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Wed 12 Jan 2005
Tue 04 Jan 2005
Dakar: Face to Face, day one

Dakar: Face to Face, day one

Face to Face The Dakar Magazine December 31, 2004 Everyday feelings of those who are not specially famous but who dare the challenge and give a dream for those who stay behind... Ronn Bailey - Vanguard - 380 We searched all the dustbins...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
Dakar bike division wide openHeadline

Dakar bike division wide open

Richard Sainct will be sorely missed at the 2005 Dakar Rally and Nani Roma has followed Stephane Peterhansel to cars, but there is still no shortage of challengers ready to claim this year's bike title. KTM team testing: a tribute to ...

Thu 29 Dec 2005
Dakar: 2006 entry list

Dakar: 2006 entry list

@>Motorcycles: No. Rider/Drivers Nat Vehicle Team ---- ----------------------------- ---- ------------------------ --------------------------------------- 1 Cyril Despres F KTM 660 Rallye...

Sun 16 Jan 2005
Dakar trucks set for an exciting 2005Headline

Dakar trucks set for an exciting 2005

The truck category of the Dakar Rally looks to be set for even more excitement than usual in the 2005 edition of the famed cross-country event. Pre-prologue in The Netherlands: trucks leaves. Photo by Team de Rooy. Kamaz is back with...

Thu 06 Jan 2005
Accidents, injuries on stage six in Dakar rallyHeadline

Accidents, injuries on stage six in Dakar rally

The first really long and demanding stage in the 2005 Dakar cross-country rally took its toll as the competitors on the route from Smara to Zouerat across sand dunes with hidden rocks to the Mauritanian border where the special ...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
Dakar: Gauloises Team preview

Dakar: Gauloises Team preview

The route of the Dakar 2005 Gauloises Team Presentation After three years during which the event started off in France, the competitors taking part in the rally will this year launch their bids for sporting immortality from Barcelona, at the...

Mon 17 Jan 2005
Dakar: Face to Face, day 17

Dakar: Face to Face, day 17

Face to Face The Dakar Magazine January 16, 2005 Everyday feelings of those who are not specially famous but who dare the challenge and give a dream for those who stay behind... Bertil Marcusson - Scandinavia - 058 "My rally is the...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
Dakar: Inventor Racing Team preview

Dakar: Inventor Racing Team preview

The Inventor Racing Team is a team from Denmark and Sweden who will participate for the third time in the Dakar Rally. The race car, called Inventor D5 EVO III, has a Volvo XC70 body and is built at a chassis designed and developed by the team....

Mitsubishi strong, but not unbeatable for DakarHeadline

Mitsubishi strong, but not unbeatable for Dakar

Mitsubishi will be gunning for a fifth straight victory in the car division of the 2005 Dakar Rally, and the tenth in the history of the most famous cross-country rally of all. And the Japanese team has pulled out all the stops in the pursuit of...

Wed 19 Jan 2005
Robby Gordon's first taste of DakarHeadline

Robby Gordon's first taste of Dakar

Robby Gordon has never shied away from a challenge when it comes to auto racing. The 36-year-old NASCAR driver spends most of his time in the seat of a stock car these days, but took time out to compete in the 27th Dakar rally. Dirk von...

Mon 17 Jan 2005
Dakar: Andy Caldecott final summary

Dakar: Andy Caldecott final summary

Caldecott sixth in 2005 Dakar Rally Australian desert specialist Andy Caldecott (KTM) has finished an impressive sixth in the 2005 Dakar Rally, which included in Senegal on January 16. The South Australian completed the perennial torture...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
Dakar: The 2005 route

Dakar: The 2005 route

Be A part of the Legend: Shorter, More Intense Offer to competitors a shorter, more intense course, with varied stages and a balance between the difficulties, was the way we have worked for the 2005 edition. With two stages and hundreds...

