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Sat 18 Jan 2003
Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage 15 report

Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage 15 report

Despite his huge crash yesterday, by his own admission the biggest of his career, Meoni bounced back to win today's special. Second was the Swedish privateer P G Lundmark, with Spaniard Coma third. Overall however the top 3 remains unchanged...

Dakar: Day 17

Dakar: Day 17 "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... GROINE DEVELOPPEMENT Elodie Metge (Mercedes) - Fra - n°226: "Everything is going well with Daddy (Rene...

Dakar: Stage 15 Louxor - Abu Rish quotes

Dakar: Stage 15 Louxor - Abu Rish quotes

MOTOBIKES: Fabrizio Meoni (KTM - n.1) 1st of the special, 3rd overall "I'm very demanding with myself and I have to ride quickly whether I'm first or last. I always go at my maximum pace. It was very dusty today and not easy to overtake the ...

Dakar: Truck stage 15 Louxor - Abu Rish

Dakar: Truck stage 15 Louxor - Abu Rish

Pos Number Driver Manufacturer Team Time Diff Penalties --- ------ --------------- --------------- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------------- 1. 412 Kabirov Kamaz ...

Dakar: Cars stage 15 Louxor - Abu Rish

Dakar: Cars stage 15 Louxor - Abu Rish

Pos Number Driver Manufacturer Team Time Diff Penalties --- ------ --------------- --------------- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------------- 1. 204 Vatanen Nissan...

Dakar: Motobikes stage 15 Louxor - Abu Rish

Dakar: Motobikes stage 15 Louxor - Abu Rish

Pos Number Driver Manufacturer Team Time Diff Penalties --- ------ --------------- --------------- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------------- 1. 001 Meoni KTM ...

Dakar: Stage 15 Louxor - Abu Rish notes

Dakar: Stage 15 Louxor - Abu Rish notes

The track is well signaled, fast with soft sand and rocky portions. Not a lot of details and quite a few changes in direction. The special is done wihout the help of a GPS system. The special goes from canyon to canyon where everything looks alike.

Dakar Truck overall standings after stage 14

Dakar Truck overall standings after stage 14

Pos Number Driver Manufacturer Team Time Diff Penalties --- ------ --------------- --------------- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------------- 1. 407 Tchaguine Kamaz ...

Dakar Cars overall standings after stage 14

Dakar Cars overall standings after stage 14

Pos Number Driver Manufacturer Team Time Diff Penalties --- ------ --------------- --------------- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------------- 1. 206 Peterhansel ...

Dakar Motobikes overall standings after stage 14

Dakar Motobikes overall standings after stage 14

Pos Number Driver Manufacturer Team Time Diff Penalties --- ------ --------------- --------------- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------------- 1. 003 Sainct KTM ...

Dakar: Bombardier stage 14 report

Dakar: Bombardier stage 14 report

Success calling Bombardier. With only three more days to go, the Canadian quad manufacturer, Bombardier, is starting to hold its breath to see its four quads finish amongst the top five in the grueling 2003 Telefonica Dakar race over...

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...

Dakar: Volkswagen stage 14 report

Dakar: Volkswagen stage 14 report

Volkswagen still leading diesel competitor. With only 274 kilometres against the clock, the 14th special stage of the Rallye Telefónica Dakar was half as long as yesterday's competitive stage. Nevertheless, nerves were frayed at Volkswagen....

Dakar: Nissan stage 14 report

Dakar: Nissan stage 14 report

The Nissan Pickups finish 3rd and 4th in today's stage... A city in High Egypt, located 750 km to the south of Cairo on the right bank of the Nile, Luxor was the end point of today's stage, located on the site of ancient city of...

Dakar: Mitsubishi stage 14 report

Dakar: Mitsubishi stage 14 report

Mitsubishi's Peterhansel edges further ahead. Mitsubishi's Stéphane Peterhansel and his co-driver Jean-Paul Cottret strengthened their hold on the top place in the overall classification of this year's Telefónica Dakar Rally, by setting the ...

Dakar: BMW stage 14 report

Dakar: BMW stage 14 report

Luc Alphand achieves first victory at Stage 14. Shining sun, bright snow and a winner podium: During his career as ski-racer, Luc Alphand many times celebrated on the podium and quite as often he was dreaming of being well in front at the Dakar...

Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage 14 report

Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage 14 report

Fabrizio Meoni's determined charge back to the top of the leader board ended abruptly today with a big crash just before CP1. Although the Italian was able to repair his bike and continue, he lost 22'37 on the winner Richard Sainct and must now ...

Fri 17 Jan 2003
Dakar: Stage 14 Dakhla - Louxor notes

Dakar: Stage 14 Dakhla - Louxor notes

The special is staged on a forgotten track that was used by the camel caravans to go to Sudan. It is almost totally staged in the mountains and finishes with a very steep descent. The start of the special goes upwards like in a hill race on 5kms...

Thu 16 Jan 2003
Dakar: Stage 13 Siwa - Dakhla notes

Dakar: Stage 13 Siwa - Dakhla notes

Wednesday 15th January 2003 Stage 13 Siwa to Dakhla notes of the day. Special stage was 569 km with two liaisons, the first one at 47 km and the final one into Dakhla at 41 km making the total for the day of 657 km. This stage is the complete ...

