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Sun 03 Feb 2008
Colin McRae reported dead in helicopter crashHeadline
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Colin McRae reported dead in helicopter crash

Colin McRae (39) and his son Johnny (5) have been reported dead in a helicopter crash near the McRae home in Lanarkshire, Scotland, shortly after 4 PM local time. The helicopter burst into flames on contact, though, making identification ...

Tue 01 Jan 2008
Dakar: 2008 entry list

Dakar: 2008 entry list

@>Bikes No. Rider Nat Bike ------- ----------------------------------------------- --------------- -------------------------------- 1 Cyril Despres ...

Sat 26 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Final standings - Car

Central Europe: Final standings - Car

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 201 ...

Sat 05 Jan 2008
Dakar Rally canceled due to safety fearsHeadline

Dakar Rally canceled due to safety fears

The 30th Edition of the Dakar Rally, due to start in Lisbon tomorrow, January 5, 2008, has been been confirmed to be canceled. Scrutineering activities were halted in Lisbon at 10 AM local time, and Amaury Sport Organization, the rally organizer,...

Tue 01 Jan 2008
Dakar: BFGoodrich pre-event news

Dakar: BFGoodrich pre-event news

The pressure is on for tyres Since its debut on the rally-raid scene in 1972, BFGoodrich has emerged as the discipline's benchmark tyre brand. Its record today boasts eight Dakar wins since 1999 and it has just won the Cross-Country Rally ...

Fri 11 Jan 2008
Dakar: Rally Raid UK offers alternative event

Dakar: Rally Raid UK offers alternative event

Post Dakar Blues from the UK In the wake of the cancellation of the Lisboa 2008 Dakar Rally Raid UK has decided to provide its customers with an alternative event for the year. Rally Raid UK is a UK based privateer group whose entry this...

Sun 03 Feb 2008
Tue 29 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Rally PanAm final stage summary

Central Europe: Rally PanAm final stage summary

Top 10 finish for Jonah Street and Team Top 1 Oil / Rally PanAm Balatonfured, Hungary. After 7 days competing against the best cross-country rally racers in the world, Jonah Street has emerged in 9th position overall. In this tight and...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
Eurosport coverage of 2009 Dakar

Eurosport coverage of 2009 Dakar

Daily LIVE coverage on Eurosport The Dakar rally takes to the tracks of Argentina and Chile from January 3-18, leaving Africa for the first time in its history. Eurosport, long- time partner of the Dakar, follows the legendary off-road race on...

Fri 25 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Standings after stage 6 - Truck

Central Europe: Standings after stage 6 - Truck

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 400 ...

Wed 23 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Team Dakar USA stage two summary

Central Europe: Team Dakar USA stage two summary

Mountains Challenge Team Dakar USA on Stage Two Baia Mare, Romania -- The second stage of the Central Europe Rally proved to be quite the challenge for Team Dakar USA. The mountainous tracks on the outskirts of Baia Mare proved to favor the ...

Central Europe: Stage 2 results - Bike

Central Europe: Stage 2 results - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 3 ...

Sun 03 Feb 2008
Petersen/White Lightning Racing announce 2008 plans

Petersen/White Lightning Racing announce 2008 plans

Petersen Motorsports Turns Focus to Rally in 2008 Two-Time Championship-Winning Owner to Shutter Sports Car Effort Until 2009 PAHRUMP, Nev., January 17, 2008 - 2003 and 2004 24 Hours of Le Mans GT class winners. 2005 American Le Mans Series GT2...

Tue 22 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Stage 3 results - Bike

Central Europe: Stage 3 results - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 8 ...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
BFGoodrich preview

BFGoodrich preview

A new challenge for BFGoodrich: Ninth Dakar win The Dakar epitomises the spirit of adventure, dynamism, passion, effort and courage which are all values that BFGoodrich shares. Since its creation in 1870, the brand boasts a long tradition of ...

Fri 11 Jan 2008
Robby Gordon speaks out on Dakar rally

Robby Gordon speaks out on Dakar rally

Robby Gordon, driver of the No. 7 Jim Beam Ford Fusion in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, was scheduled to compete in the Dakar Rally this week until the race was cancelled due to terrorist threats. Gordon spoke about the cancellation prior to the...

Tue 01 Jan 2008
Dakar: Event newsletter 2007-12-28

Dakar: Event newsletter 2007-12-28

Time for some bubbles It's the finishing touches that need most care and attention. Experts in the finest detail will be changing the decoration on a helmet or a pair of gloves. Some of them will still be busy making decisive technical choices.

Fri 25 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Rally PanAm stage four summary

Central Europe: Rally PanAm stage four summary

Jonah Street and Team Top Rally PanAm struggle through Romania, and shine in Hungary. Veszprem, Hungary. Four days into the Central Europe Rally, the competition moves from Romania back to Hungary. The Romanian stages were short, muddy, rocky,...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
Volkswagen newsletter 2008-12-27

Volkswagen newsletter 2008-12-27

7 days until the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile Nightshift for the co-drivers: Road book is key to success Wolfsburg (27 December 2008). As the Volkswagen drivers relax and recharge their batteries in the bivouac after one of the...

