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Sun 05 Jan 2003
Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage three report

Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage three report

Stage 3: Castellon-Valencia (Link 65km / SS 10km) KTM Gauloises preserve 100% record. In the bikes KTM Gauloises preserved their 100% record thanks to Frenchman Cyril Despres who won the last European special just 2/10ths of a second ahead of ...

Mon 13 Jan 2003
Dakar: Van Deventer, Bombardier retire from rally

Dakar: Van Deventer, Bombardier retire from rally

Second South African to retire in two days Disaster struck for Vicus van Deventer, South Africa's hope in the quad class of the 25th Dakar race was forced to retire and did not start the stage this morning. After an unfortunate incident in ...

Mon 20 Jan 2003
Masuoka, Sainct, Tchaguine repeat as Dakar winnersHeadline

Masuoka, Sainct, Tchaguine repeat as Dakar winners

Mitsubishi driver Hiroshi Masuoka has taken his second victory in the Dakar rally. The Japanese raid specialist covered the 19 days (one rest day, one boat crossing) to cover the 17 stage event in 49 hours, eight minutes and 52 seconds. Masuoka...

Thu 02 Jan 2003
Dakar: Vicus van Deventer and Bombardier ready for third title

Dakar: Vicus van Deventer and Bombardier ready for third title

Vicus and Bombardier ready for third title in Dakar. Today (Wednesday, 1 January 2003), South Africa's Vicus van Deventer finds himself lining up amongst the 2003 Telefonica Dakar race competitors, in Parc Chone, Marseille in the south of France.

Mon 20 Jan 2003
Dakar: Volkswagen final report

Dakar: Volkswagen final report

Volkswagen celebrate class victory in Dakar debut. The Volkswagen works team achieved remarkable success in the Rallye Telefónica Dakar, their debut in cross-country rallying. After 19 tough stages the very first competitive outing of the ...

Dakar: Cars Super Production class final standings

Dakar: Cars Super Production class final standings

<pre> Petrol-engined 4x4 Super Production cross-country cars Pos.Dos. Name Time Variation Penalty 1. 200 Masuoka Mitsubishi Mitsubishi Motor Sports ...

Sat 18 Jan 2003
Dakar: BMW X-raid realize first Diesel stage win

Dakar: BMW X-raid realize first Diesel stage win

X-raid realize first Stage-Win of a Diesel at Dakar Rally. With cheering and applause X-raid pilot Luc Alphand was welcomed by his team at the stage finish in Luxor today. Four stages before the final of Dakar 2003, the French on BMW X5 with his...

Thu 09 Jan 2003
Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage six report

Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage six report

In the bikes, as was widely anticipated, the special victory went to Alfie Cox who started 5th this morning. The South African caught team mate Cyril Despres just before the refuelling CP at 144 km but the short and rapid special didn't allow them...

Thu 02 Jan 2003
Dakar: Mitsubishi bids for eighth victory

Dakar: Mitsubishi bids for eighth victory

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation and Ralliart Inc. will aim for an eighth outright and third successive success in the 2003 Dakar Rally (officially named the Telefonica Dakar and more commonly known as the 'Paris-Dakar'). The event will take place ...

Thu 09 Jan 2003
Dakar: Day eight

Dakar: Day eight "My Dakar" quotes

MY DAKAR Everyday feelings of those who are not specially famous but who dare the challenge and give a dream for those who stay behind... AG MOTORS "Eric Alimi (KTM) N66 - "I'm 37 years old and I live in Perpignan. I'm married and I have a six...

Wed 15 Jan 2003
Dakar: Withdrawals after stages ten and eleven

Dakar: Withdrawals after stages ten and eleven

Motobikes: Stage 10 - Zilla - Sarir 129 Garcia Mochales 094 Ragot 127 Israel 075 Astori 125 Dollevoet 176 Rojon 142 Dantan 134 Medina 133 Cabibbo 104 Noble 047 Bigot 168 Szilvasi 058 Lafon-Lelievre 152 Bidal 139 ...

Mon 20 Jan 2003
Dakar: Motobike Production class final standings

Dakar: Motobike Production class final standings

<pre> 251 - 400 cc Pos.Dos. Name Time Variation Penalty 1. 071 Tarricone Honda Max Motors Rally 73:37:51 20:13:19 + 400 cc Pos.Dos.

