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Sat 13 Sep 2008
Portugal: Volkswagen stage four summary

Portugal: Volkswagen stage four summary

Volkswagen driver Carlos Sainz defends lead in Portugal Wolfsburg (13 September 2008). Volkswagen drivers Carlos Sainz/Michel Perin have defended their lead in the second round of the Dakar Series in Portugal with a 4th place ranking in the ...

Portugal: Volkswagen stage three summary

Portugal: Volkswagen stage three summary

Stage victory and lead for Volkswagen driver Sainz in Portugal Wolfsburg (12 September 2008). By clinching its first stage victory on the third leg of the second round of the Dakar Series in Portugal the Volkswagen factory duo Carlos...

Fri 12 Sep 2008
Portugal: Volkswagen stage two summary

Portugal: Volkswagen stage two summary

Volkswagen driver Sainz at the front in Portugal after day two Wolfsburg (11 September 2008). On the second leg of the second round of the Dakar Series in Portugal the Volkswagen factory duo Carlos Sainz/Michel Perin (E/F), after finishing the...

Volkswagen interview with Christopher Zeller

Volkswagen interview with Christopher Zeller

Olympic gold medallist Christopher Zeller: "An incredible experience" Wolfsburg (11 September 2008). The German national team hockey player and the "Dakar" driver: Olympic gold medallist Christopher Zeller had an unusual day as co-driver ...

Portugal: Volkswagen stage one summary

Portugal: Volkswagen stage one summary

Thrilling start for Volkswagen in Portugal Wolfsburg (10 September 2008). On the first leg of the second round of the Dakar Series in Portugal the Volkswagen duo Carlos Sainz/Michel Perin (E/F), after a fierce fight with Mitsubishi driver Luc...

Wed 10 Sep 2008
Portugal: Volkswagen pre-event notes

Portugal: Volkswagen pre-event notes

Before the start in Lisbon: Volkswagen team is perfectly prepared Wolfsburg. Successful roll-out, final check during the Technical Scrutineering, designation of a new type of tyre -- the Volkswagen team is set to tackle the second round of the...

Portugal: Mitsubishi preview

Portugal: Mitsubishi preview

Repsol Mitsubishi Ralliart team's fourth competitive outing of the 2008 season marks a return to the extreme west of the European continent for the inaugural 'Pax Rally em Portugal'. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) and its motorsport unit...

Mon 08 Sep 2008
Volkswagen newsletter 2008-09-07

Volkswagen newsletter 2008-09-07

Cross Country Rallying Volkswagen drivers Sainz, de Villiers and Depping ready for "Dakar" rehearsal Volkswagen competes head-to-head against its direct rivals from Mitsubishi and X-raid-BMW this coming weekend with three Race Touareg 2...

Fri 05 Sep 2008
Portugal: Volkswagen preview

Portugal: Volkswagen preview

Dress rehearsal for Dakar Rally: Volkswagen competes in Portugal Wolfsburg (03 September 2008). Volkswagen will meet Mitsubishi and X-raid BMW in Portugal for a final matching of strengths prior to the Dakar Rally. At the second round of the...

Tue 02 Sep 2008
Volkswagen Morocco test summary

Volkswagen Morocco test summary

Volkswagen completes good "Dakar" test in Morocco Wolfsburg (01 September 2008). Volkswagen intensively prepared for the 2009 Dakar Rally with two weeks of testing in Morocco. The main focus during the endurance and component tests conducted in...

Mon 01 Sep 2008
Volkswagen newsletter 2008-08-31

Volkswagen newsletter 2008-08-31

Formula 3 Euro Series First one-two win for Volkswagen Franck Mailleux and Jean Karl Vernay clinched the first one-two victory for Volkswagen at Brands Hatch at the Formula 3 Euro Series' seventh race weekend. The two Frenchmen from the...

Wed 27 Aug 2008
Tom and Tim Coronel newsletter 2008-08-26

Tom and Tim Coronel newsletter 2008-08-26

Tim and Tom Coronel together in Dakar Rally 2009 Twin brothers in Bowler Nemesis to Argentine and Chile Twin brothers Tim and Tom Coronel have been commonly known in international motorracing for many year now. For the past few years Tom has...

Fri 18 Jul 2008
Portugal: Three Volkswagen Race Touareg to start event

Portugal: Three Volkswagen Race Touareg to start event

PAX Rally from 09 to 14 September Wolfsburg. By fielding three Race Touareg vehicles, Volkswagen is tackling another new challenge in cross-country rally racing while preparing for the 2009 Dakar Rally: The second rally of the Dakar series,...

Fri 11 Jul 2008
2009 Argentina Chile news 2008-07-11

2009 Argentina Chile news 2008-07-11

THE 2009 DAKAR SOLD OUT! More than 550 entry forms have been received six months ahead of the start, it's already a success for the Dakar Argentina-Chile. Because it really is "the Dakar" that will be run in Argentina and Chile from January...

Thu 29 May 2008
Mauritania in Paris

Mauritania in Paris

From the 28th of May to the 1st of June will be held in Paris the first edition of the "Mauritania in Paris" exhibition, with the support of the Mauritanian Ministry for craft industry and tourism. Amaury Sport Organisation wishes to be ...

