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NWM ready for SA Rally Raid podium in Dulstrooom

The opening race of the 2022 South African Rally Raid Championship (SARRC) is fast approaching – we’ll be there to cover the action from the touchline, but in the meantime Ryan de Villiers offers a preview of what to what to expect from Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM). The first race …

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Time to start the engines for the opening of the SA Rally-Raid in Mpumalanga

It’s time for the nerves to return as the organizers of the SA Rally-Raid Championship have finalized preparations for the Mpumalanga 400, the season opener which takes place on March 25-26 in the Dullstroom area and with this first classified round as a super event, there will be even more …

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GAUSSIN announces a world tour for its hydrogen-powered H2 Racing Truck®, following the success of the 2022 Dakar Rally | Business

HERICOURT, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 3, 2022– GAUSSIN (EURONEXT GROWTH ALGAU – FR0013495298), a pioneer in the clean and intelligent transport of goods and people, today announces the world tour of its H2 Racing Truck ®, the world’s first hydrogen-powered truck, which completed the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia in January 2022. …

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Tata Elxsi unveiled as title partner of Bowler Defender Challenge 2022

The Bowler Defender Challenge, which took place over 7 rounds in the UK with 12 teams competing in identical Bowler Defender rally vehicles, pits drivers, navigators and vehicles against a variety of competitive rally conditions. From safari and hill rally to fast tarmac and gravel, each team will need to …

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Audi prepares for the next challenge with its RS Q e-tron

Audi made waves during the 2022 Dakar Rally with its incredible electric RS Q e-tron, the first fully electric car to compete in the prestigious event. The Dakar Rally is one of motorsport’s most grueling events and one of the most brutal tests for man and machine. The 2022 Dakar …

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Best drivers for the desert challenge

A powerful team of the world’s best riders and drivers will gather in the capital of the United Arab Emirates for the second round of the new World Rally Raid Championship. The Emirates Motorsports Organization (EMSO) has announced a roster of 132 competitors for the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, which …

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19-year-old from San Marcos breaks another Dakar Rally record

Seth Quintero, 19, won 12 of 13 stages, but did not win the overall race…this time. SAN MARCOS, Calif. — Seth Quintero is a 19-year-old driver from San Marco who is making his mark after just two appearances in the Dakar Rally, known as the world’s toughest auto race. In …

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G-Star Raw’s New Collection Is Inspired By Rally Racing – Sourcing Journal

Not one to fall back on basic 5-pocket jeans, G-Star Raw explores its originality in a new capsule collection. Described as a range of “new premium products”, the Exclusives by G-Star Raw collection is based on the design team’s experimentation with denim-focused garments to create “elevated, refined styles with a …

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F1: Ride with ‘THE BOSS’

Nine-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb will be giving a select group of racing enthusiasts in Bahrain the experience of a lifetime today…a ride in the Prodrive Hunter, driven by the champion himself! The most successful driver in the history of the World Rally Championship (WRC), the 47-year-old Frenchman has …

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Edith celebrates 30 years of the Qatar International Rally

For exactly three decades, rally veteran Edith Wiess has been based in Qatar. The German is ready to give the podium another shot at this week’s Qatar International Rally where she will be partnered with Italian Serena Mattivi at the wheel of their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X.The longtime resident of …

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Sébastien Loeb is a V-Twin driver

Photo: Indian motorcycles Seb Loeb had a very good year in 2022. Not only did he kick ass in the Dakar Rally by finishing second overall, but he followed that up with a victory in the Rallye Monte Carlo and this past weekend took his fifth victory in the Race …

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Top 10 racing games in the world 2022

There is a range of racing video games released every year. We have a lot more racing arcade games as well as niche specific games like Motocross, and racers that use simulations looking to recreate the authentic racing experience. Check out the Top 10 Racing Games in the World 2022. …

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Should the WRC ban cross tire choices? – DirtFish

“Can I say something outrageous guys?” asks George Donaldson. Colin Clark is excited. “Go ahead George,” he insists. In SPIN’s latest edition, The Rally Pod – hosted by Clark in the temporary absence of Lisa O’Sullivan – the team explains how the cross-tyres gave Sébastien Loeb a very different feeling …

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Red Bull’s Seth Quintero breaks Dakar off-road records

After conquering one of the toughest road races in the world, Red Bull Off-Road Junior Team member Seth Quintero just wants to compete more. “I want to be the most versatile rider possible,” Quintero said. “Instead of focusing on one thing, I want to be able to get into a …

