Posts in tag

Dakar


Dakar Stage 9: Price & Al-Attiyah Stay On Top

Read More

After 10 stages across the dunes of Peru the best offroad racers in the world have emerged victorious at the 2019 Dakar Rally. It’s been a bumpy ride of over 5,500 kilometres at the planet’s toughest test of motorsports endurance. In the bike category, Australian Toby Price (AUS) is celebrated a second Dakar win after a phenomenal …

29

There was a fair amount of chaos in the Peruvian dunes on the penultimate stage of the 2019 Dakar Rally. For many it was a final chance to claw back some serious time on their rivals. The soft sands of Pisco ended up biting hard and took the Dakar’s most successful ever competitor out of …

71

The gruelling route of the 2019 Dakar Rally showed its teeth on stage three as it removed race leaders from the contest. A heady mix of dunes, mountain plateaus and roadbook confusion was too much to take for some of rally-raids biggest names as leaderboards across all categories suffered a major shakeup. In the car …

105

After Monday’s quick taste of the dunes, things got serious on stage two of the 2019 Dakar Rally with a race route of 350 kilometres laid out for the competitors. The challenging route created drama all the way as former winners were caught out by the shifting sands and newcomers pounced to take advantage of …

108

The Holden Ute of Steve Riley and Trev Hanks are currently living their dream of racing at Dakar in their Aussie built Holden Ute. Steve Riley a former off road motorcycle racer and three times auto winner of the Australian safari rally along with co/driver and friend Trev Hanks are competing in 2019 Dakar Rally. …

443

The glorious day that all desert racers have been waiting for finally arrived as the 2019 Dakar Rally got started today. All the months of preparation were put into practice on the dunes around Pisco as stage one as the world’s toughest rally got underway. The opening special stage took place after a 247-kilometre liaison …

144

Nine-time World Rally Champion and recent Rally Catalunya winner Sébastien Loeb will sensationally return to the Dakar Rally next year as a privateer, backed by Red Bull. The 44-year-old Frenchman, who won his 79th WRC rally in Spain last weekend, will drive a Peugeot 3008DKR navigated by Daniel Elena. This is similar to the car …

154
Sebastien Loeb (FRA) of Team Peugeot TOTAL races during stage 2 of Rally Dakar 2017 from Resistencia to San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina on January 3, 2017. // Flavien Duhamel/Red Bull Content Pool

A flat out race of over 275km defined day two at the 2017 Dakar Rally as some pre-race favourites made big statements in the car and bike races. There was no catching Sébastien Loeb (FRA) of Team Peugeot Total in the car contest while Toby Price (AUS) of the Red Bull KTM Factory Team was quickest on two wheels between Resistencia …

56
Nasser Al Attiyah (QAT) of Toyota Gazoo Racing SA races during stage 1 of Rally Dakar 2017 from Asuncion, Paraguay to Resistencia, Argentina on January 2, 2017.

Today, the Dakar Rally finally started into its 2017 edition, with stage one taking the field from Paraguay’s capital Asuncion to Resistencia, Argentina. Prior to the border crossing the drivers had to contest a short 39-kilometre special stage. In terms of time for the competitors this was just under half an hour under the clock, but …

56
Kamaz Master Team final livery // Denis Klero/Red Bull Content Pool

Rally squad Kamaz reveals the new truck that it hopes will take them to a 14th victory on the Dakar Rally, which runs through some of the most inhospitable terrain in South America. Unlike the trucks that have gone before it, this latest Kamaz Master, based on the Kamaz-4326 chassis, has a long cab with …

102

A closer look at the numbers behind arguably motorsport’s toughest event. We’re still in the 12 days of Christmas but what of the 12 stages of Dakar? Arguably motorsport’s most arduous course gets under way on January 2 in Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay, stage one’s 454 kilometres a mere dent in the marathon course …

58

Robby Gordon and Team SPEED are returning to compete in the 2016 Dakar Rally in full force with Two super car HST Gordini’s contending for the overall win. Gordon will drive his familiar bright orange #312 SPEED Energy/Toyo Tires/ TRAXXAS entry; while 2015 Stadium SUPER Trucks Champion, and X Games Gold Medalist Sheldon Creed, joins …

41