Qatar Cross Country: Al Attiyah leads again, Erik van Loon rolled his Toyota

Neil Perkins April 20, 2018

Qatar’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah and French co-driver Matthieu Baumel overcame hefty penalties that were added to their overall time to regain the outright lead with the fastest time on the 340.54km selective section of the Qatar Cross-Countr ...

Qatar Cross Country: Qatar´s Adel Abdulla takes commanding T2 lead Friday

Neil Perkins April 20, 2018

Qatar’s Adel Abdulla is firmly on course to secure a memorable first ever T2 category victory at the Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally (QCCR). The Nissan Patrol driver completed the second stage (SS03 incl. prologue) in a time of 04:15:15 ho ...

Rally Raid Kenya: Round 2 ready to rumble in the Naivasha mud on April 28-29

Hansy Schekahn April 20, 2018

The Ranch House Bistro on South Lake Road, Naivasha, will play host to the second round of the "2018 Fly-540 Kenya National Rally Raid Championship" when the top riders and drivers in Kenyas premier off road racing series resume battle o ...

Morocco Desert Challenge: MAN-Team Jacinto continues to recover positions

Anabela Martinho April 20, 2018

The Portuguese driver Elisabete Jacinto finished the fifth stage of the Morocco Desert Challenge, which took place Thursday between Fezzou and Merzouga, in the eighth place among the trucks. The team took 05:11:01 hours to complete the 275 timed k ...

Morocco Desert Challenge: Mechanics deliver Van Kasteren his second stage win

MDC Press Announcement April 20, 2018

MKR-Renault Truck-pilot Janus van Kasteren reached the bivouac on Wednesday evening at an unusual low speed. A broken radiator slowed down the Mammoet Rallysport member and it was so bad that three mechanics had to work through the night to get th ...

Qatar Cross Country VIDEO: Howie to stay in Hospital with broken vertebrae

Hansy Schekahn April 20, 2018

It was a day of high drama in the desert near the Qatari capital of Doha, as Toyota Gazoo Racing SA continued their quest for victory. Unfortunately, Giniel de Villiers and co-driver Robert Howie were forced to retire from the race, after they hit ...

Qatar Cross Country: Kuba Przygonski new leader after massive time penalties

Hansy Schekahn April 20, 2018

The officials of the Qatar Cross Country Rally, 4th round of the FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup, had a long evening and gave some penalties to several competitors, which mixed the stage- and final results in some positions. We cannot actually s ...

Qatar Cross Country: Al Attiyah and Fournier winning the first stage in Qatar

Hansy Schekahn April 19, 2018

Qatar’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah and French co-driver Matthieu Baumel romped to an emphatic victory on the opening 358.15 km desert stage of the Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally today (Thursday). The day’s stage started south-west ...

Silk Way Rally 2018: Canadian ALDO Racing introducing new Car for 2018

Maxdo d'Orsonnens April 19, 2018

On Tuesday evening, the Canadian ALDO Racing Team of David Bensadoun and Patrick Beaulé unveiled their brand-new rally-raid vehicle: The FIA homologated ALDO Racing CR-6, which is powered by a 7-liters Chevrolet Corvette V8 engine that deli ...

Morocco Desert Challenge: MAN´s Elisabete Jacinto returns to the Truck Top10

Anabela Martinho April 19, 2018

The Portuguese driver Elisabete Jacinto reached the seventh place among the trucks on Wednesday, a day when competitors crossed once again the Erg Chegaga dunes. The special allowed the team Bio-Ritmo to win 15 places, compared to the stage of the ...

Qatar Cross Country: Vasilyev and Zhiltsov explaining Qatar characteristics

Hansy Schekahn April 19, 2018

Vladimir Vasilyev and Konstantin Zhiltsov from the Russian G-Energy Team are back in the FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup in Qatar, fighting for the overall win in the Championship. After the first three rounds in Russia, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Vas ...

Merzouga Rally: Joan Barreda, Axel Dutrie and Ruben Faria the winners of SS03

Merzouga Press April 19, 2018

Competitors in the Merzouga Rally faced a 241 km course on Wednesday with dunes as far as the eye can see. The queen stage took bikers, quad riders and Side by Side drivers to the heart of the desert. The third day of racing was also the first hal ...