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WRC Rallye Monte-Carlo 2022: Sébastien Leob wins the rally

Precisely one week after finishing second overall in the Dakar Rally, Sebastien Loeb was in the wintry French Alps and had the opportunity to demonstrate that he had recovered from his Saudi efforts. The fence that separated him from the waiting media was almost as tall as he was. He …

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CCM turns a Spitfire Scrambler into a tribute to 1980s Paris-Dakar

The 2022 Dakar Rally may be in the rear-view mirror, but the UK is delighted with British driver Sam Sunderland claiming his second Dakar victory and the first for the Gas Gas Factory Racing team. Bolton, England-based CCM is one of the party Brits, and the company’s latest Rallye 600 …

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INSIGHT: Dakar champion Austin Jones charts Rally Raid path for American riders

The Dakar Rally has traditionally been a headache for American racers, until Ricky Brabec’s decisive victory on the motorcycles last year. There have been distinctions among four-wheeled classes in the past, but consistency of performance has eluded them. Enter Austin Jones, son of legendary Baja racer Jesse Jones, himself a …

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Dakar is the biggest off-road race in the world. So why do most Americans have no idea it exists?

American biker Mason Klein takes part in stage 8 of the 2022 Dakar Rally between al-Dawadimi and … [+] Wadi Ad-Dawasir in Saudi Arabia, January 10, 2022. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) (Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images I find myself sitting in Saudi …

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Prince Khaled presents prizes to the winners of the 2022 Saudi Arabia Dakar Rally

JEDDAH — Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, who is also the Governor of the Makkah region, on Friday sponsored the closing ceremony of the 3rd edition of the “Saudi Arabia Dakar Rally 2022”, which is is held at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit in …

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Seth Quintero aims to break Dakar Rally stage victory record

Before launching an improbable charge into a lightweight prototype – putting him on track to break a Dakar Rally victory record – Seth Quintero had the idea to retire altogether. Having lost nearly 17 hours on the track, waiting in the freezing cold of the Saudi Arabian desert for a …

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Noah from Kerala finished 28th overall after stage 6

Riyadh: The only Indian rider in this year’s Dakar rally, Harith Noah of Sherco TVS Racing Factory survived dangerous terrain and a few crashes to place 28th overall after stage 6 of the Motorcycle section of the off-road rally most difficult in the world here. Noah, the five-time national champion …

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Dakar Rally 2022 | Results Step 5: Riyadh

Today is the fifth stage of the Dakar Rally 2022. The route is a loop of 560 kilometers for motorcycles and quads, and 611 kilometers for other categories. The route begins and ends in the Saudi capital Riyadh. Motorcycles Results The motorcycles left before dawn. At 5.45 am, the first …

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Dakar opens FIA World Rally Raid Championship with battle of giants in Saudi Arabia

Dakar opens FIA World Rally Raid Championship with battle of giants in Saudi Arabia 2022 marks an exciting new chapter for off-road rallying, as the discipline becomes the seventh World Championship under the governance of the FIA. A total of 52 crews representing six manufacturers have already registered for the …

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Saudi women set to make history at Dakar Rally

WATCH extended one-hour highlights from each stage of the Dakar Rally 2022 – January 2-15 (AEDT) – EXCLUSIVE and FREE on SBS and SBS On Demand. The duo will become the first female driver from Saudi Arabia to take part in the Dakar rally, with the 44th edition of the …

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Dakar 2022 – Nani Roma, “confident” in his options for the Dakar – CVBJ

12/26/2021 at 6:03 PM CET l veteran Catalan rider Nani Rome In 2022, he will play his twenty-sixth participation in the Dakar Rally. A new challenge for which, despite having experienced victory in both cars and motorcycles. you are motivated. “I’m ready. I’ve worked hard and I’m feeling good physically,” …

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Allison drivetrain: 3000 Series ™ drivetrain will be used in Hino Sugawara team trucks at the 2022 Dakar Rally

The team will use hybrid trucks for the first time to support eco-friendly and sustainable races TOKYO, December 2021 – Allison Transmission Japan, the Japanese subsidiary of Allison Transmission, a leading designer and manufacturer of propulsion solutions for conventional and electrified vehicles and the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic …

