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Mon 22 Jan 2007
Dakar stage 15 results - Car

Dakar stage 15 results - Car

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

Sun 21 Jan 2007
Dakar: Team Dakar USA stage 15 report

Dakar: Team Dakar USA stage 15 report

Robby Gordon Claims Eighth Overall in Dakar Rally For sixteen days, from Lisbon to Dakar, Team Dakar USA embarked on the toughest race known to man and machine. By the end they accomplished what no other American team had ever done in the...

Dakar stage 15 results - Truck

Dakar stage 15 results - Truck

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

Dakar: Team Dakar USA stage 14 report

Dakar: Team Dakar USA stage 14 report

On a stage better suited for the rally car styled cars, the Monster Hummer and Robby Gordon put on an impressive performance on the 14th stage of the 2007 Dakar Rally. The Monster Energy/Toyo Tire sponsored Hummer started the day in eight and ...

Dakar: Szalay Dakar Team stage 14 report

Dakar: Szalay Dakar Team stage 14 report

The Balázs Szalay - László Bunkoczi finished the Tambacounda - Dakar stage as 22nd with the Opel Antara. Thanks to the past few days and the fact that the duo really was on the go, they made it to be 3rd in the totals. Organizers have planned...

Dakar: Repsol - Marc Coma interview 2007-01-20

Dakar: Repsol - Marc Coma interview 2007-01-20

The Repsol rider, recovered from the accident suffered yesterday, has met the media this afternoon next to the parc fermé of the African race. "I'm fine, I have a light cervical bruise and the x-rays showed a light fissure in one of them but we...

Dakar: Repsol - Jordi Viladoms medical update 2007-01-20

Dakar: Repsol - Jordi Viladoms medical update 2007-01-20

The Repsol KTM will be operated on his injuries in the right wrist by Dr. Mir next week After five days in hospital at the USP Institut Universitari Dexeus, Jordi Viladoms was discharged yesterday and was able to get back home to recover from...

Dakar: Petersen/White Lightning stage 14 report

Dakar: Petersen/White Lightning stage 14 report

Euromilhões Dakar 2007 Penultimate Stage Brings Petersen/White Lightning Into Dakar Michael Petersen Holds Top-23 Overall Position with One Day Remaining in 4,300 Mile Trek DAKAR, Africa January 20, 2007 -- Petersen Motorsports/White ...

Dakar: Mireille Andre - Volkswagen Motorsport interview

Dakar: Mireille Andre - Volkswagen Motorsport interview

Three questions to catering specialist Mireille Andre What kind of meals are being served to Volkswagen Motorsport during the Dakar Rally? "Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served buffet-style by the organisers in the bivouac. I take care of...

Dakar: KTM stage 14 report

Dakar: KTM stage 14 report

KTM riders one, two, three With all competitors arriving at the Meridien Hotel in Dakar, the race is more or less over. People were crying, glad they made it, and were warmly welcomed by their families and friends. Officially there still are 16...

Dakar: Mitsubishi stage 14 report

Dakar: Mitsubishi stage 14 report

MITSUBISHI RALLIART'S FIRST AND SECOND PLACES AS EVENT ARRIVES IN DAKAR Team Repsol Mitsubishi Ralliart arrived in the Sénégalese capital of Dakar firmly in command of the 29th Dakar Rally, after the penultimate special stage between...

Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage 14 report

Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage 14 report

The Tambacounda -- Dakar stage had to be completed without trouble to thing about the final victory with a bit more certainly. Mission accomplished for Cyril Despres, who only timed 5th of the day, but will start at Lac Rose with a 36-minute lead...

Dakar: Stage 14 Tambacounda to Dakar report

Dakar: Stage 14 Tambacounda to Dakar report

Stage 14 - Saturday 20 January 2007 - Tambacounda to Dakar Connection 124 km - Special 225 km - Connection 227 km Total 576 km The film of the stage Under control The Tambacounda -- Dakar stage had to be completed without trouble to ...

Dakar: Volkswagen stage 14 report

Dakar: Volkswagen stage 14 report

Triple stage victory for Volkswagen Volkswagen managed another top performance on the 14th and penultimate stage of the Dakar Rally: For the ninth time, a Race Touareg clinched a stage victory, for the third consecutive time, and fifth...

Dakar: Portraits of the Day 2007-01-20

Dakar: Portraits of the Day 2007-01-20

Euromilhoes Dakar 2007 Portraits of the Day Saturday January 20, 2007 Alan Morel: "I'm better at it now..." "It's not a Dad's Dakar anymore", is a refrain that can be heard here and there at the bivouacs on this year's rally. Alan Morel has...

Dakar: Volkswagen Motorsport day 15 quotes

Dakar: Volkswagen Motorsport day 15 quotes

Team quotes after leg 14 Kris Nissen (Volkswagen Motorsport Director) "On today's leg, the last real special stage on the way to Dakar, I instructed all drivers to go for an all-out attack. It seems to have worked out well because we occupied ...

Dakar: Team Repsol stage 14 report

Dakar: Team Repsol stage 14 report

PETERHANSEL AND ALPHAND MAINTAIN TEAM REPSOL MITSUBISHI RALLIART'S FIRST AND SECOND PLACES AS EVENT ARRIVES IN DAKAR Peterhansel takes 7m 16s advantage over Alphand into final 16km stage. Roma clouts a tree stump but maintains 13th overall; ...

