Dakar Rally 2018: Quad rider Kees Koolen - ´Penalty for Sainz is too lenient´

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

Quad rider Kees Koolen, who was involved in an maybe accident caused by Peugeot-driver Carlos Sainz, is very angry. "I think if I would be dead, it would have been a lot easier for Peugeot and Carlos because then I wouldn't be able to tal ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Team Peugeot to appeal the penalty handed to Sainz / Cruz

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

The event stewards have penalised Carlos Sainz and Lucas Cruz by 10 minutes for an action that they deemed to be dangerous during SS07. Team Peugeot has announced its intention to appeal the decision, which the team does not understand and conside ...

SS10 - Tue. 16.01.2018 - Salta - Belén

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

The Dakar has covered pretty much all of this region… but the dunes that the racers will have to ride on the vast sandy plateau during the first part of the day are a new addition. Along the way, they will cross the path of the assistance v ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS08 Stage/Overall TRUCKS

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

TRUCKS SS08: Uyuni - Tupiza (Jan 14th, 2018) - Cars & Bikes: 498 km Stage - Trucks: 381 km Stage - 15% Sand, 78% Soil, 0% Stones, 7% Vegetation - The second part of this marathon stage also includes the longest special stage of the rally, cove ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS08 Stage/Overall CARS

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

CARS SS08: Uyuni - Tupiza (Jan 14th, 2018) - Cars & Bikes: 498 km Stage - Trucks: 381 km Stage - 15% Sand, 78% Soil, 0% Stones, 7% Vegetation - The second part of this marathon stage also includes the longest special stage of the rally, coveri ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS08 Stage/Overall BIKES

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

BIKES SS08: Uyuni - Tupiza (Jan 14th, 2018) - Cars & Bikes: 498 km Stage - Trucks: 381 km Stage - 15% Sand, 78% Soil, 0% Stones, 7% Vegetation - The second part of this marathon stage also includes the longest special stage of the rally, cover ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Barreda with liquid inside knee ´Let's see if we can fix it´

Hansy Schekahn January 14, 2018

Honda riders got to tackle the part one of the first of two marathon stages scheduled for this edition of the Dakar. With the rest day over, the entourage has moved on from the capital of Bolivia to a new bivouac located in Uyuni, where the riders ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Japanese Hino-Truckteam happy with 13th place overall SS07

Hansy Schekahn January 14, 2018

SS07 was held on hilly highlands at elevations approaching 4000 meters. The Hino 500 crew of Team Sugawara from Japan stuck to risk-averse driving to complete the stage at 13th place overall. This brought the truck's standings so far to 7th pl ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Przygonski and Garafulic holding the flags for X-raid Mini

Hansy Schekahn January 14, 2018

SS07 started with all competitors in good spirits and refreshed following the official rest day in the Dakar bivouac situated in the area of Bolivian city La Paz. At 3,625 metres altitude, the La Paz bivouac ensured competitors were treated to spe ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Sheikh Al Qassimi´s Peugeot pulled out of river by farmer

Hansy Schekahn January 14, 2018

Abu Dhabi Racing and Peugeot Middle East official driver Sheikh Khalid bin Faisal Al Qassimi, behind the wheel of a private3008 DKR Maxi, with co-driver Xavier Panseri, continued to stay inside the top 10 on completion of SS07. Refreshed after a w ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Yamaha´s Van Beveren retakes overall Dakar lead in bikes

Hansy Schekahn January 14, 2018

Putting in a stellar performance on Saturday in the Bolivian mountains, French Adrien Van Beveren has worked his way back into the lead. Reaching the end of the first part of the two-day-long marathon stage without any issue, the Yamalube Yamaha T ...

Dakar Rally TICKER: Short News Updates SS08

Hansy Schekahn January 14, 2018

 

Dakar Rally TICKER: The cars have reached WP3. Actual leader is Toyota´s Nasser Al Attiyah in front of his teammate Bernhard Ten Brinke (+1:18) and Peugeot´s Carlos Sainz (+3:01). Then top five are fulfilled by Sheikh ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS07 Stage/Overall TRUCKS

Hansy Schekahn January 14, 2018

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS07 Stage/Overall TRUCKS

TRUCKS SS07: La Paz - Uyuni (Jan 13th, 2018) - Cars & Bikes: 727 km Liaison| 425 km Stage | 1152 km - Trucks: 671 km Liaison| 369 km Stage | 1040 km - 28% Sand, 66% Soil, 0% Stones, ...

SS08 - Sun. 14.01.2018 - Uyuni - Tupiza

Hansy Schekahn January 14, 2018

The second part of this marathon stage also includes the longest special stage of the rally, covering nearly 500 kilometers. Before leaving the Altiplano, the competitors will be put to a tough test in high-altitude sand dunes 3,500 m above sea le ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS07 Stage/Overall CARS

Hansy Schekahn January 14, 2018

CARS SS07: La Paz - Uyuni (Jan 13th, 2018) - Cars & Bikes: 727 km Liaison| 425 km Stage | 1152 km - Trucks: 671 km Liaison| 369 km Stage | 1040 km - 28% Sand, 66% Soil, 0% Stones, 6% Vegetation - Upon crossing the border, a change of software ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS07 Stage/Overall BIKES

Hansy Schekahn January 13, 2018

BIKES SS07: La Paz - Uyuni (Jan 13th, 2018) - Cars & Bikes: 727 km Liaison| 425 km Stage | 1152 km - Trucks: 671 km Liaison| 369 km Stage | 1040 km - 28% Sand, 66% Soil, 0% Stones, 6% Vegetation - Upon crossing the border, a change of software ...



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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