Dubai Baja 2018: Dubai Sports TV Channel signed partnership with Organizer

Narayan Marar February 21, 2018

Dubai Sports Channel has signed a partnership agreement with the Automobile and Touring Club (ACTUAE) for the UAE to boost the return of World Cup cross country rallying to the emirate next month. ...

Merzouga Rally 2018: Organizer published the 2018 Competitors Regulations

Hansy Schekahn February 21, 2018

For many riders, the "Merzouga Rally" in Morcco, a rally only for Bikes, Quads and SSV organized by the Dakar-organizer ASO, is an opportunity to discover navigation, dunes and endurance; ...

Rally Raid Kenya: A star studded entry list for RD 1 Fly-SAX Nanyuki Rally

Hansy Schekahn February 20, 2018

Defending champions Ross Field and Shivam Vinyak headline an impressive entry list for the Fly-SAX Nanyuki Rally Raid which kick-starts the 2018 "Fly Sax and Fly-540 Kenyan National Rally Raid ...

Dakar Rally 2019: Adrien van Beveren will be back, meanwhile driving Citroen

Hansy Schekahn February 19, 2018

The next Biker in a car: After the Australian KTM-rider Toby Price will start for Mitsubishi Australia in a Triton/L200 SUV in Australian UTE-Race-Series and French KTM-rider Antoine Meo will (and ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Honda´s Joan Barreda Bort will be return to rallying soon

Hansy Schekahn February 19, 2018

Joan Barreda has paid a visit to the operating theatre to undergo surgery for the double fracture that led to him competing in the most recent edition of the Dakar Rally far from full-fitness. The ...

Breslau 500: Organizers of Breslau-Rally will announce new Power-Weekend-Race

Hansy Schekahn February 16, 2018

For more than 20 years the licence-free "Breslau Rally" in the north-west of Poland was not only unique in its style and familiar, licence-free idea, it was also the biggest one-week Rall ...

Tuareg Rally 2018: Varying starterfield in Morocco and a very special X-raid

Hansy Schekahn February 15, 2018

The German organized "Tuareg Rally" in Morocco, this year held from March 3-10, is well known for his uncomplicated and familiar organization - and because you need no license also as a g ...

Sahari Rally 2018: Completely new courses in the Sahara of Algeria in 2018

Paola Picone February 15, 2018

After the success of the third edition, the 2018 edition of the "Open for Everybody" (no international licence needed) "Sahari Rally Algeria" from October 30th until November 11 ...

Dakar Rally 2019: Indian Rider CS Santosh comes back more motivated than ever

Red Bull, Vivek Phadnis February 12, 2018

If you are not from India, you maybe have problems to pronounce or write a name like "Santosh Chunchunguppe Shivashankar", which is also spreding all results-lists... so to make it easier ...

Qatar Cross Country 2018: Organizers announces 1,395 racing-kms in Qatar

Neil Perkins February 12, 2018

Officials at the Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF) have announced initial plans for this year’s Qatar Cross-Country Rally (QCCR), round four of the FIA Cross-Country Rally World Cu ...

Hell’s Gate Metzeler 2018: Husqvarna´s Jarvis runner-up at Hell´s Gate 2018

Paolo Carruba February 12, 2018

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Graham Jarvis has earned a strong second place at the 2018 Hell’s Gate extreme enduro. With an all-new format for this year, concluding in a 2 ...

Hell’s Gate Metzeler 2018: Spanish Mario Roman wins after dramatic Saturday

Piero Batini February 12, 2018

Two hours of frozen Hell, and it’s just the beginning. The temperature on the Mountain is in freefall. Heaps of stones along the way, muddy roads, rocky cliffs, canals filled with water and d ...

Hell’s Gate Metzeler 2018: Mid-Term Hell - Teasdale wins first four stages

Piero Batini February 10, 2018

Half of the event is on the wharf. The half-way port of Hell’s Gate Metzeler 2018 is crowded with cruisers of the Extreme. Above all, it’s the Enduro no-limits, no-compromises war machi ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Former Dakar Winner Marc Coma quits as Sporting Director

Hansy Schekahn February 10, 2018

The five-time Dakar champion Marc Coma decided to leave his position as Sporting Director for the Dakar Rally after three years because he wants to concentrate on own projects, said the Dakar Organ ...

