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Sun 01 Jan 2006
Dakar: Repsol stage one report

Dakar: Repsol stage one report

GOOD START FOR REPSOL RIDERS AND DRIVERS AT THE FIRST SPECIAL OF THE 2006 LISBON DAKAR Marc Coma is third, 4 seconds behind the first classified rider; Caldecott ninth, De Gavardo fourteenth, Viladoms twentieth and Sala, doing team work,...

Mon 16 Jan 2006
Dakar: Mitsubishi stage 15 report

Dakar: Mitsubishi stage 15 report

MITSUBISHI'S MOMENTOUS ACHIEVEMENT ON THE DAKAR RALLY Mitsubishi Motors made history today when its Pajero / Montero Evolution crew Luc Alphand/Gilles Picard won the Dakar Rally, claiming a record-breaking 11th overall victory and sixth ...

Wed 11 Jan 2006
Dakar: Kwikpower Mercedes stage nine report

Dakar: Kwikpower Mercedes stage nine report

Nightshift for Ellen Lohr and the ORC racing team Kiffa/Mauritania -- For Ellen Lohr and her co-pilot, Detlef Ruf, the longest leg of the 2006 Dakar Rally (874 kilometres) ended in the middle of the night between 9th and 10th ...

Sun 01 Jan 2006
Dakar: Szalay Dakar Team preview

Dakar: Szalay Dakar Team preview

It was no secret that MOL Dakar Team is to set out for this year's Dakar distance with an international crew. Team leader Balazs Szalay already introduced team members in August; the Slovakian Jaroslav Katrinak, the Romanian Zsolt Szilveszter...

Sun 08 Jan 2006
Dakar: Yamaha stages four to six report

Dakar: Yamaha stages four to six report

Day 4 - Tuesday 3 January 2006 Er Rachida -- Quarzazate (Morocco) Stage four of the Dakar 2006 event, from Er Rachidia to Quarzazate in Marocco, was to be another day covered in dust. Starting from 10th position, David Frétigné (Fra) needed...

Fri 06 Jan 2006
Dakar: Stage 6 Tan Tan to Zouerat notes

Dakar: Stage 6 Tan Tan to Zouerat notes

Stage 6 - Tan Tan to Zouerat January 5, 2006 Connection 336 km - Special 444 km Connection 12 km Total 792 km Southbound The hours of sleep stored up from previous stages will be an asset when tackling this long road. The long liaison to the...

Sun 01 Jan 2006
Dakar: Team Vanguard stage one report

Dakar: Team Vanguard stage one report

"More Fun than Legally Allowed ... unless you're driving Dakar" December 31, 2005 -- Have you ever dreamt of opening up your car through a mountain pass road or racing through the city streets without regard to the neighborhood cops? The Dakar...

Mon 16 Jan 2006
Dakar: Mitsubishi stage 14 report

Dakar: Mitsubishi stage 14 report

MITSUBISHI CLAIMS HISTORIC 11TH DAKAR RALLY VICTORY AND 6TH CONSECUTIVE WIN The Mitsubishi Pajero / Montero Evolution crew of Luc Alphand and Gilles Picard today won the Dakar Rally, claiming Mitsubishi's 11th victory on this legendary event and...

Sun 01 Jan 2006
Dakar: Palik Racing stage one report

Dakar: Palik Racing stage one report

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...

Dakar stage 1 results - Truck

Dakar stage 1 results - Truck

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Team Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- --------------------------------- --- --------------------- ----------------------- ---------- ----------...

Dakar: Gordon/Team USA pre-race start notes

Dakar: Gordon/Team USA pre-race start notes

Robby Gordon: Team Dakar USA Hummer is Ready for Dakar Toyo Media Day More than 100,000 enthusiastic motorsports fans are expected to jam the beautiful waterfront starting venue and line the roads leading out of Lisbon, Portugal tomorrow morning...

Thu 12 Jan 2006
Dakar: KTM stage 11 report

Dakar: KTM stage 11 report

Is Difficult to Attack The race restarted after the neutralization of the yesterday's special test. To attack in this different ground of the Malian savannah is a task for specialists. Riders can ride in two close and almost parallel pists,...

Fri 06 Jan 2006
Dakar: Team USA stage five report

Dakar: Team USA stage five report

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...

Mon 16 Jan 2006
Dakar: Final list of those who withdrew

Dakar: Final list of those who withdrew

<pre> The final list of those who withdrew from the Dakar cross-country rally Bike: Stage No. Name Make 14 021 VILADOMS (ESP) KTM 14 166 HAMARD (FRA) ...

Sun 08 Jan 2006
Dakar: Team USA stage seven notes

Dakar: Team USA stage seven notes

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 ...

Mon 16 Jan 2006
Dakar: BMW riders stage 14 report

Dakar: BMW riders stage 14 report

Pavey heads for Dakar The end of the 2006 Euromilhões Dakar Rally is now firmly in sight for Race to Dakar competitor, Simon Pavey, as he successfully completed today's penultimate stage from Tambacounda to Dakar finishing in 86th ...

Dakar: KTM stage 14 report

Dakar: KTM stage 14 report

Atlantic Ocean One day they called the Dakar the Transat Of Alizes, referring to that ocean sailing extreme races that were filling the pages of the newspaper and of the imagination. Now things are a little bit different, and in order to render...

