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  1. John Deykes - This Guy's GarageRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Hot Rod Magazine

    John Deykes does work on the family cars, but his passion is building and racing off-road, endurance motorcycles. Growing up watching the Dakar Rally, he made it his dream to do the grueling international event at least once in his life.

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  2. World Class Entry Begins Reconnaissance Of Special Stages For Rally GuanajuatoRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    ... in a Ford Fiesta RRC and begins that defence here in Mexico with the French co-driver with whom he won the Dakar Rally in January and the Qatar International Rally in February. Matthieu Baumel has replaced Giovanni Bernacchini this season and, ...

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  3. Ford's Cronje aces Tour Natal RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Iol.co.za

    Mark Cronje and Robin Houghton won seven out of 11 specuial stages on their way to a convincing win in the 2015 Tour Natal. Scottburgh, KwaZulu-Natal - Mark Cronje and Robin Houghton dominated the Tour Natal Rally, opening round of the 2015 SA Rally championship, at the weekend, in their Ford Fiesta.

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  4. Motorsports: Mishra tops, Santosh retains Desert Storm titleRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Newkerala.com

    As expected, Overnight leaders Abhishek Mishra and C.S. Santosh emerged champions in the XTreme and Moto categories, respectively, as the weeklong, 2,300 km 13th Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm cross-country Rally concluded here on Sunday night. Of the 130 participants who started the event in New Delhi on Monday, 69 made it to the finish line after surviving the harsh and tricky Thar Desert terrain, besides heavy rains in the final run from Bikaner to Jaipur.

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  5. V8 Supercars upstaged by spectacular truck support act at Clipsal 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Age

    ... send them skywards for crowd-pleasing leaps. Gordon, whose career has included starts in NASCAR, Indycar and the Dakar Rally, said the machines were likely to be back next year. "It would be nice to do two or three races in one trip, to make the ...

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  6. Let Battle Commence As WTCC Season 2015 Is Go, Go, GoRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Paddock Talk

    ... to sit out round one. Yellow is also the colour for Tom Coronel, motorsportA's ultimate adventurer following his Dakar Rally heroics earlier this year. The popular Dutchman, whose ROAL Motorsport Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1 will carry major DHL branding ...

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  7. Cholistan Desert Jeep Rally - The Child Version of The Dakar RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | CNN

    The Dakar Rally is an annual rally raid organised by the Amaury Sport Organisation. Most events since the inception in 1978 were from Paris, France, to Dakar, Senegal.

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  8. Kevin Furber emotional to be back alongside rally legend Ari VatanenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Lancashire Telegraph

    Ari Vatanen enjoyed a stellar career in the sport, winning of the World Championship in 1981 and the Paris-Dakar four times. And he was best known for his exploits behind the wheel of the Peugeot 205 T16, one of the icons of rallying's Group B era.

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  9. Mini stretches its legs with new Clubman Vision Gran Turismo concept [w/video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Autoblog

    ... mid-1960s, and though it canceled its more recent World Rally Championship effort, it went on instead to win the Dakar Rally four years running now. What you're looking at here is the form it would likely take were Mini to shift its attention (as ...

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  10. Amy Lerner on Training for the Rallye des Gazelles: Geared up with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Cool Hunting

    Only stars light up the sky as we pull over to the roadside in the middle of the desert. We are here to meet Amy Lerner, a New Jersey housewife and mother of two turned American Expedition Vehicle rally pilot, as she trains for this year's Rallye Aicha des Gazelles .

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  11. 5 things: Including RadioShack gets OK to sell 2,000 stores, a Dallas ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Business Journal

    ... recently showed off his driving skills and endurance by taking second place for Team Foton in the 35th Annual Dakar Rally. Garvey's podium finish came at the end of the 14-day off-road endurance race that is run each year in South America. One of ...

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  12. Craig Lowndes Continues To Rely On SachsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Paddock Talk

    ... found incredible success in motorsport, not only in disciplines such as Formula 1, the World Rally Championship, Dakar Rally and world sports cars, but also locally in the Australian V8 Supercars Championship. "For three years now we have been ...

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  13. World Champion Coma Lines Up For Emirates Desert Championship ClimaxRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Paddock Talk

    Six-times world champion Marc Coma will contest the final round of the Emirates Desert Championship next week to boost his bid for an eighth bikes victory in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge POWERED by Nissan. Coma, who secured his fifth Dakar Rally triumph in January, will use the climax of the national Baja series on 6 March as part of his preparations for the 25th edition of the Desert Challenge, opening round of this year's FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship from 27 March-2 April.

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  14. Road Race Motorsports Fiat Abarth M1RRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Super Street

    ... Rob is a driver and in his past has off-roaded through SCCA Rally Racing and had some involvement with the Dakar Rally. He's driven in the Silver State Classic with this car, along with time attack in the Road Race Motorsports Mitsubishi Evolution ...

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  15. 85th International Geneva Motor Show 2015 Peugeot Showcases the New 208 and Technological ExcellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Auto Channel

    ... to further enhance existing cars - and the impressive PEUGEOT 2008 DKR which has just returned from the Dakar Rally; The Technologies area, brings together all of the Brand's technological expertise with the new EAT6 quick-changing automatic gearbox ...

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  16. Desert Storm Rally flagged offRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Big News Network.com

    ... a Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, is the favourite in the Xtreme class while the other star is C.S. Santhosh of the Dakar rally fame, who will be riding a Suzuki bike in a bid to retain the title. On the sidelines of the ceremonial flag-off here, ...

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  17. CS Santosh rides Suzuki RMX 450 for Desert Storm 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | India Auto News

    ... Desert Storm 2015 comprises five competitive legs across sections of Thar desert. Defending champion and Dakar rally winner, CS Santosh aims for a title this year too. He represents Team Suzuki on a Suzuki RMX 450. Close to 20 women participants ...

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  18. Stuntman Ready For Adelaide Stadium Super Truck BonanzaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Paddock Talk

    ... Australian, Toby Price who is fresh from finishing third in the motorcycle section at the world renowned Dakar Rally, former INDYCAR sensation E.J. Viso, Robby Gordon himself and V8 Utes Series regular, Nathan Pretty - along with a host of local and ...

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  19. Media foundation for West Africa seeks protection for Nigerian journalistsRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Vanguard

    The Media Foundation for West Africa , a journalists forum, on Friday in Dakar, demanded protection for journalists from Nigeria's security agencies. In a statement, the body also urged political party affiliates and other actors to recognise media's role in democracy and peace-building and accordingly desist from attacking journalists.

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  20. One thing every biker needs is MORE - a Motorcycle Off-Road ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... of being off the hard stuff. Miss W was put under the stewardship of Mick Extance , who has completed the Paris Dakar Rally six times and runs an off-road school in Mid-Wales. Miss W said: "As a first-time rider I was a little apprehensive but Mick ...

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