH HIS MOTORBIKE THIS MORNING, WITH A TUBE BLOCKED BEACUESE OF THE SAND. THE CHILEAN WON ANYWAY THE SECOND SPECIAL STAGE,...

Pharaons: Series stage 4 summary
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Pharaons: Series stage 4 summary

PHARAONS CROSS COUNTRY RALLY FOURTH STAGE: ABU MINGAR-BAHARIJA SPECIAL: Km 229,96 TRANSFER: Km 112,45 SPECIAL: Km 86,30 TRANSFER: Km 2,46 TOTAL: Km 431,17 THE STAGE The Egyptian Grand Prix and two selective sectors with 2 assistance points,...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Team Aprilia Giofil Pharaons Rally preview
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Team Aprilia Giofil Pharaons Rally preview

GREAT NEWS: CHALECO LOPEZ WILL RIDE ON APRILIA FOR THE NEXT PHARAONS RALLY! THE GREAT CHILEAN RIDER, FRANCISCO "CHALECO" LOPEZ WILL PARTICIPATE ON THE NEXT PHARAONS RALLY ON AN APRILIA RXV AFRICA OF GIOFIL TEAM. HE WILL JOIN ALEX ZANOTTI AND...

Pharaons Rally preview
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Pharaons Rally preview

PHARAONS 2009, READY TO GO Vehicles, cars and bikes have been embarked last week in Genoa, ready to leave for Alexandria in Egypt. Only two weeks to go for the twelfth edition of Pharaons International Cross Country Rally, all is ready and the...

Pharaons: Series day one notes
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Pharaons: Series day one notes

THE GREAT DAY UNDER THE PYRAMIDS SHADOW EL CAIRO -- Here we are: the 12th edition of Pharaons International Cross Country Rally is officially open today with a day dedicated to the sporty and technical checks, made to the Intercontinental...

Tuthill Porsche East African Safari preview
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Tuthill Porsche East African Safari preview

Tuthill Porsche set to tackle the Worlds greatest rally Francis Tuthill Ltd is geared up to tackle the Kenyan Airways East African Safari Classic Rally 2009 and with no less than five Porsches in their arsenal this professional outfit has a...

Pharaons: Team Aprilia Giofil stage 3 summary
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Pharaons: Team Aprilia Giofil stage 3 summary

Off-day for Chaleco A BANAL DAMAGE TO THE STARTER MOTOR RELAIS FORCE LOPEZ TO STOP IN THE DESERT FOR TWO HOUR AND A HALF, WHEN FRANCO PICCO ATTAIN TO RESTART IT. ZANOTTI IS FIFTH ON STAGE TODAY, FOLLOWED IMMEDIATELY BY PAOLO CECI. PAOLO CECI,...

Pharaons: Series stage 3 summary
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Pharaons: Series stage 3 summary

PHARAONS CROSS COUNTRY RALLY THIRD STAGE: DAKHLA-ABU MINGAR TRANSFER: Km 2,50 SPECIAL: Km 339,11 TRANSFER: Km 16,92 TOTAL: Km 358,53 THE STAGE Two assistance points in this third stage. The start is close to the bivouac, right after the...

Pharaons: Series stage 2 summary
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Pharaons: Series stage 2 summary

SECOND STAGE: BAHARIJA-DAKHLA TRANSFER: Km 3,95 SPECIAL: Km 386,47 TRANSFER: Km 47,00 TOTAL: Km 409,82 THE STAGE A much varied leg in grounds and difficulties, long but averagely quite smooth, with some spectacular passages, with only one ...

Pharaons: Series stage 1 summary
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Pharaons: Series stage 1 summary

FIRST STAGE: CAIRO - BAHARIJA TRANSFER: Km 56,40 SPECIAL: Km 329,10 TRANSFER: Km 24,32 TOTAL: Km 409,82 THE STAGE Departure of the first bike is at 8.00 a.m. in front of the Pyramids in order to ease the need of the many TV networks...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
X-raid Transiberico Rally preview
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X-raid Transiberico Rally preview

JOAN `NANI' ROMA AND MICHEL PRIN JOIN THE X-RAID TEAM FOR TRANSIBERICO RALLY * Guerlain Chicherit aims to clinch third FIA World Cup for X-raid * Portugal's Filipe Campos and Bernardo da Maia complete line-up TREBUR (Germany): Joan `Nani'...

Volkswagen Rally dos Sertoes preview
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Volkswagen Rally dos Sertoes preview

Rally dos Sertoes in Brazil "Dakar" winner Volkswagen goes to Brazil with three new pairings Wolfsburg (16 June 2009). "Dakar" winner Volkswagen will contest the Rally dos Sertoes through Brazil with three new driver pairings. Factory driver...

24 Hours of Germany preview
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24 Hours of Germany preview

German Rallyraid Championship in third round After two years the GORM (German Off Road Masters) has established as "the" German championship. Due to the co-operation with the German Motor Sport Association "DMV" now the GORM even leads...

