Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS12 Stage/Overall TRUCKS

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

TRUCKS SS12: Chilecito - San Juan (Jan 18th, 2018) - 523 km Stage, 270 km Liaison, 793 km overall - 17% Sand, 65% Soil, 8% Stones, 0% Vegetation - This stage was cancelled for the bikes and quads. The only way that car and truck crews will be able ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS12 Stage/Overall CARS

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS12 Stage/Overall CARS

CARS SS12: Chilecito - San Juan (Jan 18th, 2018) - 523 km Stage, 270 km Liaison, 793 km overall - 17% Sand, 65% Soil, 8% Stones, 0% Vegetation - This stage was cancelled for the bikes and ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Peugeot-privateer Al Qassimi 8th with a broken suspension

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi achieved this excellent result despite his Peugeot 3008 DKR Maxi suffering a broken suspension just 50km into the stage, but after inspecting the damage, the Abu Dhabi Racing-Peugeot Middle East driver went about his busin ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Japanese Hino Team leading the light-trucks at 9th overall

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

The Japanese Hino Team Sugawara crewed by Teruhito Sugawara and Mitsugu Takahashi finished SS11 at 9th place overall and 1st place in the Under 10-liter class for an accumulated overall ranking at 9th place. While the Hino 500 Series truck was the ...

Dakar Rally 2018: The rookies hero: Oscar Fuertes and Ssangyong still tough

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

Three days. That is what the Spanish Dakar-rookie Óscar Fuertes has left to achieve his great goal in the 2018 Dakar: To finish the race in his first participation. Wednesday, he has taken a step towards achieving this challenge by overcomi ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Stéphane Peterhansel ´I think I’ve got a vertebra missing´

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

With three days of competitive action now remaining on the Dakar, Team Peugeot Total continues to hold 1st and 2nd after SS11: One of the shorter ones on the menu for this year. Nonetheless, it was also one of the most complex, characterised by th ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Villagra seizes the lead, Van Genugten loses two hours

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

Not completely undamaged the Team De Rooy Iveco’s reached the finish of SS11. But the result was nonetheless: Federico Villagra took the lead in the rankings. Due to a penalty for a broken strap in stage 10, which was calculated Wednesday, t ...

Dakar Rally 2018: GasGas - ´We can only have words of praise for our riders´

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

Torrot's GasGas Rally Team riders have successfully overcome one of the stages most feared by the participants of the Dakar Rally: The Super Fiambalá. Johnny Aubert, who finished 10th on Tuesday, made the most of his advanced starting p ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Yamaha ´This Dakar has been one of mixed emotions for us´

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

Continuing to make progress in this year's Dakar Rally, Yamaha´s Rodney Faggotter wrapped up SS11 in 16th position, his second-best stage result to date. With all eyes focused on reaching the big finish of the rally in Córdoba on ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Ten Brinke - ´We are really moving in the right direction´

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa Team’s new Dutch driver Bernhard Ten Brinke paid back his team’s faith with a stunning performance to claim a second ever Dakar stage win on SS11 between Belén and Chilecito in Argentina. His fir ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Varela and Gugelmin still leading the rally in the SxS

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

South Racing Can-Am Team’s Reinaldo Varela and Gustavo Gugelmin set out to defend their SxS category lead of 48:12 minutes from 4th position on the road on the 11th timed special stage of 280km between Belén and Chilecito in Argentina ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Coronel-brothers buggy now simply a little more naked

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

During SS11, Tim and Tom Coronel have achieved their best result to date. In scorching hot and tricky conditions, the duo scored a top 25 finish. After the unique victory by Bernhard ten Brinke, that completed a beautiful day for the Dutch drivers ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Pablo Quintanilla 8th ´I will do my best to go even higher´

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

Making the most of a challenging first half of the marathon stage, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing teammates Pablo Quintanilla and Andrew Short have both improved their positions in the event’s provisional overall standings followin ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Van Kasteren Renault not at the start, Huzink ranked 5th

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

Both good and bad news came to the Renault-Team of MKR Technology during the 11th stage of Dakar Rally. While Janus van Kasteren`s Renault 4x4 did not manage to get to the start of the stage due to technical issues, the situation was saved by Gerd ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Mini of Mikko Hirvonen rolled in SS11 but they continue

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

Right from the very start of the stage, it was clear the duo of Mikko Hirvonen and co-driver Andreas Schulz were determined to carry out what Hirvonen had promised the day before – to complete the remainder of Dakar with fast stage times. In ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Czech Ford Ranger crew improved overall results to 35th

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

Stage 11 of the 2018 Dakar Rally was not easy for the Ford Ranger pilots Tomas Ourednicek and David Kripal. In the light of how their day started, the 28th time they clocked in the 280 km long special, nicknamed ‘Super Fiambalá’ ...



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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