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2015 Dakar Route Announced

April 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
2015 Dakar Route Announced

12 cities in Argentina, Chile* and Bolivia will play host to the 13 stages of the Dakar 2015 next January, for 14 days of sport in total. For the first time, whilst the competitors in some categories will be resting, the others will continue racing… The Dakar organisers have devoted their week to a first [...]

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X-Raid MINI’s DOMINATE Dakar 2014

January 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
X-Raid MINI’s DOMINATE Dakar 2014

The Monster Energy X-raid Team and Team X-raid performed a true feat, this year: all the 11 MINI ALL4 Racing that started into the 2014 Dakar in Rosario, Argentina, also crossed the finish line on 18th January in Valparaiso, Chile. First of all, the Spanish-French pairing Nani Roma / Michel Périn who secured the win, [...]

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The MINI ALL4 Racing dominates the 2014 Dakar Rally

January 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
The MINI ALL4 Racing dominates the 2014 Dakar Rally

• Nani Roma und Michel Périn win the legendary desert rally • Three MINI ALL4 Racing on the podium 13 stages, more than 13,000 kilometres, one of the most gruelling Dakars ever – and in the end, the conclusion has to be: the MINI ALL4 Racing dominated the 2014 Dakar in unique style! For the [...]

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Peterhansel gives the Monster Energy X-raid Team its seventh stage win

January 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Peterhansel gives the Monster Energy X-raid Team its seventh stage win

• Fourth stage win for the Frenchman in the 2014 Dakar • Nine of the top-12 positions in the overall rankings held by MINI ALL4 Racing The French pairing Stéphane Peterhansel / Jean-Paul Cottret in the black MINI ALL4 Racing proved to be the quickest in the 350-kilometre special stage from El Salvador to La [...]

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Mechanical Issues Sideline Robby Gordon at Dakar Rally

January 17, 2014 | By | Reply More

Robby Gordon’s 10th attempt at Dakar Rally glory has come to an end in the sand dunes of Chile.Despite earlier issues in the Rally with fuel vapor locking on the SPEED Energy/Toyo Tires HST Gordini, the issue that put Gordon and his team out of the 35th Dakar Rally was a compromised air filtration system. [...]

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MINI Storming Through The 2014 Dakar.

January 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
MINI Storming Through The 2014 Dakar.

The Monster Energy X-raid Team and its MINI ALL4 Racing cars have been pushing the limits during the first half of the 2014 Dakar Rally with four out of a possible six day victories.

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Gordon’s Stage 10: Iquique to Antofagasta

January 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Gordon’s Stage 10: Iquique to Antofagasta

As the 36th Annual Dakar Rally continued into Chile Wednesday, Stage 10 brought competitors on a two part special from Iquique to Antofagasta. Tagged as one of the longest specials of this year comprising of a 58-kilometer liaison to a two-part 631-kilometer special encompassed with many challenging features along the shores of the Pacific Ocean. [...]

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Barreda Makes Amends

January 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Barreda Makes Amends

Stage 10, another one with a strong flavour of sand and fesh-fesh, saw Spaniard Joan Barreda take his fourth stage win in 2014 ahead of Hélder Rodrigues and Cyril Despres. After starting first this morning, overall leader spent all day long keeping the gaps within acceptable limits, conceding 11’26″ to his closest pursuer but retaining [...]

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Gordon’s Stage 9: Calama to Iquique

January 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Gordon’s Stage 9: Calama to Iquique

Tuesday’s Stage 9 of the 35th Annual Dakar Rally went extremely well for the SPEED Energy/Toyo Tires HST Gordini until the last checkpoint where Robby Gordon and navigator Kellon Walch would find themselves stuck in the Atacama Dunes after stopping to check on the car’s radiator. Ultimately, the duo lost precious positions from the leaders [...]

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Peterhansel gives the Monster Energy X-raid Team its fifth stage win

January 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Peterhansel gives the Monster Energy X-raid Team its fifth stage win

- Four MINI ALL4 Racing at the top of the leaderboard - Third stage win for the Frenchman  In the ninth stage, from Calama to Iquique, the fight for the win proved to be a battle between Stéphane Peterhansel (FRA) in the black and Nasser Al-Attiyah (QAT) in the white MINI ALL4 Racing. At the [...]

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