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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
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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 ...

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 19 Jun 2009
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 ...

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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Volkswagen newsletter 2009-06-28
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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
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...

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...

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...

Mon 13 Jul 2009
CIK: Volkswagen newsletter 2009-07-12

CIK: Volkswagen newsletter 2009-07-12

Dakar Rally Programme Mario Barth and Oliver Pocher impressed with Race Touareg Comedian Mario Barth and TV presenter Oliver Pocher were obviously thrilled with the Volkswagen Race Touareg, the 2009 Dakar Rally winning vehicle, after an ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Dakar stage 2 results - Quad

Dakar stage 2 results - Quad

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

Dakar final standings - Car

Dakar final standings - Car

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

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 ...

Thu 10 Dec 2009
Volkswagen news 2009-12-09

Volkswagen news 2009-12-09

24 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally Volkswagen's pioneering achievement in the toughest rally Wolfsburg (09 December 2009). Thirty-one years ago on 26 December 1978 the first ever Dakar Rally started from the Place du Trocadero. At the same...

Tue 24 Nov 2009
CS Team Aprilia Giofil prepares for 2010

CS Team Aprilia Giofil prepares for 2010

Team Aprilia Giofil will be in the Dakar Rally 2010 with the twin-cylinders Aprilia RXV 4.5 JUST A LITTLE MORE THAN ONE MONTH FROM THE DEPARTURE OF THE DAKAR 2010, TEAM APRILIA GIOFIL MAKES OFFICIAL ITS PARTICIPATION IN THE RACE IN...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Dakar final standings - Truck

Dakar final standings - Truck

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

Portrait of a Lady, day seven

Portrait of a Lady, day seven

MICHELE MOUTON With a runner-up place in the rally championship in 1982 and four times World Champion, Michele Mouton does not need an introduction. Today, this exceptional driver is ferrying journalists around on the Dakar and rediscovering ...

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 ...

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 Rally dos Sertoes preview
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Volkswagen Rally dos Sertoes preview

Rally dos Sertoes in Brazil "Dakar" winner Volkswagen goes to Brazil with three new pairings Wolfsburg (16 June 2009). "Dakar" winner Volkswagen will contest the Rally dos Sertoes through Brazil with three new driver pairings. Factory driver...

Wed 30 Dec 2009
Volkswagen pre-event news 2009-12-26

Volkswagen pre-event news 2009-12-26

7 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally Detailed procedures for Volkswagen technicians at the "Dakar" Wolfsburg (26 December 2009). The real work actually begins for the team when the five Volkswagen Race Touaregs with drivers Carlos Sainz, Giniel...

Tue 15 Dec 2009
Volkswagen news 2009-12-13

Volkswagen news 2009-12-13

20 days to the 2010 Dakar Rally From snow to sand: Volkswagen team is ready for the "Dakar" Wolfsburg (13 December 2009). Now the going gets tough: The Volkswagen drivers concluded their comprehensive preparations for the latest running of the...

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...

Sun 27 Dec 2009
PS Laser Racing Team pre-event news 2009-12-21

PS Laser Racing Team pre-event news 2009-12-21

PS Laser Racing Team excited about 2010 Dakar Excitement is building as South Africa's Dakar legend, Alfie Cox, and his German co-pilot and team-owner, Jurgen Schroder, spent their last weekend at home before departing for Buenos Aires in ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Dakar standings after stage 10 - Car

Dakar standings after stage 10 - Car

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

Fri 18 Dec 2009
Volkswagen interview with Mauricio Neves

Volkswagen interview with Mauricio Neves

17 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally Mauricio Neves: "The TDI engines are quite simply fantastic" Wolfsburg (16 December 2009). Mauricio Neves is still a rather unknown name for the many Volkswagen fans in Europe. There are nevertheless good ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg one summary
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Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg one summary

One-two-three exploit for Volkswagen in Brazil Wolfsburg (24 June 2009). The first leg of the Rallye dos Sertoes in Brazil ended with places one to three for Volkswagen. The newly formed factory duo Nasser Al-Attiyah/Timo Gottschalk (Q/D) ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Dakar final standings - Bike

Dakar final standings - Bike

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

Volkswagen rest day notes

Volkswagen rest day notes

Kris Nissen: "We need to overcome the 'Dakar' itself first" Wolfsburg (10 January 2009). Volkswagen will start the second week of the Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile in the top three positions on the leader board. After nearly 24 hours of ...

Mitsubishi stage 13 report

Mitsubishi stage 13 report

MITSUBISHI'S JOAN ROMA GIVES NEW 'RACING LANCER' A FIRST FASTEST DAKAR STAGE TIME Team Repsol Mitsubishi Ralliart's Joan 'Nani' Roma and Lucas Cruz Senra (both Spain) gave the new turbo diesel-engined 'Racing Lancer' its first Dakar stage...

Dakar standings after stage 9 - Truck

Dakar standings after stage 9 - Truck

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

Sun 27 Dec 2009
Event caravan arrives into Argentina

Event caravan arrives into Argentina

The Dakar caravan has arrived in Argentina The massive 2010 Argentina-Chile Dakar caravan aboard the Grande Brazile has arrived at the Delta Dock complex at Lima, Argentina. In all 550 vehicles, for the most part entered in the rally, others to...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Dakar standings after stage 12 - Car

Dakar standings after stage 12 - Car

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

Wed 09 Dec 2009
Francois Lurton preview

Francois Lurton preview

French winemaker prepares for the south american dakar Winemaker Francois Lurton, is driving for the first time in the Dakar Rally Raid, to take place in Argentina and Chile for the second time this year. Fifth generation of the Bordeaux Lurton...