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India at the Dakar Rally

CS Santosh – this is probably the first name that comes to the mind of most Indians when someone mentions the Dakar Rally. After all, it was Santosh who put India on the Dakar map. But what is the Dakar Rally? Put simply, this is an off-road endurance event that …

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Danilo Petrucci prepares the body, the bike and the brain for Dakar 2022

Riding in the premier class of MotoGP is the dream of most young motorcycle riders. However, getting to the top is only half the battle. Staying in the category is even more difficult. Danillo Petrucci has enjoyed his 10 year career in MotoGP with teams like Pramac Ducati, Ducati Factory …

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2022 KTM 390 Adventure Rally spied on off-road testing

KTM 390 2022 adventure rally variant spied on The KTM 390 Adventure test mules have a very different front end with a large windshield reminiscent of Dakar rally bikes A few days ago, KTM unveiled the updated Adventure motorcycle lineup which included 1290 Super Adventure S, 1290 Super Adventure R, …

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Al-Attiyah and Aalvarez face off for FIA World Cup glory in Saudi desert

HAIL – Competitive action kicks off at Hail Cross-Country Rally, the final round of the FIA ​​Cross-Country Rallies World Cup, on Wednesday morning. Qatari Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah and Argentinian Lucio Alvarez both drive V8-powered Toyota Hiluxs, built in collaboration with Toyota Gazoo Racing and Overdrive Racing, and they will compete …

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Sébastien Loeb relies on tests in the United Arab Emirates to win the elusive Dakar

Navigation the key Terranova, partner of Dani Oliveras, commented: “This is my first time in the new car and it’s great to experience it in the same conditions that we will find on the Dakar in four weeks. Dani and I have been working on our navigation because it will …

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The FIA ​​and the FIM jointly launch the World Rally Raid Championship

Photo: Audi Communications Motorsport / Michael Kunkel The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile and the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme, the world governing bodies of motor racing and motorcycle racing respectively, jointly launched an off-road rally world championship last weekend. The World Rally Raid Championship will be co-sanctioned by the two organizations. …

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‘It’s laughable’: Joanna Lumley criticizes Netflix series The Crown

‘It’s laughable’: Joanna Lumley criticizes Netflix series The Crown as close friend of Prince Charles insists “I know the royal family, so I know it’s all made up” The Absolutely Fabulous star, 75, revealed she refused to see the show, saying: “I don’t think they watch it and I never …

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MotoGP winner Petrucci says Dakar change is ‘another world’

Petrucci will make a unique career change in 2022 after ending his MotoGP tenure earlier this month in the Valencia final after losing his Tech 3 KTM rider for next year. The Italian will stay with KTM and Tech 3 in 2022 but will compete in the famous Dakar Rally, …

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GAUSSIN SA: Nexport and GAUSSIN sign an exclusive manufacturing and licensing agreement in the presence of AUSTRADE representatives at the Australian Embassy in Paris for the supply of zero emission vehicles and systems in Australia & New Zealand

PRESS RELEASE Héricourt, November 25, 2021 Nexport and GAUSSIN sign an exclusive manufacturing and licensing agreement in the presence of AUSTRADE representatives at the Australian Embassy in Paris for the supply of zero emission vehicles and systems in Australia and New Zealand Joint venture between Nexport (51%) and Gaussin (49%) …

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Ogier goes into semi-retirement with eighth WRC title

Published on: 11/21/2021 – 2:14 PMAmended: 11/21/2021 – 2:12 PM Paris (AFP) – Sébastien Ogier is heading towards semi-retirement after winning an eighth World Rally Championship title in nine years but never really escaping the shadow of his former mentor Sébastien Loeb. Ogier, 37, won the title on Sunday at …

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I will be among the “last normal people” to win in MotoGP

The Italian competed in his last MotoGP race last weekend at the Valencia Grand Prix and will move on to a Dakar rally campaign in 2022, with KTM losing their Tech 3 race. It marks the end of a 10-year period in MotoGP in which Petrucci came from the bottom …

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2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL 2.5 S-AWC

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL 2.5 S-AWC Is this a good deal? By Bruce HotchkissSpecial Correspondent, West Coast OfficeTHE AUTO CHANNEL Bruce hotchkiss When you think of Mitsubishi, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? For me, it is the Pajero (a Montero for most of us) who has …

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Everything we know about the Ducati DesertX

The mid-size adventure bike category is one of the most competitive segments in the world and Ducati is ready to turn the heat up by blasting the party with the all new Deser tX. The Italian two-wheeler manufacturer will launch the Ducati World Première 2022 web-series from September 30 and …

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10 reasons why the 959 is the coolest Porsche of the 80s

Porsche was already a household name by the time the 959 was released in 1986, but the event forever changed not only the brand, but the automotive world as well. The car reflected the best of technological advancements made during the 1980s and is arguably Porsche’s first supercar, with enough …

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How are you James Bond?