Sat 08 Jan 2005
Dakar: Stage 7 Zouerat to Tichit notes

Dakar: Stage 7 Zouerat to Tichit notes

Stage 7: Zouerat to Tichit January 6, 2005 Liaison 9 km - Special 660 km Total 669 km Regular Dakar participants won't be able to use their intimate knowledge of the region as most of the route is new this year. In the motorcycle category,...

Tue 11 Jan 2005
KTM rider Perez injury turned fatal

KTM rider Perez injury turned fatal

Sad news hit the KTM riders today when the announcement was made that fellow KTM rider, Jose Manuel Perez died from the internal injuries he sustained from his accident on the stage seven marathon. The Spaniard crashed on January 6th, Perez was...

Dakar: Gauloises Racing rest day report

Dakar: Gauloises Racing rest day report

After the first 9 stages of the rally and over a week on the rally, the remaining competitors of the Telefonica Dakar 2005 enjoyed a well deserved rest. Time to have a shower, work on the car, check out the overall position and start thinking of...

Tue 20 Dec 2005
Dakar: Portugal rally winners return to Lisbon

Dakar: Portugal rally winners return to Lisbon

Lisboa will be the Motor Sports Capital at the end of the year Drivers who won eight Portugal Rallies return to Portugal Lisboa, 19th of December 2005 -- Lisboa is going to be the "Motor Sports Capital" from the 26th to the 31st of December...

Thu 06 Jan 2005
Dakar: Stage 6 Smara to Zouerat notes

Dakar: Stage 6 Smara to Zouerat notes

Stage 6: Smara to Zouerat January 5, 2005 Liaison 121 km - Special 492 km - Liaison 9 km Total 622 km Drivers skilled at dune crossing and navigating will here be in their element. But for the 40 % of new entrants in the motorcycle category, it...

Sun 11 Dec 2005
Jordi Duran - Repsol pre-Dakar interview

Jordi Duran - Repsol pre-Dakar interview

REPSOL RIDERS IN DAKAR 2006: JORDI DURAN What does the Dakar mean to you? "It was my dream since I was a little kid. It's always been a race I've been well aware of; I really looked forward to be able to participate, compete and finish some...

Wed 12 Jan 2005
Dakar: KTM official statement on Meoni

Dakar: KTM official statement on Meoni

Dakar 2005: Death of Fabrizio Meoni Officiel statement from KTM, Mattighofen Fabrizio Meoni's fatal accident Fabrizio Meoni was in a serious crash during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally. Despite immediate medical attention, it was not...

Tue 04 Jan 2005
Dakar: Face to Face, day two

Dakar: Face to Face, day two

Face to Face The Dakar Magazine January 1, 2005 Everyday feelings of those who are not specially famous but who dare the challenge and give a dream for those who stay behind... Jehan Godefroy de France - M.D Rallye Sport - 161 "I didn't...

Thu 15 Dec 2005
Luc Alphand - Repsol pre-Dakar interview

Luc Alphand - Repsol pre-Dakar interview

REPSOL DRIVERS IN DAKAR 2006: LUC ALPHAND What made you decide to take up motorsport? I think, at first, I was addicted to speed through skiing. I had my daily dose adrenalin through skiing. My roots are from the mountains. I had...

Wed 02 Nov 2005
HUMMER, Robby Gordon to take on Baja and Dakar

HUMMER, Robby Gordon to take on Baja and Dakar

HUMMER to sponsor Team Dakar USA World-renowned driver to pilot H3 in world's most challenging off-road race DETROIT -- HUMMER Division and Robby Gordon Motorsports have joined together to take on the Dakar Rally, widely considered to be...

Tue 04 Jan 2005
Dakar: Volkswagen stage three report

Dakar: Volkswagen stage three report

Volkswagen driver Robby Gordon second heading to Africa Excellent starting position for Volkswagen works driver Robby Gordon in Africa: On his 36th birthday, the American, second overall after the Dakar Rally's third stage, lies exactly one...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
Dakar: Iveco Eurocargo preview

Dakar: Iveco Eurocargo preview

November 2004 - Two drivers, legends of the Rally world, Miki Biasion and Markku Alén; a truck, the Iveco Eurocargo, which has changed the history of transport, and that of the "All Terrain" rally; and the great Italian tyre brand Pirelli, will...

