06 days till the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
Four Volkswagen, one goal: The first Dakar Rally victory
Wolfsburg (28 December 2008). Volkswagen starts the Dakar Rally premiere in South America with four Race Touareg. Their declared...
7 days until the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
Nightshift for the co-drivers: Road book is key to success
Wolfsburg (27 December 2008). As the Volkswagen drivers relax and recharge their batteries in the bivouac after one of the...
8 days until the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
Giniel de Villiers: "We've assembled the best package for the 'Dakar'"
Wolfsburg (26 December 2008). With second place in the 2006 Dakar Rally Volkswagen factory driver Giniel de...
9 days until the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
Number games: with 182 litres of water 9,578 km through
Wolfsburg (25 December 2008). 530 teams from 49 nations set off for
new pastures on 3 January. This is not just figuratively but...
A new challenge for BFGoodrich: Ninth Dakar win
The Dakar epitomises the spirit of adventure, dynamism, passion, effort
and courage which are all values that BFGoodrich shares. Since its
creation in 1870, the brand boasts a long tradition of ...
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The Dakar rally takes to the tracks of Argentina and Chile from January
3-18, leaving Africa for the first time in its history. Eurosport, long-
time partner of the Dakar, follows the legendary off-road race on...
Double Diamond Athletic Club joins Rally PanAm as the team's Primary
America's premier motorcycle rally team has joined with Double
Diamond Athletic Club of Reno, Nevada to compete in the Dakar Rally. Double
Diamond Athletic Club is an...
11 days until the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile;
Hotter than Africa: The "Dakar" as professional sport
Wolfsburg (23 December 2008). Extreme heat, the toughest tracks and
dizzying heights: The Dakar Rally, held between the 3 and 18 ...
12 days till the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
The American way of drive: Volkswagen factory driver Mark Miller
Wolfsburg (22 December 2008). Team player, multitalented off-road driver and genuine racer: Mark Miller starts the ...
13 days till the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
Volkswagen co-driver Timo Gottschalk with longest journey
Wolfsburg (21 December 2008). Buenos Aires instead of Lisbon and
Dakar - the Dakar Rally's new start and finish point means a...
14 days till the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
Festivities before the "Dakar": Christmas in the Volkswagen team
Wolfsburg (20 December 2008). First Christmas then desert rally: Whether in Spain, France, South Africa, Germany or in...
16 days till the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
Good omen: Race Touareg victorious in South America in 2005
Wolfsburg (18 December 2008). 12 March 2005: A date in Volkswagen's motorsport history marking the first win in cross country...
25 days until the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
Off to altitude training: Race Touareg completes test in environmental chamber
Wolfsburg (09 December 2008). The Andes instead of the Sahara: before the Dakar Rally, which after 29 ...
17 days till the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
Above the clouds: Race Touareg on the way to Argentina
Wolfsburg (17 December 2008). By airfreight to Argentina: The four Volkswagen Race Touareg for the Dakar Rally are on the way to ...
18 days until the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
For "El Matador" Carlos Sainz the "Dakar" is a kind of a home rally
Wolfsburg (16 December 2008). When Volkswagen driver Carlos Sainz arrives at the starting point of the Dakar Rally in...
19 days untll the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
1979 to 2009: The "Dakar" is and remains the rally of superlatives
Wolfsburg (15 December 2008). When Volkswagen takes the start in Buenos Aires on 3 January the "Dakar" experiences a...
32 days until the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
"Dakar" ahoy: Volkswagen boards ship for Argentina
Wolfsburg (02 December 2008). Early start to the 2009 Dakar Rally: on Tuesday (02 December) over 700 rally vehicles -- including 22 ...
Volkswagen Motorsport at the Essen Motor Show
In 2009 Volkswagen again features wide-ranging motorsport programme
When the Dakar Rally starts in Buenos Aires on 3 January 2009 with four
Volkswagen Race Touareg vehicles it will also give the ...
Next stop, Buenos Aires ! The administrative and technical scrutineering
for the Europeans finishes Thursday evening at Le Havre where the last of
the 710 vehicles will go through a mandatory series of checks.
From then on the machines will be...
New Dakar Rally: Volkswagen tackles big challenge
The biggest motorsport challenge on new terrain: on 03
January 2009, the legendary Dakar Rally after 29 editions in Africa will be run in South
America for the first time in its history. Four ...
The road to Buenos Aires goes through Le Havre
A first series of technical and administrative scrutineering started
today at the docks of Le Havre. In two days, close to 720 vehicles will
be fully checked, that's 80% of the total of cars, bikes,...
40 days until the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile
Everything for the "Dakar": the other life of the Volkswagen drivers
Wolfsburg (24 November 2008). Exactly 40 days from now, a new life will start for the Volkswagen drivers at the...
The Dakar rally launch in Le Havre on November 26th and 27th
The Dakar Argentina Chile 2009 will start in Buenos Aires on January 3rd.
Before competing over more than 9000 km, competitors have to send their
vehicle to Argentina.
It will be in...