Rally PanAm picks up Double Diamond sponsorship

Rally PanAm picks up Double Diamond sponsorship

Double Diamond Athletic Club joins Rally PanAm as the team's Primary Sponsor. America's premier motorcycle rally team has joined with Double Diamond Athletic Club of Reno, Nevada to compete in the Dakar Rally. Double Diamond Athletic Club is an...

Wed 26 Nov 2008
Technical Scruteenering in Le Havre, France

Technical Scruteenering in Le Havre, France

The Dakar rally launch in Le Havre on November 26th and 27th The Dakar Argentina Chile 2009 will start in Buenos Aires on January 3rd. Before competing over more than 9000 km, competitors have to send their vehicle to Argentina. It will be in...

Fri 25 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Stage 5 results - Bike

Central Europe: Stage 5 results - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 11 ...

Sun 20 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Standings after stage 1 - Truck

Central Europe: Standings after stage 1 - Truck

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 400 ...

Fri 04 Jan 2008
Dakar: 2008 route and stage descriptions

Dakar: 2008 route and stage descriptions

Planning the 2008 Dakar began, rather appropriately, with a challenge; that of mapping out the route. The stages we have in mind will give competitors a path across Africa that is just as diverse but with even more of a sporty edge. This year's ...

Fri 04 Apr 2008
Central Europe Rally on Eurosport

Central Europe Rally on Eurosport

Hungary and Romania host the Central Europe Rally between 20 and 26 April, and Eurosport will broadcast daily highlights of this first "Dakar Series" event. Following the cancellation of the Dakar Rally earlier this year, the Central Europe Rally...

Sat 26 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Stage 7 results - Truck

Central Europe: Stage 7 results - Truck

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 400 ...

Fri 11 Apr 2008
Petersen Motorsports 2008 program announced

Petersen Motorsports 2008 program announced

Petersen Motorsports Announces 2008 Dakar Rally Series Program Central Europe Rally Marks Debut of American Team and Driver Mike Petersen Las Vegas, Nev., USA, April 11, 2008 - Michael Petersen (Las Vegas, Nev., USA) announced his participation...

Sat 26 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Final standings - Truck

Central Europe: Final standings - Truck

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 400 ...

Fri 12 Sep 2008
Volkswagen interview with Christopher Zeller

Volkswagen interview with Christopher Zeller

Olympic gold medallist Christopher Zeller: "An incredible experience" Wolfsburg (11 September 2008). The German national team hockey player and the "Dakar" driver: Olympic gold medallist Christopher Zeller had an unusual day as co-driver ...

Fri 04 Jan 2008
Dakar: GINAF Rally Power pre-race notes

Dakar: GINAF Rally Power pre-race notes

GRP ready for the big day.... The entire fleet of the GINAF Rally Power team is ready for 'the big day' tomorrow. On Thursday 3 January the GRP competition trucks and support cars will be submitted to highly critical yet essential technical ...

Thu 27 Mar 2008
Vanguard terminates Team Gordon sponsorship

Vanguard terminates Team Gordon sponsorship

Vanguard Integrity Professionals Terminates Sponsorship of Team Gordon, Inc. for 2008, 2009 and 2010 Dakar Rally -- Company Initiates Litigation to Prohibit Team Gordon from Associating Itself with Vanguard Trademarks -- LAS VEGAS --...

Mon 07 Jan 2008
Dakar: Yamaha Racing 2008 cancelation statement

Dakar: Yamaha Racing 2008 cancelation statement

2008 Dakar rally cancelled amid safety concerns The 2008 Dakar rally has been cancelled just one day before the 30th edition of the historic competition was due to start in Lisbon, Portugal. The late move was initiated over security concerns...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
Volkswagen interview with Giniel de Villiers

Volkswagen interview with Giniel de Villiers

8 days until the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile Giniel de Villiers: "We've assembled the best package for the 'Dakar'" Wolfsburg (26 December 2008). With second place in the 2006 Dakar Rally Volkswagen factory driver Giniel de...

Fri 11 Jan 2008
Tiago Monteiro Dakar 2008 cancelation statement

Tiago Monteiro Dakar 2008 cancelation statement

Tiago Monteiro is disappointed to have to stay home The Lisbon-Dakar is over before it even began, cancelled because the safety of the competitors could not be guaranteed. Tiago Monteiro's feelings on the subject reflect those of all the ...

Fri 18 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Volkswagen preview

Central Europe: Volkswagen preview

Volkswagen faces new challenge in cross-country rally sport Wolfsburg. The Central Europe Rally through Hungary and Romania from 20 to 26 April marks the beginning of a new era for cross-country rally racing. Volkswagen Motorsport accepts this...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
Volkswagen by the numbers

Volkswagen by the numbers

9 days until the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile Number games: with 182 litres of water 9,578 km through Wolfsburg (25 December 2008). 530 teams from 49 nations set off for new pastures on 3 January. This is not just figuratively but...