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  1. Yahya Outshines World's Best To Take Lead In Abu Dhabi Desert ChallengeRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    ... last year's cars winner, in a Mini. Brazilian Reinaldo Varela in a Toyota Hilux finished the leg in third, with Dakar Rally champion Nasser Al-Attiyah, the UAE's Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi and Dutchman Erik Van Loon completing the top six. In the ...

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  2. Team HRC Begins The Cross-Country Rallies World Championship In Abu DhabiRead the original story

    Saturday | Paddock Talk

    It will be symbolic special stage at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi that raises the curtain on the 2015 FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship. Paulo Goncalves will be out to defend his victory in last year's edition.

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  3. Desert Challenge Is Heaven For Sonik But World Champion Adds Word Of CautionRead the original story

    Saturday | Paddock Talk

    Poland's Rafael Sonik, the reigning FIM world quads champion, is in raptures when he talks about the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge POWERED BY NISSAN, but he was quick to add a word of caution before the event got under way today. Sonik, who is bidding to become the first quads rider to successfully defend his Desert Challenge quads title, can't wait for the rally to break out into the stunning Western Region of Al Garbia tomorrow .

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  4. Williamstown's Mead Set to Embark on North African Off-Road RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IBerkshires

    ... around the world in the globe's largest all-female off-road competition. Mead, who has competed in the famed Dakar Rally (winning 2011) and the Baja 1000, is undaunted by the terrain she will face in Morocco. She is a little intimidated by the ...

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  5. Stage Set For 25th Anniversary Desert ChallengeRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Paddock Talk

    ... cars champion Vladimir Vasilyev from Russia, last year's bikes winner, Portugal's Paulo Goncalves, this year's Dakar Rally winner Nasser Al Attiyah of Qatar, and the reigning FIM world champions, Spain's Marc Coma who is seeking an eighth bikes ...

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  6. 2015 Cross Countries Rally Round 1 , Preview 1Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Paddock Talk

    ... Desert Challenge - fires up this weekend and Team HRC will be right there in the fray. Team HRC have now put the Dakar Rally escapade behind them and this weekend it will be all sights set on the next adventure, as the Emirate of Abu Dhabi looms on ...

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  7. Abu Dhabi Super Show Sparks Desert Challenge AnniversaryRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Paddock Talk

    ... will be reigning FIA World Cup and Desert Challenge cars champion Vladimir Vasilyev from Russia, this year's Dakar Rally winner Nasser Al Attiyah of Qatar, and the reigning FIM world champions, Spain's Marc Coma who is seeking an eighth bikes title ...

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  8. Andre Villas-Boas posts Instagram photo of himself behind the wheel of a 1958 MGA roadsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Mail

    ... Hondas then a couple of KTMs. I have a couple of them now.' Villas-Boas also hopes to one day take part in the Dakar Rally which is now held in South America. 'I have a couple of bikes from the Dakar Rally that I own,' he added. 'One is for my ...

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  9. Joan Barreda: 'We're Arriving In Abu Dhabi Eager To Win And Without Pressure'Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Paddock Talk

    Countdown to the new rally season. It's ten weeks since the Dakar 2015 ended and Joan Barreda is now all fired up and ready to get down to business with Team HRC at the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.

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  10. Joan Barreda Ready for Abu Dhabi 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Motorcycle USA

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  11. Two-Time Dakar Winner Joan Roma Set For Sealine Challenge In Factory Mini All4Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Paddock Talk

    ... from teams keen to face the challenges of five gruelling selective sections across the Qatar desert. Two-time Dakar Rally winner Joan 'Nani' Roma is the latest addition to the list of entrants already received for the Sealine event, which gets ...

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  12. Yahya Keeps Desert Challenge Record Intact As The Mayor From Slovenia Misses OutRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Paddock Talk

    ... and navigating by the stars. Stanovnik, meanwhile, as a result of his exploits in the Desert Challenge and 19 Dakar Rally appearances, has earned the nickname of the Desert Fox. He finished fifth in the UAE last year and at 50 remains a formidable ...

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  13. Senegal ex-PM's son to appeal anti-graft court rulingRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Newkerala.com

    Lawyers of Karim Wade, a former minister and son of Senegal's ex-president Abdoulaye Wade, sentenced to six years in prison for acquiring wealth illegally, have vowed to appeal the ruling. "We are heading to the Supreme Court this evening to file an appeal," Me Seydou Diagne, one of his lawyers, told media in Dakar.

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  14. Senegal court jails ex-president's son for corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | AlertNet

    In this 2012 file photo Karim Wade , son of Senegal's former president Abdoulaye Wade, attends a rally by his father's political party Parti Democratique Senegalais in Dakar. REUTERS/Joe Penney DAKAR, March 23 - The son of Senegal's former president Abdoulaye Wade was jailed for six years for corruption on Monday, dealing a blow to his hopes of running for office and deepening fault lines in the country's political landscape.

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  15. Falken expands in off-road racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Tire Business

    ... . Both brothers had multiple podium finishes throughout 2014, and the team also ran a purpose-built truck at the Dakar Rally in Chile last year.

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  16. 2014 Toyota Tacoma - On the Road to MoroccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Four Wheeler

    When Hope and Crosby were on the road to Morocco seeking laughs and Dorothy Lamour, they rode on a camel. Nicole Pitell, the marketing director from Total Chaos Fabrication, will be doing it in this Toyota.

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  17. Son of Senegal ex-leader Wade 'to run for president'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Al Jazeera

    Senegal's main opposition party has chosen the son of a former Senegalese president as its candidate at the next presidential election, even though he is on trial for corruption. Karim Wade's nomination was confirmed on Saturday, just two days before Senegal's anti-corruption court was expected to deliver its verdict in the case against him on Monday.

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  18. Abu Dhabi's Khalid Al-Qassimi Joins Forces With Overdrive Racing For Abu Dhabi Desert ChallengeRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Paddock Talk

    ... of racing and see whether I will be participating in future desert rallies.' Al-Rajhi was the revelation of the Dakar Rally in January and was lying third overall in his Overdrive Toyota before late technical trouble cost him a potential podium ...

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  19. Mini Represented By United Global Driver Line Up For Abu Dhabi Desert ChallengeRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Paddock Talk

    The second of the ten-round 2015 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup, the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge , sees eight MINI ALL4 Racing cars piloted by drivers spanning eight nationalities. Of the eight on the stage, MINI welcomes three new drivers to the competing MINI ALL4 Racing crews.

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  20. The Ten Best Cars For The Last Person On EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Jalopnik

    ... other full-sized pickup, there's nothing you couldn't do. The trucks that compete in the inconceivably gruelling Dakar Rally are designed to pummel the toughest terrain in the world into submission, and do it rather quickly. A Dakar truck is as ...

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