Hell’s Gate Metzeler 2018: the first Special Stage had to be cancelled

Piero Batini February 10, 2018

"Obstacles arising, riders stopped in their tracks like obstacles, race times: 90 minutes" - this was the nighttime scenario of the 3-minute Special Stage Show Event on Friday evening, in ...

Hell’s Gate Metzeler 2018: Travis Teasdale in Friday Dusk Nightmare Night

Piero Batini February 10, 2018

Finally it’s Hell. Suddenly, the perverse side of Enduro takes the scene and the storm of punishment ensues! It’s the storm of Friday Dusk, preamble to the nightmare, antechamber of Hel ...

Morocco Desert Challenge: 60 Bikes, 30 SSV, 30 trucks and Bowler Challenge

Hansy Schekahn February 09, 2018

Not less than 30 SSV’s will show up for the 10th edition of the Morocco Desert Challenge (MDC) that starts on Plage Blanche in Morocco on April 15th. A 100% increase or doubling compared to t ...

Merzouga Rally 2018: Road to Merzouga started with Spanish Bassella 1 Race

Hansy Schekahn February 09, 2018

At the Bassella Race, the two-wheel Dakar-fans were able to meet experienced riders like Gerard Farrés, Laia Sanz, Armand Monléon or even Ivan Cervantes. In several years time, p ...

Hell’s Gate Metzeler 2018: Interview - Il Ciocco at the Center of the Future

Piero Batini February 09, 2018

It’s just a question of hours now: Soon it will be "Hell’s Gate Metzeler 2018". Extreme Enduro in its most... infernal form! We know that. What you don’t know yet is tha ...

Minas Rally Brasil: New opener of Brazilian Championship in exuberant nature

Hansy Schekahn February 08, 2018

With the "Minas Rally Brasil" the Brazilian Rallyraid Championship "Campeonato Brasileiro de Rally Cross Country e Rally Baja" will offer a new rally for Cars, Motobikes, SSV an ...

Rally of Patagonia: Rebirth of Argentinian ´Norpatagonico´ this weekend

Hansy Schekahn February 07, 2018

After 10 years of absence, the Argentinian marathonrally "Desafio Norpatagonico" will be back with the new name "Rally Cross Country de la Patagonia" from February 10th-17th 201 ...

Hell's Gate Metzeler 2018: Pioneers Of Extreme Enduro back on this weekend

Piero Batini February 06, 2018

Hell’s Gate Metzeler is the history of Extreme, the history of Enduro in a somersault back in time to its most "brutal" origins, and at the same time it is a step forward in the dir ...

Hell's Gate Metzeler 2018 - The relentless struggle among Extreme specialists

Piero Batini January 31, 2018

Winter is making major strides toward the crucial appointment of 9th and 10th of February. On that date, the "Massacre of the Enduro" is unleashed. The heart of the fire of the Competitio ...

Baja de Loulé: Second round of Portugal Championship to start 7-8th April

Hansy Schekahn January 30, 2018

Under the patronage of the Portuguese "Federação Portuguesa de Automobilismo e Karting" (FPAK) and the "Federação de Motocilismo de Portugal" (FMP), ...

The FIM launches a new interesting online-platform for motorcyclists

Isabelle Larivière January 29, 2018

In 1988 the FIM established a panel to address these issues, led by the late Neville Goss MBE, Deputy President of FIM. In the same year FIM became a recognised non-governmental organisation at the ...

Rallye Du Maroc: David Castera takes over the organisation of the Rally

Hansy Schekahn January 29, 2018

After competing in numerous rally raids, both on bikes and in cars, as well as 10 years as Sporting Director of Dakar, David Castera has taken on the role of Director of the "Rallye du Maroc&q ...

