Kris Nissen: "Success makes us even more hungry"
Wolfsburg (08 December 2009). A new roll for Volkswagen: The Wolfsburg based
automobile manufacturer starts the 2010 Dakar Rally as defending champions.
Following the first ever victory by a...
French winemaker prepares for the south american dakar
Winemaker Francois Lurton, is driving for the first time in the Dakar
Rally Raid, to take place in Argentina and Chile for the second time
this year. Fifth generation of the Bordeaux Lurton...
International exchange programme
Max Sandritter celebrates double victory in China
A strong showing: Max Sandritter, the "vice" champion in the ADAC Volkswagen
Polo Cup in Germany celebrated an impressive double victory in China. In
29 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally
Multi-faceted biography characterises multi-talent Carlos Sainz
Wolfsburg (04 December 2009). Carlos Sainz has been a member of Volkswagen's factory line-up for cross-country rally racing since 2005. His ...
King Shocks debuts T5 support truck for 2010 Dakar Rally.
There is a certain type of person who seeks out the road less
traveled. They go out of their way to challenge themselves way beyond
what most people could or would. Some sail around the...
32 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally
Grande Brasile takes "Dakar" winner Volkswagen to South America
Wolfsburg (01 December 2009). 60 tons of material, 17 support vehicles --
Volkswagen's "Dakar" crew embarked on its voyage across the Atlantic...
DAKAR 2010: READY TO BOARD
For the second consecutive year, the Dakar is welcomed in South America
for a challenge of 9000 kilometres leading the riders and crews on the
roads, the tracks, the mountains and the deserts of Argentina and...
Team Aprilia Giofil will be in the Dakar Rally 2010 with the twin-cylinders Aprilia RXV 4.5
JUST A LITTLE MORE THAN ONE MONTH FROM THE DEPARTURE OF THE DAKAR 2010,
TEAM APRILIA GIOFIL MAKES OFFICIAL ITS PARTICIPATION IN THE RACE IN...
43 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally
The "Dakar" technology of the Volkswagen Race Touareg in detail
Wolfsburg (20 November 2009). Project title defence: Volkswagen will again contest the famous Dakar Rally in January. One year after the triumph...
57 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally
Volkswagen to field five Race Touareg vehicles at 2010 "Dakar"
Wolfsburg (06 November 2009). It is truly a five-star line-up: Volkswagen will field five Race Touareg vehicles at the 2010 Dakar Rally in ...
2010 Dakar: race against time has begun
A little more than two months before the start of the rally, the drivers
and crews carry on preparing registration forms to take part in the
second South American adventure of the Dakar. The race...
2008 Race of Champions runner-up Coulthard teams up with 2009 Dakar winner
* David Coulthard and Giniel de Villiers to compete in ROC All Stars
team in Beijing in November
* 2008 runner-up Coulthard wants ultimate glory at Bird's Nest ...
Solidarity of the Dakar rally
The worked started with SOS Sahel International commenced with modest
ambitions, but they were tenacious. In eight years, close to a million
euros were invested in the programs called Actions Dakar that focused ...
100 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally
The countdown is underway -- 100 days until Volkswagen's start to the "Dakar"
Wolfsburg (24 September 2009). An XXL-sized Dakar Rally: Exactly 100 days from now, the demanding title defence project will...
Fitness week in Arosa kicks off "Dakar" preparations for Volkswagen drivers
Wolfsburg (21 September 2009). Fit for the title defence project: The Volkswagen drivers have prepared themselves for the 2010 Dakar Rally with a five-day altitude ...
The road-book under construction
After around a hundred days of pre-reconnaissance on site, and long hours
of working on maps, the teams of the rally have now entered the writing
phase of the road-book. The first part has already been set on...
DAKAR 2010 -- THE ATACAMA ASSET
The organisers unveiled this morning the stage cities of the 2010 Dakar
that will be welcomed for the second consecutive year by Argentina and by
Chile. The two countries have decided to start the year of ...
SILK WAY RALLY: 300000 DOLLARS FOR THE AMATEURS
Never seen on rallies-raid !
The Silk Way rally amateur competitors who will start on September 5th from Kazan
(Russia) and will manage to overcome the challenge of the route written on the ...
2010 Regulations: talent first
This year, the organisers of the Dakar have decided to balance the
sporting aspect by changing the technical regulations in the car and
bike classes. Some petrol vehicles will benefit from an aid that will
2010 Dakar Rally: more desert, more off-road, more thrill
Wolfsburg (05 June 2009). From Buenos Aires to Antofagasta and back: For its "title defence" project, Volkswagen anticipates a tougher Dakar Rally than ever before. The approximate track...
