Dakar Rally 2018: Brazilians Varela/Gugelmin secure SxS Victory with Can Am

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

South Racing Can-Am Team’s Reinaldo Varela and Gustavo Gugelmin overcame the final nervy 120km of a punishing and energy-sapping 2018 Dakar Rally to seal a memorable victory in the SxS category. The Brazilians began the final day with a lead ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: Final Overall Results SxS 2018

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

Herewith we present all the finishers in the Side-by-Sides category of the Dakar Rally 2018 (January 6th-20th 2018). The brands of the Side-by-Sides are combined with the team-names. This results will be saved in our database permanentely. If you ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Casale ´The result of so much work and so many sacrifices´

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

There were fewer surprises in the Quads, where Ignacio Casale with his Yamaha Raptor 700 took the final stage and overall victory by a massive margin. The Chilean rider has been untouchable from the start of the race, taking no less than five stag ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Maybe end of career for Czech Dakar-legend Josef Machacek

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

Josef Machacek from Czech Republic is a real "Dakar-Legend": He has won the Dakar 5 times in the quad class, both in Africa and South America, his last victory dating back to 2009. Failing to finish in 2010, he returned in a car in 2014 ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: Final Overall Results QUADS/ATV 2018

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

Herewith we present all the finishers in the Quads / ATV category of the Dakar Rally 2018 (January 6th-20th 2018). The brands of the Quads / ATV are combined with the team-names. This results will be saved in our database permanentely. If you see ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Racefacts who´s the Austrian Dakar Winner Matthias Walkner

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

Just who is Matthias Walkner? Matthias Walkner hasn’t always had it easy when it comes to the Dakar Rally. But one year after finishing second behind teammate Sam Sunderland (GBR) and at just his fourth attempt, he climbed onto the top step ...

Dakar Rally 2018: 17th win in a row for KTM - Walkner first Austrian to win

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

Holding his nerve and completing the last stage, Austrian Matthias Walkner did exactly what he needed to do to win the 2018 Dakar Rally. This victory, the first for an Austrian rider in the motorcycle class, is the 17th in a row for KTM, who have ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Yamaha´s Rodney Faggotter ´I´m happy with my 16th position´

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

It's mission accomplished for the Yamalube Yamaha Official Team, who saw team rider Rodney Faggotter finish the final stage on Saturday without any issues. With it he ended his 2018 Dakar Rally adventure with a positive 16th place in the event ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Gas Gas successfully completes its sensational Dakar-return

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

The final hurdle before Torrot’s GasGas Rally Team concluded its brilliant return to this competition, taking its three riders to the finish line in Córdoba. Johnny Aubert rounded off his magnificent performance over two weeks of comp ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Honda´s Kevin Benavides earning a well-merited 2nd place

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

After two weeks and 8000 kilometers of gruelling competition full of a thousand challenges in all kinds of conditions, Monster Energy Honda Team have completed the 40th edition of the Dakar Rally. Kevin Benavides proved himself up to the challenge ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Hero Motorsports riders proud finishing toughest SA-Dakar

Hansy Schekahn January 21, 2018

It was a glorious day at Cordoba as the Dakar Rally 2018 came to a grand end after a gruelling 14 day journey. As the competitors crossed the finishing line, the emotions rolled high amidst the cheer from the teams and the crowd alike. For India&a ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Pablo Quintanilla - ´We didn’t get the result we hoped for´

Hansy Schekahn January 21, 2018

With the 2018 Dakar Rally coming to an end in Córdoba, Argentina, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing teammates Pablo Quintanilla and Andrew Short have both successfully made it to the finish of this extremely challenging event. Follow ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Gerard Farrés finished 5th for Himoinsa in his last Dakar

Hansy Schekahn January 21, 2018

The 2018 Dakar rally, one of the toughest held in recent years, concluded with a masterful performance by the Himoinsa team, the best Spanish team in Dakar 2018. Four of the five components making up the red formation have achieved the goal of fin ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: Final Overall Results BIKES 2018

Hansy Schekahn January 21, 2018

Herewith we present all the finishers in the Motobikes category of the Dakar Rally 2018 (January 6th-20th 2018). The brands of the Motobikes are combined with the team-names. This results will be saved in our database permanentely. If you see any ...

Dakar Rally 2018 TICKER: Congratulations to the winners of the Dakar 2018!

Hansy Schekahn January 20, 2018

CARS: Peugeot has made it again in front of a Toyota Double! Congratulations to Carlos Sainz and Lucas Cruz, they needed 49:16:18 hours! Second is the crew of Nasser Al Attiyah and Matthieu Baumel in their Gazoo Toyota Hilux (+43: ...

Dakar Rally 2018: X-raid´s Jakub Przygonski works his way up to fifth overall

Hansy Schekahn January 20, 2018

Jakub Przygonski and Tom Colsoul are holdings the flags up for the German X-raid Mini Team, which was not really presented with luck in the 2018 Dakar Rally. The Pole and his Belgian navigator finished 4th, right ahead of Mikko Hirvonen and Andrea ...