Mon 13 Jan 2003
Dakar: Nissan stage ten report

Dakar: Nissan stage ten report

Towards Egypt. It is with great sadness that the organisers of the Dakar announced the death of Bruno Cauvy, co-driver of car number 280 (Toyota). The organisers and the whole Dakar family express their sincerest condoleances to his family and...

Sat 18 Jan 2003
Dakar: Volkswagen Rally Team readies for first challenge

Dakar: Volkswagen Rally Team readies for first challenge

Dress rehearsal in the desert -- Towering up to 100 metres, the Erg Chebbi sand dunes lie 50 kilometres south-east of Erfoud in Morocco. For seven days, this imposing Sahara landscape provides the Volkswagen Rally Team a testing area to prepare...

Thu 09 Jan 2003
Dakar: Stage seven marathon Ghadames to Ghat notes

Dakar: Stage seven marathon Ghadames to Ghat notes

Stage 7 - First Marathon Special Wednesday 8th January 2003 Liaison: 5 km - Special stage: 584 km - Liaison: 102 km - Total: 691 km 09:17 - The first marathon stage of this 25th edition. On the first 300kms, fast and various tracks will take...

Sat 18 Jan 2003
Dakar: BMW stage ten report

Dakar: BMW stage ten report

De Mevius holds third place at half time. 4752 kilometres or half way of the Dakar Rally (8602 kilometres) were brought to an end by the participants of the anniversary rally today. With X-raid team driver Gregoire de Mevius on his BMW X5...

Wed 31 Dec 2003
Dakar: BMW X-raid preview

Dakar: BMW X-raid preview

High goals for the 2004 Dakar Rally set by X-raid The X-raid team on the hardest rally in the world. A start signal on 1. January 2004, the finishing flag on 18. January 2004 - between these dates lie over 11,000 kilometres of gravel tracks, ...

Mon 20 Jan 2003
Dakar: Mitsubishi final report

Dakar: Mitsubishi final report

Masuoka triumphs & claims record-breaking eighth Dakar victory for Mitsubishi. Dominant one-two-three for Mitsubishi Motors; Third consecutive victory for the Japanese manufacturer; Fifth one-two-three for Mitsubishi Motors; Mitsubishi drivers...

Wed 31 Dec 2003
Dakar: KTM preview

Dakar: KTM preview

KTM goes round again It starts again. The legendary Dakar rally is about to begin. The toughest test for the bikes and their riders. In its 26th edition the rally returns to its classical route: taking off in the middle of France ...

Wed 08 Jan 2003
Dakar: Volkswagen stage five report

Dakar: Volkswagen stage five report

Huge leap forward for Volkswagen. On the first 'real' desert stage of the Rallye Telefónica Dakar Volkswagen made a huge leap forward. As already during the prologue and on the third stage, Stéphane Henrard and Bobby Willis once again achieved...

Mon 20 Jan 2003
Dakar: Bombardier final report

Dakar: Bombardier final report

Bombardier very strong in Dakar. A few competitors live to tell the story, while many more need to digest the pain of not being able to finish the 2003 Telefonica Dakar that ended in Sharm El Sheik in Eastern Egypt today, after what felt like an...

Wed 31 Dec 2003
Dakar: Scrutineering day one notes

Dakar: Scrutineering day one notes

In 26 years of existence, rarely a day of scrutineering had attracted as many people. Looking at the thousands that made the short trip from Clermont and the area to the Grande Halle, one can only consider Auvergne as a land of rallyraid fanatics.

Mon 20 Jan 2003
Dakar: BMW final report

Dakar: BMW final report

Category-win and successful hardness test for X-raid Team. "You are already winner when you manage to finish this rally, all the more we are happy that in the end we could win the diesel-category of four-wheeled vehicles", was the first remark...

Sat 18 Jan 2003
Dakar: BMW stage 12 report

Dakar: BMW stage 12 report

Drop-out of Gregoire de Mevius - complete team attention on Alphand. It was shortly before 9 o'clock local time when BMW X5-team Gregoire de Mevius and co-pilot Alain Guehennec arrived at the Siwa bivouac - seven hours after the day winner and...