Rally dos Sertoes in Brazil
"Dakar" winner Volkswagen goes to Brazil with three new pairings
Wolfsburg (16 June 2009). "Dakar" winner Volkswagen will contest the
Rally dos Sertoes through Brazil with three new driver pairings. Factory
IS THE NEMESIS UP TO THE CHALLENGE?
Canadian Dakar team Rally4Life will put this offroader through its paces at
the Bowler test facility in Derby, UK on 8th July.
Canadian rally driver Mark Jennings-Bates teams up with Dakar veteran Mick ...
Sainz and Al-Attiyah: Volkswagen double-pack separated by three seconds
Wolfsburg (01 July 2009). Volkswagen's internal duel for the lead at the
Rallye dos Sertoes has become even more dramatic two days before the end of
the cross-country rally...
Thrilling duel for overall "Sertoes" victory: Al-Attiyah in the Volkswagen in front again
Wolfsburg (30 June 2009). The Volkswagen duos Nasser Al-Attiyah/Timo
Gottschalk (Q/D) as well as Carlos Sainz/Lucas Cruz Senra (E/E) continue
Sainz ahead of Al-Attiyah: change of lead in Volkswagen double
Wolfsburg (29 June 2009). 4:2 in the team-internal duel for stage wins; the
"blue" lead has changed again: The Volkswagen duo Carlos Sainz/Lucas Cruz
Senra (E/E) took the overall...
FRENCH DAKAR LEGEND STEPHANE PETERHANSEL JOINS X-RAID TEAM
* Jean-Paul Cottret set to rekindle partnership in BMW X3 CC
* Team director Sven Quandt delighted with new crew line-up
TREBUR (Germany): French Dakar legend Stephane Peterhansel has...
Thanks to TDI power: Volkswagen takes 1-2-3-stage win in Brazil
Wolfsburg (28 June 2009). Volkswagen celebrated another stage victory at the
Rallye dos Sertoes: On the fifth leg of the cross-country rally through
Brazil Nasser Al-Attiyah/Timo ...
Formula 3 Euro Series
Podium position for Volkswagen driver Vernay
He has firmly set his sights on the championship: Volkswagen driver Jean Karl Vernay (Team Signature) safeguarded his chances of winning the title in the Formula 3 Euro Series by...
Fourth stage victory for Volkswagen -- Al-Attiyah in front
Wolfsburg (27 June 2009). Fourth day of the rally in Brazil, fourth fastest
time set by Volkswagen on a special stage and overall lead by Nasser
Al-Attiyah: The Volkswagen factory driver...
Volkswagen continues setting the pace at "Sertoes"
Wolfsburg (26 June 2009). The Volkswagen three-pack on the third leg: Carlos
Sainz/Lucas Cruz Senra (E/E), Nasser Al-Attiyah/Timo Gottschalk (Q/D) and
Mauricio Neves/Eduardo Bampi (BR/BR) ...
Volkswagen driver Carlos Sainz takes lead in Brazil
Wolfsburg (25 June 2009). The Volkswagen factory duo Carlos Sainz/Lucas Cruz
Senra (E/E) took the lead on the second day of the Rallye dos Sertoes in
front of their team- mates Nasser ...
One-two-three exploit for Volkswagen in Brazil
Wolfsburg (24 June 2009). The first leg of the Rallye dos Sertoes in Brazil
ended with places one to three for Volkswagen. The newly formed factory duo
Nasser Al-Attiyah/Timo Gottschalk (Q/D) ...
NEW SCHEDULE FOR BIKES REGULATION
Further to the numerous discussions that have taken place with the
different actors of the motorcycles' competition (amateurs
competitors, professional competitors, preparators, manufacturers...
Rallye dos Sertoes
Volkswagen celebrates one-two in Brazil
The Rallye dos Sertoes in Brazil ended with a Volkswagen one-two for Carlos
Sainz/Lucas Cruz Senra (E/E) ahead of Nasser Al-Attiyah/Timo Gottschalk
(Q/D). Volkswagen won ten of a...
Volkswagen drivers Sainz and Al-Attiyah: "A good test"
Wolfsburg (04 July 2009). At the Rallye dos Sertoes in Brazil a captivating
team-internal duel thrilled the fans: Carlos Sainz and Nasser Al-Attiyah in
the Race Touareg jointly won all ten...
Volkswagen celebrates one-two win at "little Dakar" in Brazil
Wolfsburg (03 July 2009). Ten out of ten possible stage wins, four lead
changes and a captivating duel: Volkswagen decided the Rallye dos Sertoes in
Brazil in their favour with a ...