(ES) Would you be the next 007? As cinemas get ready for the release of No Time To Die (finally), take our quiz to find out if you’re international spy gear … 1. How do you present yourself, Sir…? a) With my second name, then my first name, then my …

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Used Buying Guide: Nissan Patrol GR

Then, in 2003, the short-wheelbase Patrol GR was discontinued and trim levels changed, with a generously equipped SVE (fog lights, leather seats, and sunroof) replacing the SE. The 2005 facelift ushered in a very similar-looking new body, a refreshed interior, and a more standard kit. It also put an end …

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Rare Porsche 959 prototype for sale in Germany

The German company Mechatronik may be specialized in the restoration and sale of classic Mercedes-Benz cars, but the store currently has a very special Porsche 959 for sale. This is not normal 959; it is a prototype of Porsche’s first supercar. First spotted by Engine1, this car is the seventh …

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Here’s why adventure bikes are growing in popularity

While driving around town or driving on the highway, you might see a motorbike that looks like a cross between a street motorbike and something destined to participate in the Dakar rally. It will feature high suspension, a bulbous fuel tank and a compact windshield that looks ready for miles …

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We visit a classic Peugeot collection in the Western Cape

Outside Stellenbosch, the Loubser brothers have opened the barn doors to their small but fascinating Peugeot collection “Our passion for cars and Peugeot definitely comes from our father. We were bred among BMC products. Johan and I grew up with an Austin Cambridge station wagon. In 1968, my father bought …

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Jaussaud, double winner of Le Mans, dies at 84

Published on: 07/22/2021 – 5:40 PMAmended: 07/22/2021 – 5:38 PM Paris (AFP) Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, two-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, has died at the age of 84, race organizers, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) announced on Thursday. Jaussaud won his first Le Mans in an Alpine …

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10 things most people forgot about the BMW M3

It’s no secret that European car manufacturers have created some of the most iconic cars ever made. Whether it’s Aston Martin or Mercedes-Benz, most of the big old continent automakers have at least one or two ultimate classics under their belt. RELATED: 10 Fastest European Cars Around the Nürburgring, Ranked …

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10 of the most extreme car races in the world

Many people think of auto racing as driving sophisticated fast cars in a straight line or repeatedly around a track, but it is not. Many of the most famous motor racing events in the world involve extremely difficult conditions. Some of these races require extreme off-road machines to pass. RELATED: …

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Pirro replaces Martin at Pramac for the Italian GP

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Villas-Boas living “ a dream ” at Rally Portugal

Published on: 05/20/2021 – 6:20 PMAmended: 05/20/2021 – 6:18 PM Paris (AFP) Former Chelsea, Porto and Tottenham coach Andre Villas-Boas said on Thursday he would fulfill “a dream” when he makes his world rally championship debut in Portugal this weekend. The 43-year-old, who also took part in the Dakar Rally …

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Dunes galore! Dakar 2022 returns to sandy Saudi Arabia

Published on: 05/11/2021 – 19:22Amended: 05/11/2021 – 19:20 Paris (AFP) The 2022 Dakar Rally will feature more sand dunes as the epic car and motorcycle stage race returns to Saudi Arabia for the third time, with organizers downplaying accusations of sports washing by the Gulf Kingdom. The rally will start …

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Rally-winning Mitsubishi Ralliart to return in due course

Cars Can Fly: Latest World Rally Championship Car Based On Lancer Evolution Before Company Retires … [+] of the WRC in 2005. Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi Motors Mitsubishi’s motorsport and in-house tuning arm Ralliart is expected to make a timely return after an 11-year hiatus. When the company’s results were …

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2020 Porsche 911 Dakar by Delta4x4

Transmission and performance The Porsche 911 Dakar was designed after a German entrepreneur approached the tuner with a rather unusual request. He asked them if they could turn a brand new Porsche 911 Carrera 4S (992) into an off-road machine. The Carrera 4S is a very good platform to work …

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