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...
As challenging and unpredictable as the desert always is, the 2006 Dakar
cross-country rally is even harder to call than its predecessors. While the
Dakar experience is key, especially with the new regulations' emphasis on
navigation skills, new...
On this first day of the year, the organisers had chosen the Algarve region for the second timed sector of
this 28th edition of the Dakar. A superb special stage, 115 km long (quite exceptional in Europe), where
driving skills were vital. Like the...
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 ...
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...
VICTORY FOR CALDECOTT IN MOTORBIKES. NANI ROMA TAKES THE OVERALL LEAD IN
THE CAR CLASS AFTER THE FIRST AFRICAN STAGE
Repsol rider Andy Caldecott wins the stage with an advantage of more than
In the car class, Nani Roma finishes sixth...
Robby Gordon and Team Dakar USA Final Test Session
Next Step: Dakar
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (October 27, 2006) - With the world's most grueling
off-road race 10 weeks away, Robby Gordon lead the 19-member Team Dakar
USA team through one of its...
PEP VILA FORCED TO RETIRE
Pep Vila, Moi Torrellardona and Gustavo Azumendi arrived this morning on their Iveco Trakker at the bivuac in Nouakchott
hoping to continue their race. But having not collected the starting of the special stage in Atar...
GOOD START FOR REPSOL RIDERS AND DRIVERS AT THE FIRST SPECIAL OF THE 2006
Marc Coma is third, 4 seconds behind the first classified rider;
Caldecott ninth, De Gavardo fourteenth, Viladoms twentieth and Sala,
doing team work,...
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 ...
The countdown has started: The Volkswagen works team completed technical
and administrative scrutineering for participation in the Dakar Rally with
the five Race Touareg 2 prototypes and all the 22 service and accompanying
vehicles registered for...
Stage 12: Bamako to Labe
January 12, 2006
Connection 197 km - Special 368 km - Connection 307 km
Total 872 km
Jean De Azevedo (BRE - KTM - 4Ã¨me)
"Until kilometre 173, the stage was very technically demanding, but then it
LUC ALPHAND, THE CHAMPION WHO CAME FROM THE COLD
Nine years after becoming Alpine Skiing World Champion, the French driver
is again the best, but this time in the Dakar
Runner-up of the last edition of the Rally, Luc Alphand faced this...
93 bikers, 66 car crews and 35 trucks eventually made it to the finish line
of the 28th Euromilhoes-Lisboa-Dakar. Luc Alphand in the car race and Marc
Coma on two wheels were both crowned for the first time. Vladimir Chagin,
behind the steering ...
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...
Final destination edges nearer
In the early hours of the morning one truck, one quad and twelve cars were
still making their ways to the bivouac in Labe, Guinea. However, onwards and
upwards was the only mission for remaining Race to Dakar team...
Stage 6 - Tan Tan to Zouerat
January 5, 2006
Connection 336 km - Special 444 km Connection 12 km
Total 792 km
The hours of sleep stored up from previous stages will be an asset when
tackling this long road. The long liaison to the...
Cyril Despres Wins the First Stage
Five o' clock in the morning. An ACDC Cover is the wake-up bell for Cyril
Despres. The last year winner is approaching his first day of race. His
number one reflects the honour and the duty of the champion of...
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...
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, ...
Face to Face
January 12, 2006
bike: Dakar Spirit
Pascal Schandelmayer and Stephane Clair
There are stories of friendship that are born from adversity. Pascal and
Stephane met by accident under the shade of a locust tree lost in the middle
Day-off spent with servicing
Members of the Szalay Dakar Team are spending their day-off with service, they are trying to get the race vehicles into the
best shape as possible, as usual from them. drivers still in competition had a tough day on...
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...
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,...
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...
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 ...
An 11th place finish in the sixth stage of the 15 stage Dakar Rally has once
again vaulted Team Dakar USA up in the overall classification. Gordon, who
was as high as eight in the overall standings after stage three, dropped to
The 28th Dakar Rally is go
At long last the wait is over as the 28th Euromilhoes Dakar Rally got under
way in Lisbon, Portugal today. The first day's stage incorporated a 186km
liaison stage followed by an 83km special stage, then another 101km...
Pavey heads for Dakar
The end of the 2006 EuromilhÃµes 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 ...