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Tue 11 Dec 2007
Dakar: KTM ready for Dakar 2008

Dakar: KTM ready for Dakar 2008

KTM ready for Dakar 2008 It's only a couple of weeks before the start of the 30th edition of the Dakar Rally in Lisbon. Riders all over the world are preparing themselves for the toughest and ultimate off-road race. Every year the Dakar Rally...

Wed 05 Dec 2007
Dakar: Roman Kresta joins crew of X-Raid team

Dakar: Roman Kresta joins crew of X-Raid team

Roman Kresta will go Rally Dakar 2008 in half-factory team BMW. Czech rally driver will be a member of crew for supporting truck MAN and in 2009 he should enter in African adventure with BMW X3CC, an incisive special in cars. Contract in X-Raid ...

Thu 29 Nov 2007
Dakar: Mitsubishi 2008 preview

Dakar: Mitsubishi 2008 preview

STABLE LINE-UP TARGETS RECORD EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE DAKAR SUCCESS FOR REPSOL MITSUBISHI RALLIART TEAM As the Dakar Rally prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary event, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) and its motorsport unit MMSP have entered...

Tue 20 Nov 2007
Rally PanAm ready for Dakar

Rally PanAm ready for Dakar

Rally PanAm is a step closer to the Dakar podium Rally PanAm's lead rider Jonah Street taught Dakar Rally champion Cyril Despres a lesson in Baja this week. Teamed with several other talented riders on Tim Morton's 14x bike, Jonah finished the...

Fri 02 Nov 2007
Team Dakar USA announces driver line-up

Team Dakar USA announces driver line-up

Robby Gordon Selects Dakar Veteran Ronn Bailey to Drive 2nd Hummer for Team Dakar USA All American Dakar Team Will Compete Together for the Next Three Years in the World's Longest And Most Challenging Race Team Dakar USA, the elite off-road ...

Sun 28 Oct 2007
Rally PanAm Dakar newsletter 2007-10-23

Rally PanAm Dakar newsletter 2007-10-23

Rally PanAm's 2008 Dakar Rally plans: Payback in Africa What's up for the Dakar Rally in 2008? The Dakar Rally is the most challenging motorsports event anywhere; a desert race across the toughest terrain in the world. Racers must be fast,...

Wed 26 Sep 2007
Petersen Motorsports/WLR news 2007-09-25

Petersen Motorsports/WLR news 2007-09-25

Petersen Motorsports/ White Lightning Racing Drivers Continue Strong Runs Around the World Little Downtime for Team as it Prepares for the Euromilhões Dakar 2008 PAHRUMP, Nev., September 25, 2007 - Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing...

Sat 11 Aug 2007
BITD: Chris Blais seriously injured

BITD: Chris Blais seriously injured

THE CHRIS BLAIS MEDICAL FUND ESTABLISHED Apple Valley, California, August 10, 2007 - A Bank of America savings account has been established to help defray medical and rehabilitation expenses for Red Bull KTM off-road star Chris Blais. A...

Fri 01 Jun 2007
Dakar: Petersen/White Lightning announce 2008 program

Dakar: Petersen/White Lightning announce 2008 program

Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing Announces 2008 Dakar Program Michael Petersen to Drive American-Made, Purpose-Built Buggy in Effort's Second Year ENSENADA, Mexico, May 31, 2007 - Team owner and driver Michael Petersen (Las Vegas,...

Mon 07 May 2007
Dakar: Team Rally PanAmerica sponsor renews

Dakar: Team Rally PanAmerica sponsor renews

TOP 1 Oil signs on with Team Rally PanAmerica for a return to the Dakar Rally. Burlingame, CA. TOP 1 Oil Products Co. will return to Africa for the 2008 Dakar Rally with Team Rally PanAmerica. TOP 1 is a leading American producer of high ...

