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: Cars and Bikes started in today´s SS11! First opener in the Bikes was the Austrian Matthias Walkner at 07:33 local time (11:33 CET), in the cars Stéphane Peterhansel at 07:30 local time (11:30 CET) ...

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 ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS10 Stage/Overall CARS

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

CARS 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 ra ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS10 Stage/Overall BIKES

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

BIKES 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 ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Eduard Nikolaev ´Beautiful, but not very good for engines´

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

The weekend´s marathon specials indeed respected neither people nor vehicles. Height sickness, slippery tracks, cold and even high-mountaneous dunes – only a small part of the two days’ race menu. As if in revenge for Saturday&rs ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Esteve is narrowing in on the top 20 in spite of the water

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

Spanish Sodicars-driver Isidre Esteve - driving with his hands only - is just getting better as Dakar 2018 unfolds. Last Sunday, the Spaniard has once again taught us a lesson about self-achievement by finishing the marathon stage in 28th place wi ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Journey to the hell for Ford-team Ourednicek and Kripal

Rita Konya January 16, 2018

The 2018 edition of Dakar Rally has put the perseverance and fighting spirit of the Czech Tomas Ourednicek and David Kripal to a test several times, but Stage 7, first part of the infamous marathon stage was the most serious so far... "The st ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Dakar is over for Argentinian Renault/Dacia Duster Team

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

In its 2018 edition, the Dakar displayed a great demand and the Renault Duster Dakar Team could not escape such harshness. Despite the efforts to try to complete the almost 9,000 kilometers of route and after having overcome an extremely complicat ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Buggyra-Tatra of Martin Kolomy nearly 300kms without clutch

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

Czech Tatra Phoenix pilot Martin Kolomy had to struggle with technical issues in the course of SS08 again. Despite them he finally managed the 5th rank. "The marathon stage was beautiful. Tracks like this are what I like," he reported on ...



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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