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Tue 15 Dec 2009
Volkswagen bio on Mark Miller

Volkswagen bio on Mark Miller

Mark Miller -- from finance expert to professional rally driver Wolfsburg (14 December 2009). Mark Miller has been a member of the Volkswagen factory team since 2005. The American made his mark at the Dakar Rally with an impressive performance...

Mark Miller preview

Mark Miller preview

American Volkswagen Factory Driver to Tweet Live from the Dakar Rally Mark Miller attempts to become the first American race winner beginning Jan. 1 in South America Herndon, VA (Dec. 14, 2009) -- When it comes to off-road racing, the Dakar...

Series Trucks preview

Series Trucks preview

TRUCKS: WHO CAN COUNTER KAMAZ? Real title collectors with seven out of the last eight editions of the Dakar won by one of theirs, the Kamaz drivers also tend to be vulnerable when over confident. A steering wheel virtuoso, Vladimir Chagin ...

PS Laser Racing Team preview

PS Laser Racing Team preview

Proudly South African Navara ready for grueling 2010 Dakar Boasting a CV of South African built Navaras finishing 4th, 5th and 20th in the 2009 Dakar Rally, Glyn Hall managed the planning, development, building and will be responsible for the ...

Volkswagen news 2009-12-13

Volkswagen news 2009-12-13

20 days to the 2010 Dakar Rally From snow to sand: Volkswagen team is ready for the "Dakar" Wolfsburg (13 December 2009). Now the going gets tough: The Volkswagen drivers concluded their comprehensive preparations for the latest running of the...

KTM - continued presence despite no factory effort

KTM - continued presence despite no factory effort

Despite the absence of an official KTM presence at the 2010 Dakar Rally following recent rule ambiguities, the KTM brand itself will certainly still be present. In fact, over half of the field will be putting their trust in perfectly engineered,...

Series newsletter 2009-12-10

Series newsletter 2009-12-10

The Lancers are back Mitsubishi's announcement last February that it was withdrawing from rally-raid sent shockwaves through the sport. This coming January 1st there will be no less than five Lancers in Buenos Aires for the start, led by ...

Cyril Despres newsletter 2009-12-03

Cyril Despres newsletter 2009-12-03

Ruben Faria as Cyril Despres' support rider in the Red Bull Team Following the longer than expected recovery from a leg injury, which has called into question his fitness for the forthcoming Dakar, it has been decided to replace James West with...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Volkswagen interview with Nasser Al-Attiyah

Volkswagen interview with Nasser Al-Attiyah

Nasser Al-Attiyah: "Volkswagen's 'Dakar' win is a great help" Wolfsburg (12 December 2009). Volkswagen signed Nasser Al-Attiyah this year. The Arab from Qatar who won last year's FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup contests the Dakar Rally for the...

Volkswagen puts the Dakar Rally on the iPhone

Volkswagen puts the Dakar Rally on the iPhone

22 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally Wolfsburg (11 December 2009). From high-tech nomads for high-tech nomads: Volkswagen has launched a new iPhone application about the Dakar Rally in Apple's online store today. Under the name of "Volkswagen...

Volkswagen bio on Giniel de Villiers

Volkswagen bio on Giniel de Villiers

"Dakar" winner Giniel de Villiers and his dream homeland Wolfsburg (10 December 2009). In January 2009 Giniel de Villiers wrote history for Volkswagen after becoming the first African to win the Dakar Rally and by recording the first victory...

Thu 10 Dec 2009
Volkswagen news 2009-12-09

Volkswagen news 2009-12-09

24 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally Volkswagen's pioneering achievement in the toughest rally Wolfsburg (09 December 2009). Thirty-one years ago on 26 December 1978 the first ever Dakar Rally started from the Place du Trocadero. At the same...

Volkswagen interview with Director Kris Nissen

Volkswagen interview with Director Kris Nissen

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...

Wed 09 Dec 2009
Francois Lurton preview

Francois Lurton preview

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...

Volkswagen Motorsport newsletter 2009-12-06

Volkswagen Motorsport newsletter 2009-12-06

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 both races...

Mon 07 Dec 2009
Volkswagen bio on Carlos Sainz

Volkswagen bio on Carlos Sainz

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 ...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
King Shocks debuts class T5 support truck

King Shocks debuts class T5 support truck

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...

Volkswagen team ships to South America

Volkswagen team ships to South America

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...

Thu 26 Nov 2009
Series newsletter 2009-11-24

Series newsletter 2009-11-24

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...

Tue 24 Nov 2009
CS Team Aprilia Giofil prepares for 2010

CS Team Aprilia Giofil prepares for 2010

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...

Sat 21 Nov 2009
Volkswagen Race Touareg tech in detail

Volkswagen Race Touareg tech in detail

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...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
Volkswagen newsletter 2009-11-06

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-11-06

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 ...

Fri 23 Oct 2009
Series newsletter 2009-10-22

Series newsletter 2009-10-22

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...

Thu 22 Oct 2009
Race of Champions news 2009-10-22

Race of Champions news 2009-10-22

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 ...