Cross Egypt Challenge 2018 for Motos and Scooters open the registrations

Hansy Schekahn January 29, 2018

The "Cross Egypt Challenge", scheduled for 11-19 October this year, has opened registrations for interested participants. According to the initiative's website, the Cross Egypt Challe ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Casale ´The result of so much work and so many sacrifices´

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

There were fewer surprises in the Quads, where Ignacio Casale with his Yamaha Raptor 700 took the final stage and overall victory by a massive margin. The Chilean rider has been untouchable from th ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Maybe end of career for Czech Dakar-legend Josef Machacek

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

Josef Machacek from Czech Republic is a real "Dakar-Legend": He has won the Dakar 5 times in the quad class, both in Africa and South America, his last victory dating back to 2009. Failin ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: Final Overall Results QUADS/ATV 2018

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

Herewith we present all the finishers in the Quads / ATV category of the Dakar Rally 2018 (January 6th-20th 2018). The brands of the Quads / ATV are combined with the team-names. This results will ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Racefacts who´s the Austrian Dakar Winner Matthias Walkner

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

Just who is Matthias Walkner? Matthias Walkner hasn’t always had it easy when it comes to the Dakar Rally. But one year after finishing second behind teammate Sam Sunderland (GBR) and at just ...

Dakar Rally 2018: 17th win in a row for KTM - Walkner first Austrian to win

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

Holding his nerve and completing the last stage, Austrian Matthias Walkner did exactly what he needed to do to win the 2018 Dakar Rally. This victory, the first for an Austrian rider in the motorcy ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Yamaha´s Rodney Faggotter ´I´m happy with my 16th position´

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

It's mission accomplished for the Yamalube Yamaha Official Team, who saw team rider Rodney Faggotter finish the final stage on Saturday without any issues. With it he ended his 2018 Dakar Rally ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Gas Gas successfully completes its sensational Dakar-return

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

The final hurdle before Torrot’s GasGas Rally Team concluded its brilliant return to this competition, taking its three riders to the finish line in Córdoba. Johnny Aubert rounded off ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Honda´s Kevin Benavides earning a well-merited 2nd place

Hansy Schekahn January 22, 2018

After two weeks and 8000 kilometers of gruelling competition full of a thousand challenges in all kinds of conditions, Monster Energy Honda Team have completed the 40th edition of the Dakar Rally. ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Hero Motorsports riders proud finishing toughest SA-Dakar

Hansy Schekahn January 21, 2018

It was a glorious day at Cordoba as the Dakar Rally 2018 came to a grand end after a gruelling 14 day journey. As the competitors crossed the finishing line, the emotions rolled high amidst the che ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Pablo Quintanilla - ´We didn’t get the result we hoped for´

Hansy Schekahn January 21, 2018

With the 2018 Dakar Rally coming to an end in Córdoba, Argentina, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing teammates Pablo Quintanilla and Andrew Short have both successfully made it to the ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Gerard Farrés finished 5th for Himoinsa in his last Dakar

Hansy Schekahn January 21, 2018

The 2018 Dakar rally, one of the toughest held in recent years, concluded with a masterful performance by the Himoinsa team, the best Spanish team in Dakar 2018. Four of the five components making ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: Final Overall Results BIKES 2018

Hansy Schekahn January 21, 2018

Herewith we present all the finishers in the Motobikes category of the Dakar Rally 2018 (January 6th-20th 2018). The brands of the Motobikes are combined with the team-names. This results will be s ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Husqvarna´s Quintanilla - ´Not been the best Dakar for me´

Hansy Schekahn January 20, 2018

Battling through yet one more demanding stage at this year’s Dakar Rally, Husqvarna Factory rider Pablo Quintanilla has climbed one step higher in the event’s provisional overall standi ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Bike overall-leader Walkner ´I’m feeling a little nervous´

Hansy Schekahn January 20, 2018

Especially on Friday, riders had to decide whether to push or play it safe. One rider who had little choice but to push was Toby Price. After losing time on SS10 through a navigation error, the Aus ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Honda´s Ricky Brabec out but Kevin Benavides 2nd overall

Hansy Schekahn January 20, 2018

Monster Energy Honda Team rider Kevin Benavides is a stone’s throw away from a final overall podium place when Saturday’s last stage concludes in Cordoba, Argentina. He performed well t ...

