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Mon 06 Jan 2014
Thu 09 Jan 2014
2014 Dakar Rally Stage 5: Robby Gordon

2014 Dakar Rally Stage 5: Robby Gordon

The never-give-up attitude of American’s Robby Gordon and Co-Driver Kellon Walch, along with the entire SPEED Energy/Toyo Tires team, was rewarded today with a near flawless Stage

Wed 08 Jan 2014
Tue 07 Jan 2014
Sun 06 Jan 2013
Peterhansel claims Car lead for Mini team on day 2 of Dakar contestHeadline

Peterhansel claims Car lead for Mini team on day 2 of Dakar contest

Stage 2 was a loop around Pisco in Peru, and the one where the Dakar 2013 competitors faced the sand dunes! After an 85 km liaison section, the 242 km special was their first test on the sea of sand.

Fri 10 Jan 2014
Coma and Roma fly the flag for CataloniaHeadline

Coma and Roma fly the flag for Catalonia

After four days of racing, a good number of the favourites on the Dakar have already suffered for various reasons or even returned home in some cases.

Mon 06 Jan 2014
Alvarez on a charge, Visser out of Dakar

Alvarez on a charge, Visser out of Dakar

The first section of the 433 km route from San Luis to San Rafael, Alvarez’s home town in the Mendoza province, was one of the fastest on this year’s event.

Sat 18 Jan 2014
An open road for Coma, MINI in a muddleHeadline

An open road for Coma, MINI in a muddle

The leader of the general standings is still in full control and all the more comfortable since his closest pursuer Joan Barreda experienced serious mechanical problems.

Sun 06 Jan 2013
Sainz grabs stage 1 win to take early Dakar leadHeadline

Sainz grabs stage 1 win to take early Dakar lead

449 racing machines were scheduled to start in this year’s edition of the Dakar! The route for the opening stage in Peru was an easy one taking them from Lima to Pisco.

Thu 16 Jan 2014
Wed 09 Jan 2013
Al-Attiyah capitalizes on stage four attrition, Barreda makes gainsHeadline

Al-Attiyah capitalizes on stage four attrition, Barreda makes gains

Robby Gordon crashed and Carlos Sainz got lost as Nasser Al-Attiyah edged his buggy closer to the leading Mini today. Husqvarna and Yamaha both won big in Bikes, while the Trucks lead finally shuffles.

Fri 17 Jan 2014
Sun 13 Jan 2013
Mon 13 Jan 2014
Stage 7 was a tough one for Robby Gordon

Stage 7 was a tough one for Robby Gordon

Team SPEED will be testing various things over the final Stages trying to improve the HST Gordini as much as possible under race conditions.

Tue 08 Jan 2013
Al-Attiyah, Lopez ride dunes to stage three victoriesHeadline

Al-Attiyah, Lopez ride dunes to stage three victories

Olympic Gold medal winner Nasser Al-Attiyah took the Car victory on the third say of Dakar 2013. Local hero Francisco Lopez now has two stage wins in the Bike classification. Triple winner now in Trucks, and Patronelli holds Quad lead.

Fri 10 Jan 2014
Mon 13 Jan 2014
Tue 14 Jan 2014
Dakar 2014: Gordon finishes 100th stage

Dakar 2014: Gordon finishes 100th stage

Stage 8 marked Robby Gordon’s 100th Dakar Stage , and this experience clearly helped the American navigate the SPEED Energy/Toyo Tires HST Gordini along the narrow and fast course over the Andes Cordillera on its route to Calama.

Thu 16 Jan 2014
Tue 07 Jan 2014
Thu 10 Jan 2013
Minis attack on 5th stage while Yamaha lands the Bike victoryHeadline

Minis attack on 5th stage while Yamaha lands the Bike victory

From Peru to Chile, the change of scenery and terrain saw the X-raid Mini team on the attack, along with Robby Gordon in his Hummer. It also was the first Bike stage win in 2013 for Yamaha; thanks to David Casteu.

Thu 09 Jan 2014
Sat 12 Jan 2013
Caselli grabs stage 7 Bike win as the riders mourn the loss of BourginHeadline

Caselli grabs stage 7 Bike win as the riders mourn the loss of Bourgin

The death of one of the riders overshadowed the seventh day of the 2013 Dakar. Thomas Bourgin died in a freak road accident before the special stage had even started. There was no celebration at the end of the first marathon.

Fri 17 Jan 2014
Thu 09 Jan 2014
Fri 18 Jan 2013
Roma, Verhoeven take stage 12 wins as leaders hold top spotsHeadline

Roma, Verhoeven take stage 12 wins as leaders hold top spots

One Mini benefits from another's mistake while the Dutch Yamaha rider makes first 2013 appearance. Husseini breaks through in Quads while Russians manage Trucks 1-2-3.

Wed 16 Jan 2013
Argentinean Terranova steals the 10th stage in X-raid's BMW X3Headline

Argentinean Terranova steals the 10th stage in X-raid's BMW X3

Cyril Despres dominates for overall Bike lead, but Joan Barreda takes his 4th stage win. Orlando Terranova celebrated as first Argentinean to lead a Dakar stage in the Car classification!

Sun 12 Jan 2014
Thu 16 Jan 2014
Tue 08 Jan 2013
Tue 14 Jan 2014
Coma hammers the result home while Peter' closes inHeadline

Coma hammers the result home while Peter' closes in

On a 9th stage dominated by the sand, Marc Coma made his mark and reinforced his lead in the general standings whilst picking up his 23rd special stage victory on the Dakar, his second in 2014

Sun 06 Jan 2013
Fri 11 Jan 2013
Al-Attiyah wins stage 6 as his teammate Sainz retiresHeadline

Al-Attiyah wins stage 6 as his teammate Sainz retires

It was a day where the overall leaders held their ground even without winning the first special stage in Chile today. Now those who remain will rest in Calama before taking on their next challenge in the magnificent Andes mountain range.

Thu 17 Jan 2013
Americans triumph in mudded, flooded stage 11Headline

Americans triumph in mudded, flooded stage 11

Robby Gordon won the shortened Fiambala stage amid severe flash flooding while Kurt Caselli tasted victory again through stellar navigation. A new face wins Quads and Russians hold lead in Trucks.