Stage 17: Dakar loop
Sunday, January 18, 2004
Liaison 42 km - Special 27 km - Liaison 37 km - Total 106 km
One shouldn't take this last stage for a formality, a last stroll in the
sun before heading back to the European winter. It'll...
Cornel de Villiers won Quad Class at 2004 Dakar
Ten quad riders entered and started the 2004 TelefÃ³nica Dakar 18 days ago
in France - only one made it to Dakar in Africa to win his first ever Dakar
Rally: Cornel de Villiers, the 1998, 2001...
Successful debut of Race-Touareg surpasses established goals.
*Volkswagen celebrate first stage victory with Jutta Kleinschmidt
*Bruno Saby's sixth position overall renders proof of high reliability
Both Race-Touaregs crossing the finish line...
The 647-kilometre (191 km special stage) second-to-last stage of the 2004
Dakar once again dealt the drivers a number of demanding challenges from
Nouakchott to Dakar today.
Joy and grief stood side by side for the X-raid team. Luc Alphand ...
The second part of the marathon stage was the last opportunity to make up
time in the overall standing. A stage containing 240 kilometers of the
hated camel grass; the last part for man and machine to bite the bullet,
followed by a fast track to...
In the bikes victory went to Richard Sainct (Gauloises KTM) 2â€™05 ahead
of Roma, with Cyril Despres (Gauloises KTM) third (at 2â€™24) and Alfie
Cox (Gauloises KTM) fourth (at 4â€™40). No changes overall, with Roma now
a â€˜comfortableâ€™ 5â€™02...
The rally crews have finally reached Dakar. Today they had to say good bye
to the dunes and the loneliness of the West-African Sahara. Bye, bye
Mauritania, welcome to Senegal. Today Nani Roma did everything right: He
kept close to Richard Sainct.
Giniel de Villiers finished the penultimate special stage in 6th place.
Colin McRae, who arrived late yesterday evening, returned to the race this
morning and completed the 192-km timed sector in 15th position. Yoshio
Ikemachi retains the lead of...
(FRA -- KTM, 1st) - 001
"A nice special. There weren't many solutions. I went to my maximum until
the finish. I have no regrets. Roma was a bit lucky. He got lost but saw
Meoni's track and followed. I can't go faster than...
Stage 16: Nouakchott to Dakar
Saturday, January 17, 2004
Liaison 60 km - Special 191 km - Liaison 396 km - Total 647 km
The main difficulties of the rally are now behind, but the competitors
should however stay focused on this penultimate ...
Be A part of the Legend
Everyday feelings of those who are not specially famous but who dare the
challenge and give a dream for those who stay behind...
- GIBON - 239
Like Father Like Son
It all starts with a simple proposal.
Mitsubishi Motors is poised for an historic moment in the TelefÃ³nica Dakar
Rally with its Pajero / Montero Evolution drivers placed first and second
with just 106 kilometers between them and the finish of this legendary ...
Volkswagen and Jutta Kleinschmidt celebrate Race-Touareg's first stage victory
Debut victory for Volkswagen at the Dakar Rally: Jutta Kleinschmidt and co-driver Fabrizia Pons celebrated the first stage victory of the new Volkswagen Race-Touareg...