Peter Utoft: "Everyone aims for the same - to win"
Wolfsburg (13 December 2010). A gruelling desert, extreme climatic conditions, high
altitudes: The Dakar Rally is the toughest test in motorsport. Volkswagen tackles it with four
Race Touareg 3...
Team Honda Europe on the mission!
The countdown towards Dakar 2011 runs and will
include a severe test in Tunesia. The new rally
kit with the revolutionary rear tank has absorbed
its first miles. Different riders, including some
mechanics in the...
SOUTH AFRICANS TO THE FORE ON DAKAR RALLY
A band of South Africans who cut their off road racing teeth in the Absa Off Road Championship will be looking for more glory on the Argentina - Chile Dakar Rally from January 1 to 16.
SILK WAY: Moscow to Sotchi in 2011
The third edition of the " Dakar Series " cornerstone event, the Silk Way
Rally, will be run from July 9-16, 2011. The route will begin in the
Russian capital city of Moscow and conclude at the host city of the...
22 days until the 2011 Dakar Rally
New rules: tricky task for the Volkswagen navigators
From the perspective of the co-drivers Volkwagen's battle
for victory at the 2011 Dakar Rally will be fought under
clearly changed conditions: Carlos ...
HT Rally Raid develops a new rallykit for Honda CRF 450X
HT Rally Raid works hard on the development of a new kit for the Honda
CRF 450X. A low centre of gravity and a good air conduction around the
engine and the radiators are the main...
19 days until the 2011 Dakar Rally
2011 "Dakar": this will be my highlight - Giniel de Villiers
A challenging combination of familiar and new stages awaits
the Volkswagen factory drivers during the 2011 Dakar Rally.
Giniel de Villiers (ZA),...
Carlos Sainz has taken his first Dakar Rally victory on his fourth attempt,
finishing the grueling 15-day cross-country event just two minutes and 12
seconds ahead of his Volkswagen Motorsport teammate Nasser Al-Attiyah. The
Qatari veteran had...
Cyril Despres and Vladimir Chagin added to their Dakar Rally victory
tallies, as each one took a dominant victory in his category -- Bikes
and Trucks, respectively. In the Quads, though, it was first-time winner
Marcos Patronelli taking the...
16 days until the 2011 Dakar Rally
2011 Dakar Rally: German rock summit on foothills of the Andes
Wolfsburg (16 December 2010). Enormous power, dynamics that
won't stop and a constant flow of pure adrenalin: the
Silk Way Rally 2010
Race Touareg passes endurance test - visit by Vladimir Putin
Successful endurance test: Volkswagen celebrated a
commanding one-two-three exploit at the Silk Way Rally.
"Dakar" winner Carlos Sainz (E) together with his ...
DEATH OF A SPECTATOR DURING THE FIRST STAGE
The spectator who was amongst the group hit by the vehicle of competitor
number 418 at the 75 km point of the first special stage linking Buenos
Aires to Cordoba, Sonia Natalia Gallardo, died this ...
Volkswagen Motorsport, which set out a week ago to defend its first Dakar
victory, looks to be in a strong position at the halfway point of the
legendary cross-country event. The official day of rest came after the
longest day of the rally in...