Dakar Rally 2018: The longest special of the 2018 Dakar - short summary SS12

Hansy Schekahn January 19, 2018

The arrival of SS12 in the region of San Juan was by no means a soft landing, because the competitors had to tackle the longest special of the rally, totalling 523 km. It was a mixture of sand, fas ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ev ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Hero´s Oriol Mena - ´The stage looked longer than it was´

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

Hero Team´s Oriol Mena continued with his great form Wednesday as well to finish the first leg of the Marathon at 9th position. This result allowed him to break into the overall top 10 positi ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Joan Barreda had to retire ´I couldn’t feel my leg any more´

Hansy Schekahn January 18, 2018

Wednesday’s rider starting order was dictated by the overall results of all vehicles Tuesday, which mean a mixed start that featured several cars and trucks interspersed with the motorcycles ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS11 Stage/Overall BIKES

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

BIKES SS11: Belén - Chilecito (Jan 17th, 2018) - 280 km Stage, 467 km Liaison, 747 km overall - 70% Sand, 15% Soil, 0% Stones, 15% Vegetation - If the weather is particularly hot, reducing t ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Matthias Walkner ´What a day! That was such a tough stage´

Hansy Schekahn January 17, 2018

It wasn’t the intense heat that proved most difficult for the competitors in SS10 but the navigation. Matthias Walkner was running 3rd at the start of the second leg of the timed special, six ...

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 tr ...

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 t ...

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 i ...

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 ...

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 a ...

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 a ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Hero´s Santosh ´This Marathon the hardest I have ever done´

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

For the Indian Hero MotoSports Team Rally, both the riders delivered solid performances to close the Marathon stage in a strong position for the team. Oriol Mena has been consistently delivering un ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Andrew Short - ´For me this event is a life experience´

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

Racing more than 4,000km in Peru and Bolivia, the duo of Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing riders Pablo Quintanilla and Andrew Short now have their eyes set on the third and final part of th ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Honda´s Castells ´A pity that they decided to suspend SS09´

Hansy Schekahn January 16, 2018

Monday there was no SS09 to ride in the 2018 Dakar. The organization on Sunday decided to annul the final special stage to be disputed on Bolivian soil after heavy flooding and swollen rivers wreak ...

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 ...

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 incl ...

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 t ...

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 marat ...

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% Vegetatio ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Spanish GasGas Rallyteam 13th, 26th and 56th after Stage 6

Hansy Schekahn January 12, 2018

Jonathan Barragán is 26th after a 5-minute penalty and his teammate in Torrot's GasGas Rally Team, Cristian España, is 13th in a stage where the dense fog forced the cancellation ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Husqvarna´s A. Short ´Had my first high-speed rally crash´

Hansy Schekahn January 12, 2018

With the sandy dunes of Peru being replaced by the fast tracks of Bolivia, Pablo Quintanilla put in a solid performance during SS06. Securing a strong sixth place result for the day, the Husqvarna ...

Dakar Rally 2018: KTM´s stagewinner Antoine Meo - ´It was so cold out there`

Hansy Schekahn January 12, 2018

Setting off 4th due to his finish on SS05, KTM-rider Antoine Meo immediately set about chasing down his team-mate Matthias Walkner and the other riders in front. Slowly building pace as the day wen ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Yamaha´s Van Beveren and De Soultrait in the Bikes top 4

Hansy Schekahn January 12, 2018

Following six long and challenging days of racing in South America, the duo of Adrien Van Beveren and Xavier de Soultrait find themselves well-placed inside the top four of the 2018 Dakar Rally' ...

Dakar Rally 2018: All in all a good Dakar so far for India´s Hero Motorsport

Hansy Schekahn January 12, 2018

Both riders from the Indian Hero MotoSports Team decided to be safe and cautious with an aim to successfully complete the first half of the Dakar Rally without any unwanted incident. Oriol Mena con ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Honda´s Kevin Benavides the new Dakar leader in the bikes

Hansy Schekahn January 12, 2018

The Honda CRF450 Rally of the Monster Energy Honda Team continues to excel in this 40th edition of the Dakar. A dazzling performance by Kevin Benavides earns the Argentinean the overall leadership ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Dani Oliveras just 1:55 away from his first stage victory

Hansy Schekahn January 12, 2018

The Dakar Rally has entered Bolivia and, as expected, it brings to the table a completely different race than the one offered by the Peruvian desert in the opening stages. The altitude and the weat ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS06 Stage/Overall QUADS

