Dakar Rally 2018: Revenge of ´El Matador´ - A perfect goodbye for Peugeot

Hansy Schekahn January 24, 2018

Carlos Sainz and Lucas Cruz have been unlucky over the last three Dakars but they bounced back in the strongest possible way. Having driven a masterful rally from the start, the two Spaniards demonstrated both performance and consistency at t ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Óscar Fuertes completes first Dakar with SsangYong Tivoli

Hansy Schekahn January 23, 2018

The Spanish rally-rookies Óscar Fuertes and Diego Vallejo have completed the Dakar 2018 with their all-new SsangYong TivoliDKR Buggy, based on an Spanish Herrador. "We are destroyed, especially after the efforts of these last stages,&q ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Ford-crew Ourednicek / Kripal finished toughest Dakar ever

Rita Konya January 23, 2018

Tomas Ourednicek and David Kripal have successfully finished the 40th anniversary edition of Dakar Rally, that is widely considered as one of the most difficult ever in the history of the prestigious race. The crew of South Racing Central Europe c ...

Dakar Rally 2018: ´Only-hands´ driver Isidre Esteve ´ready to go back 2019´

Dakar Rally 2018: January 23, 2018

Isidre Esteve arrived back home to Spain after travelling from Córdoba, Argentina, where the Dakar 2018 wrapped up last Saturday. The Repsol Rally Team driver said he is "very happy" with his performance and "ready and raring ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Hennie de Klerk and Gerhard Schutte win the Rookie race

Hansy Schekahn January 23, 2018

South African duo Hennie de Klerk and Gerhard Schutte brought their locally built Volkswagen TreasuryOne Amarok V8 home to victory in the rookie rankings of Dakar 2018. The Pretoria crew was ecstatic, albeit totally exhausted as they mounted the f ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Toyota President Akio Toyoda commenting the Dakar Result

Hansy Schekahn January 23, 2018

This is not the normal way: The President of Toyota, Akio Toyoda, commented himself the results of the Dakar Rally 2018. "The 2018 Dakar Rally reached the finish line. Facing conditions including various road surfaces, altitude and temperatur ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Qatari Nasser Al Attiyah ´We have every reason to be proud´

Hansy Schekahn January 23, 2018

"For us, Dakar 2018 was extremely tough," said the Dakar 2nd in the cars, Qatari Nasser Al Attiyah. "But we are very happy to finish in second place overall. Of course, we would have been happier with a win, but to have two of our t ...

Dakar Rally 2018: All South Racing cars in the finish - Halpern best as 9th

Hansy Schekahn January 23, 2018

South Racing completed a remarkable record on the 2018 Dakar Rally, which turned out to be one of the most demanding ever events and the toughest that has been staged in South America since the event switched from Africa in 2009. The team brought ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Coronel Brothers finished with a ´swimmingpool´ in the car

Hansy Schekahn January 23, 2018

Mission accomplished for Tim and Tom Coronel. At least most of it. With the brand-new and brawny Jefferies Buggy, the duo has reached the finish of the 2018 Dakar Rally. "The Beast" did have quite a few teething problems, but the America ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Peugeot-privateer Al Qassimi ´It was not an easy adventure´

Hansy Schekahn January 23, 2018

Abu Dhabi Racing and Peugeot Middle East official driver Sheikh Khalid bin Faisal Al Qassimi, behind the wheel of a Peugeot 3008 DKR with Xavier Panseri as co-driver finished the Dakar 6th overall. It was a satisfying and successful end to a campa ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Przygonski and Colsoul best Mini-crew 2018 as 5th overall

Hansy Schekahn January 23, 2018

A Dakar-rally with surprisingly mixed emotions for the X-raid Mini crews. The Dakar rally became back from South American WRC-style to African offroad-style and this forced many comepetitors to retire - in the cars from 92 crews only 43 reached th ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: Final Overall Results CARS 2018

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

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

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 ...



Peugeot 3008 SUV gets a Diesel-powered 2.0 litre HDi Engine

Hansy Schekahn January 24, 2018

The Peugeot 3008 SUV range has been extended with the introduction of a diesel-powered engine, to supplement its existing petrol version. The 3008 Active and Allure models now comprise of two engin ...

Land Rover launches limited 5-ltr 405HP Defender V8 ´70years´ 

Hansy Schekahn January 24, 2018

Land Rover announces a limited-edition high-performance version of the iconic Defender, with up to 150 V8-powered examples re-engineered to celebrate the Land Rover marque’s 70th anniversary ...

New 2019 Jeep Cherokee made it´s debut at the Detroit Auto Show

Hansy Schekahn January 24, 2018

The new 2019 Jeep Cherokee made its debut at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show boasting a new design, along with the addition of an all-new, advanced 2.0-liter direct-injection inline four-cylinder engine ...

Volkswagen to present Amarok Pickup Dark Label special edition

Hansy Schekahn January 24, 2018

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is set to welcome buyers to the "dark side" this spring with the launch of an exclusive new special edition Amarok. Available to order now, the new Amarok D ...

LR announces handcrafted 999 units limited Range Rover SV Coupé

Hansy Schekahn January 24, 2018

Land Rover announces the introduction of the full-size luxury SUV coupé: The new Range Rover SV Coupé. It will be a dramatic addition to the Range Rover portfolio, featuring a seducti ...

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 ...



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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