Thu 12 Jan 2006
Dakar: Team Vanguard stage 11 report

Dakar: Team Vanguard stage 11 report

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...

Sun 15 Jan 2006
Sainz back in the Dakar leadHeadline

Sainz back in the Dakar lead

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 ...

Tue 03 Jan 2006
Dakar: Stage 2 Portimao to Malaga quotes

Dakar: Stage 2 Portimao to Malaga quotes

Stage 2: Portimao to Malaga January 1, 2006 Connection 65 km - Special 115 km - Connection 387 km Total 567 km Bike: Marc Coma (ESP - KTM - 5th) "These two first stages were not very difficult but full of traps. I had to remain focused on...

Mon 16 Jan 2006
Dakar: Repsol stage 14 report

Dakar: Repsol stage 14 report

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 ...

Fri 13 Jan 2006
Dakar: BMW riders stage 12 report

Dakar: BMW riders stage 12 report

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, ...

Mon 09 Jan 2006
Dakar: Kwikpower Mercedes stage eight report

Dakar: Kwikpower Mercedes stage eight report

All the five Mercedes-Benz vehicles complete first half of the Dakar Rally. Ellen Lohr draws positive balance. Nouakchott/Mauritania - From Portugal to Morocco, from Morocco to Mauritania: Ellen Lohr and Kwikpower Mercedes-Benz have covered ...

Fri 06 Jan 2006
Dakar: Mitsubishi stage four report

Dakar: Mitsubishi stage four report

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...

Sun 01 Jan 2006
Dakar: Repsol KTM scrutineering report

Dakar: Repsol KTM scrutineering report

THE REPSOL KTM TEAM FINISHES SCRUTINEERING AND GETS READY FOR THE START OF THE 2006 LISBON DAKAR Australian rider Andy Caldecott will replace the injured Jordi Duran as team-mate to Jordi Viladoms Lisbon is experiencing these days the big...

Tue 03 Jan 2006
Dakar: Mitsubishi stage two report

Dakar: Mitsubishi stage two report

MITSUBISHI PAJERO / MONTERO EVOLUTION CREWS 2ND, 3RD, 6TH AND 10TH GOING INTO AFRICA The Mitsubishi Pajero / Montero Evolution crew of Luc Alphand and Gilles Picard lead the team's assault on the Dakar Rally after the second and final European...

Dakar stage 2 results - Car

Dakar stage 2 results - Car

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Team Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- --------------------------------- --- --------------------- ----------------------- ---------- ----------...

Sun 01 Jan 2006
Dakar: Stage one reort

Dakar: Stage one reort

Sainz starts in style For a first start in a Dakar, what a start it was for Carlos Sainz! The Spaniard Volkswagen driver flew to an impressive special victory on the 83km of the stage going from Lisbon to Portimao. Sainz clocked the fastest time...

Dakar: Stage 1 Lisbon to Portimao notes

Dakar: Stage 1 Lisbon to Portimao notes

Stage 1: Lisbon to Portimao December 31, 2005 Connection 186 km - Special 83 km - Connection 101 km Total 370 km The tracks of Alentejo Fine-tuning the preparation of the machine and testing its capacities in racing conditions are the usual ...

Mon 09 Jan 2006
Dakar: Volkswagen rest day report

Dakar: Volkswagen rest day report

Volkswagen in leading trio at half-way stage Three stage victories and five days leading the field, and, on occasion, first, second and third, but also bitter setbacks on the seventh and eighth stages characterise the Volkswagen works team's ...

Tue 10 Jan 2006
Dakar: Stage 8 Atar to Nouakchott notes

Dakar: Stage 8 Atar to Nouakchott notes

Stage 8: Atar - Nouakchott January 7, 2006 Connection 34 km - Special 508 km - Connection 26 km Total 568 km "Hole shot" On the first part of the special, the windy route crosses canyons and wadis. Competitors will feel themselves shot like a ...

Mon 09 Jan 2006
Dakar standings after stage 8 - Car

Dakar standings after stage 8 - Car

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Team Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- --------------------------------- --- --------------------- ----------------------- ---------- ----------...

Fri 06 Jan 2006
Dakar standings after stage 6 - Car

Dakar standings after stage 6 - Car

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Team Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- --------------------------------- --- --------------------- ----------------------- ---------- ----------...

Fri 07 Jul 2006
Team Rally PanAmerica Dakar 2007 news 2006-07-06

Team Rally PanAmerica Dakar 2007 news 2006-07-06

Introducing Team Rally PanAmerica's 2007 Dakar Rally Team. The Dakar Rally. January 2007. The most difficult test of man and machine on the planet. Hundreds of the world's best will challenge the African desert for sixteen days. Half may ...

Mon 16 Jan 2006
Dakar: Stage 14 report

Dakar: Stage 14 report

Another death on the Dakar The day after the first drama that took the life of a child, another young boy was struck on the course of the rally. Before the traditional Lake Rose stage, Marc Coma made good use of navigational errors made by...

Wed 11 Jan 2006
Dakar stage 9 results - Car

Dakar stage 9 results - Car

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Team Time Gap to 1st Penalties --- --- --------------------------------- --- --------------------- ----------------------- ---------- ----------...