Hansy Schekahn January 12, 2018

QUADS SS06: Arequipa - La Paz (Jan 11th, 2018) - 1073 km (Liaison: 760 km - Leg: 313 km) - 0% Sand, 91% Soil, 9% Stones, 0% Vegetation - The Dakar leaves Peru and the desert to take on the mountain ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS06 Stage/Overall BIKES

Hansy Schekahn January 12, 2018

BIKES SS06: Arequipa - La Paz (Jan 11th, 2018) - 1073 km (Liaison: 760 km - Leg: 313 km) - 0% Sand, 91% Soil, 9% Stones, 0% Vegetation - The Dakar leaves Peru and the desert to take on the mountain ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Bike-leader Van Beveren - ´I am really happy with my riding´

Hansy Schekahn January 11, 2018

Putting in a convincing stage five performance, Yamaha official team's Adrien Van Beveren remains at the top of the 2018 Dakar Rally's overall standings. Living up to the challenges of yet ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Hero-Team´s Oriol Mena delivers his best stage of the Dakar

Hansy Schekahn January 11, 2018

Indian Hero-Team´s Oriol Mena looked like a man on a mission as he clocked in his best stage of the Dakar yet, finishing at 11th position, his second top 15 stage finish. Overall, Mena now st ...

Dakar Rally 2018: KTM´s Matthias Walkner now 3rd, Sam Sunderland flying home

Hansy Schekahn January 11, 2018

Following his third place on day four, Matthias Walkner had the opportunity to try and chase down the two riders starting ahead of him on SS05. At the first checkpoint, despite a small crash, Walkn ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Joan Barreda storms the fifth stage with another stagewin

Hansy Schekahn January 11, 2018

In a magnificent 5th stage at the Dakar, Monster Energy Honda’s Joan Barreda Bort proved too hot to handle, commanding throughout the penultimate date in Peru. In addition to clawing back fou ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS05 Stage/Overall QUADS

Hansy Schekahn January 10, 2018

QUADS SS05: San Juan de Marcona - Arequipa (Jan 10th, 2018) - 1040 km (Liaison: 774 km - Leg: 266 km) - 84% Sand, 16% Soil, 0% Stones, 0% Vegetation - Bikes and quads will take a separate route fro ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS05 Stage/Overall BIKES

Hansy Schekahn January 10, 2018

BIKES SS05: San Juan de Marcona - Arequipa (Jan 10th, 2018) - 1040 km (Liaison: 774 km - Leg: 266 km) - 84% Sand, 16% Soil, 0% Stones, 0% Vegetation - Bikes and quads will take a separate route fro ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Hero MotoSports Team Rally riders fight off a tough stage

Hansy Schekahn January 10, 2018

Both the Hero MotoSports Team Rally riders pushed hard to overcome the tough SS04 for the team. The stage, offered a changed landscape and a different kind of start to break the mould. It started o ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Argentinian Kevin Benavides now best Honda-rider as 3rd

Hansy Schekahn January 10, 2018

Kevin Benavides and Joan Barreda continue to battle on at a swift pace in a highly-complicated fourth stage at the 2018 Dakar Rally. Notable performance from young Chilean José Ignacio Corne ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Yamaha 1-2 with Adrien van Beveren and Xavier de Soultrait

Hansy Schekahn January 09, 2018

Everything went according to plan for Yamaha´s Adrien van Beveren on Tuesday's SS04 of the Dakar. Making full use of his advantageous starting position - within the second group of riders ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS04 Stage/Overall QUADS

Hansy Schekahn January 09, 2018

QUADS SS04: San Juan de Marcona Round (Jan 9th, 2018) - 774 km (Liaison: 444 km - Leg: 330 km) - 57% Sand, 20% Soil, 23% Stones, 0% Vegetation - The beach where the stopwatch is started lends itsel ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS04 Stage/Overall BIKES

Hansy Schekahn January 09, 2018

BIKES SS03: San Juan de Marcona Round (Jan 9th, 2018) - 774 km (Liaison: 444 km - Leg: 330 km) - 57% Sand, 20% Soil, 23% Stones, 0% Vegetation - The beach where the stopwatch is started lends itsel ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Hero Bike´s Dakar debutant Orial Mena breaks into top 20

