Dakar Rally

Sébastien Loeb joins 2016 Dakar Rally team Peugeot-Total

Peugeot Enlists Rally Legend And Pikes Peak Record Holder Sébastien Loeb For 2016 Dakar

He’s already been named champion nine times in the World Rally Championship, and in 2013 he obliterated the previous record for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb with his seemingly impossible time of 8:13.878, but soon Sébastien Loeb may be able to add yet another title to his growing list of... read more

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Peugeot 2008 DKR

Peugeot Reveals Its Dakar Racer, The 2008 DKR

Peugeot and multiple World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb made headlines last year with their dominance of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. This year, two other rally... read more April 23, 2014 by 

Carlos Sainz and Cyril Despres to drive for Peugeot in 2015 Dakar Rally

Peugeot To Make Dakar Rally Comeback In 2015

After its domination of Pikes Peak last year, Peugeot is set to return to another arena in which it once competed--the famed Dakar rally. The Pikes Peak partnership of... read more March 27, 2014 by 

Joan ‘Nani’ Roma driving an X-Raid MINI ALL4 Racing in the 2014 Dakar Rally

X-Raid’s Joan Roma Drives MINI ALL4 Racing To 2014 Dakar Rally Victory

A trio of MINI All4 Racing crossovers took the top three spots in the 2014 Dakar Rally, which saw Spanish driver Joan ‘Nani’ Roma come first. It was the first win... read more January 20, 2014 by 

Dakar Rally infographic from Safelite.

(Almost) Everything You Need To Know About The Dakar Rally In One Infographic

The the 2014 Dakar Rally is underway, so Safelite decided to put together an infographic for the uninitiated. First staged in 1978, the Dakar is known as one of the toughest... read more January 8, 2014 by 

MINI at the 2013 Dakar Rally

MINI And X-Raid Partner For Another Run At Dakar

MINI and X-raid will once again team up to take on the treacherous Dakar Rally. A total of 11 Countryman-based MINI ALL4 Racing rally cars will compete in the 2014 Dakar, all... read more December 11, 2013 by 

EVR Proto VX 101 Rally Raid Concept Dakar race truck

EVR Proto VX 101 Rally Raid Concept Takes on Dakar With Corvette LS7 Power

To take on the legendary Dakar Rally, you need a tough vehicle. As racing vehicles go, the EVR (Eric Vigouroux Racing) Proto VX 101 Rally Raid Concept is pretty tough. It may... read more November 8, 2013 by 

Custom Ford Ranger to be entered in 2014 Dakar Rally

Ford To Enter 2014 Dakar Rally With Mustang-Powered Ranger Pickup

Ford confirmed it will enter the 2014 Dakar Rally using its latest Ranger pickup truck currently sold overseas. The rally, which once again will be taking place in South... read more July 30, 2013 by 

2013 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4 Dakar Winner

MINI Celebrates Dakar Win With Special Edition JCW Countryman

A MINI, albeit a highly-modified one, has been driven to victory in the arduous Dakar Rally for the past two years, with Frenchman Stéphane Peterhansel and his... read more March 4, 2013 by 

MINI at the 2013 Dakar Rally

X-Raid Team Drives MINI Countryman To Second Consecutive Dakar Rally Win

Following their win at last year’s race, the duo made up of Frenchmen Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret have won the Dakar Rally once more, and in... read more January 21, 2013 by 

The Race2Recovery Team

Race2Recovery Team Ready For Start Of Dakar Rally

Eighteen months ago, a fledgling Dakar Rally team calling itself Race2Recovery consisted of a handful of team members, mostly combat-wounded British soldiers, and a single... read more January 4, 2013 by 

2013 Dakar Rally

Get Ready For The 2013 Dakar Rally: Video

In just two days the 2013 Dakar Rally will commence, with scores of drivers and riders set to take across the plains and hills of Argentina, Chile and Peru during the arduous... read more January 3, 2013 by 

The X-raid Team's MINI Cooper Countryman support vehicle - image: BMW Group

MINI Shows Off Cooper Countryman Dakar Rally Support Vehicle

Last January, MINI surprised the racing world by taking first place honors in the grueling Dakar Rally. Even more surprising was the fact that 2012 represented MINI’s... read more November 20, 2012 by 

The RaBe Desert Warrior, campaigned by Britain's Excite Rallye Raid Team

The RaBe Desert Warrior, Britain's Dakar Rally Hope

In January of 2013, Britain’s first professional Dakar Rally team will contest for an T1 Class win driving an all-new desert racer. Loosely based on the Range Rover... read more November 8, 2012 by 

An artist's rendering of the Honda CRF450X

Honda Announces Its Return To The Dakar Rally

Honda ran a factory-backed motorcycle team in the legendary Paris-Dakar Rally from 1981 thorough 1989. In this nine-year period, Honda won the event five times on three... read more July 2, 2012 by 

2012 Bentley EXP 9 F SUV concept

Bentley Dakar Entry Edges Closer To Reality

Bentley is likely to execute a proven Volkswagen Group formula for the promotion of its upcoming SUV by entering a racing version in the arduous Dakar rally. Just like the... read more May 18, 2012 by 


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