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  1. Romain Dumas at the Monte-Carlo Rally with his PorscheRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Motorsport.com

    Romain will be behind the wheel of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0l developed by RD Limited and entered under his own team. Only a few days following his first participation in the Dakar Rally with the Ecurie du CA'ur, Romain Dumas will be at the start of the Rallye MonteCarlo, first round of the 2015 World Rally Championship, and first event in the new FIA RGT Cup.


  2. Peterhansel: "I've never gone this quickly at a test!"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Motorsport.com

    The objective of the latest test, held in eastern Morocco, was to assess both performance and durability with all three crews. With less than two weeks to go before the start in Buenos Aires of the epic Dakar Rally, Team Peugeot-Total has completed its testing in Morocco, with the three PEUGEOT 2008 DKR now en route to the Argentine capital.


  3. ACCIONA will compete in the Dakar Rally with the first ever zero-emission, electric carRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ACCIONA presents ACCIONA 100% EcoPowered, the first electric car powered exclusively by clean energy, up for the challenge of the toughest engine competition in the world: the Dakar Rally. With this electric car, ACCIONA completes its trilogy of 100% EcoPowered vehicles that began in 2011 with its sled that reached the South Pole propelled only by a system of kites and continued its march forward in 2012 by participating in the Vendee Globe, on board a sailboat that completed a solo, non-stop, round the world trip, without using a drop of fossil fuel.


  4. Valvoline Returns to the Dakar Rally as Exclusive Lubricant Partner of Ginaf Rally Power TeamRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WJRT

    ... Inc. (NYSE: ASH), announces its exclusive lubricants partnership with the GINAF Rally Power Team at the 2015 Dakar Rally. in what's considered by many to be the toughest land race in the world. Over 70 trucks will leave the starting line, but it's ...


  5. The 2015 Dakar: Marathon-StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

    The only way to complete the Dakar is through a combination of endurance and determination. The competitors will have an additional problem to resolve on the 9,000 kilometres to be covered in Argentina, Chile and Bolivia: adopting and maintaining the right momentum, while the route continuously endeavours to break it.


  6. Toyota Gains Global Attention with YouTube Video "Toyota Fun Chain"Read the original story

    Yesterday | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... in a deserted parking garage!" The video includes the Toyota 86, a yellow Prius, a regular Land Cruiser, and the Dakar Rally Land Cruiser, all being used in fun and creative ways as stunt vehicles, the obstacles within the chain or a conduit within ...


  7. Laika And Honda Racing Corporation Together At The Dakar 2015Read the original story

    Saturday | Paddock Talk

    Laika, Tuscany's prestigious company and market leader in motorhomes, will be lining up alongside Honda HRC at the forthcoming Dakar 2015. These celebrated motorhomes, renowned for quality of comfort and technology, will become home to the five official Team HRC riders throughout their arduous South America trek.


  8. Suzuki Every EV goes 800+ miles on single chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2013 | Autoblog

    ... an Every van a whooping 1,300 kilometers (813 miles) , reports the Japan Times . The drivers, including former Dakar Rally winner Kenjiro Shinozuka, chose a leisurely pace, driving at an average rate of about 18 miles per hour through the streets of ...


  9. Recharge Wrap-up: First EV to attempt Dakar Rally, Mazda makes bioplastic partsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Autoblog

    ... the press release below . Acciona will enter the first-ever zero-emissions vehicle (pictured) to compete in the Dakar Rally . The vehicle uses an electric motor and lithium ion batteries, as well as solar panels to power telemetry and security ...


  10. The Renault Duster Team Sets Its Sights On The Top 10 On The 2015 Dakar RallyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Paddock Talk

    For its third participation on the legendary event, the official Renault Duster Team will compete in the 2015 edition of the Dakar, from the 4th to 17th of January, with two all-new cars and a power plant from the Renault-Nissan Alliance, with the objective of finishing in the Top 10. Since 2013, Renault Argentina has entered in one of the most demanding and exhilarating events in the world : the Dakar Rally. 29th in the general classification in its maiden participation, the team capitalized on its experience in 2014 to finish 14th overall and fourth in class.


  11. Airbus Helicopters Delivers 2nd Super Puma AS332 C1e To Bolivian AFRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Aero-News Network

    ... demanding missions such as the aerial work on the cable car in La Paz at an altitude of 4,000 m and also for the Dakar Rally. In 2012 the FAB added two EC145 helicopters to its fleet, which were followed by another two in 2014. All four of these ...


  12. Toyo Tires And Race-Dezert Team Up For The 2015 Dakar Rally Robby GordonRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Paddock Talk

    ... on drivers, machines and their tires are the most brutal of any sport. "Our goal is to give off-road fans more Dakar Rally coverage than ever before," said Amy Coleman, senior director of marketing, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. "The Toyo Tires/Race-Dezert ...


  13. Follow Robby Gordon's Desperate Quest To Finally Win The Dakar RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Jalopnik

    Racing legend Robby Gordon wants to win the Dakar Rally so bad, somebody convinced NBC Sports to make an entire show about his eleventh attempt at the infamous sixteen-day off-road race. Follow his saga right here starting with the feature-length Part 1 of "Robby Gordon's Road To Dakar!" You might not like his style, but you've gotta respect Gordon's tenacity.


  14. Motorsports: Santosh to compete in 2015 Dakar RallyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Newkerala.com

    Four-time national Supercross champion C.S. Santosh will be the first Indian to participate in the prestigious Dakar Rally to be held in Argentina, Chile and Bolivia Jan 4-17 next year. "I'm thrilled to be the first Indian to be at Dakar.


  15. Father-Son Duo Crank Out Cool Car TeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Automoblog.net

    ... and races are offered: BMW and Volvo in the German Touring Car Championships; Porsche at Le Mans and the Paris-Dakar Rally; Ferrari at Sebring and Daytona, and the list goes on. They've been selling adult shirts on their Etsy store since October, ...


  16. New expansion takes Forza Horizon 2 off-roading in a stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Joystiq

    ... and at night. In lieu of svelte Lamborghinis, the expansion opts for six new, more rugged vehicles, such as the Dakar Rally-winning Mini All4 Racing X-Raid and the 1985 MG Metro 6R4 Group B. The expansion also adds 90 new events and five new event ...


  17. South Racing And Neil Woolridge Motorsport Team Up With Argentina's VillagraRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Paddock Talk

    South Racing and Neil Woolridge Motorsport have joined forces with Argentinean rally star Federico Villagra, with support from YPF, and will run a Ford Ranger in January's Dakar Rally, the world's most famous off-road motor sport competition. The event starts in Buenos Aires on January 3rd and finishes back in the Argentine capital on January 17th.


  18. France tries to rally doubtful African states against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | AlertNet

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  19. Robb's ride: Introducing Benediktas VanagasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Motorsport.com

    ... I had two years in the Oscar so now I really think that we have the whole package to get into the Top 10." The Dakar Rally starts in Buenos Aires, Argentina on the 4th of January and finishes there on the 17th after the 13 day, 9000km loop around ...


  20. Forza Horizon 2: Storm Island's Most Extreme ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | IGN

    ... the bonnet. We also got to see the Mini All4 Racing X-Raid in action, which has been ripping it up in the Dakar rally this year and makes its debut in Forza Horizon 2: Storm Island. One of our favourite new modes in Storm Island is the Rampage mode, ...