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Dakar Rally

 
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 Peugeot Sport, Red Bull and Total will join forces once again for the 2015 Dakar rally, hoping to replicate Peugeot's late 1980s... read more

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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 


 
Peterhansel celebrating his 10th Dakar Rally victory

X-Raid Team Drives MINI Countryman ALL4 To 2012 Dakar Rally Victory

Stéphane Peterhansel and his co-driver Jean-Paul Cottret have taken out top honors at the 2012 Dakar Rally for the X-Raid Team and MINI. At the end of the last of 14... read more January 18, 2012 by 


 
2011 Bentley Continental GT

First An SUV And Now Dakar? Bentley Jumping In With Both Feet

Bentley. Dakar. For generations those two names have stood at opposite ends of the automotive spectrum. One is synonymous with comfort and luxury that few get to see. The... read more November 9, 2011 by 


 
Excite Rallye Raid Team Range Rover Evoque Dakar race vehicle

Range Rover Evoque To Tackle Dakar Rally In 2013

With three-time Dakar Rally winner Volkswagen pulling out of the event from next year onwards, there are a number of new players keen on entering the grueling off-road rally... read more September 26, 2011 by 


 
Tom Coronel's electric McRae Buggy

McRae Electric Dakar Buggy In The Rain: Video

McRae Buggy and Tim Coronel are working on the first electric buggy for the 2012 Dakar Rally, and it finally got the chance to test in some real race conditions at the 2011... read more July 29, 2011 by 


 
Volkswagen wins 2011 Dakar Rally

Volkswagen Wins 2011 Dakar Rally, Achieves Hat Trick

Volkswagen has managed to win the Dakar Rally for the third time in succession, with drivers Nasser AlAttiyah and Timo Gottschalk taking the top honors. They were joined by... read more January 17, 2011 by 


 
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