Tag Archive: Dakar rally

Oct 12

Loeb second on Rallye du Maroc

In preparation for competing on the Dakar Rally in January

2017-08-04_0559Less than a week after confirmation that he will continue to race with Peugeot in the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy next season [read here], France’s Sebastien Loeb finished second on Rallye du Maroc.  Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 04

World RX STAR Loeb leads Dakar Rally

“That was a really fast stage but not very interesting from the driving point of view”

2016-08-07_0752 France’s Sebastien Loeb won the second stage of the Dakar rally on Tuesday in Paraguay to take the lead of the event at the end of leg two. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 29

Morocco test for Peugeot 3008 DKR ahead of Dakar bow

The car has undergone a number of improvements

Morocco test for Peugeot 3008 DKR ahead of Dakar bow Carlos Sainz and Lucas Cruz will give the new Peugeot 3008 DKR its first competitive outing at the Rally of Morocco ahead of the Dakar Rally next year. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 18

Sparco triumphs in 2016 Dakar Rally

Italian brand on the top step of the podium with Peugeot and with a fantastic 1 – 2 – 3 in truck overall standings 

Sparco Dakar 2016- Team De Rooy - Truck Sparco’s 2016 starts with a great triumph in Dakar. Volpiano’s brand is on the top step of car and truck podium in Rosario (Argentina). After over 10.000 kilometers Stéphane Peterhansel conquers his 12th Dakar (6 motorbike, 6 car) and, with his co-driver Jean Paul Cottret, bring Sparco on the highest step of the podium in one of the toughest motorsport competition.

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Jan 16

Dakar: Dakar Rally Interviews – Final stage Web Version Peterhansel grabs 12th Dakar title, Price clinches first


Jan 14

Dakar: Al-Attiyah wins stage but Peterhansel remains clear

Mini driver Al-Attiyah, the defending champion, took a five-minute bite out of the French Team Peugeot Total

Rally Dakar 2016  Stephane Peterhansel 11-time champion Stephane Peterhansel held on to his overall Dakar Rally lead despite a barnstorming drive to victory from Nasser Al-Attiyah.

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Jan 14

Dakar: Peterhansel takes commanding lead as Sainz challenge ends

Peterhansel is the red-hot favourite to take a 12th crown in the world’s toughest rally raid event
Rally Dakar 2016 Stephane Peterhansel Stephane Peterhansel took a commanding one hour lead after victory in the 10th stage of the Dakar Rally as the dropouts and retirements mounted on Wednesday.

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Jan 12

Dakar: Sainz takes lead as Loeb suffers further setbacks

The win put Sainz clear overall on a disappointing day for his team mates
Rally Dakar 2016 Carlos Sainz Former champion Carlos Sainz produced a commanding drive to take the overall lead in the Dakar Rally following Tuesday’s ninth stage around Belen in Argentina. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Dakar Rally vs. Frozen Rush / Extreme cold vs. extreme heat

A driver dilemma

Red Bull Frozen Rush The Dakar Rally and Red Bull Frozen Rush are both taking vehicles off-road – but while the first one sees them racing in desert conditions and boiling temperatures, Friday’s event will have trucks battle on snow in freezing temperatures.
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Dec 31

Dakar… via Le Mans!

There are quite a few connections between these two iconic races.

2010 Le Mans 24 Hours winner Romain Dumas will be on the start line of the 2016 Dakar rally (held in South America since 2009), which gets underway on 3 January. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 24

Loeb’s fond farewell

Loeb will join Peugeot Sport, part of the same PSA family as Citroën, for January’s Dakar Rally

WRC legend Sébastien Loeb bid a heartfelt farewell to Citroën after confirmation he will leave the French manufacturer following a stellar career. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 18

Dakar adventure awaits for biggest ever Red Bull contingent

Dakar Rally 2016

Dakar Rally - Red Bull Debutant Sébastien Loeb features in the largest ever entry of Red Bull competitors in the 2016 edition of the Dakar Rally starting in Buenos Aires in January. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 09

Romain Dumas to make Erc return in Ypres

The talented Frenchman is no stranger to the FIA European Rally Championship

Dumas to make Erc return in YpresOne of motorsport’s most versatile drivers, Romain Dumas, will contest this year’s Kenotek by CID LINES Ypres Rally (25-27 June) in a Porsche 911 GT3 R3. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 06

Sainz up to fourth for Team Peugeot-Total in Argentina

With only a tenth of the race gone – at the end of day three of 13

Carlo Sainz Dakar 2015 - photo Marcelo Maragni Red bull Content Pool The brand-new PEUGEOT 2008 DKR has continued to make progress on the Dakar Rally in the hands of the event’s most successful-ever driver line-up. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 05

Renault Duster Team already in the top 5 at Dakar Rally

The Renault Duster Team made a sensational start to the 2015 Dakar Rally.

The Emiliano Spataro/Benjamín Lozada crew ended the first leg in fifth place, alongside some of the top specialists of the legendary off-road Rally, held in South America. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 18

ALDO Racing first steps on the road to the 2015 Dakar

ALDO Racing Team getting ready for upcoming Dakar Rally

ALDO Racing Toyota The Canadian rally-raid ALDO Racing Team is entering its final stage off preparation that will bring the driving team of David Bensadoun and Patrick Beaulé to the starting grid of the 2015 Dakar Rally next January 4th in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 18

Sparco gets 2014 motorsport season off to winning start in Dakar Rally

Sparco was well represented at the Dakar Rally

Dakar Rally - Sparco After a dramatic and action-packed two weeks, the 2014 Dakar Rally has come to a thrilling conclusion today with Sparco-equipped teams well represented in the final classification. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 03

Sparco begins 2014 in style as Dakar Rally gets underway

35th running of the popular event

Sparco The start of the New Year heralds the beginning of a new season of international motorsport and global racewear specialists Sparco will be at the heart of the action from the very outset as the Dakar Rally gets underway in the South America. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 24

Montreal Team ALDO Racing in grueling Dakar Rally

This will be the third Dakar race for both David and Patrick

Aldo Racing - David Bensadoun - Patrick BeauléALDO Racing is proud to announce today that driver David Bensadoun and co-driver Patrick Beaulé will race in the 2014 edition of the grueling Dakar, the classic 13-day off-road race across Argentina and Chile. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 22

Antoine L’Estage and Nathalie Richard set for Battle in the Ozarks

Rally America Round 2

2012-02-04-1775 2012-02-04-1928Quebec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) and his co-driver Nathalie Richard (of Halifax, Nova Scotia) head to Salem, Missouri for the hotly contested Rally in The 100 Acre Wood, Round 2 of the Rally America series.  Coming off of a decisive victory in Quebec two weeks ago at the opening round of the Canadian Rally Championship and a second place finish in Michigan the weekend prior, the Rockstar Energy Drink duo now lead the hunt for the Canadian and North American rally titles.

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