El Gouna Rally Egypt VIDEO: Egyptian Rally to start with new class May 10-12

Hansy Schekahn April 24, 2018

[ To watch the Trailer please scroll down ]  The Egyptian "El Gouna Rally" will be back from May 10-12. The Rally was launched in 2010 by the Bosla Organization and their brand " ...

Adrenalin Kupa: Zapletal leads after first day in Hungarian Championship

Rity Konya April 23, 2018

After the first race day of "Adrenalin Kupa", first round of the MNASZ Hungarian Rallyraid Championship, Czech Miroslav Zapletal and his Slovakian co-driver Marek Sykora are in the lead, ...

Qatar Cross Country: Maciej Giemza first overall in the FIM Championship

Hansy Schekahn April 23, 2018

The Qatar Cross-Country Rally developed into a wonderful experience for the riders who took part after the factory teams decided to miss the event - one Motobike and two Quads started in the second ...

Qatar Cross Country: Przygonski seals famous Victory after Al Attiyah Drama

Neil Perkins April 23, 2018

Poland’s Jakub Przygonski and Belgian co-driver Tom Colsoul confirmed a dramatic and vital victory in the Qatar Cross-Country Rally after overnight leader Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah suffered ter ...

Qatar Cross Country: Al Attiyah leads again, Erik van Loon rolled his Toyota

Neil Perkins April 20, 2018

Qatar’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah and French co-driver Matthieu Baumel overcame hefty penalties that were added to their overall time to regain the outright lead with the fastest time on the 34 ...

Rally Raid Kenya: Round 2 ready to rumble in the Naivasha mud on April 28-29

Hansy Schekahn April 20, 2018

The Ranch House Bistro on South Lake Road, Naivasha, will play host to the second round of the "2018 Fly-540 Kenya National Rally Raid Championship" when the top riders and drivers in Ken ...

Sunraysia Safari Australia: Entries open for the 2018 Australian Rallyraid

Troy Bennett April 16, 2018

It's less than 4 months until the 2018 "Sunraysia Safari Rally" kicks off in Wentworth / Australia from August 7-11, and the preparations running well. "Course surveys are progre ...

Morocco Desert Challenge: Race started with roll of Favourite Ourednicek

Hansy Schekahn April 16, 2018

The Morocco Desert Challenge started with the prologue stage this Sunday in Morocco - and we have the first big accident of the top-favourite in the cars and last year´s winner Tomas Ourednic ...

Qatar Cross Country: Martin Prokop to open 4th FIA World Cup round as leader

Neil Perkins April 16, 2018

Qatar’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah and his French co-driver Matthieu Baumel head a truly international field of competitors from 18 countries set to challenge for honours in their various catego ...

Silk Way Rally 2018: 5 legs in China, 5 legs in Russia, Airlift to Astrakhan

Natalie Einsargueix April 16, 2018

Five legs in China, five legs in Russia, an airlift linking Urumqi to Astrakhan: The Silk Way Rally organizers offer an 8th edition totally redesigned. Start will be given on July 15th, from Xi&rsq ...

Qatar Cross Country: Merzouga and Morocco DC Rally full - Qatar nearly empty

Hansy Schekahn April 13, 2018

Think about it is World Cup - and nearly nobody is coming. The Qatar Cross Country Rally (April 17-22) marks the fourth round of the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies and second round for the ...

Qatar Cross Country ENTRY LIST: Entries CARS & SSV FIM World Cup 2018 RD-2

Hansy Schekahn April 13, 2018

Herewith we present the entry list of the Bikes and Quads category of the Qatar Cross Country Rally 2018 (April 17-22 2018), 2nd round of the FIM Cross Country Rally World Cup 2018. This list will ...

Adrenalin Kupa: Baja will open Hungarian Cross Country Season on April 20-22

Tereprali April 11, 2018

The 2018 season of Hungarian MNASZ Cross-Country Rally Championship kicks off with "Adrenalin Kupa" on 20-22 April. The race organised in Bugac also counts for Central European Zone Champ ...

Balkan Offroad Rally: Reconnaissance for 2018 Edition started near Sofia

Hansy Schekahn April 10, 2018

There are still some months until the "Balkan Offroad Rally 2018", the biggest licence-free Cross Country Rally in Eastern Europe, open for Bikes, Quads, Side-by-Sides, Cars and especiall ...

Rallye du Maroc: Registrations open for Morocco FIA/FIM World Cup Rally

Hansy Schekahn April 10, 2018

The registrations for the "new" Rallye du Maroc, final round of the FIA and FIM Cross Country Rally World Cup and first time under the hands of the ODC Events organisation by David Caster ...

Qatar Cross Country: Katara Cultural Village to host QCCR Ceremonial Start

Neil Perkins April 10, 2018

Katara, Qatar’s exciting cultural village, will host the ceremonial start and the official pre-event press conference for the Qatar Cross-Country Rally (QCCR), round four of the FIA World Cup ...

