Lisboa will be the Motor Sports Capital at the end of the year
Drivers who won eight Portugal Rallies return to Portugal
Lisboa, 19th of December 2005 -- Lisboa is going to be the "Motor Sports
Capital" from the 26th to the 31st of December...
Last navigation and orientation tests of the Repsol KTM Team
Two test days set the full stop to more than four months preparation for
the 2006 Lisbon Dakar Rally
The Repsol KTM team set the full stop to its preparation with the last
Face to Face
The Dakar Magazine
January 1, 2005
Everyday feelings of those who are not specially famous but who dare the challenge and give a dream for
those who stay behind...
Jehan Godefroy de France
- M.D Rallye Sport - 161
Face to Face
The Dakar Magazine
January 15, 2005
Everyday feelings of those who are not specially famous but who dare the
challenge and give a dream for those who stay behind...
- Toyota Team Feminin - 442
"A benefit for...
Stage 4: Rabat to Agadir
January 3, 2005
Liaison 122 km - Special 123 km - Liaison 421 km
Total 666 km
The short liaison will take the competitors to the start of a first African
special that is filled with traps from the very beginning; the ...
After the first 9 stages of the rally and over a week on the rally, the
remaining competitors of the Telefonica Dakar 2005 enjoyed a well deserved
rest. Time to have a shower, work on the car, check out the overall position
and start thinking of...
Repsol drivers in Dakar 2006: Hiroshi Masuoka
What made you want to take part in the Dakar Rally?
I first participated in the Dakar Rally 18 years ago. Racing cars was my
interest and I was lucky to get a breakthrough. My first race was...
Interview: Nani Roma, slow but steady
Despite getting stuck in the Mauritanian dunes for almost two hours, the
Spanish driver is surprisingly eighth in the overall standings.
Incredible for many, possible for some, Nani Roma has shown his ...
Robby Gordon has never shied away from a challenge when it comes to
auto racing. The 36-year-old NASCAR driver spends most of his time in
the seat of a stock car these days, but took time out to compete in the
27th Dakar rally.
Sad day on the Dakar.
The 2005 Dakar was the scene of another very sad day with the death of
Fabrizio Meoni, a day after Spanish biker Jose-Manuel Perez passed away in
an Alicante hospital after crashing during stage 7.
The Italian biker, ...
Stage 10: Atar to Atar
January 10, 2005
Liaison 8 km - Special 483 km - Liaison 8 km
Total 499 km
Competitors usually have a smooth start to the stage following the rest day.
That will not be the case this year! This loop - Special is the...
The KTM Repsol team from the inside
Door Closed, Door Opened and Special Cancelled
We left Europe behind and entered Africa. For the moment, the first
special has been cancelled and we have to wait another day to start
racing on African ...
An interview with Vojtech Moravek
Are you interested in the motor sports?
Of course I am. The motor sport has been my hobby for many years. I've
been involved in it as an active driver and as the organizer of many motor
At the start of the legendary Dakar 2005 Rally Poland will be represented
by Orlen Team, featuring the motorcycle riders Jacek Czachor (World Vice
Champion of 2004) and Marek Dabrowski (World 2nd Vice Champion of 2004)
and the car team - Krzysztof...
A bitter victory for a "blue" guy from KTM
Just how often does a sportsman imagine the moment when he will actually
claim a victory he has desired for years? For sure, Cyril Despres must have
imagined this moment a lot different. For the first...
Death of Fabrizio Meoni
Fabrizio Meoni died today on the Atar -- Kiffa stage of the 27th Dakar Rallye
following an accident at km 184.85, where it was indicated that there was a
series of undulations, marked by one exclamation point (on a danger...
Gerard de Rooy 2nd after first real Special; Jan finished 11th
January 03, 2005 -- "There we were, together with Kabirov waiting for the train, even the Dutch railways don't have such a
It finally started. At least for the cars and...
Cyril Despres (FRA -- KTM -- Stage winner) - 002
Alfie's (Cox) presence with the Spaniards helped me a lot. He waited for me
and was riding rather slowly and that made them lose time. It was a real
team race, very tactical. But I...