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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...

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: Szalay stage 11 report

Dakar: Szalay stage 11 report

Ákos varga fell on the head Competitors knew well enough that stages set in Mali are extremely fast, winding tracks and need plenty of those navigational skills. This meant no problem. However the balázs Szalay - László Bunkoczi duo got off...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Dakar: Szalay team stage three report

Dakar: Szalay team stage three report

Oh, the legendary Africa Stoney, winding roads, needing plenty of navigation, led from Nador to Er Racidia on the first African day of Dakar Rallye. Quite a few of the big aces got lost,too, but not the Balazs Szalay - Laszlo Bunkoczi duo, who...

Sun 01 Jan 2006
Dakar: Nissan Dessoude stage two report

Dakar: Nissan Dessoude stage two report

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...

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 --- --- --------------------------------- --- --------------------- ----------------------- ---------- ----------...

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 --- --- --------------------------------- --- --------------------- ----------------------- ---------- ----------...

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,...

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 final standings - Bike

Dakar final standings - Bike

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

Wed 11 Jan 2006
Dakar standings after stage 9 - Truck

Dakar standings after stage 9 - Truck

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

Dakar stage 9 results - Car

Dakar stage 9 results - Car

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

Sun 08 Jan 2006
Dakar: Volkswagen stage six report

Dakar: Volkswagen stage six report

Volkswagen leads Dakar Rally with three Race Touareg. After a name change at the top of the leader board, Volkswagen still leads the Dakar Rally: On the sixth of 15 stages, held over 792 kilometres from Tan Tan to Zouerat. Giniel de Villiers...

Fri 06 Jan 2006
Dakar: Stage five report

Dakar: Stage five report

A three man battle Cyril Despres (KTM -- no. 1) has recorded his second scratch time on the Euromilhoes-Lisboa-Dakar, by overtaking his rivals Marc Coma (KTM -- no. 2) and Isidre Esteve (KTM -- no. 3) at the head of the race. In the...

Dakar: Volkswagen stage four report

Dakar: Volkswagen stage four report

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 Ouarzazate...

Tue 03 Jan 2006
Dakar: BMW riders stage four report

Dakar: BMW riders stage four report

Race to Dakar team overcome dune conditions The Race to Dakar team have successfully completed day 4 of the 2006 Euromilihões Dakar Rally after enduring the toughest and longest special event so far. Riding south from Er Rachidia to...

Sun 01 Jan 2006
Dakar: Volkswagen preview

Dakar: Volkswagen preview

9043 kilometres in 15 days across seven countries: The 28th running of the Dakar Rally, which starts on New Year's Day in Lisbon, promises to be both nail-biting and a demanding challenge to both the 188 men and machines registered in the car ...

Wed 08 Nov 2006
Dakar: Robby Gordon unveils Hummer H3

Dakar: Robby Gordon unveils Hummer H3

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...

Mon 16 Jan 2006
Dakar: Face to Face, day 14

Dakar: Face to Face, day 14

Face to face January 13, 2006 bike: Desert Samurai Hideki Kashiwa ( n212) He can't go on but he's not complaining. He simply smiles. A tired physique and a politeness from the soul mixed in one lone stance. In the surrounding chaos of the ...

Fri 13 Jan 2006
Dakar: Repsol stage 12 report

Dakar: Repsol stage 12 report

MARC COMA'S SECOND POSITION IN THIS COMPLICATED STAGE STRENGTHENS HIS LEAD IN THE OVERALL STANDINGS The Repsol rider has an advantage of 32 minutes with three days to go. Sweet-sour day for the Repsol Mitsubishi Ralliart Team, after ...

Thu 12 Jan 2006
Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage 11 report

Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage 11 report

For its second day in Mali, the Euromilhoes Dakar 2006 saw Alain Duclos clinch his first ever stage victory and what better place than Bamako to do it for the Mali native. Overall leader Marc Coma increased his lead and can now enjoy an advantage...

Sun 08 Jan 2006
Dakar: Kwikpower Mercedes stage seven report

Dakar: Kwikpower Mercedes stage seven report

Service Unimog helps Lohr and Ruf to make it to the finish of the 521-kilometre seventh stage Atâr/Mauretanien - "Without our service Unimog, we'd still be sitting in the desert," revealed Ellen Lohr in the morning, following her arrival in the...

Dakar: Team USA stage six notes

Dakar: Team USA stage six notes

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 69th after...

Fri 06 Jan 2006
Dakar: Kwikpower Mercedes stage five report

Dakar: Kwikpower Mercedes stage five report

Ellen Lohr: "Defend your position, keep the car alive" Tan Tan/Morocco. "Today, it was all about making it to the finish, keeping the car alive and defending your position," said Ellen Lohr in the afternoon, following the fifth stage...