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Fri 12 Sep 2008
Volkswagen interview with Christopher Zeller

Volkswagen interview with Christopher Zeller

Olympic gold medallist Christopher Zeller: "An incredible experience" Wolfsburg (11 September 2008). The German national team hockey player and the "Dakar" driver: Olympic gold medallist Christopher Zeller had an unusual day as co-driver ...

Mon 27 Oct 2008
Volkswagen newsletter 2008-10-26

Volkswagen newsletter 2008-10-26

Formula 3 Euro Series Volkswagen driver Edoardo Mortara secures second place overall At the Formula 3 Euro Series at Hockenheim Volkswagen driver Edoardo Mortara with a sixth-place finish at Sunday's race secured the "vice" champion's title in...

Sat 26 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Stage 7 results - Truck

Central Europe: Stage 7 results - Truck

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 400 ...

Central Europe: Final standings - Truck

Central Europe: Final standings - Truck

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 400 ...

Fri 04 Jan 2008
Dakar: GINAF Rally Power pre-race notes

Dakar: GINAF Rally Power pre-race notes

GRP ready for the big day.... The entire fleet of the GINAF Rally Power team is ready for 'the big day' tomorrow. On Thursday 3 January the GRP competition trucks and support cars will be submitted to highly critical yet essential technical ...

Petersen/White Lightning Racing Dakar news

Petersen/White Lightning Racing Dakar news

Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing Announces "The Right to Write" Program Michael Petersen to Support African Education During Euromilhoes Dakar 2008 Team owner and driver Michael Petersen (Las Vegas, Nev., USA) took advantage of the...

Mon 07 Jan 2008
Dakar: Vanguard/Bailey Motorsports 2008 cancelation statement

Dakar: Vanguard/Bailey Motorsports 2008 cancelation statement

DAKAR 2008 CANCELLED, SECURITY THREATS CONFIRMED BY VANGUARD CEO's SOURCES Vanguard Integrity Professionals CEO, CTO and founder, Ronn Bailey, expressed his "devastation" and "significant disappointment" in light of today's announcement that,...

Sat 26 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Stage 7 results - Bike

Central Europe: Stage 7 results - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 8 ...

Sun 20 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Volkswagen pre-event notes

Central Europe: Volkswagen pre-event notes

Before the start in Budapest: Volkswagen has a full agenda Wolfsburg (19 April 2008). Roll-out, visit to the parliament, press conference, scrutineering, "meet the team" hosted by partner Red Bull -- the Volkswagen "Dakar" teams of Carlos ...

Mon 20 Oct 2008
Volkswagen newsletter 2008-10-19

Volkswagen newsletter 2008-10-19

Volkswagen Endurance Cup, the Netherlands "Manpower 1 team clinches title with fourth victory At the eighth and final round of the Dutch Volkswagen Endurance Cup at Zandvoort the "Manpower 1 team with drivers Ronald Morien and Ferry Duivenvoorde...

Fri 26 Sep 2008
Volkswagen newsletter 2008-09-26

Volkswagen newsletter 2008-09-26

100 days until the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile The new "Dakar": four Race Touareg cars to start in South America Wolfsburg. A new continent, the same challenge: on 03 January 2009 -- after 29 rounds in Africa -- the legendary...

Sat 05 Jan 2008
Dakar: Wuf Van Ginkel - GINAF Rally Power interview

Dakar: Wuf Van Ginkel - GINAF Rally Power interview

Wuf Van Ginkel: Better prepared than ever Before setting off he meticulously arranges his clothes in his trunk. It's the last thing he has to do before the big departure. Monday, Wulfert Van Ginkel sets off at precisely 9am towards the ...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
Volkswagen by the numbers

Volkswagen by the numbers

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...

Mon 07 Jan 2008
Dakar: Yamaha Racing 2008 cancelation statement

Dakar: Yamaha Racing 2008 cancelation statement

2008 Dakar rally cancelled amid safety concerns The 2008 Dakar rally has been cancelled just one day before the 30th edition of the historic competition was due to start in Lisbon, Portugal. The late move was initiated over security concerns...

Fri 04 Apr 2008
Central Europe Rally on Eurosport

Central Europe Rally on Eurosport

Hungary and Romania host the Central Europe Rally between 20 and 26 April, and Eurosport will broadcast daily highlights of this first "Dakar Series" event. Following the cancellation of the Dakar Rally earlier this year, the Central Europe Rally...

Fri 11 Jan 2008
Robby Gordon speaks out on Dakar rally

Robby Gordon speaks out on Dakar rally

Robby Gordon, driver of the No. 7 Jim Beam Ford Fusion in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, was scheduled to compete in the Dakar Rally this week until the race was cancelled due to terrorist threats. Gordon spoke about the cancellation prior to the...

Tue 01 Jan 2008
Dakar: KTM interview with Hans Trunkenpolz

Dakar: KTM interview with Hans Trunkenpolz

Interview with the Head of the Rally Department - Hans Trunkenpolz Q: Please tell us something about the teams for 2008. A: The KTM teams for the Dakar 2008 include winners from 2006 and 2007, the second-place getter from 2007 and three more...

Wed 23 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Stage 1 results - Car

Central Europe: Stage 1 results - Car

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 201 ...

Central Europe: Stage 1 results - Bike

Central Europe: Stage 1 results - Bike

Pos Num Drivers Nat Make/Model Time Gap to 1st Penalties ---- --- --------------------------------- ----------- ------------------------------ ---------- ---------- --------- 1. 2 ...

Fri 25 Apr 2008
Central Europe: Rally PanAm stage four summary

Central Europe: Rally PanAm stage four summary

Jonah Street and Team Top Rally PanAm struggle through Romania, and shine in Hungary. Veszprem, Hungary. Four days into the Central Europe Rally, the competition moves from Romania back to Hungary. The Romanian stages were short, muddy, rocky,...

Tue 01 Jan 2008
Tiago Monteiro enters the 2008 Dakar Rally

Tiago Monteiro enters the 2008 Dakar Rally

Tiago Monteiro at the 2008 Lisbon-Dakar Rally solo! A personal challenge coupled with a humanitarian mission Tiago Monteiro has decided to cross the threshold of a new experience in auto racing and add a new string to his bow in participating...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
Volkswagen newsletter 2008-12-27

Volkswagen newsletter 2008-12-27

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...

Wed 26 Nov 2008
Technical Scruteenering in Le Havre, France

Technical Scruteenering in Le Havre, France

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...

Fri 14 Nov 2008
Volkswagen newsletter 2008-11-14

Volkswagen newsletter 2008-11-14

50 days till the 2009 Dakar Rally in Argentina and Chile Volkswagen Co-Pilot Michel Perin and the lost "Dakar" treasure Wolfsburg (14 November 2008). Innumerable maps, sketches and so-called road books from seven Dakar Rally starts pile up in...