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...
Moderate Modifications to optimize the new Pajero* Evolution for the 2005
Mitsubishi Motors continues to improve world beating Pajero* Evolution
Increased torque and lower centre of gravity for new MPR11
Tokyo, December 7, 2004 --...
Mitsubishi Motors Repsol Ats Studios Team Bids For Fifth Successive Dakar
Rally Victory With Strong Five-Car Team
Defending champion Peterhansel and two times winner Masuoka on track
2004 Dakar Bike winner Roma and Frenchman Alphand join the ...
Gerard de Rooy on the stand; He deserves every bit of his 3rd place!
"The entire team achieved something; next year will be my year!!!"
The last day of Le Dakar's 26th edition was unforgettable. Tens of thousands
Senegalese went to Dakar's ...
Engine trouble means the end of the rally for Jan de Rooy.
Gerard de Rooy could hardly keep up with unleashed Tchaguine.
Jan de Rooy couldn't add lustre to his tenth DAKAR rally. After fighting
back during the last two days and even after...
Dakar 2005: The knight's armour
Warmth or comfort, safety or ease? These are some of the questions
that the riders of the most famous raid of the world may usually ask
themselves. For Isidre Esteve, rider of the Repsol KTM Team and...
With the Malian authorities unable to guarantee the safety of the rally
competitors over the next two stages, originally planned to run from Nema,
via Mopti, to the rest day in Bobo Dioulasso, the motorcycle competitors
enjoyed a day off today,...
Stage 7: Tan-Tan - Atar
Wednesday, January 7, 2004
Liaison 345 km - Special 701 km - Liaison 9 km - Total 1055 km
A lot already say that this should be " the " stage of the 2004 Dakar. It will indeed be the longest with a total of ...
You have just been crowned Rallye-Raid World Champion, has that increased
your confidence going into the 2004 Dakar?
Obviously it hasn't done it any harm! But whether I had won the World
Championship or not I would still be going...
The 26th Annual Telefonica Dakar cross-country rally raid will open at
midnight January 1, 2004 with the prologue. The event will cover 17 stages over
18 days with one day of rest. Three stages will take place in Europe, four
in Morocco, six in...
First Time Victory for a Spanish Rider!
KTM writes another page of Dakar History.
After twenty six years of hard fighting for the title, Nani Roma won the
first "Dakar" for Spain. In so doing, he fulfilled a dream of all Spanish
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 ...
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...
Stage 14: Ayoun el Atrous to Tidjikja
Thursday, January 15, 2004
Special 547 km -Liaison 4 km -Total 551 km
Sand, more sand, even more sand ! Dunes, higher and higher, one after the
other forming a real sea of sand all the way up to the ...
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...
Volkswagen looks positively towards remaining Dakar week
Volkswagen has reason for optimism after successfully passing the acid test along the unusually rough stages held over the last three days of the Dakar Rally. Since the start of the...
( FRA - KTM -- 2nd) - 001
"It's great to do the stage on a plane. It's relaxing. On the other hand, I
would have preferred to do it on my bike in the race. Now, for the other
competitors, it's a good thing that they can...
Colin McRae wins the final special stage, Yoshio Ikemachi and his Nissan
Patrol are victorious in the Production category
Colin McRae claims his second Dakar success by winning the final special
stage of this 26th edition. Yoshio Ikemachi, ...
Dakar 2005: From the stadium to the desert
Riders, drivers and machines have begun visiting rather unusual places
and therefore there is the possibility to watch scenes like the one
lived yesterday with Isidre Esteve and Marc Coma, riders of...