Gascoyne Dash 2018: Great Australian Off Road Motorsport Weekend over Easter

Dirtcomp Randall Kilner April 05, 2018

The curtains were raised on the new look 2018 "Coral Coast Helicopter Services Gascoyne Dash" held in Carnarvon, Western Australia over Easter. The event boasted an exciting new point to ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Prokop and Quintanilla celebrate first victories

Hansy Schekahn April 02, 2018

Czech driver Martin Prokop and Chilean rider Pablo Quintanilla completed their paths to victory in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, avoiding any late dramas as the event reached its conclusion after ...

Morocco Desert Challenge: 195 Teams to start in 10th edition of Morocco Rally

Hansy Schekahn April 02, 2018

On April 14, the 10th edition of the Morocco Desert Challenge (MDC) will start in Agadir. This modern rally classic is experiencing steady growth year after year, but the 2018 edition exceeds all e ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Sunderland 235 kms no GPS and Water after Crash

Hansy Schekahn March 29, 2018

SS04 of the 2018 Desert Challenge proved to be one of the toughest yet for the competitors - especially for Red Bull KTM Factory Racing ‘s Sam Sunderland who opened the stage following his wi ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Pablo Quintanilla wins SS04 and leads the bikes

Hansy Schekahn March 28, 2018

Making short work of a demanding SS04 "ADNOC" at the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, Husqvarna’s Pablo Quintanilla has secured stage victory and regained the lead in the event’s p ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Al Balooshi ´Thanks to Toby Price who helped me´

Narayan Marar March 27, 2018

UAE-based KTM-rider Mohammed Al Balooshi, who was transferred to Madinat Zayed Hospital by helicopter after crashing on the stage, is being kept under observation for 24 hours. Although concus ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Quintanilla - ´Great day until refuelling point´

Hansy Schekahn March 27, 2018

Reaching the end of a gruelling SS03, the former leader in Abu Dhabi Pablo Quintanilla is currently fourth in the event’s provisional overall standings. With two more long rally stages remain ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: New-3rd Benavides ´We have to keep on like this´

Hansy Schekahn March 27, 2018

Monster Energy Honda Team rider Kevin Benavides remains on the provisional podium of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge after day three where he opened the track for much of the special stage. Benavide ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Sunderland wins SS03 and leads now in the Bikes

Hansy Schekahn March 27, 2018

Dubai-based Brit Sam Sunderland dominated on the bikes, winning today´s (Tuesday) SS02 "Al Ain Water" by just over six minutes from KTM team-mate Matthias Walkner to take a 7:34 min ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Walkner - ´I’m starting to get more comfortable´

Hansy Schekahn March 27, 2018

There were mixed fortunes for the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team on day three of the 2018 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge. The 287.92 km timed special stage, the second of the rally, was again predomi ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Husqvarna´s Pablo Quintanilla new leader in Bikes

Hansy Schekahn March 26, 2018

On a day when the heat and soft sand of the desert dunes made it a particularly tough stage for the riders, Chilenian Pablo Quintanilla set the fastest time on his Husqvarna with 03:40:37 hours in ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: KTM enjoy perfect start in first FIM Round 2018

Hansy Schekahn March 26, 2018

Following Saturday’s demonstration lap of the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi, Sunday’s stage marked the first of five timed specials in the dunes to the south of the city. With no prol ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Cautious start for Monster Energy Honda Riders

Hansy Schekahn March 26, 2018

The first round of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship for Bikes and Quads, the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge sprung in to action in the UAE with the first heavy dose of dunes in this ope ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Pablo Quintanilla - `Really good stage for me`

Paolo Carrubba March 26, 2018

Reigning FIM Cross Country Rallies World Champion Pablo Quintanilla has made a positive start to his 2018 international rally racing campaign by securing a 5th place result in the first full rally ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Przygonski and Toby Price the first UAE leaders

Hansy Schekahn March 26, 2018

Two X-raid in the Top 3 after the first stage of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: The Pole Jakub "Kuba" Przygonski and Belgian navigator Tom Colsoul could win the first stage in the UAE ab ...

Maruti Desert Storm: Abhishek Mishra leading in Cars, Aaron Mare in Bikes

Hansy Schekahn March 23, 2018

Some news from the Indian Maruti Desert Storm Rally: Overnight leaders Abhishek Mishra in the Xtreme class and Aaron Mare of Aga’nta Racing in the Motorbikes class maintained their overall le ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: All systems on go to launch FIA/FIM Marathonrally

Hansy Schekahn March 23, 2018

The South Grand Stand support pits at Yas Marina Circuit were alive with activity today (Friday March 22nd) as competitors and mechanics fine-tuned preparations for the start of the Abu Dhabi Deser ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Stage set for first FIA/FIM Marathonrally 2018

Hansy Schekahn March 22, 2018

The stage is set for another epic chapter of cross country rallying in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, which starts on Saturday under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ru ...

