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  1. [Locked] Slovaks finish strong in Dakar RallyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    IN THE 36th year of the Dakar Rally race which moved from Northern Africa to South America, two Slovaks placed excellently. If you want to access the rest of this article, and all other premium content on websites that are part of the PIANO system, you can do so by subscribing to PIANO for only 1,39 euro a week.


  2. 32 Jaw-Dropping Photos From the 2015 Dakar RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Greenwich Citizen

    The Dakar Rally is perhaps the most grueling race in the world. The 2015 edition of the race took riders and drivers on a 5,600-mile route through Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile.


  3. Interview: Toby PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | ABC News

    NSW motorbike rider Toby Price talks to Karen Tighe about finishing third in the 2015 Dakar Rally and winning a stage along the way.


  4. Volkswagen One-Two-Three - Ogier Leads Latvala And Mikkelsen At The 'Monte'Read the original story

    Saturday | Paddock Talk

    Starting order, tyre selection and calculated risk are Friday's talking points at the 'Monte' Ogier/Ingrassia, Latvala/Anttila and Mikkelsen/Floene on course for podium finishes A thriller that resulted in a success story: Volkswagen reached the half-way point of the Rally Monte Carlo in first, second and third. Day two of the opening round of the FIA World Rally Championship was initially dominated by the duel between Sebastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia in their Polo R WRC and Sebastien Loeb/Daniel Elena in a Citroen.


  5. What we learned at the 2015 Dakar RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Motorsport.com

    Now that the 2015 Dakar is in the books, and we got a few nights of solid sleep, the sheer magnitude of what we experienced is settling in. Going into the event, we based our expectations on previous TV coverage, news articles and personal conversations with seasoned Dakar veterans.


  6. Dakar Rally Racers Literally Tow Each Other Across Finish LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Jalopnik

    How extreme is the Dakar Rally? Well how many races do you see cars coming in on the towstrap of a competitor? I hope the pilot doing the pulling here got some good karma, because the dangling derelict in this clip went on to finish 6th in class. #311 out front here is driven by Marek Dabrowski of Poland, who finished his first Dakar in 7th and ended this year's event in 23rd overall.


  7. Podium For Xavi Foj In One Of The Toughest Dakar Rallies EverRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    Cooper Tire Europe 4x4 ambassador, Xavier Foj, has led the Foj Motorsport team to the podium in Buenos Aires in what has been the Spanish driver's 25th Dakar Rally. After 14 days of competition and 13 stages, the Foj Motorsport Cooper Tires team achieved an impressive second place in the T3.1 category in what has turned out to be one of the toughest Dakar Rallies ever.


  8. Celebrity Spotting At The 'Monte' - Volkswagen And Co. Run The World's Fastest Taxi ServiceRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    Drifting through Monaco: celebs enjoy rallying up close and personal Idris Elba, Renaud Lavillenie and Jacky Ickx on board the Polo R WRC The fastest city tour in the history of Monaco: the Rally Monte Carlo offered celebrities the opportunity to discover the city on the Cote d'Azur from the cockpit of a World Rally Car. Among those stepping into the role as co-driver for double world champion Sebastien Ogier in the Volkswagen Polo R WRC were Hollywood actors, world-class athletes and racing drivers.


  9. Volkswagen Off To A Successful Start On Opening Stages Of The 'Monte'Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Paddock Talk

    Volkswagen is second and third overall following the early exchanges at the Rally Monte Carlo. Day one of the opening round of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship saw the drivers put through their paces, as they were constantly forced to make the transition between ice, snow and wet asphalt on what were already demanding night stages.


  10. Emir honours Nasser Al Attiyah with Sash of MeritRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Peninsula

    The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani with Nasser Al Attiyah, the winner of Dakar Rally, at Al Wajba Palace yesterday. The Emir congratulated Al Attiyah and awarded him the Sash of Merit for the victory.


  11. What It's Like To Drive Off-Road With Robby Gordon When He's WinningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Jalopnik

    When the last stage of the 2015 Dakar Rally was cut down to a short off-road sprint due to weather, it was finally Robby Gordon 's time to shine. Hear what his team had to say at the end of the epic rally, and try to hang on to your lunch through these cockpit-view clips from the last bit of the race.


  12. Mitsubishi Montero/Pajero Looks To Return At Chicago Auto ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CanadianDriver

    ... the off-road model is known for its off-road prowess thanks to being the most successful vehicle to contest the Dakar Rally. Details at this point are scarce. A new Montero will arrive in both conventional gasoline and plug-in electric guises when ...


  13. Top 10 photos of the week: 2015-01-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Motorsport.com

    ... click on those photos and bring up the photo viewer page. 10. Some racers struggle to even finish the grueling Dakar Rally. Marc Coma has won the event five times on a bike. A feat by any measure. 8. Mikkelson's one eye, perfectly lit in the ...


  14. What It's Like To Run A New Ford Ranger In The Ultimate Off-Road RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Jalopnik

    The 2015 Dakar Rally and its hundreds of vehicles are raging across South America right now. Racers, support crews, logistics teams... and my diesel, a Reada , but hot damn does it look like a riot to blast over the Atacama desert and jungles of South America.


  15. Mini The Maxi At The 2015 Le Dakar; Formerly Know As Paris-Dakar RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Auto Channel

    The 2015 Dakar Rally drew more of my attention than the ones of the past years. In the eighties, I was always a bit jealous of the men - and the few women - who participated in the Rally Paris-Dakar, as it was called until 2009.


  16. Honda Developing Leaning Three-Wheeled MotorcycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Motorcycle.com

    ... a model would at least indicate the direction the designers are considering. Cyril Despres won his fifth career Dakar Rally while helping KTM win for the 12th consecutive time, in taking the motorcycle class in the 2013 edition of the famed off-road ...


  17. Mini Wins Dakar Rally For Fourth Year In A RowRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | MINI2.com

    ... itors cover more than 9000km (around 5600 miles) during the event." Mini and Al-Attiyah take victory on the 2015 Dakar rally: Pictures


  18. Toby Price third in 2015 Dakar Rally | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Area News

    Toby Price finished third in the Dakar Rally. The highest placing by an Australian in the world's most gruelling endurance race.


  19. Toyota Motor Corporation tests the stamina of its motorsports team in the 2015 Dakar RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Al Bawaba

    Toyota Motor Corporation recently announced the participation of its motorsports team in the 2015 Dakar Rally, which took place between the 4th and 17th of January. Toyota's team entered the rally with a fleet of Hilux, Land Cruiser, Fortuner, Prado and FJ Cruise vehicles, all of which offer reliable driving experiences even on the most difficult terrains.


  20. Price receives special praiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Area News

    KTM Australia's Off-Road Racing Team manager Ben Gabham has praised the performance of Hillston's Toby Price in his first Dakar Rally. KTM Australia's Off-Road Racing Team manager Ben Grabham has praised the performance of Hillston's Toby Price in his first Dakar Rally.