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Tue 20 Jan 2004
Dakar: Cornel de Villiers Quad class final report

Dakar: Cornel de Villiers Quad class final report

Cornel de Villiers won Quad Class at 2004 Dakar Ten quad riders entered and started the 2004 Telefónica Dakar 18 days ago in France - only one made it to Dakar in Africa to win his first ever Dakar Rally: Cornel de Villiers, the 1998, 2001...

Wed 08 Dec 2004
Mitsubishi announces Dakar vehicles

Mitsubishi announces Dakar vehicles

Moderate Modifications to optimize the new Pajero* Evolution for the 2005 Dakar Rally Mitsubishi Motors continues to improve world beating Pajero* Evolution Increased torque and lower centre of gravity for new MPR11 Tokyo, December 7, 2004 --...

Sun 04 Jan 2004
Dakar stage 2 results - Bike

Dakar stage 2 results - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- 1. 12 David Fretigne ...

Thu 09 Dec 2004
Mitsubishi aims for Dakar title

Mitsubishi aims for Dakar title

Mitsubishi Motors Repsol Ats Studios Team Bids For Fifth Successive Dakar Rally Victory With Strong Five-Car Team Defending champion Peterhansel and two times winner Masuoka on track 2004 Dakar Bike winner Roma and Frenchman Alphand join the ...

Fri 16 Jan 2004
Dakar Standings after stage 13 - Bike

Dakar Standings after stage 13 - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 4 ...

Sun 18 Jan 2004
Dakar stage 15 results - Bike

Dakar stage 15 results - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 3 ...

Fri 09 Jan 2004
Dakar Standings after stage 7 - Bike

Dakar Standings after stage 7 - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 2 ...

Thu 08 Jan 2004
Dakar: Stage 7 Tan-Tan to Atar notes

Dakar: Stage 7 Tan-Tan to Atar notes

Stage 7: Tan-Tan - Atar Wednesday, January 7, 2004 Liaison 345 km - Special 701 km - Liaison 9 km - Total 1055 km A lot already say that this should be " the " stage of the 2004 Dakar. It will indeed be the longest with a total of ...

Mon 05 Jan 2004
Dakar stage 3 results - Bike

Dakar stage 3 results - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 12 ...

Tue 06 Jan 2004
Dakar stage 5 results - Bike

Dakar stage 5 results - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 19 ...

Sun 04 Jan 2004
Dakar: Gauloises Racing - KTM riders interviews

Dakar: Gauloises Racing - KTM riders interviews

Cyril Despres You have just been crowned Rallye-Raid World Champion, has that increased your confidence going into the 2004 Dakar? Obviously it hasn't done it any harm! But whether I had won the World Championship or not I would still be going...

Tue 28 Dec 2004
Dakar: Repsol - The knight's armour

Dakar: Repsol - The knight's armour

Dakar 2005: The knight's armour Warmth or comfort, safety or ease? These are some of the questions that the riders of the most famous raid of the world may usually ask themselves. For Isidre Esteve, rider of the Repsol KTM Team and...

Tue 20 Jan 2004
Dakar: De Rooy final report

Dakar: De Rooy final report

Gerard de Rooy on the stand; He deserves every bit of his 3rd place! "The entire team achieved something; next year will be my year!!!" The last day of Le Dakar's 26th edition was unforgettable. Tens of thousands Senegalese went to Dakar's ...

Sat 20 Mar 2004
Dakar: De Rooy stage 7 report

Dakar: De Rooy stage 7 report

Engine trouble means the end of the rally for Jan de Rooy. Gerard de Rooy could hardly keep up with unleashed Tchaguine. Jan de Rooy couldn't add lustre to his tenth DAKAR rally. After fighting back during the last two days and even after...

Tue 06 Jan 2004
Dakar standings after stage 4 - Car

Dakar standings after stage 4 - Car

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 203...

Tue 20 Jan 2004
Dakar: Volkswagen final report

Dakar: Volkswagen final report

Successful debut of Race-Touareg surpasses established goals. *Volkswagen celebrate first stage victory with Jutta Kleinschmidt *Bruno Saby's sixth position overall renders proof of high reliability Both Race-Touaregs crossing the finish line...

Mon 12 Jan 2004
Dakar: Volkswagen day 11 notes

Dakar: Volkswagen day 11 notes

Volkswagen looks positively towards remaining Dakar week Volkswagen has reason for optimism after successfully passing the acid test along the unusually rough stages held over the last three days of the Dakar Rally. Since the start of the...

Tue 20 Jan 2004
Dakar stage 17 results - Bike

Dakar stage 17 results - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 2 ...