Dakar: Motobikes stage 13 Siwa - Dakhla

Dakar: Motobikes stage 13 Siwa - Dakhla

Pos Number Driver Manufacturer Team Time Diff Penalties --- ------ --------------- --------------- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------------- 1. 001 Meoni KTM ...

Dakar Truck overall standings after stage 12

Dakar Truck overall standings after stage 12

Pos Number Driver Manufacturer Team Time Diff Penalties --- ------ --------------- --------------- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------------- 1. 407 Tchaguine Kamaz ...

Dakar Cars overall standings after stage 12

Dakar Cars overall standings after stage 12

Pos Number Driver Manufacturer Team Time Diff Penalties --- ------ --------------- --------------- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------------- 1. 206 Peterhansel ...

Dakar Motobikes overall standings after stage 12

Dakar Motobikes overall standings after stage 12

Pos Number Driver Manufacturer Team Time Diff Penalties --- ------ --------------- --------------- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------------- 1. 003 Sainct KTM ...

Dakar: South Africa drivers stage 12 report

Dakar: South Africa drivers stage 12 report

A more technical day in the 2003 Telefonica Dakar. Siwa oasis is surrounded by a fantastic landscape between dunes and mountains with palm trees and lakes. Stage 12 of the 2003 Telefonica Dakar was based on two loops forming a clover; firstly in...

Dakar: Nissan stage 12 report

Dakar: Nissan stage 12 report

The Siwa-Siwa loop ... The guests who had come to Siwa for the rest day had a unique opportunity to see today's stage, which took the form of a loop around the Siwa oasis. With magnificent scenery, and the Egyptian sun, they were ensured of...

Dakar: Volkswagen stage 12 report

Dakar: Volkswagen stage 12 report

Both Volkswagens again in top ten. Impressive fight back by Volkswagen in the Rallye Telefónica Dakar: After Jutta Kleinschmidt and Fabrizia Pons had slipped from fourth to eleventh place the day before the rest day, they now hold a top ...

Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage 12 report

Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage 12 report

In the bikes the late starters took advantage of the slow going at the front, with special victory finally going to Giovanni Sala. Dutch rider Ullevalseter was second (at 0'88) with Stanovnik third (at 1'08). A way behind them, Despres was 7th (at...

Dakar: Mitsubishi stage 12 report

Dakar: Mitsubishi stage 12 report

Mitsubishi Motors Team takes top four places on Siwa stage. Stéphane Peterhansel extended his lead in the overall classification of the Telefónica Dakar Rally today, when he claimed his sixth stage victory in the Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution /...

Dakar: Nissan spotlights their No. 428 Truck

Dakar: Nissan spotlights their No. 428 Truck

The N°428 Truck.... As well as the Pickups, the Nissan Rally Raid Team has two other vehicles entered in the race. These are two T4 trucks, entered in the competition in order to ensure quick help for the cars. The drivers of one of these...

Dakar: Day 14

Dakar: Day 14 "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... SIEMENS KTM "Gerard Barbezant (KTM) - Fra - n°55 - "We stayed all night at the border between Lybia and...

Dakar: Stage 12 Siwa - Siwa quotes

Dakar: Stage 12 Siwa - Siwa quotes

MOTOBIKES: Giovanni Sala (KTM - n.6) 1st of the special, 14th overall "Today I rode well. No problems in the dunes. In the last kilometres, I attacked full speed. I don't know how I won today because I don't feel well at all (fever, etc). I'm...

Dakar: Truck stage 12 Siwa - Siwa

Dakar: Truck stage 12 Siwa - Siwa

Pos Number Driver Manufacturer Team Time Diff Penalties --- ------ --------------- --------------- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------------- 1. 407 Tchaguine Kamaz ...

Dakar: Cars stage 12 Siwa - Siwa

Dakar: Cars stage 12 Siwa - Siwa

Pos Number Driver Manufacturer Team Time Diff Penalties --- ------ --------------- --------------- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------------- 1. 206 Peterhansel ...

Dakar: Motobikes stage 12 Siwa - Siwa

Dakar: Motobikes stage 12 Siwa - Siwa

Pos Number Driver Manufacturer Team Time Diff Penalties --- ------ --------------- --------------- ------------------------- ---------- ---------- -------------- 1. 006 Sala KTM ...

Dakar: Stage 12 Siwa - Siwa notes

Dakar: Stage 12 Siwa - Siwa notes

Stage 12: Siwa - Siwa Tuesday 14th January 2003 Liaison: 57 km - Special stage: 341 km - Liaison: 47 km - Total: 445 km O9:23 - A stage based on a long circle back to Siwa going south of the oasis, through the Egyptian dunes. The way through...

Dakar: Gauloises Racing rest day Siwa report

Dakar: Gauloises Racing rest day Siwa report

Rest day at Siwa. Who could dream of a more beautiful place for a rest day than at the magnificient, thousand year-old city of Siwa. An oasis paradise in the western desert, Siwa is 600 kilometres from Cairo, southwest of the port town of Marsa...