Dakar: Stage 14 Tambacounda to Dakar quotes

Dakar: Stage 14 Tambacounda to Dakar quotes

Tambacounda to Dakar Connection: 124 km - Special: 225 km - Connection: 227 km Total: 576 km Bike: Jean De Azevedo (BRE - KTM Petrobras -- winner) - 5 For the last day of the race, it was a hard stage. There were a lot of parallel trails and I...

Dakar: Stage 14 Tambacounda to Dakar notes

Dakar: Stage 14 Tambacounda to Dakar notes

Tambacounda to Dakar Connection: 124 km - Special: 225 km - Connection: 227 km Total: 576 km General: 05:35 - STAGE 14: TAMBACOUNDA - DAKAR 576 km, including 225 against the clock are on the menu for the 14th and penultimate stage. Once again,...

Dakar standings after stage 14 - Bike

Dakar standings after stage 14 - Bike

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Dakar standings after stage 14 - Car

Dakar standings after stage 14 - Car

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

Dakar standings after stage 14 - Truck

Dakar standings after stage 14 - Truck

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

Dakar stage 14 results - Bike

Dakar stage 14 results - Bike

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

Dakar stage 14 results - Car

Dakar stage 14 results - Car

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

Dakar stage 14 results - Truck

Dakar stage 14 results - Truck

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

Sat 20 Jan 2007
Dakar: Team Repsol stage 13 report

Dakar: Team Repsol stage 13 report

TEAM REPSOL MITSUBISHI RALLIART EASE THROUGH FIRST SËNËGALESE STAGE AND MAINTAIN FIRST AND SECOND OVERALL IN 2007 DAKAR RALLY Peterhansel extends overall lead over team mate Alphand to 11m 15s. Japan's Masuoka delayed in the dust; Spaniard...

Dakar: Dr Ekkehard Martin - Volkswagen Motorsport interview

Dakar: Dr Ekkehard Martin - Volkswagen Motorsport interview

Three questions to team physician Dr Ekkehard Martin What is the job of a doctor during the Dakar Rally? "I provide universal medical support to the team -- as a general practitioner, sports physician as well as providing on-the-spot...

Dakar: Team Repsol - Coma accident report

Dakar: Team Repsol - Coma accident report

MARC COMA ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL IN DAKAR AFTER WITHDRAWING FROM THE LISBON DAKAR RALLY DUE TO A CRASH The Repsol rider is conscious and is being examined to discount any possible injury The Repsol KTM team rider arrived at 16.30 p.m. local time...

Dakar: Volkswagen Motorsport day 14 quotes

Dakar: Volkswagen Motorsport day 14 quotes

Team quotes after leg 13 Kris Nissen (Volkswagen Motorsport Director) "The 13th leg ended well for Volkswagen with another stage victory along with places three, four and ten. The special stage was tough, the route covered with lots of deep ...

Dakar: Nissan Dessoude stage 13 report

Dakar: Nissan Dessoude stage 13 report

Today's leg... The saying goes that the results are usually set before crossing into Senegal. However, this year it appears not to be the case, as proved by the motorbike category this year, where the race leader, Marc Coma, had a heavy fall...

Dakar: BMW X-raid stage 13 report

Dakar: BMW X-raid stage 13 report

QATAR'S AL-ATTIYAH 12th FASTEST FOR X-RAID TEAM INTO TAMBACOUNDA AND MAINTAINS FOURTH PLACE * Kleinschmidt heads into Tambacounda with 20th fastest time * Monterde (13TH) and Nobre (37th) safely into Tambacounda TAMBACOUNDA, Sénégal --...

Dakar: Mitsubishi stage 13 report

Dakar: Mitsubishi stage 13 report

TEAM REPSOL MITSUBISHI RALLIART EASE THROUGH FIRST SENEGALESE STAGE AND MAINTAIN FIRST AND SECOND OVERALL IN 2007 DAKAR RALLY The Team Repsol Mitsubishi Ralliart crew of Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret began the 13th special stage...

Dakar: Team Rally Pan America stage 13 report

Dakar: Team Rally Pan America stage 13 report

Our third country in three days. Now we can truly say that it is "Africa hot." The stage today was fast and dangerous, apparently. Since they marked the course, there must have been some rain, because many big holes were not marked. Chris ...

Dakar: Volkswagen stage 13 report

Dakar: Volkswagen stage 13 report

Sainz claims eighth stage victory for Volkswagen Another stage victory for Volkswagen in the Dakar Rally: After yesterday's exploit Carlos Sainz/Michel Périn (Spain/France) also won the 13th of 15 legs of the desert classic, a 458-kilometre ...

Dakar: KTM stage 13 report

Dakar: KTM stage 13 report

Coma crashes out Marc Coma (KTM Repsol) has crashed out of the Dakar. The leader of the general rankings lost his direction after 34 km of the day's special stage, and while he was following a track 6 km parallel to the ideal route he crashed ...

Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage 13 report

Dakar: Gauloises Racing stage 13 report

Two days from the arrival in Dakar just as the rally was entering Senegal, the motorbike race was hit by another bombshell with Marc Coma's serious crash after only 57 kilometres of the special stage. The leader of the general rankings since the...