Road to Dakar: Five Partner-Rallies searching for new ´Dakar Talents´2018

Hansy Schekahn March 22, 2018

All means are valid when it comes to realizing one's dreams. When it comes to the Dakar, some are nevertheless hazardous, while others have already proved their worth. For the past several year ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: KTM back in the UAE with three Dakar winners

Hansy Schekahn March 21, 2018

Together with KTM Rally Team Manager Alex Doringer and KTM Rally Sport Manager Jordi Viladoms, the three-rider team of 2018 Dakar-winner Matthias Walkner (Austria), 2017 Dakar-winner Sam Sunderland ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge ENTRY LIST: Entries BIKES/QUADS FIM World Cup 2018

Hansy Schekahn March 21, 2018

Herewith we present the entry list of the Bikes and Quads category of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge 2018 (March 24th-29th 2018). This lists will be saved in our database permanentely. If you see a ...

SCORE San Felipe 250: Over 250 entries expected in SCORE Championship opener

Hansy Schekahn March 20, 2018

Official entries from all across the United States, host country Mexico and several other countries from around the globe continue to arrive as racers pre-run the course and teams tweak their racin ...

Maruti Desert Storm: 16th Edition of Indian Rallyraid flagged off on Monday

Hansy Schekahn March 19, 2018

On Monday March 19th the "Maruti Desert Storm", biggest Rallyraid in India, was flagged off from the Great India Place in Noida. The five-day rally will take place in the scorching hot (4 ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Comeback of Despres, Alphand and second Peugeot

Hansy Schekahn March 19, 2018

30 cars, 10 SSV, 30 bikes and 3 quads will start at the "Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge", round 3 of the FIA Cross Country World Cup for cars and round 1 for the FIM World Cup for bikes and q ...

AlgeRally 2018: Rallye d’Algérie will be back in October 2018 with new name

Hansy Schekahn March 16, 2018

The "Rallye d’Algérie" returns from October 14-20 under the new name "AlgeRally" and invites motorsport enthusiasts to participate in the wild open desert country o ...

Maruti Desert Storm: Record starter field of 250 competitors, new Roadbooks

Hansy Schekahn March 16, 2018

The stage is set for the 2018 Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm rally. India’s longest marathonrally will see a record participation of 250 competitors, who will be vying for top honours in various ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Pablo Quintanilla set to kick off Rally Season

Hansy Schekahn March 16, 2018

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Pablo Quintanilla will re-start his 2018 international rally racing campaign on March 24 to 29 at the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge in the United Arab ...

Sonora Rally 2018: Mexican ´Road to Dakar´ event to start upcoming Monday

Hansy Schekahn March 15, 2018

This year’s "Yokohama Sonora Rally", held March 19-23 in Mexico and open for Cars, SSV, Bikes and Quads, will see a new Sonara-record of competitors this year: 31 bikes and quads, 6 ...

Breslau Rally: (+VIDEO) Breslau 500 category new chapter in 20years history

Hansy Schekahn March 14, 2018

When the Breslau Rally in Poland started in 1995, nobody had an idea how the motorsport will be more than 20 years later. The participants were enthusiasts, driving in short pants and t-shirts, wit ...

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Rally to start at Abu Dhabi Yas Marina Circuit

Narayan Marar March 13, 2018

The Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge is set for a launch at Yas Marina Circuit when the Middle East’s longest running world championship motor sport event returns to the UAE capital from 24-29 Marc ...

Maruti Desert Storm: Tricky stages await participants in Indian Rally 2018

Hansy Schekahn March 12, 2018

Long days, high temperatures and tricky stages await the participants in the 2018 "Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm" Rallyraid in India, which will be held from March 17-23. True to the spirit ...

Dakar Rally 2019: HRC announces José Ignacio Cornejo as new official rider

Hansy Schekahn March 12, 2018

Team HRC Monster Energy Honda continues to show faith and nurture the talents of the young and promising riders who, one day soon, will turn out to be the great names in the sport. This is true in ...

Dubai Baja 2018: Mini´s Przygonski wins in front of Vasilyev and Seadin

Hansy Schekahn March 10, 2018

Polish driver Jakub Przygonski and Belgian co-driver Tom Colsoul in their Factory X-raid Mini battled their way to victory in the Dubai International Baja on Saturday (March 10) in 04:10:27 hours, ...

Dubai Baja 2018: Only 12 cars finished in max-time - doublewin for Minis

Hansy Schekahn March 09, 2018

What a first day in the dunes of Dubai! Only 12 cars could finish today´s stage in the maximum-time - behind them the officials started a "Festival of Penalties" so that some compet ...