Qatar Cross Country VIDEO: ´Nasser and Giniel did what we expected of them´

Riaan Esterhuysen April 19, 2018

It was a solid start for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA on the 2018 Qatar Cross-Country Rally, as pre-race favourites Nasser Al Attiyah and co-driver Mathieu Baumel (Toyota Gazoo Racing SA Hilux) set the fastest time on the short, sharp opening stage of t ...

Qatar Cross Country: Nasser Al Attiyah wins Prologue, Van Loon crashed Hilux

Neil Perkins April 19, 2018

Nineteen cars and SSV were officially permitted to start the Qatar Cross-Country Rally 2018 and 14 lined up in the Qatar National Baja, in addition to the four that were eligible from the main event. The two non-starters in the QCCR were Khaled Al ...

Morocco Desert Challenge: Second Victory for Ales Loprais in SS04 in Trucks

MDC Press Announcement April 19, 2018

Ales Loprais / Ferran Marco Alcayna / Petr Pokora took his second victory in the fourth stage of the Morocco Desert Challenge to Fezzou. The Czech Tatra-team took another quarter of an hour to Martin van den Brink / Mitchel van den Brink / Wouter ...

Merzouga Rally: Benavides, Axel Dutrie and Casey Currie the winners of SS02

Hansy Schekahn April 18, 2018

The stakes keep getting higher at the Merzouga Rally. After Monday's 206.71 km opener, the competitors tackled a 175.30 km stage with two lengthy loops crossing massive fields of dunes. The combination of heat (with the mercury hitting 30 ° ...



The other Promotion - Nissan Smokin´ Titan on BBQ-Off Road grillin´ Tour

Hansy Schekahn April 20, 2018

Nissan's Smokin' Titan is fired up and ready to roll. The ultimate tailgating and barbecuing pickup truck has officially departed for a four-city tour en route to "The Great Titan Meat ...

Legendary Range Rover only Car ever built as a Riposte to BBC Top Gear

Hansy Schekahn April 16, 2018

In the early days of the BBC’s Top Gear show, aired every Thursday evening on BBC 2, presenter Chris Goffey was a very influential voice in UK car culture. And on one such Thursday evening in ...

Jaguar Land Rover official partner of new James Bond 007 Elements

Hansy Schekahn April 16, 2018

Jaguar Land Rover has a new mission with James Bond – a three-year partnership at the state-of-the-art interactive experience, "007 Elements" in Soelden, Austria. Fittingly Jaguar L ...

Volkswagen presented Atlas Cross Sport and Atlas Tanoak Concept Cars

Hansy Schekahn April 10, 2018

Volkswagen is igniting the next stage of its global SUV campaign. After recently presenting the new Touareg in China, Volkswagen now presented two new versions of the Atlas developed for the USA: T ...

Jaguar F-Pace SVR SUV with 5-liter V8 680 Nm engine good for 283 km/h

Hansy Schekahn April 04, 2018

The Jaguar F-Pace, 2017 World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year, gets the SVR treatment to make it the fastest and most powerful F-Pace yet, with an enhanced chassis and aerodynamics ...

All-new Acura MDX A-Spec variant makes surprise debut in New York

Hansy Schekahn April 04, 2018

The 2019 Acura MDX A-Spec made a surprise debut at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. Launching mid-year at Acura dealerships, the MDX A-Spec will complete the introduction of A-Spec varian ...

Chevrolet announces ´aggressive look´ Tahoe Custom Midnight special edition

Hansy Schekahn April 04, 2018

Chevrolet announced the new Tahoe Custom Midnight Edition, a rugged and stylish statement featuring a bold, black design and the superior capability customers expect from Chevy full-size SUVs, all ...

Refinement ventures Off-Road with all new GMC Sierra AT4 Truck

Hansy Schekahn April 03, 2018

GMC redefines the off-road space by introducing the all-new 2019 Sierra AT4. For the first time ever, the Sierra AT4 delivers a unique formula of authentic off-road capability and innovative techno ...

Red Bull Ring to host Camp Jeep 2018 from 13-15 July in Austria

Hansy Schekahn April 03, 2018

Camp Jeep 2018 – the biggest and most exciting event of the year for the Jeep Owners Group (JOG) and fans of the brand from across Europe – will be held in the Spielberg Arena at the Re ...



