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  1. The Ten Most Successful Race Cars Of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    The C5 was a return to form for the Corvette and America in international racing. The C5-R was the GT car to beat in early 2000s endurance racing.

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  2. Sealine Cross-Country Rally: 1,759 Kilometres Of Pure Navigation AheadRead the original story

    Yesterday | Paddock Talk

    Next Monday, Team HRC begin what looks set to be one of the greatest challenges of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship: the Qatar Sealine. The buoyant HRC riders will have to tackle one of the most arduous tests in the rally calendar thanks to the colossal amount of navigation involved.

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  3. Record Entry Heads Out Of Losail For Start Of Sealine Cross-Country RallyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Paddock Talk

    Qatar's Sealine Cross-Country Rally gets underway from the Losail International Circuit on Monday morning and a record entry of cars, motorcycles and quads will face five days of demanding competition through the deserts of Qatar. With the prospect of temperatures in the high thirties, strong desert winds and a gruelling route across the remotest terrain the country, it was vital that the competitors completed their preparations thoroughly before the start.

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  4. Sealine rally rolls out of Losail todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Peninsula

    Qatar's Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah and his co-driver Matthieu Baumel work out the formalities for the Sealine rally, at Losail International Circuit, outside Doha yesterday. PICTURES: Ahmed Feisal DOHA: Qatar's Sealine Cross-Country Rally gets under way from the Losail International Circuit today morning and a record entry of cars, motorcycles and quads will face five days of demanding competition through the deserts of Qatar.

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  5. KTM, Honda set for Sealine rally duelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Peninsula

    ... KTM has enjoyed the bragging rights so far this season and Spaniard Marc Coma followed up a fifth victory in the Dakar Rally with an eighth success at the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge a couple of weeks ago. At the helm of his works Red Bull-backed KTM ...

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  6. Overdrive Racing enters three Toyota Hiluxes in Sealine rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Peninsula

    ... Hiluxes in this rally. This year the team is doing good, having won second, sixth and seventh position in the Dakar Rally. In the just concluded Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, the Overdrive Racing Team performed well. Overdrive racing team will have ...

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  7. Re: What if T.E. Lawrence rode a BMW R100GS?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Bike EXIF

    ... the smell of incense and the taste of dates." Okay. Riiight . The illustrious history of the GS in the Paris-Dakar rally is perhaps a better connection to the desert, and prompted the duo to leave most of the R100GS chassis intact. The stock 21F/17R ...

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  8. Sealine Cross-Country Rally, QatarRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Paddock Talk

    ... KTM has enjoyed the bragging rights so far this season and Spaniard Marc Coma followed up a fifth victory in the Dakar Rally with an eighth success at the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge a couple of weeks ago. At the helm of his works Red Bull-backed KTM ...

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  9. Team HRC lines up triumvirate to seize win in Sealine rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Peninsula

    Teams work on their vehicles at the Losail International Circuit, outside Doha, yesterday, ahead of the Sealine Cross-Country Rally 2015 that starts on Monday. Doha: Round two of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship gets underway next week with a Team HRC squad made up of Paulo Gonalves, Joan Barreda and Jeremias Israel.

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  10. The Qatar Sealine, Next Challenge For Team HRCRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Paddock Talk

    Round two of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship gets underway next week with a Team HRC squad made up of Paulo Goncalves, Joan Barreda and Jeremias Israel. Barreda triumphed in the 2014 edition.

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  11. Team HRC All Set For The Next Dakar 2016 In Peru, Bolivia And ArgentinaRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Paddock Talk

    The challenge goes on for Honda and Team HRC as the 2016 Dakar Rally - the world's toughest race - draws ever closer. Next year's adventure looks set to include routes through Peru, Bolivia and Argentina.

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  12. Mini Enters Sealine Cross Country Rally Qatar As Early Leader Of 2015Read the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Paddock Talk

    ... racing prowess as he looks to repeat the win he took in Qatar last year - and the triumphant taking of the 2015 Dakar Rally. Spanish driver and winner of the 2014 Dakar Rally Juan 'Nani' Roma will be joined in car #206 with Alex Haro, also from ...

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  13. Peru, Argentina, Bolivia to host 2016 Dakar RallyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Newkerala.com

    The 2016 Dakar Rally will kick off on January 3 in Lima, Peru, before racing on through Bolivia and crossing the finish line in Rosario, Argentina, on January, organisers have announced. At a press conference here Thursday, the Amaury Sport Organisation unveiled next year's route, which will bypass the flood-ravaged northern Chile, which formed part of this year's trek, but return to Peru after an absence of two years, reports Xinhua.

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  14. Rodrigues Returns To YamahaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Paddock Talk

    Yamaha is delighted to announce that Helder Rodrigues returns to join its rally program. Rodrigues will focus on development of the WR450F Rally through 2015, participating in various races.

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  15. Dakar 2016: In three acts and three dimensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Motorsport.com

    This morning in Paris, the organisers of the Dakar unveiled the outline of the route for the 2016 edition, the 8th that will take place in South America. Without Chile, which has been affected by tragic floods in the regions which usually welcome the rally, a brand new journey through the continent has been prepared for the competitors.

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  16. Paulo Goncalves: 'The Last Three Years Have Been The Best Of My Career'Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Paddock Talk

    The greatest achievements of Paulo Goncalves' rally riding career have come since signing for Team HRC several years ago. These successes include clinching the 2013 FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship and taking runner-up position in the most recent edition of the Dakar Rally.

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  17. Record Entry To Tackle Qatar's Challenging Sealine Cross-Country RallyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Paddock Talk

    A provisional record entry of cars, motorcycles and quads will tackle next week's Sealine Cross-Country Rally, the third round of the 2015 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies and round two of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship. The event starts on Monday, April 20 and finishes on Friday, April 24 and has attracted entrants from 27 countries.

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  18. German female rally driver Weiss breaking barriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Peninsula

    ... Edith Weiss was the only female driver competing against a top field of 22 starters that included two-time Dakar Rally champion Nasser bin Saleh Al Attiyah of Qatar. After three days of battling dusty terrain, Weiss finished in respectable eighth ...

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  19. Eurosport Events And Rosneft Agree Major WTCC PartnershipRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Paddock Talk

    Eurosport Events, promoter of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, is delighted to announce a major new partnership with Rosneft, Russia's petroleum industry leader. Already the title sponsor of the LADA Sport factory team in this season's WTCC, Rosneft will increase its involvement in the championship by becoming the Event Presenting Partner of the WTCC races in Russia and China, two of the flagship events of 2015.

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  20. Women Power: The 2015 Rallye Aicha des GazellesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Ask Patty

    It's the only rally for "women-only" and the toughest all-women's sporting event in the world. I learned about it first from my dear friend Emily Miller, a true entrepreneur with talents that range the gamut from being an accomplished off-road racer to running a PR firm that provides sports marketing and helps build brands.

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