Tag Archive: Nasser Al Attiyah

Jun 18

ERC victor Al-Attiyah is Golden with record Cyprus win

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 4 of 8

ERC victor Al-Attiyah is Golden with record Cyprus winNasser Al-Attiyah has become the fourth different driver to prove he’s got talent of the event-winning variety by winning round four of the FIA European Rally Championship with top spot in Cyprus today. Read the rest of this entry »

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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: Nasser Al Attiyah today obtained a second success

On the 38th edition of the Dakar 

Dakar 2016 logo The Mini driver won after putting the pressure on during the second part of the stage. He beat Sébastien Loeb (Peugeot), who broke a gimbal two kilometres from the finishing line, and his team-mate Mikko Hirvonen, who came in third. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 25

WTCC: Journey into the unknown for Campos Racing in Qatar

Losail will host a World Touring Car Championship event for the very first time

Filippi_pre_LosailIn addition to the Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1 cars driven by Hugo Valente and John Filippi, Campos Racing will enter a third one for local start Nasser Al-Attiyah. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 22

Nasser Al-Attiyah to contest WTCC Race of Qatar

Middle East sporting legend signs up for season-closing WTCC night race

Nasser Al-Attiyah portrait photo 01 (photo MINI Motorsport Communications).jpgTitle-winning rally driver and Olympic medallist Nasser Al-Attiyah will be on the starting grid when the FIA World Touring Car Championship visits his native Qatar for the first time next month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

See you in 2016 – Cyril Despres

After 14 days, 13 stages and 9112 kilometres (4601 of which were run competitively)

Cyril Despres - Gilles Picard on SS8 © Frederic Le Floch Team Peugeot Total reached the finish of its first Dakar with two of its three PEUGEOT 2008 DKR entries. Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Paul Cottret finished 11th while Cyril Despres and Gilles Picard were 34th. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

Dakar 2015: Terranova enjoys himself

Price joins the elite

Dakar 2015 logo Quick and consistent since the start in Buenos Aires, Toby Price has kept on progressing as he has acquired experience on his first Dakar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 15

Dakar 2015: Barreda and Al-Attiyah win again

Already a winner the day before in Cachi, Joan Barreda did not lower the pace on Day 11

Nasser Al-Attiyah jour 11 - photo Getty Images Far from it – on the way to Termas de Rio Hondo with a second consecutive victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 14

Al-Attiyah strengthens his grip on Dakar 2015

Barreda lights the fireworks

Dakar 2015 logo Joan Barreda wanted a stage win on the road to Cachi to put several days of bad luck behind him. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 14

Dakar: Roma crashes hard

After yesterday’s stage win

Nani Roma - photo © DPPI - F. Flamand Nani Roma’s just had an awful crash that caused his car to turn over several times at km 193 of today’s stage. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 12

Team Peugeot-Total crews overcome marathon stage

Before Rest Day

Cyril Despres on SS8 © Flavien Duhamel The second half of the marathon stage – a long stage complete with an overnight halt in Bolivia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 10

Dakar: Terranova shines as De Villiers inches closer to the lead

No longer in contention for the general classification

Orlando Terranova Dakar 2013 Orlando Terranova was free to go all out between Iquique and Uyuni to claim his third stage win since the start of the race in Buenos Aires. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 08

Peterhansel shows the potential of the PEUGEOT 2008 DKR

In the Dakar dunes

Stephane Peterhensel Dakar dunes The fourth day was one of mixed emotions for Team Peugeot-Total. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

IRC: Cyprus Rally Day one report

2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 13 of 13

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeNasser day oneNasser Al-Attiyah leads the Cyprus Rally following a day of high drama on the sun-baked final round of the all-action 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

All-action IRC season six to conclude on Cyprus Rally

The race for Intercontinental Rally Challenge glory will reach its climax on the Cyprus Rally from 2-4 November.

Mikkelsen CyprusIRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeWith a history dating back to 1970, the mixed-surface event lists a host of illustrious former winners including Stig Blomqvist, Sébastien Loeb, Colin McRae, Ari Vatanen and Björn Wåldegard. Since its inclusion on the IRC calendar for the first time in 2010, Nasser Al-Attiyah and Andreas Mikkelsen have both enjoyed success. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 18

Al-Attiyah secures Citroen drive

Nasser Al-Attiyah to drive a third factory Citroen DS3 WRC in 2012

Nasser Al-Attiyah Citroën WRC 2011 -30-09-2010Citroen has confirmed it will expand its WRC programme to run a third car for Nasser Al-Attiyah during the 2012 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 05

IRC Cyprus Rally day two report

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 11 of 11

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADAndreas Mikkelsen has become the youngest driver to win the Intercontinental Rally Challenge after claiming victory on the season-closing Cyprus Rally. Amid emotional scenes captured live on Eurosport, Mikkeslen secured the title by one and a half points from Jan Kopecky, sealing glory by going fastest on the final stage alongside co-driver Ola Floene.

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Nov 04

IRC Cyprus Rally day one report, Cyprus, 3-5 November 2011

Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 11 of 11

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADAndreas Mikkelsen has completed a dramatic opening day of the Cyprus Rally leading the Intercontinental Rally Challenge qualifier and firmly on course for the coveted title in his SKODA UK Motorsport Fabia Super 2000.

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Jan 14

Carlos Sainz had to bounce back after his disappointments yesterday

Chagin intouchable

Vladimir Chagin 2010-01-14Dakar 2011 logoPride of place went to the trucks today, as they opened proceedings for the 12th day of the Personal Argentina Chile Dakar 2011. Like the day before, Chagin won to close in on his 7th title on the Dakar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 13

Damaged limited for Coma

Unlimited damage for Carlos Sainz

Cyril Despres 2007 Dakar WinnerDakar 2011 logoThe 11th special of the Personal Argentina-Chile Dakar 2011, 370 km long and divided into two parts, smiled on Cyril Despres. The Frenchman’s objective was to regain ground on the bike category leader Marc Coma. With 2’12 lost by the Catalan to the Frenchman, in the end, the day could have been worse for Coma. Read the rest of this entry »

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