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Fri 19 Jun 2009
2009 Dakar entry list

2009 Dakar entry list

@>Motorcycles No. Rider Nat Make/Model ----- ----------------------------------------------------------- ----- ------------------------------ 1 Cyril Despres ...

Volkswagen final report

Volkswagen final report

Volkswagen duo de Villiers/von Zitzewitz - a congenial pairing Wolfsburg (18 January 2009). When two people understand and trust each other blindly, throughout many hours a day, across a period of more than two weeks - the chemistry between them...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Volkswagen bio on Giniel de Villiers

Volkswagen bio on Giniel de Villiers

"Dakar" winner Giniel de Villiers and his dream homeland Wolfsburg (10 December 2009). In January 2009 Giniel de Villiers wrote history for Volkswagen after becoming the first African to win the Dakar Rally and by recording the first victory...

Thu 31 Dec 2009
Stradale Off Road buys out MMSP

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 ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Stage nine La Serena to Copiapo notes

Stage nine La Serena to Copiapo notes

Stage 9 Monday 12 January 2009 La Serena to Copiapo * Connection 88 km * Special 449 km Times given in G.M.T. -3 19:08 - Car Summary of stage 9 Pending validation of the results by the race stewards, Spaniard Carlos Sainz (VW) has won his...

Dakar stage 2 results - Quad

Dakar stage 2 results - Quad

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

Rally PanAm preview

Rally PanAm preview

"El Dakaro" Starts Tomorrow The Dakar Rally starts in Buenos Aires tomorrow. Competitors should be prepared for 17 days of the toughest race on earth. Over 400,000 fans lined the route of a ceremonial parade lap today in the ...

Dakar final standings - Car

Dakar final standings - Car

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

Thu 31 Dec 2009
Volkswagen targets Dakar victory

Volkswagen targets Dakar victory

5 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally Operation title defence -- Volkswagen targets "Dakar" victory Wolfsburg (28 December 2009). The greatest adventure motorsport has to offer -- the biggest challenge a manufacturer can confront: Volkswagen...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
Volkswagen newsletter 2009-11-06

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-11-06

57 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally Volkswagen to field five Race Touareg vehicles at 2010 "Dakar" Wolfsburg (06 November 2009). It is truly a five-star line-up: Volkswagen will field five Race Touareg vehicles at the 2010 Dakar Rally in ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Silk Way Rally: Sponsors to pay amature entry fees

Silk Way Rally: Sponsors to pay amature entry fees

Institutions and sponsors of the Silk Way Rally, looking forward to hosting a great number of participants, have met and decided to take to take the entry fees of all the amateur competitors at their own cost! This exceptional announcement...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
Volkswagen team ships to South America

Volkswagen team ships to South America

32 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally Grande Brasile takes "Dakar" winner Volkswagen to South America Wolfsburg (01 December 2009). 60 tons of material, 17 support vehicles -- Volkswagen's "Dakar" crew embarked on its voyage across the Atlantic...

Wed 30 Dec 2009
South African teams preview

South African teams preview

HIGH HOPES FOR SA TEAMS There will be high hopes for South African teams -- and those with close South African ties -- when the 2010 Dakar Rally gets underway in Buenos Aires on January 1. The South African assault on this year's event will be...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Silk Way Rally: Volkswagen fields for cars for event

Silk Way Rally: Volkswagen fields for cars for event

Volkswagen fields four Race Touareg cars at "Dakar" dress rehearsal in the Orient Wolfsburg (02 September 2009). Historic Silk Road and Karakuma desert: The road toward the "Dakar" title the brand strives to defend in South America at the ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
BMW X-raid preview

BMW X-raid preview

X-RAID'S SAILS CAPITAL RACING TEAM ALL SET FOR DAKAR RALLY SHOWDOWN X-raid announces exciting new Total sponsorship deal Al-Attiyah and Chicherit aim for top three and lead X-raid's bid BUENOS AIRES (Argentina): X-raid's Sails Capital Racing...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg six summary

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 newsletter 2009-06-28

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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Dakar stage 8 results - Bike

Dakar stage 8 results - Bike

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

Wed 30 Dec 2009
Rally PanAm preview

Rally PanAm preview

Street heads to South America for 2010 "El Dakaro" American Rider Jonah Street and Team Rally PanAm soon fly to Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 2010 running of the Dakar Rally. Street, winner of Stage 5 at the 2009 version of this epic 16-day ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Volkswagen newsletter 2009-09-06

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-09-06

Dakar Rally Programme Al-Attiyah clinches 100th stage victory for Volkswagen Race Touareg Volkswagen factory driver Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-driver Timo Gottschalk (Q/D) clinched their first stage victory on the second leg of the Silk Way Rally...

Tue 15 Dec 2009
Series Trucks preview

Series Trucks preview

TRUCKS: WHO CAN COUNTER KAMAZ? Real title collectors with seven out of the last eight editions of the Dakar won by one of theirs, the Kamaz drivers also tend to be vulnerable when over confident. A steering wheel virtuoso, Vladimir Chagin ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Dakar standings after stage 1 - Car

Dakar standings after stage 1 - Car

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

Dakar standings after stage 10 - Quad

Dakar standings after stage 10 - Quad

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

Wed 02 Dec 2009
King Shocks debuts class T5 support truck

King Shocks debuts class T5 support truck

King Shocks debuts T5 support truck for 2010 Dakar Rally. There is a certain type of person who seeks out the road less traveled. They go out of their way to challenge themselves way beyond what most people could or would. Some sail around the...