DeWalt SXS 2018: Over 20 Teams at 2018 Australian Side-by-Side Championship

Randall Kilner April 16, 2018

The spotlight shone brightly on the opening round of the 2018 "DeWalt SXS Australian Championship" at Adelaide Motorsport Park on Saturday night. A loaded grid of over 20 teams including 2017 champs, Ewan McClue ...

DeWalt SXS 2018: First round of Australian SXS/SSV Championship in Adelaide

Randall Kilner April 11, 2018

The "DeWalt SXS Australian Championship" heads to Adelaide for the first time on April 14th, to launch the 2018 season on Australia’s first purpose built SXS stadium offroad course under lights at Adelaide Motorsport Park. Heading ...

Italian Baja di Primavera: First test for new TX Ultra4 Prototypes well done

Gianna Vardanega April 10, 2018

The 2018 edition of the "Italian Baja di Primavera" (23-25 March 2018) was held in a truly spring-like setting. The new category in the TX race for similar Ultra4 prototypes was tested by the Ace Acerni Racing crew formed by Pier Acerni ...

Gascoyne Dash 2018: Great Australian Off Road Motorsport Weekend over Easter

Dirtcomp Randall Kilner April 05, 2018

The curtains were raised on the new look 2018 "Coral Coast Helicopter Services Gascoyne Dash" held in Carnarvon, Western Australia over Easter. The event boasted an exciting new point to point off road race format, which bolstered the en ...

Dakar Rally 2019: Easy Rally will be new owner of three Peugeot 3008 DKR Maxi

Hansy Schekahn March 27, 2018

Good news: The former factory Peugeot 3008 DKR Maxi - and parts of the former team - will be in new hands. The French "Easy Rally" team, based in the Village of Tossiat, will buy three of the Peugeot 3008 DKR Maxi and founded the team &q ...

Breslau Rally Poland: Unique Breslau Legend and winner Girousse will be back

Hansy Schekahn March 26, 2018

Breslau Rally Poland, in the early 2000´s. Our first Breslau as journalists. We were sitting in our press-tent. A French guy in an dirty shirt and woozily hair was walking in our direction with two bottles in his hands and some cups. "A ...

Lucas Oil partners with Crandon, Bark River and ERX to form new Short Course

Hansy Schekahn March 23, 2018

For the first time in a decade, the visceral motorsport of US-American short course racing will, once again, be unified - thanks to a newly completed partnership with Lucas Oil and a group of Midwest racing tracks that include Crandon Internationa ...

SCORE San Felipe 250: Over 250 entries expected in SCORE Championship opener

Hansy Schekahn March 20, 2018

Official entries from all across the United States, host country Mexico and several other countries from around the globe continue to arrive as racers pre-run the course and teams tweak their racing machines while finalizing their strategies for n ...

The Mint 400: Bryce Menzies squeaks out overall victory at The Mint 400 Race

Jim Graham March 12, 2018

The 6 PM sunset meant that there were many teams that spent more than half the race with their lights on trying to beat the 11-hour time limit for the race, and even the winners finished in the dark. As the sun dropped below the horizon the rain b ...

The Mint 400: Brock Heger Class 1000 winner, double-win for Polaris in SSV

Jim Graham March 11, 2018

Brock Heger beat more than competitors in 20 classes to be the first finisher in the three-lap morning race at the BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400 (see all results via Link below this article). Starting order for the first five positions Heger’s C ...

The Mint 400: Letner and Millen best in 1500 / 6100 classes qualifyings

Jim Graham March 09, 2018

Harley Letner bested the deepest Trick Truck field of the season by qualifying first at the Method Race Wheels Time Trials for the BFGoodrich Mint 400. While Trick Trucks are typically considered the premiere class in desert racing, Letner’s ...

The Mint 400: (+VIDEO) Race kicked off with big ´The Strip´ Las Vegas Parade

Hansy Schekahn March 08, 2018

400 vehicles are registered for the "The Mint 400", making it the largest off-road race in North America. 150 of those vehicles got to participate in the big parade in the center of Las Vegas though: "It was a logistics issue," ...

The Mint 400: FOX offers 10.000 USD for Overall Winner of The Mint 400 2018

Hansy Schekahn March 07, 2018

The Mint 400 announced FOX Shocks has returned as a supporting sponsor of the 2018 BFGoodrich Tires Mint 400 powered by Monster Energy. FOX designs and develops high performance shock absorbers and suspension products, offering the same technology ...

