Dakar Rally 2018: Al Qassimi ´SS10 a good feel for me although it was rough´

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

Sheikh Khalid bin Faisal Al Qassimi and Xavier Panseri of Abu Dhabi Racing and Peugeot Middle East moved up to 7th overall after finishing 4th on SS10. The challenge for the Abu Dhabi Racing driver was negotiating the narrow tracks in the canyons, ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Czech Ford Ranger crew could smile again an playing angles

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

After the Bolivian nightmare, the first stage on Argentinian soil finally brought Tomas Ourednicek and David Kripal a day without ‘adventures’ and with real racing. This was reflected in the results, too: they finished the 372 km speci ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Tatra pilot Martin Kolomy on the side and with broken axle

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

Both pilots of the Czech Buggyra Tatra Team suffered SS10 through. Despite that both Martin Kolomy and Martin Soltys finally reached the top ten.  "This edition shows that the organizers worked hard to make the race demanding and their r ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Fagotter now best Yamaha pilot afte Van Beveren´s crash

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

SS10 of the 2018 Dakar Rally will be remembered as one of the most demanding rally stages in recent history. Taking competitors from Salta to Belén, Tuesday's stage included some very tricky navigation in dry and dusty terrain. Followin ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Coronel brothers - ´We are enjoying it and let’s get on´

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

After the unexpected rest day due to the cancellation of SS09, Tim and Tom Coronel were able to push again with their Jefferies Buggy during SS10. The crew had given ‘The Beast’ a full service again during the extra day off and thus, t ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Mini´s Al Rajhi finally disqualified after starting SS10

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

Tuesday’s SS10 started with some good news for the Mini Family. Following the Dakar organisers’ decision to remove Yazeed Al Rajhi and co-driver Timo Gottschalk from SS07’s results, the crew was reinstated and could compete, star ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Hero´s Oriol Mena delivers his best stage and finishes 4th

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

For Oriol Mena of the Indian Hero Motosports Team, however it looked like a different rally altogether as he attacked from the very beginning, consistently maintaining his top 15 position through the day. He finished SS10 in a very commendable 4th ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Iveco winner Van Genugten - ´I did not want to win today´

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

Team De Rooy Iveco did good business in SS10 of the Dakar Rally. Ton van Genugten recorded his second stage victory and climbed to 4th in the standings. Federico Villagra came in second, at just 33 seconds behind and cut half of arrears in the sta ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Winner Stéphane Peterhansel ´I drove as fast as possible´

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

After the cancellation of SS09, the competitive action on the Dakar Rally resumed in Argentina with a 372-kilometer special stage from Salta to Belén. Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret took their second straight stage win in ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Nasser Al Attiyah ´Bad day for us but happy to see finish´

Neil Perkins January 17, 2018

Toyota Gazoo Racing’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah slipped back to 3rd in the overall standings after dropping 29:16 minutes to the day’s winner Stéphane Peterhansel on a deceptively tricky 10th stage between Salta and Belén i ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Varela remains in control in SxS, Uribe slips to third

Neil Perkins January 17, 2018

The South Racing Can-Am Team endured a dramatic 10th special stage on the Dakar Rally and a very difficult competitive section, held in punishing heat, between Salta and Belén in Argentina. Reinaldo Varela and Gustavo Gugelmin began the day ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Gerard Farrés makes the most of the great Argentinian trap

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

After the transitionary day which took the Dakar caravan from Bolivia to Argentina, the race was resumed with one of the most complex stages in this 40th edition of the toughest motorsports event in the world. Extreme navigation and some treachero ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Husqvarna´s Quintanilla and Short inside the Top 6 in SS10

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

Making the best of a challenging day in this year’s Dakar Rally, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing teammates Pablo Quintanilla and Andrew Short have both finished inside the top six in SS10 of the event. With Pablo claiming a strong r ...

Dakar Rally TICKER: Short News Updates SS11

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

 

Dakar Rally TICKER: The trucks are in the race and passed WP02. Actual fastest is the Argentinian Iveco-driver Federico Villagra, followed by the MAZ of Sergej Viazovich (+5:39), the second Iveco of Ton van Genugten (+6:06) and th ...

SS11 - Wed. 17.01.2018 - Belén - Chilecito

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

If the weather is particularly hot, reducing the firmness of the sand, this will be one of the toughest spots in Argentina... and potentially the place where a racer in good shape will be able to shine. Stéphane Peterhansel can attest to th ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS10 Stage/Overall QUADS

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

QUADS SS10: Salta - Belén (Jan 16th, 2018) - All competitors: 372 km Stage, 426 km Liaison, 798 km overall - 75% Sand, 9% Soil, 8% Stones, 8% Vegetation - The Dakar has covered pretty much all of this region… but the dunes that the r ...



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 ...

Top marks in Euro NCAP Test: Mercedes X-Class awarded five stars for safety

Hansy Schekahn December 13, 2017

With five stars, the new Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pickup has been awarded the highest possible score in the independent safety test "Euro NCAP Test". The Mercedes-Benz pickup impressed in th ...



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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