Dubai Baja 2018 ENTRIES: Entries list Cars - SSV - Bikes - Quads

Hansy Schekahn March 09, 2018

Herewith we present all the Starters in the CARS / SSV / BIKES / QUADS categories of the Dubai International Baja 2018 (March 9th-12th 2018). This lists will be saved in our database permanentely. ...

Dakar Rally 2019: (+VIDEO) Sam Sunderland and his fight for a Dakar-comeback

Hansy Schekahn March 08, 2018

After fearing that he’d been paralysed during the Dakar Rally, British KTM-rider Sam Sunderland was back competing in just over a month. Now he shares his journey with his Sponsor Red Bull, w ...

Dubai Baja 2018: Top drivers and riders face big battle on Al Qudra desert

Narayan Marar March 07, 2018

The rolling dunes and plains of Al Qudra desert provide a dramatic stage this weekend when the "Dubai International Baja powered by Nissan and AW Rostamani" (Dubai Baja) delivers another ...

Breslau Rally Poland: (+VIDEO) Registrations open - new Breslau 500 class

Hansy Schekahn March 06, 2018

The Rallye Breslau International Association (RBI) opened the registrations for the licence-free "Rallye Breslau Poland" and "Balkan Offroad Rallye" 2018. For this, the organiza ...

Dubai Baja 2018: Emirati rider Balooshi aims for World Cup breakthrough

Narayan Marar March 05, 2018

Top Emirati rider Mohammed Al Balooshi has set his sights firmly on a World Cup breakthrough next weekend as he looks to lead his team of Arab challengers to collective success in the Dubai Interna ...

Dubai Baja 2018: (+VIDEO) 88 competitors to start in 2nd FIA and 1st FIM run

Hansy Schekahn March 05, 2018

The second round of the FIA Cross Country World Cup and first round of the FIM Baja World Cup will be held next weekend with the "Dubai International Baja" in the UAE - and 88 competitors ...

Trail Desert Challenge: Raid of Rallye du Maroc of David Castera and crew

Hansy Schekahn March 05, 2018

When David Castera took over the "Rallye du Maroc" one of his main goals was to take the adventure bike back to the desert and its trail bike roots. The "Trail Desert Challenge" ...

Kalahari Rally: South African Rally invite Bikes, Cars, Quads, SSV in October

Hansy Schekahn March 01, 2018

Six stages, 2,600 till 2,800 kilometers, open for Cars, Bikes, Quads and SSV: This is the offer of the "Kalahari Desert Rally" in South Africa, which will be held from October 13th-19th 2 ...

KTM Factory extends Contract with Laia Sanz from Spain to 2020 Season end

Hansy Schekahn March 01, 2018

Biker-Lady Laia Sanz form Spain will continue to concentrate on cross-country rallies and the Dakar during the period of her extended contract, with the five-time FIM Enduro Women World Champion se ...

Rally du Maroc: (+VIDEO) New Organizers announces interesting Rally Details

Hansy Schekahn March 01, 2018

After the reputation of the former "OiLibya Morocco Rally" was too bad and the FIA penalized the old organizer NPO, the Rally was sold to the new organizer ODC of David Castera and his cr ...

Baja TT do Pinhal: (+VIDEO) Portugal´s season opener inviting spectators

Hansy Schekahn February 28, 2018

325 kilometers to race for Motorbikes, Quads, SSV and Cars: The "Baja Todo Terreno do Pinhal" will open the rallyraid-season and local AFN Rallyraid Championship on March 16-17th. The thr ...

Rally Raid Kenya: Glen / Garner first Winners in 2018 Kenya Rallyraid Season

Crispin Kennedy February 28, 2018

The first round of the "Fly-SAX Fly540 Kenyan National Rally Raid Championship" was always going to be a popular event. Many have spent the off-season tweeking old vehicles, buying new on ...

Rally Raid Kenya: Glen / Garner first in SS01 of Fly SAX Nanyuki Rally Kenya

Hansy Schekahn February 26, 2018

Saturday the flag dropped on the opening round of the "Fly SAX Fly540 Kenyan National Rally Raid Championship" with the "FlySAX Nanyuki Rally Raid". The event was based on the 2 ...

Rally Kazakhstan 2018: 93% new routes in fifth round of FIA World Cup in May

Neil Perkins February 26, 2018

The Automotorsport Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan has announced a number of revisions to "Rally Kazakhstan", the fifth round of the 2018 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, ...

Dubai Baja: (+VIDEO) 548 km to race from March 8-10 - two Events for ATCUAE

Narayan Marar February 26, 2018

The "Dubai International Baja powered by Nissan and AW Rostamani" (Dubai Baja) brings World Cup cross country rallying back to the UAE from March 8 – 10, with a powerful assembly of ...

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. ...

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 ...

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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