Hansy Schekahn January 09, 2018

The third stage was a very good stage for Indiaá Hero MotoSports’s Spanish debutant rider Oriol Mena, who overcame tough navigation to clock-in a fast time today and finish the stage a ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Bikes-winner Sam Sunderland ´we still have a long way to go´

Hansy Schekahn January 09, 2018

Good navigation was paramount as well as overall speed, and as such many of the top riders lost valuable time after missing a waypoint. Using his experience, KTM 450 Rally mounted Sam Sunderland fr ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Second biker Benavides ´I´m very happy and satisfied today

Hansy Schekahn January 09, 2018

Mission accomplished for Kevin Benavides in the third stage of the 2018 Dakar Rally. The Argentinean rider, who posted second on the day, ascends the general rankings to second spot just three minu ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Yamaha´s Van Beveren ´A difficult day but nothing is lost´

Hansy Schekahn January 09, 2018

Making the best of a demanding stage three, Yamalube Yamaha Team riders Adrien Van Beveren, Franco Caimi and Xavier de Soultrait all remain within striking distance to the provisional overall leade ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS03 Stage/Overall BIKES

Hansy Schekahn January 08, 2018

BIKES SS03: Pisco - San Juan de Marcona (Jan 8th, 2018) - 800 km (Liaison: 504 km - Leg: 296 km) - 65% SAND, 35% Soil, 0% Stones, 0% Vegetation - At this point, Dakar veterans will still be warming ...

Dakar Rally 2018: CS Santosh, Oriol Mena keep it steady for Hero MotoSports

Hansy Schekahn January 08, 2018

Shrugging off the unfortunate events of the Day 1, Hero MotoSports team Rally regained the momentum to make a solid show on the 2nd day of the Rally Dakar 2018. With a tough stage on the cards, bot ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Honda´s Joan Barreda takes the leadership in Dakar´s SS02

Hansy Schekahn January 08, 2018

Blistering performances from Monster Energy Honda Team with the stage victory for Joan Barreda, plus fourth and fifth spots for Michael Metge and Kevin Benavides as the race moves on from Pisco. Jo ...

Dakar Rally 2018: 2nd Van Beveren - ´Wasn't a day that I wanted to push hard´

Hansy Schekahn January 08, 2018

Securing a second consecutive runner-up stage result, Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team's Adrien Van Beveren retains his highly-positive second overall result in the 2018 Dakar Rally's pr ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS02 Stage/Overall BIKES

Hansy Schekahn January 07, 2018

BIKES SS01: Pisco - Pisco (Jan 7th, 2018) - 546 km (Liaison: 279 km - Leg: 267 km) - 65% SAND, 12% Soil, 17% Stones, 6% Vegetation - The Pisco loop stage is 90% off-piste. This exercise in navigati ...

Dakar Rally 2018: KTM´s stagewinner Sam Sunderland ´I had a great time today´

Hansy Schekahn January 07, 2018

British Sam Sunderland got his 2018 Dakar Rally off to the perfect start with a commanding win on the short 30km special stage in the dunes just outside of Lima, Peru. The Brit, carrying the number ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Yamaha´s Van Beveren happy with the way this Dakar started

Hansy Schekahn January 07, 2018

Enjoying a highly positive start, the Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team saw three of its riders finish inside the top seven in the provisional overall standings. Headlining the team's efforts ...

Dakar Rally 2018: India´s Hero Moto-Team with retirement of Joaquim Rodrigues

Hansy Schekahn January 07, 2018

This edition of Dakar marks the second year of participation for India’s Hero MotoSports Rallyteam, the rally racing division of the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, Hero MotoC ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Biker Gerard Farrés ´This will be my last Dakar on a bike´

Hansy Schekahn January 06, 2018

The charismatic rider Gerard Farrés announces that this 2018 edition will be his last on two wheels, during an emotional event surrounded by his Dakar family. Supported by the full Himoinsa ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS01 Stage/Overall BIKES

Hansy Schekahn January 06, 2018

BIKES SS01: Pisco - Pisco (Jan 6th, 2018) - 304 km (Liaison: 273 km - Leg: 31 km - Liaison: 0 km) - 100% SAND - In Peru, racers are plunged from the outset into the sand, the overriding theme of th ...