Sat 15 Jan 2005
Dakar: Face to Face, day 15

Dakar: Face to Face, day 15

Face to Face The Dakar Magazine January 14, 2005 Everyday feelings of those who are not specially famous but who dare the challenge and give a dream for those who stay behind... Lang Xu - Nissan Dessoude - 366 "I've learnt a lot... about ...

Fri 14 Jan 2005
Dakar: Stage 11 Atar to Kiffa notes

Dakar: Stage 11 Atar to Kiffa notes

Stage 11: Atar to Kiffa January 11, 2005 Liaison 34 km - Special 656 km - Liaison 5 km Total 695 km To celebrate in a worthy fashion the leaving of Atâr and the last day in Mauritania, drivers will race a long - Special of 600 km. The first ...

Tue 04 Jan 2005
Dakar: Stage 3 Granada to Rabat quotes

Dakar: Stage 3 Granada to Rabat quotes

Motorcycles Cyril Despres (FRA -- KTM) - 002 It's good to start the year with a nice special under the sun. We finally were able to attack after having taken it easy for the 900kms on the motorway yesterday. Until now, everything looks fine!...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
Dakar: X-raid BMW preview

Dakar: X-raid BMW preview

Two X-raid BMW X5 at the Dakar 2005 X-raid announces it will be participating in the 27th Dakar with two BMW X5. This will be the third time that X-raid takes part in the hardest rally in the world, which starts in Barcelona, Spain, on 1st...

Sat 15 Jan 2005
Dakar: Face to Face, day 16

Dakar: Face to Face, day 16

Face to Face The Dakar Magazine January 15, 2005 Everyday feelings of those who are not specially famous but who dare the challenge and give a dream for those who stay behind... Sylviane Goutaland - Toyota Team Feminin - 442 "A benefit for...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
Dakar: Orlen Team preview

Dakar: Orlen Team preview

At the start of the legendary Dakar 2005 Rally Poland will be represented by Orlen Team, featuring the motorcycle riders Jacek Czachor (World Vice Champion of 2004) and Marek Dabrowski (World 2nd Vice Champion of 2004) and the car team - Krzysztof...

Tue 04 Jan 2005
Dakar: Face to Face, day three

Dakar: Face to Face, day three

Face to Face The Dakar Magazine January 2, 2005 Everyday feelings of those who are not specially famous but who dare the challenge and give a dream for those who stay behind... Robert Knecht - www.robby-dakar.com - 226 "I was destined for...

Thu 06 Jan 2005
Dakar: Inventor Racing update 2005-01-05

Dakar: Inventor Racing update 2005-01-05

Prolouge, day one 2004-12-31 Latest news from Inventor Racing team - everything is okey and our new racing car works fine. The prologue is now completed and our position is nr 131. Tomorrow, there will be no special stage, we will do 920 km of...

Mon 10 Jan 2005
Dakar: Stage 9 Tidjikja to Atar notes

Dakar: Stage 9 Tidjikja to Atar notes

Stage 9: Tidjikja to Atar January 8, 2005 Liaison 3 km - Special 361 km - Liaison 35 km Total 399 km In this final stage before the rest day driving enthusiasts will here be in their element. The 300 kilometres of track will be very fast...

Tue 04 Jan 2005
Dakar: Face to Face, day four

Dakar: Face to Face, day four

Face to Face The Dakar Magazine January 3, 2005 Everyday feelings of those who are not specially famous but who dare the challenge and give a dream for those who stay behind... Franck Cinier - Aventure Desert 2005 - 140 A giant video ...

Sun 02 Jan 2005
Dakar stage 1 results - Bike

Dakar stage 1 results - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Team Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- --------------------------------- --- -------------------- ---------------------- ---------- ---------- --------- 1.