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-06-21
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Volkswagen newsletter 2009-06-21

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 12/2009 ATS Formula 3 Cup Volkswagen driver Laurens Vanthoor on course for title after twin wins The Belgian Laurens Vanthoor (Dallara F307 Volkswagen) was clearly the man of the weekend at Oschersleben in the...

Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg eight summary
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Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg eight summary

Sainz and Al-Attiyah: Volkswagen double-pack separated by three seconds Wolfsburg (01 July 2009). Volkswagen's internal duel for the lead at the Rallye dos Sertoes has become even more dramatic two days before the end of the cross-country rally...

Rallye dos Sertoes mid-event notes
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Rallye dos Sertoes mid-event notes

The 17th edition of Rally dos Sertoes probably will be decided only in its 10th - and final - stage. In the thrilling fight for the leadership of the competition, Nasser Al-Attiyah and Timo Gottschalk returned to stay in front of Carlos Sainz and...

Australasian Safari: Series newsletter 2009-07-01
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Australasian Safari: Series newsletter 2009-07-01

US star to debut Hummer at Safari One of the United States' best endurance racers, Josh Hall, has confirmed his participation in this year's Australasian Safari in one of the world's iconic off-road vehicles. The likeable US driver is set to...

Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg seven summary
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Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg seven summary

Thrilling duel for overall "Sertoes" victory: Al-Attiyah in the Volkswagen in front again Wolfsburg (30 June 2009). The Volkswagen duos Nasser Al-Attiyah/Timo Gottschalk (Q/D) as well as Carlos Sainz/Lucas Cruz Senra (E/E) continue fighting for...

Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg six summary
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Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg six summary

Sainz ahead of Al-Attiyah: change of lead in Volkswagen double Wolfsburg (29 June 2009). 4:2 in the team-internal duel for stage wins; the "blue" lead has changed again: The Volkswagen duo Carlos Sainz/Lucas Cruz Senra (E/E) took the overall...

Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg five summary
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Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg five summary

Thanks to TDI power: Volkswagen takes 1-2-3-stage win in Brazil Wolfsburg (28 June 2009). Volkswagen celebrated another stage victory at the Rallye dos Sertoes: On the fifth leg of the cross-country rally through Brazil Nasser Al-Attiyah/Timo ...

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-06-28
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Volkswagen newsletter 2009-06-28

Formula 3 Euro Series Podium position for Volkswagen driver Vernay He has firmly set his sights on the championship: Volkswagen driver Jean Karl Vernay (Team Signature) safeguarded his chances of winning the title in the Formula 3 Euro Series by...

Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg four summary
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Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg four summary

Fourth stage victory for Volkswagen -- Al-Attiyah in front Wolfsburg (27 June 2009). Fourth day of the rally in Brazil, fourth fastest time set by Volkswagen on a special stage and overall lead by Nasser Al-Attiyah: The Volkswagen factory driver...

Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg three summary
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Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg three summary

Volkswagen continues setting the pace at "Sertoes" Wolfsburg (26 June 2009). The Volkswagen three-pack on the third leg: Carlos Sainz/Lucas Cruz Senra (E/E), Nasser Al-Attiyah/Timo Gottschalk (Q/D) and Mauricio Neves/Eduardo Bampi (BR/BR) ...

Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg two summary
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Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg two summary

Volkswagen driver Carlos Sainz takes lead in Brazil Wolfsburg (25 June 2009). The Volkswagen factory duo Carlos Sainz/Lucas Cruz Senra (E/E) took the lead on the second day of the Rallye dos Sertoes in front of their team- mates Nasser ...

Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg one summary
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Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg one summary

One-two-three exploit for Volkswagen in Brazil Wolfsburg (24 June 2009). The first leg of the Rallye dos Sertoes in Brazil ended with places one to three for Volkswagen. The newly formed factory duo Nasser Al-Attiyah/Timo Gottschalk (Q/D) ...

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-07-05
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Volkswagen newsletter 2009-07-05

Rallye dos Sertoes Volkswagen celebrates one-two in Brazil The Rallye dos Sertoes in Brazil ended with a Volkswagen one-two for Carlos Sainz/Lucas Cruz Senra (E/E) ahead of Nasser Al-Attiyah/Timo Gottschalk (Q/D). Volkswagen won ten of a...

Rallye dos Sertoes final summary
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Rallye dos Sertoes final summary

Carloz Sainz wins the Sertoes International Rally 2009 The 17th edition of Sertoes International Rally was the toughest in history. This is the unanimous opinion among pilots and navigators that participated in the competition, between June 23rd...

Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes debrief
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Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes debrief

Volkswagen drivers Sainz and Al-Attiyah: "A good test" Wolfsburg (04 July 2009). At the Rallye dos Sertoes in Brazil a captivating team-internal duel thrilled the fans: Carlos Sainz and Nasser Al-Attiyah in the Race Touareg jointly won all ten...