Sat 10 Feb 2007
Dakar podium rider Blais to make US appearance

Dakar podium rider Blais to make US appearance

DAKAR RALLY STAR CHRIS BLAIS TO APPEAR AT INDY DEALER EXPO Feb 9, 2007 - Dealers attending the Dealernews Indianapolis trade show next weekend will have a special opportunity to meet America's ...

Thu 01 Feb 2007
Petersen/White Lightning reflection on Dakar debut

Petersen/White Lightning reflection on Dakar debut

Petersen/White Lightning Looks Back on Euromilhões Dakar 2007 PAHRUMP, Nev. January 31, 2007 -- The challenges are great. The risks are greater. The financial rewards are small. So why would a combination that has won Le Mans twice in...

Wed 24 Jan 2007
Dakar: Team Rally Pan America post-event report

Dakar: Team Rally Pan America post-event report

In his first racing foray into Africa, Casey McCoy brought the PAi bike home in a very respectable 31st place. Casey circled the pink lake in Dakar yesterday afternoon, successfully completing the 29th Dakar Rally. He was the 2nd American and 5th...

Dakar: Michelin post-event report

Dakar: Michelin post-event report

MICHELIN RIDERS FILL ALL THREE PODIUM PLACES AS CYRIL DESPRES RECORDS SECOND DAKAR VICTORY Frenchman Cyril Despres, winner of the Dakar Rally in 2005, clinched his second Dakar success in three years with a controlled final stage performance ...

Tue 23 Jan 2007
Dakar: Volkswagen Motorsport final day quotes

Dakar: Volkswagen Motorsport final day quotes

Team quotes after final stage (15) Kris Nissen (Volkswagen Motorsport Director) "We're looking back on a Dakar Rally which has given us a lot of great moments as well as a bitter disappointment. Volkswagen had ten outstanding days when we ...

Dakar: BMW X-raid stage 15 report

Dakar: BMW X-raid stage 15 report

X-RAID TEAM REACHES DAKAR FINISH WITH AL-ATTIYAH LEADING THE WAY IN SIXTH POSITION * Harsh speeding penalties cost X-Raid victory in the diesel category * Germany's Kleinschmidt finishes in 15th position in her BMW X3CC * Monterde and ...

Dakar: Team Rally Pan America stage 15 report

Dakar: Team Rally Pan America stage 15 report

The Finish and post-rally aid mission Dakar and Mbour, Senegal Well, we made it here. Casey finished well, and we also helped get our ragtag group of riders from the US to the finish line.. It was a tough race, with Jonah going...

Dakar: Stage 15 Dakar to Dakar report

Dakar: Stage 15 Dakar to Dakar report

Stage 15 - Sunday 21 January 2007 - Dakar to Dakar Connection 36 km - Special 16 km - Connection 41 km Total 93 km The film of the stage Despres and Peterhansel have another go at victory. Stacey discovers... 132 bikes, 109 car teams...

Dakar: Mitsubishi stage 15 report

Dakar: Mitsubishi stage 15 report

RECORD-BREAKING TEAM REPSOL MITSUBISHI RALLIART CLAIM SEVENTH SUCCESSIVE DAKAR RALLY VICTORY Team Repsol Mitsubishi Ralliart rewrote the history books by claiming a seventh successive victory in the punishing 2007 Dakar Rally after the...

Dakar: Portraits of the Day 2007-01-21

Dakar: Portraits of the Day 2007-01-21

Euromilhoes Dakar 2007 Portraits of the Day Sunday January 21, 2007 Arjan Brouwer: "The Dakar is my life" When Arjan Bower says the Dakar is his life he isn't exaggerating. In 1986 the entered the mythical race for the first time and very...

Dakar: Volkswagen stage 15 report

Dakar: Volkswagen stage 15 report

Volkswagen -- with ten stage victories -- fastest team In the 2007 Dakar Rally Volkswagen -- having clinched ten of 14 possible stage victories and leading the event for eight days -- was the dominant team in the field, but in the overall ...