The Mint 400: The 4 Wheel Parts Mint 400 Vehicle Parade today at 3:00pm

Hansy Schekahn March 07, 2018

The world's toughest off-road race vehicles will parade down world famous Las Vegas Strip during the "4 Wheel Parts Mint 400 Vehicle Parade powered by Odyssey Battery". This year, the parade will span ten miles, beginning at Tropican ...

TORC 2018: Major Midwest Tracks withdraw from TORC Off-Road Racing Series

Hansy Schekahn March 06, 2018

Citing the need to ensure the future of short-course off-road racing in the American Midwest, Crandon International Raceway, Bark River and ERX Motor Park today announced their immediate withdrawal from "The Off Road Racing Championship" ...

BITD 2018: Ford to offer prize-money for Ford-Competitors in US BITD Series

Hansy Schekahn March 02, 2018

Best in the Desert (BITD), the largest off-road race series in North America, announced that Ford will remain as Official Truck Sponsor of the 2018 BITD Series. BITD will continue to use Ford trucks exclusively in its operations and event promotio ...



Rally Raid Kenya: Round 2 ready to rumble in the Naivasha mud on April 28-29

Hansy Schekahn April 20, 2018

The Ranch House Bistro on South Lake Road, Naivasha, will play host to the second round of the "2018 Fly-540 Kenya National Rally Raid Championship" when the top riders and drivers in Kenyas premier off road racing series resume battle o ...



Qatar Cross Country: QMMF agrees two-year motorsport-support with Manateq

Neil Perkins April 16, 2018

The Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF) has reached a two-year agreement with "Manateq" to support all motor sporting activity in the State of Qatar, starting with the Qatar Cros ...

Red Bull Ring to host Camp Jeep 2018 from 13-15 July in Austria

Hansy Schekahn April 03, 2018

Camp Jeep 2018 – the biggest and most exciting event of the year for the Jeep Owners Group (JOG) and fans of the brand from across Europe – will be held in the Spielberg Arena at the Re ...

Trail Desert Challenge: David Castera about the Rally du Maroc Adventurers

Hansy Schekahn March 28, 2018

The "Trail Desert Challenge" (TDC) will be the additional Raid-event for the new-organized FIA- and FIM-World Cup Rally "Rallye du Maroc" of ODC Events by David Castera. The for ...

Dakar Rally 2019: Easy Rally will be new owner of three Peugeot 3008 DKR Maxi

Hansy Schekahn March 27, 2018

Good news: The former factory Peugeot 3008 DKR Maxi - and parts of the former team - will be in new hands. The French "Easy Rally" team, based in the Village of Tossiat, will buy three of ...

Morocco Desert Challenge: Dutch Astronaut driving with biofuel made of waste

Hansy Schekahn March 21, 2018

From Space into the Desert: The Dutch astronaut André Kuipers will start in the biggest Desert Amateurrally "Morocco Desert Challenge" from April 14-22. Kuipers was already involve ...

Former Football Trainer Villas-Boas to drive Maverick X3 in selected events

Neil Perkins March 12, 2018

Esteemed former Premier League soccer manager André Villas-Boas has reached an agreement with South Racing to tackle select rounds of his native Portuguese National Championship of Cross-Cou ...

Dakar Rally 2019: (+VIDEO) Sam Sunderland and his fight for a Dakar-comeback

Hansy Schekahn March 08, 2018

After fearing that he’d been paralysed during the Dakar Rally, British KTM-rider Sam Sunderland was back competing in just over a month. Now he shares his journey with his Sponsor Red Bull, w ...

Trail Desert Challenge: Raid of Rallye du Maroc of David Castera and crew

Hansy Schekahn March 05, 2018

When David Castera took over the "Rallye du Maroc" one of his main goals was to take the adventure bike back to the desert and its trail bike roots. The "Trail Desert Challenge" ...

Dubai Baja 2018: Dubai Autodrome the new home for Rally HQ and Media Center

Narayan Marar February 27, 2018

The Dubai Autodrome will host the Dubai International Baja (powered by AW Rostamani and Nissan). Mohammed Ben Sulayem, President of the Automobile and Touring Club for the UAE and Emirates Motor Sp ...



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