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Fri 19 Jun 2009
2009 Dakar entry list

2009 Dakar entry list

@>Motorcycles No. Rider Nat Make/Model ----- ----------------------------------------------------------- ----- ------------------------------ 1 Cyril Despres ...

Volkswagen final report

Volkswagen final report

Volkswagen duo de Villiers/von Zitzewitz - a congenial pairing Wolfsburg (18 January 2009). When two people understand and trust each other blindly, throughout many hours a day, across a period of more than two weeks - the chemistry between them...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
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 31 Dec 2009
Stradale Off Road buys out MMSP
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Stradale Off Road buys out MMSP

STRADALE OFF ROAD BUYS OUT MMSP The Eligroup company which is represented by Nicolas Misslin has bought out MMSP sas, the cross country sport entity of the Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), based in Boz, France. The ...

Volkswagen targets Dakar victory

Volkswagen targets Dakar victory

5 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally Operation title defence -- Volkswagen targets "Dakar" victory Wolfsburg (28 December 2009). The greatest adventure motorsport has to offer -- the biggest challenge a manufacturer can confront: Volkswagen...

Wed 30 Dec 2009
South African teams preview

South African teams preview

HIGH HOPES FOR SA TEAMS There will be high hopes for South African teams -- and those with close South African ties -- when the 2010 Dakar Rally gets underway in Buenos Aires on January 1. The South African assault on this year's event will be...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Dakar final standings - Car

Dakar final standings - Car

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

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Silk Way Rally: Volkswagen fields for cars for event

Silk Way Rally: Volkswagen fields for cars for event

Volkswagen fields four Race Touareg cars at "Dakar" dress rehearsal in the Orient Wolfsburg (02 September 2009). Historic Silk Road and Karakuma desert: The road toward the "Dakar" title the brand strives to defend in South America at the ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Rally PanAm preview

Rally PanAm preview

"El Dakaro" Starts Tomorrow The Dakar Rally starts in Buenos Aires tomorrow. Competitors should be prepared for 17 days of the toughest race on earth. Over 400,000 fans lined the route of a ceremonial parade lap today in the ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Volkswagen newsletter 2009-06-28
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Volkswagen newsletter 2009-06-28

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...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
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...

Fri 18 Dec 2009
Volkswagen interview with Mauricio Neves

Volkswagen interview with Mauricio Neves

17 days until the 2010 Dakar Rally Mauricio Neves: "The TDI engines are quite simply fantastic" Wolfsburg (16 December 2009). Mauricio Neves is still a rather unknown name for the many Volkswagen fans in Europe. There are nevertheless good ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Dakar final standings - Truck

Dakar final standings - Truck

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

Fri 18 Dec 2009
Loprais Tatra Team preview

Loprais Tatra Team preview

Loprais Tatra Team sets off to Dakar 2010 The definite look of the 32th edition of the legendary Dakar in Argentina and Chile was officially unveiled in Paris on November 24. Ales Loprais and his Tatra special will be at the starting line again,...

Mon 13 Jul 2009
CIK: Volkswagen newsletter 2009-07-12

CIK: Volkswagen newsletter 2009-07-12

Dakar Rally Programme Mario Barth and Oliver Pocher impressed with Race Touareg Comedian Mario Barth and TV presenter Oliver Pocher were obviously thrilled with the Volkswagen Race Touareg, the 2009 Dakar Rally winning vehicle, after an ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Dakar standings after stage 10 - Quad

Dakar standings after stage 10 - Quad

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

Wed 30 Dec 2009
Rally PanAm preview

Rally PanAm preview

Street heads to South America for 2010 "El Dakaro" American Rider Jonah Street and Team Rally PanAm soon fly to Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 2010 running of the Dakar Rally. Street, winner of Stage 5 at the 2009 version of this epic 16-day ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Silk Way Rally: Sponsors to pay amature entry fees

Silk Way Rally: Sponsors to pay amature entry fees

Institutions and sponsors of the Silk Way Rally, looking forward to hosting a great number of participants, have met and decided to take to take the entry fees of all the amateur competitors at their own cost! This exceptional announcement...

Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg six summary
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Volkswagen Rallye dos Sertoes leg six summary

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...

Silk Way Rally newsletter 2009-06-01

Silk Way Rally newsletter 2009-06-01

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 ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Portrait of a Lady, day seven

Portrait of a Lady, day seven

MICHELE MOUTON With a runner-up place in the rally championship in 1982 and four times World Champion, Michele Mouton does not need an introduction. Today, this exceptional driver is ferrying journalists around on the Dakar and rediscovering ...

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...

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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Volkswagen newsletter 2009-09-06

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-09-06

Dakar Rally Programme Al-Attiyah clinches 100th stage victory for Volkswagen Race Touareg Volkswagen factory driver Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-driver Timo Gottschalk (Q/D) clinched their first stage victory on the second leg of the Silk Way Rally...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Stage nine La Serena to Copiapo notes

Stage nine La Serena to Copiapo notes

Stage 9 Monday 12 January 2009 La Serena to Copiapo * Connection 88 km * Special 449 km Times given in G.M.T. -3 19:08 - Car Summary of stage 9 Pending validation of the results by the race stewards, Spaniard Carlos Sainz (VW) has won his...

Tue 15 Dec 2009
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,...

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 ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Dakar standings after stage 10 - Car

Dakar standings after stage 10 - Car

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

Progress good for first Silk Way Rally

Progress good for first Silk Way Rally

SILK WAY RALLY: THE DAKAR SERIES ON THE TRACKS OF MARCO POLO Following the announcement of the route and entries know being accepted, the first ever Silk Rally is beginning to take shape four months ahead of the start this September 5th in...

Sun 27 Dec 2009
PS Laser Racing Team pre-event news 2009-12-21

PS Laser Racing Team pre-event news 2009-12-21

PS Laser Racing Team excited about 2010 Dakar Excitement is building as South Africa's Dakar legend, Alfie Cox, and his German co-pilot and team-owner, Jurgen Schroder, spent their last weekend at home before departing for Buenos Aires in ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Dakar standings after stage 9 - Truck

Dakar standings after stage 9 - Truck

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

Rally PanAm stage eight report

Rally PanAm stage eight report

Jonah withdraws from the Rally Unfortunately, due to a re-injuring a previous injury, we've had to make the difficult decision to withdraw from the rally. Jonah's wrist is extremely painful and weak, making it difficult to control the bike.

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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Volkswagen Rally dos Sertoes preview
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Volkswagen Rally dos Sertoes preview

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 driver...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Dakar final standings - Bike

Dakar final standings - Bike

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

Dakar standings after stage 7 - Car

Dakar standings after stage 7 - Car

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