Legend meets legend – Schwarzenegger introduces new Mercedes G-Class

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

On the eve of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), the Michigan Theatre in Detroit played host to not one but two legends. It was the venue chosen by Mercedes-Benz for its traditiona ...

All-new Renault Koleos even more refinde with new Initiale Paris Version

Hansy Schekahn January 03, 2018

Having gone on sale last summer, the All-New Koleos - made in South Korea - is now available with a new top-of-the-range Initiale Paris trim level. The arrival of this luxurious version provides cu ...

Yamaha launch performance boosting GYTR Turbo Kit for YXZ1000R Side-by-Sides

Hansy Schekahn January 03, 2018

Since their launch, the Yamaha YXZ1000R models have brought a whole new level of thrilling pure sports performance to the Side-by-Side segment. Featuring an industry leading specification that incl ...

Jeep unveiled all new Jeep Wrangler 2018 at Los Angeles Auto Show in the US

Hansy Schekahn December 20, 2017

The all new Jeep Wrangler has made its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show in December 2018, building on its legendary history with an unmatched combination of offroad capability, authentic Jeep des ...

World premiere of the new G-Class at North American International Auto Show

Hansy Schekahn December 18, 2017

Mercedes-Benz heads into 2018 with the relaunch of a classic: At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Mercedes will unveil the new G-Class. The offroad legend will undergo ...

Jaguar F-Pace SUV with five-star Euro NCAP rating with 93, 85 and 80 per cent

Hansy Schekahn December 18, 2017

Jaguar´s performance SUV, which also won 2017 World Car Design of the Year at the 2017 World Car Awards, scored 93% for adult occupant protection, 85% for child occupant protection and 80% fo ...

Land Rover introducing ultra-versatile commercial version of the LR Discovery

Hansy Schekahn December 18, 2017

A new ultra-versatile commercial version of the Land Rover Discovery will go on sale in the UK on Monday, December 18th 2017. Featuring 1,856 litres of flexible load space replacing the second and ...

Production of Volvo’s first ever small premium SUV XC40 begins in Belgium

Hansy Schekahn December 13, 2017

A new era starts for the Volvo Cars plant in Ghent, Belgium in November 2017 as the first customer-bound XC40 small SUV is set to roll off the production line. The new XC40, for which the company h ...

BMW X6 as 900 HP hard-core edition Manhart MHX6 Dirt² concept for 400K Euros

Hansy Schekahn December 13, 2017

A few years ago the Geman based company Manhart, specialized in refining vehicles from the BMW M-GmbH, built the first Manhart MHX6 Dirt Edition. Based on the first generation X6 the Dirt Edition r ...



BRP´s Cam Am brand celebrates racing successes in Dirt, Snow and on the Water

Hansy Schekahn January 05, 2018

BRP is celebrating an outstanding 2017 racing year and is preparing for another great year in 2018. It all kicks off later this week with the Dakar Rally in South America, in which the company’s Can-Am Maverick X3 will compete for the first ...

Hell´s Gate 2018: Registrations for Italian Extreme Enduro Race are open now

Piero Batini December 15, 2017

Sure, the first thing you could say is that you didn’t know when, that you weren’t informed. That’s why the organizers would like to underscore the dates of Hell’s Gate race certified up until now. Just so you don’t h ...

Baja Rally 2018: Dates and starting fees announced for Mexican Ensenada Rally

Hansy Schekahn December 11, 2017

Bajarallymoto.com and Rally Comp have announced plans for a sixth consecutive edition its multi-day navigation rally-raid competition in the Mexican State of Baja California next October 8-13, 2018. Continuing in partnership with Rally Playero Ent ...

BITD 2018: Harley Letner and Toyo Tires win the Class 1500 Championship

Jay Jones December 06, 2017

Harley Letner piloted his Youtheory / King Shocks / Toyo Tires #1570 buggy to a first in class / second overall in the "Pahrump Nugget 250" in November in Pahrump, Nevada (USA).  As a result, he won the 2017 Class 1500 championship ...



Baja Rally 2018: Dates and starting fees announced for Mexican Ensenada Rally

Hansy Schekahn December 11, 2017

Bajarallymoto.com and Rally Comp have announced plans for a sixth consecutive edition its multi-day navigation rally-raid competition in the Mexican State of Baja California next October 8-13, 2018. Continuing in partnership with Rally Playero Ent ...



BRP´s Cam Am brand celebrates racing successes in Dirt, Snow and on the Water

Hansy Schekahn January 05, 2018

BRP is celebrating an outstanding 2017 racing year and is preparing for another great year in 2018. It all kicks off later this week with the Dakar Rally in South America, in which the company&rsqu ...

Jean Todt re-elected FIA President for a third term at FIA General Assembly

Hansy Schekahn December 11, 2017

Jean Todt was re-elected as President of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) at the organisation’s General Assembly in Paris on Friday, Dec 12th 2017. Stan ...

FIM Awards in Andorra - Pablo Quintanilla second time Cross Country Champion

Hansy Schekahn December 06, 2017

The annual season closing prize giving ceremony welcomed a new era as the first edition of the new FIM Awards was realised in the stunning ballroom of the Andorra Park Hotel in Andorra la Vella, Eu ...



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