With a route of 9000 kilometres, 5000 of which are against the clock, the 2015 Dakar looks certain to live up to its fearsome reputation.
Facing the unknown is part of the game when you take on Dakar.
Marc Coma is one of the top favorites, heading into the Dakar Rally.
First time in its 37-year history that Dakar will see a zero-emission competitor.
8,000 kilometer race tests man and machine.
The objective of the latest test, held in eastern Morocco, was to assess both performance and durability with all three crews.
The team had to unload the entire contents from the US-France ship and set it up as it will be used in the Dakar 2015
The BAMP project, headed by the Portuguese pilot, partners up with the South African manufacturer of the Nissan V8 cross country rally car, Red-Lined Motorsport, to develop a top competition race car for the Dakar Rally.
WTCC driver swops his WTCC racer for a desert buggy, from track racing to sand dunes.
With a new vehicle, ALDO Racing Team is entering its final stage off preparation.
From Goodwood to the Baja Arágon: Dakar Rally winner Nani Roma and the MINI ALL4 Racing ready for the next challenge.
Olivier Pain expects to get up to speed in two Dakar Series events: the Desafio Guarani in July and the Desafio Inca in September.
In preperation for the 2015 Rally, Yamaha is working hard on the Yamaha WR450F Rally.
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The French marque will return to the Dakar after 25 years of absence.
Peugeot will return to the Dakar after 25 years with the 2008 DKR model.
Jay Leno continues to expand the wonderful vehicles he has driven. This time the Dakar winning MINI was wheeled by the talk show host.