Dakar: Nissan final report

Dakar: Nissan final report

Colin McRae wins the final special stage, Yoshio Ikemachi and his Nissan Patrol are victorious in the Production category Colin McRae claims his second Dakar success by winning the final special stage of this 26th edition. Yoshio Ikemachi, ...

Tue 06 Jan 2004
Dakar stage 4 results - Bike

Dakar stage 4 results - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 3 ...

Tue 28 Dec 2004
Dakar: Repsol - From the stadium to the desert

Dakar: Repsol - From the stadium to the desert

Dakar 2005: From the stadium to the desert Riders, drivers and machines have begun visiting rather unusual places and therefore there is the possibility to watch scenes like the one lived yesterday with Isidre Esteve and Marc Coma, riders of...

Sun 18 Jan 2004
Dakar standings after stage 16 - Bike

Dakar standings after stage 16 - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 4 ...

Mon 12 Jan 2004
Dakar: Yamaha day 10 notes

Dakar: Yamaha day 10 notes

With the Malian authorities unable to guarantee the safety of the rally competitors over the next two stages, originally planned to run from Nema, via Mopti, to the rest day in Bobo Dioulasso, the motorcycle competitors enjoyed a day off today,...

Tue 06 Jan 2004
Dakar: De Rooy stage 4 report

Dakar: De Rooy stage 4 report

At long last ... Africa. The competitors were forced to swallow the first tough special after a liaison of 233 kilometers. A special of 75 kilometers on a sand track fringed with pine trees. A tough job for the motorcyclists and the drivers so...

Tue 13 Jan 2004
Dakar 2004: France to SenegalHeadline

Dakar 2004: France to Senegal

The 26th Annual Telefonica Dakar cross-country rally raid will open at midnight January 1, 2004 with the prologue. The event will cover 17 stages over 18 days with one day of rest. Three stages will take place in Europe, four in Morocco, six in...

Tue 28 Dec 2004
Dakar: BFGoodrich preview

Dakar: BFGoodrich preview

BFGoodrich® Tires ready for 2005 Dakar Rally 1. New regulations make rally tougher than ever 2. Just one tyre type allowed for factory teams 3. Remote tyre pressure regulator systems outlawed 4. No 'tyre drops' during marathon...

Tue 20 Jan 2004
Dakar: Stage 17 Dakar loop notes

Dakar: Stage 17 Dakar loop notes

Stage 17: Dakar loop Sunday, January 18, 2004 Liaison 42 km - Special 27 km - Liaison 37 km - Total 106 km One shouldn't take this last stage for a formality, a last stroll in the sun before heading back to the European winter. It'll...

Thu 08 Jan 2004
Dakar Standings after stage 5 - Car

Dakar Standings after stage 5 - Car

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 203...

Sun 04 Jan 2004
Dakar stage 1 results - Truck

Dakar stage 1 results - Truck

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- 1. 414 Tchaguine, Yakoubov,...

Tue 20 Jan 2004
Dakar Final standings - Truck

Dakar Final standings - Truck

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 414...

Dakar Final standings - Car

Dakar Final standings - Car

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 203...

Dakar: Mitsubishi final report

Dakar: Mitsubishi final report

Mitsubishi & Peterhansel Win The Dakar Masuoka second in the Pajero / Montero Evolution Fourth consecutive victory for Mitsubishi, ninth overall win Three cars in the top five Mitsubishi Motors, Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret won...

Dakar: KTM final report

Dakar: KTM final report

First Time Victory for a Spanish Rider! KTM writes another page of Dakar History. After twenty six years of hard fighting for the title, Nani Roma won the first "Dakar" for Spain. In so doing, he fulfilled a dream of all Spanish motorsport ...

Mon 12 Jan 2004
Dakar: De Rooy day 10 notes

Dakar: De Rooy day 10 notes

Gerard de Rooy wasn’t happy at all on the forced cancellation of the specials. From the cabin of truck nr. 417 he said: “I do understand the Organization’s decision. If those gangs are really dangerous, it’s no use driving alone. However,...

Dakar: Day 10

Dakar: Day 10 "My Dakar" statements

Be A part of the Legend Everyday feelings of those who are not specially famous but who dare the challenge and give a dream for those who stay behind... Cyril Raynal - RSP RACING - 031 Doing it For The Little One Being a privateer doesn't...

Tue 06 Jan 2004
Dakar standings after stage 4 - Bike

Dakar standings after stage 4 - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Team Manufacturer Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- ------------------------------ --- ---------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 19 ...