Dakar Rally 2018 RESULTS: SS01 Stage/Overall QUADS

Hansy Schekahn January 06, 2018

QUADS SS01: Pisco - Pisco (Jan 6th, 2018) - 304 km (Liaison: 273 km - Leg: 31 km - Liaison: 0 km) - 100% SAND - In Peru, racers are plunged from the outset into the sand, the overriding theme of th ...

Africa Eco Race 2018 RESULTS: SS04 Stage/Overall Results BIKES/QUADS

Hansy Schekahn January 06, 2018

BIKES & QUADS SS04: Assa - Fort Chacal (Jan 5th, 2018) - 499 km (Liaison: 0 km - Leg: 497 km - Liaison 2 km) - This stage was the longest leg ever since the beginning of the Africa Eco Race. Th ...

Dakar Rally 2018: All Systems go for Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team

Hansy Schekahn January 05, 2018

Everything is set for the Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team. In Lima since the beginning of this week, the team of Adrien Van Beveren, Franco Caimi, Xavier de Soultrait and Rodney Faggotter are a ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Himoinsa - the self-named ´best Spanish team´ is ready

Himoinsa Press January 04, 2018

Ok, this is a 1:1 press announcement. But we like the style some teams are naming themselves. So: The red squad "Himoinsa" is once again expected to be the world’s best pri ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Monster Energy Honda Team ready but without Paulo Goncalves

Hansy Schekahn January 04, 2018

The season’s main event is finally upon the Monster Energy Honda Team as the 2018 Dakar Rally kicks off this Saturday, 6th January in Lima. The squad will be aspiring to the top final positio ...

Africa Eco Race 2018 RESULTS: SS03 Stage/Overall Results BIKES/QUADS

Hansy Schekahn January 04, 2018

BIKES & QUADS SS03: Agdal - Assa (Jan 4th, 2018) - 421 km (Liaison: 0 km - Leg: 400 km - Liaison 21 km) - For the first time of this 10th anniversary course, the start was directly in front of ...

Africa Eco Race 2018 RESULTS: SS02 Stage/Overall Results BIKES/QUADS

Hansy Schekahn January 04, 2018

BIKES & QUADS SS02: Dar Kaoura - Agdal (Jan 3rd, 2018) - 478 km (Liaison: 28 km - Leg: 443 km - Liaison 7 km) - The start of this first real African stage in the "Merzouga Dunes". A r ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Laia Sanz - the maybe second women to win the Dakar Rally?

Hansy Schekahn January 03, 2018

Laia Sanz is in the saddle of her KTM 450 Rally and on her way to South America for the two-week, 14 stage Dakar. Barcelona-born Sanz has been a revelation at toughest test of endurance motorsports ...

Africa Eco Race 2018 RESULTS: SS01 Stage/Overall Results BIKES/QUADS

Hansy Schekahn January 03, 2018

BIKES & QUADS SS01: Nador - Dar Kaoura (Jan 2nd, 2018) - 639 km (Liaison: 51 km - Leg: 92 km - Liaison 496 km) - The Africa Eco Race caravan touched ground early morning i ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Hero Motorsport announces team and new Hero RR450 Motobike

Hansy Schekahn December 19, 2017

Hero MotoSports Team Rally, the motor-sport division of the Indian Hero MotoCorp Ltd., showcased its new Hero RR 450 rally bike for the first-time in India. Hero MotoSports also announced its Team ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Husqvarna announces Quintanilla and Short in 2018 rallyteam

Hansy Schekahn December 06, 2017

Husqvarna Motorcycles confirmed their official rider line-up for the "Rockstar Energy Husqvarna 2018 Dakar Rally" team. Following an impressive season, FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Cha ...

Dakar Rally 2018: Yamalube Yamaha official Rally Team gear up for 2018 Rally

Hansy Schekahn December 06, 2017

The Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team of Adrien Van Beveren, Xavier de Soultrait, Franco Caimi and Rodney Faggotter are all-set for the most demanding challenge on the annual rally calendar. In w ...

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