MUD, MUD, MUD...
Laszlo Palik and Gabor Darazsi finished 75th on opening stage of the
Dakar. Sandor Kis and Peter Czegledi captured the 40th position. Truck
trio Szaller -- Lakloth -- Csitari also finished the special.
Today the 28th...
Robby Gordon Unveils Significantly Revised Hummer H3 Dakar Racer
BAKER, Ca. (Nov. 6, 2006) -- In preparation for the 2007
Dakar, Robby Gordon of Team Dakar USA unveiled his revised Hummer
H3 race truck for the international media at the Dumont...
MARC COMA CARESSES HIST FIRST DAKAR VICTORY AND NANI ROMA SECURES A
PODIUM PLACE IN THE CAR CLASS
The negative side of the day was the retirement of young Jordi Viladoms
after a heavy crash; fortunately the rider is OK. The last stage will ...
Volkswagen heads field with three Race Touareg prototypes
Volkswagen has retaken the Dakar Rally lead after recording its third
victory on the fourth stage.
Works driver Carlos Sainz won the 639 kilometre section from Er Rachidia to
Faria 1st the Stage, Esteve 1st Overall
Well, Ruben Faria, who was 2nd in the yesterday stage, has won the second
special test of the Dakar 2006. Over the 115 kilometres between Portimao and
the extreme South of the Algarve region, the...
Carlos Sainz wasn't intimidated by his first exposure to the dunes of
the Dakar rally; the World Rally Championship legend more than made up
for yesterday's navigation problems with a strong performance on stage
four, taking the victory and ...
JORDI ARCARONS, LEADER IN THE SHADOW OF A WINNING PROJECT
After taking the victory with Nani Roma in 2004, the Catalan Team Manager
looks forward to clinching the Dakar title again with the impeccable Marc
Affable and hard worker, Jordi...
Ellen Lohr: "We're perfectly prepared for the Dakar"
Lisbon -- Tomorrow, Saturday, 31 st December 2005, represents the start
of the Kwikpower Mercedes-Benz team's inaugural Dakar appearance. "We're
perfectly prepared for the Dakar...
Dakar riders return to Guinea
For the first time since 1996, the Dakar rally returned to Guinea today,
which gave all competitors a great opportunity to test themselves in
conditions well suited to enduro specialists, including rocks, ...
Bailey's Withdrawal Tied to Equipment Failure
Dakar's governance board ruled that Bailey was eliminated from the race
when he missed two checkpoints in Stage 9. The lengthy delay we reported
at checkpoint 1 on January 9th was caused by a failure...
The toughest day
They say there is no toughest day on the Dakar. It is always the tough one
on which you have troubles. Well, toppilots told us that still, the stage
between Zouerat and Atar is hell, even if one has to deal with the ...
ALPHAND LEADS MITSUBISHI'S ASSAULT IN DAY OF MIXED FORTUNES
Tables turned in today's leg of the Dakar Rally and the Repsol Mitsubishi
Ralliart Team crew of Luc Alphand and Gilles Picard have powered up the
leaderboard into fourth position from...
Stage 11: Kayes to Bamako
January 11, 2006
Connection 50 km - Special 231 km - Connection 424 km
Total 705 km
Marc Coma (SPA - KTM - 2nd)
"It was a difficult stage. We had to be focused on the navigation, the dust and the numerous speed...
Earlier reports from Africa indicated that Robby Gordon and his Hummer H3
Dakar effort had "crashed heavily" while competing in the seventh stage
of the famed Dakar Rally.
There was no crash, and communication directly
from Gordon and his ...
TEAM DAKAR USA STORMS BACK
GORDON HUMMER MAKES INCREDIBLE RECOVERY ON DAY 5 OF DAKAR
American Racer Robby Gordon's "never give up" philosophy pays off in
stage 5 run from Quarzatate to Tan Tan Morocco.
After three brilliant days on...
MARC COMA AND LUC ALPHAND EXCHANGE MACHINES AT LAC ROSE
A day after winning the Lisboa Dakar 2006, one in the two-wheel category
and the other in cars, the two Repsol racers exchanged wheels and views.
Marc Coma and Luc Alphand...
Face to face
January 14, 2006
bike: Even beyond himself
Henno Van Begeik
Henno Van Begeik is a fighter, hard core, and solid, one of those who tan
their leather under the sun of four horizons. He has voyaged from Amsterdam
to Niger and...