Dakar: Szalay Dakar Team stage 15 report

Dakar: Szalay Dakar Team stage 15 report

All's good if ends good Five competitors from the OPEL Racing Team, MOL Dakar Team and the Szalay Dakar Team, collectively, have finished the 2007 Dakar Rally! Out of our five bikers Ivan Jakes and Janos Desi had technical problems, due to...

Dakar: Nissan Dessoude stage 15 report

Dakar: Nissan Dessoude stage 15 report

André Dessoude has just finished his 25th Dakar. Some bitterness and disappointment, even if four of his seven cars reached the finish. The 'Wizard of St-Lô' always remains lucid, and gave this analysis of his Dakar. " Over my 25 Dakars, this...

Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage 15 report

Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage 15 report

Final victory on the 2007 Dakar went to Frenchman Cyril Despres (Gauloises KTM) ahead of team mate and compatriot David Casteu (at 34'19) with the American Chris Blais third (at 52'06). Cyril Despres (Gauloises KTM) 1st overall (by 34'19) "It...

Dakar: KTM stage 15 report

Dakar: KTM stage 15 report

Clean sweep of Dakar podium for KTM Despres, Casteu and Blais ride to glory in world's toughest rally. KTM Factory riders made a clean sweep of the podium at the conclusion of the Dakar 2007 Rally Sunday when Cyril Despres (Gauloisses KTM) came...

Dakar: Team Repsol stage 15 report

Dakar: Team Repsol stage 15 report

RECORD-BREAKING TEAM REPSOL MITSUBISHI RALLIART CLAIM SEVENTH SUCCESSIVE DAKAR RALLY VICTORY French duo of Peterhansel and Cottret clinch third Dakar victory in four years. Defending champions Alphand and Picard settle for second place. Masuoka...

Mon 22 Jan 2007
Dakar: Yamaha Racing final summary

Dakar: Yamaha Racing final summary

Yamaha's Helder Rodrigues wins 450 class in Dakar For the third time since the conception of the new technical regulations of the Dakar the Yamaha WR450F has been victorious in the hotly contested 450cc motorcycle class. David Fretigne won ...

Dakar: South African racers final summary

Dakar: South African racers final summary

Four Can-Am Bombardier Quads Finished The 29th Dakar Rally After 7 782 kilometres of some of the most treacherous terrains in Europe and mostly Africa, six quad competitors made it to the finish at Dakar in Senegal on the west coast of Africa to...

Dakar: BFGoodrich final summary

Dakar: BFGoodrich final summary

Mitsubishi And BFGoodrich Take Dakar Rally One-Two Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi rewrote the history books by claiming a seventh successive victory in the Dakar Rally after the final 16km special stage, near Dakar, in Senegal. The success...

Dakar: Petersen/White Lightning stage 15 report

Dakar: Petersen/White Lightning stage 15 report

Curtain Falls on Euromilhues Dakar 2007, Petersen/White Lightning Earns 23rd Overall Michael Petersen Takes Top-Eight Finish in Final Stage, Highest Result of Team's Debut DAKAR, Africa January 21, 2007 -- The curtain has fallen on ...

Dakar: Stage 15 Dakar to Dakar quotes

Dakar: Stage 15 Dakar to Dakar quotes

Dakar to Dakar Connection: 36 km - Special: 16 km - Connection: 41 km Total: 93 km Bike: Cyril Despres (FRA -- KTM Gauloises -- Winner) I had hoped for so long that this last day would have such a great flavor. I might have been the only one...

Dakar: Stage 15 Dakar to Dakar notes

Dakar: Stage 15 Dakar to Dakar notes

Dakar to Dakar Connection: 36 km - Special: 16 km - Connection: 41 km Total: 93 km General: 08:53 - STAGE 15: DAKAR - DAKAR 93 km, including 16 against the clock, are on the menu of the 15th and last special stage. A symbolic route for all ...

Dakar final standings - Bike

Dakar final standings - Bike

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Dakar final standings - Car

Dakar final standings - Car

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Dakar final standings - Truck

Dakar final standings - Truck

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Dakar stage 15 results - Bike

Dakar stage 15 results - Bike

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