Tue 20 May 2008
Former WRC-driver Loix joins Team Dakarsport.com

Former WRC-driver Loix joins Team Dakarsport.com

The Dutch rally team Dakarsport.com presented its drivers line-up in Paris at the presentation of A.S.O. on the next Dakar Rally. The team's new top driver is Freddy Loix, who had a 10-year WRC career in which he made 50 top-10 positions. Loix ...

Fri 16 May 2008
Dakar Argentina Chile 2009 presentation

Dakar Argentina Chile 2009 presentation

Dakar Rally 2009 to South America, starts at Le Havre harbour in France The Dakar rally, the legendary endurance and navigation race, gets going on Saturday 3rd January 2009 for its 31st edition, starting at Le Havre harbour in France to fly to...

Thu 08 May 2008
Helping to make series greener

Helping to make series greener

An environmental company helped to make the Dakar greener It is already unusual that the spot of the Dakar is Dabas this year, or rather many Hungarian routes. Another speciality of the competition setting out with a great staff and world star...

Tue 29 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Peterson Motorsports final stage summary

Central Europe: Peterson Motorsports final stage summary

Mike Petersen Makes Incredible Comeback to Close Central Europe Rally 19th Overall American Finishes 13th in Final Stage to Secure Top-20 Overall Result LAKE BALATON - Mike Petersen (Las Vegas, Nev., USA) dug deep within himself to pull the No.

Central Europe: Team Dakar USA final stage summary

Central Europe: Team Dakar USA final stage summary

Team Dakar USA Closes out the Central Europe Rally Veszprem, Hungary -- The final stage of the Central Europe Rally concluded today with Robby Gordon experiencing more bad luck. Gordon lost a handful of minutes on the stage when his rear wheel...

Central Europe: Rally PanAm final stage summary

Central Europe: Rally PanAm final stage summary

Top 10 finish for Jonah Street and Team Top 1 Oil / Rally PanAm Balatonfured, Hungary. After 7 days competing against the best cross-country rally racers in the world, Jonah Street has emerged in 9th position overall. In this tight and...

Central Europe: Volkswagen interview with Kris Nissen

Central Europe: Volkswagen interview with Kris Nissen

Nissen: "One of the biggest Volkswagen Motorsport successes" Volkswagen started into a new cross-country rallying era with a win: works pairing Carlos Sainz/Michel Perin (E/F) prevailed in the Central Europe Rally across Hungary and Romania, a...

Volkswagen newsletter 2008-04-28

Volkswagen newsletter 2008-04-28

Central Europe Rally Triumph for Volkswagen and Carlos Sainz in Hungary and Romania Overall victory of Carlos Sainz/Michel Perin (E/F) in the Volkswagen Race Touareg and third position for Dieter Depping/Timo Gottschalk (D/D) as well as seven...

Sat 26 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Team Dakar USA stage six summary

Central Europe: Team Dakar USA stage six summary

Veszprem, Hungary -- On the familiar tracks of Veszprem, Robby Gordon claimed his second special win on the sixth stage of the Central Europe Rally. Gordon, who yesterday suffered a major setback in the overall classification yesterday when he...

Central Europe: Peterson Motorsport stage six summary

Central Europe: Peterson Motorsport stage six summary

Petersen Motorsports 12th in Penultimate Stage Six VESZPREM, Hungary - The strong performance predicted after Michael Petersen (Las Vegas, Nev., USA) jumped from 67th to 24th overall yesterday in the Central Europe Rally proved itself in ...

Central Europe: Rally PanAm stage six summary

Central Europe: Rally PanAm stage six summary

Jonah Street and Team Top 1 Oil / Rally PanAm in 8th place overall entering the final Stage. Lake Balaton, Hungary. With one day remaining in the Central Europe Rally, Top-1 Oil / Rally PanAm's Jonah Street holds on to 8th place overall. Today...

Central Europe: Volkswagen stage six summary

Central Europe: Volkswagen stage six summary

Volkswagen works driver Carlos Sainz takes the lead Next chapter in the cross-country rallying thriller: with their fourth leg win, Carlos Sainz/Michel Perin (E/F) have taken the lead in the Central Europe Rally. In the penultimate of the seven...

Central Europe: Series stage six summary

Central Europe: Series stage six summary

Unseen in a rally-raid: duelling on seconds! For their penultimate stage, the contenders were racing the exact same route as yesterday hence taking every opportunity to attack. Attack was on the agenda in every category, particularly in cars...

Central Europe: Final standings - Bike

Central Europe: Final standings - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 3 ...

Central Europe: Final standings - Car

Central Europe: Final standings - Car

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 201 ...

Central Europe: Final standings - Quad

Central Europe: Final standings - Quad

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 118 ...

Central Europe: Final standings - Truck

Central Europe: Final standings - Truck

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 400 ...

Central Europe: Stage 7 results - Bike

Central Europe: Stage 7 results - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 8 ...

Central Europe: Stage 7 results - Car

Central Europe: Stage 7 results - Car

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 201 ...

Central Europe: Stage 7 results - Quad

Central Europe: Stage 7 results - Quad

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 113 ...

Central Europe: Stage 7 results - Truck

Central Europe: Stage 7 results - Truck

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 400 ...