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  1. Wheelchair-Bound Ex-Motorcycle Racer Just Did His First Off-Road RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    Joan Lascorz's two-wheeled racing career was brought to a tragic halt in 2012 when a 120 MPH crash put him in a wheelchair.


  2. Porsche's 959 is still poster-worthy after all these yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Autoblog

    ... production car on the planet. Xcar has the story of the 959, from its inception to its conquest of the Paris-Dakar rally, which is interspersed with a drive of the legendary coupe. Scroll down for the full video. Reported comments and users are ...


  3. Gauteng motor show: Action for AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    ... the Toyota Hilux 4x4 that took Giniel de Villiers and navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz to fourth overall in the 2014 Dakar Rally. Making lots of noise and even more tyre smoke on the tar arena will be the highlight of the show, the sideways samurai of ...


  4. 2014 Rallye Aicha des Gazelles: Part 1 [w/video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Autoblog

    For if the truth be told there is little more than a single path to all the goals that the undisguised European may reach.


  5. ACO announces new LMP3 class for Le Mans prototype racing [w/videos]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Autoblog

    Starting a career in formula racing? There's a whole dedicated ladder of feeder series from Formula Renault to GP2 .


  6. Baja Aragon: Quadruple Victory For MiniRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Paddock Talk

    ... Zhiltsov (RU/RU) who were also competing in MINI ALL4 Racing cars. For Roma, who won the 2014 Dakar Rally in the MINI ALL4 Racing, it was also the fourth Baja AragA3n victory of his career and a successful repeat of his 2013 Baja AragA3n victory. ...


  7. Metzeler Announces New Brand PositioningRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Roadracing World

    The METZELER brand, also known as "The two wheels specialist" , which has always specialized in the production of tires for motorcycles and mopeds, renews its positioning to make the role of the brand more emotionally immersive for the world of true bikers.


  8. Baja Aragon: MINI Lines Up With Six MINI ALL4 Racings // Home Rally For Dakar Winner Joan 'Nani' RomaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Paddock Talk

    MINI and the Monster Energy X-raid team are ready to take on the next challenge in the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies.


  9. Merzouga Rally: Another Way Of Riding In AfricaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Paddock Talk

    ... see another aspect of riding in Africa. We are passionate of rallies and of course we follow the big one's, the Dakar Rally, on TV. "We started motorcycle around the age of 6 in our garden with our 1st Italjet 50cc. A few years later we changed to ...


  10. Ford's Cronje dominates VW RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Iol.co.za

    ... an incident-filled event held in cool, cloudy and windy conditions. Fifth overall was the Toyota Yaris of 2009 Dakar Rally winner Giniel de Villiers and Greg Godrich, who withdrew with engine problems on Stage 13 while lying an impressive third - ...


  11. Desafio Inca: sand and starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Motorsport.com

    The route of the 2nd edition of the Desafio Inca, the 3rd and final leg of the Dakar Series 2014, was unveiled on Thursday in Lima.


  12. Iquique will be the capital of the DakarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Motorsport.com

    ... announced by the region's main authorities and race director Etienne Lavigne. The starting signal for the 2015 Dakar Rally took place against the backdrop of the waves crashing against the shore near the Regional Council's offices, in a ceremony ...


  13. Dakar Rally 2009 - Out of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2009 | Automobile Magazine

    When the famed Paris-Dakar rally was canceled in 2008 as a result of terrorist threats-not to mention the murders of French tourists and Mauritanian military personnel along the rally route-it seemed that perhaps an era had come to an end.


  14. 2014 New York Auto Show in PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2014 | Autobytel

    ... June. MINI's Countryman received a slight facelift, but the coolest Countryman is this one out front - the Dakar Rally-winning MINI ALL4 racing #304. There has a long debate in New York City about the ethics of Central Park's horse-drawn carriages. ...


  15. 15 Years Ago Today - Environmental Adventurers First to Cross the U.S. in a Hybrid-Electric CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | The Auto Channel

    ... and observed ecology projects from coast to coast. The effort, called Eco-Mission '99, was led by Paris-to-Dakar rally driver Kiichiro Yokota. The team consisted of eight people plus two support vehicles and included a navigator, translator, ...


  16. Comedian David Walliams has Prince Harry in stitches - as he...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Daily Mail

    ... port. The team became the world's first and only combat-injured motor sport team to twice enter and complete the Dakar Rally, following support


  17. Merzouga Rally Welcomes The Team CanadaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Paddock Talk

    Following the great experience that Patrick Trahan had in 2012, racing the Merzouga Rally on board of Tacita T-Race, the first electric endure bike made in Italy, the Canadian rider will join the Merzouga Rally 2014 with a whole team from Canada.


  18. Land Rover to re-create Continental Divide expeditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | AutoWeek

    ... during the 1980s, when it campaigned numerous vehicles in rallies and endurance expedition such as Paris-Dakar Rally and the Camel Trophy. But the Continental Divide expedition was meant to showcase Range Rovers that were as close to stock as ...


  19. Peugeot 2008 DKR gets detailed once moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | INAUTONEWS

    Some new details on the Peugeot 2008 DKR have recently been released by the French based automaker, as the racer will be competing in the 2015 Dakar Rally.


  20. Meet the Peugeot 2008 DKRRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | The New Zealand Herald

    Peugeot's rally monster 2008 DKR is set to take on the grueling Dakar rally in South America over the new year.