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Vladimir Vasilyev Defends his FIA World Cup Lead

May 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Vladimir Vasilyev Defends his FIA World Cup Lead

• Al-Attiyah secures three stage wins in Egypt to finish runner-up • Van Loon and Vasilyev come third and fourth respectively  Egypt’s Pharaons Rally is over and Vladimir Vasilyev / Konstantin Zhiltsov still hold the FIA Cross County Rally World Cup lead, with their MINI ALL4 Racing. At the end of the five stages, featuring [...]

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Apdaly Lopez wins Historic Menards at the Brickyard by TRAXXAS Race

May 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Apdaly Lopez wins Historic Menards at the Brickyard by TRAXXAS Race

Apdaly Lopez of Tecate, B.C. Mexico entered racing’s history books Friday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway by capturing the win in the second of two Menards at the Brickyard by TRAXXAS races and securing the overall win with the highest average finish in the two races. It marked the first time in the 105-year history [...]

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Norra Mexican 1000 Kicks Off in Ensenada

May 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
Norra Mexican 1000 Kicks Off in Ensenada

The Norra Mexican 1000 kicked off this weekend in Ensenada as racers and fans alike filled the streets to celebrate the historic race. Off road favorites, Frank DeAngelo, Walker Evans, Rick Johnson, Jerry Troy and Ed Herbst, Mark McMillin and Larry Roeseler were among 145 racers set to take the green flag during Sundays first [...]

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BMW Motorcycles of Escondido Joins Baja Rally

May 2, 2014 | By | Reply More
BMW Motorcycles of Escondido Joins Baja Rally

Multi-Year Partnership Announced ENSENADA, BAJA CA, MEXICO- BMW Motorcycles of Escondido announced today that BAJA RALLY, LLC has joined forces with multi-line dealership for a multi-year partnership to grow the first ever navigation based rally raid for motorcycles only. “Our event caters to the adventure enthusiast and owner Mike Findlay and his team have decades of [...]

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Grider Returns

May 2, 2014 | By | Reply More
Grider Returns

Rally Veteran Determined to Repeat ENSENADA, BAJA CA, MEXICO-Bajarallymoto.com announced today that off road star Andy Grider will return to Baja CA to defend his Inaugural BAJA RALLY title this September 24-28th in Ensenada. Grider, a 5 time Dakar Rally competitor and multi-time SCORE champion, narrowly won the Inaugural BAJA RALLY by a mere six seconds over [...]

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Sealine Cross Country Rally 2014: X-raid in Qatar on the road to success

April 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sealine Cross Country Rally 2014: X-raid in Qatar on the road to success

• Two stage wins for the MINI ALL4 Racing • Nasser Al-Attiyah holds the overall lead With the first two stages of Qatar’s Sealine Cross Country Rally contested, local hero and MINI ALL4 Racing driver Nasser Al-Attiyah is the overall leader. Together with his French co-driver Mattieu Baumel, he secured two stage wins. Meanwhile, Russian [...]

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Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Four MINI ALL4 Racing vehicles finish in the top-10

April 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Four MINI ALL4 Racing vehicles finish in the top-10

• Vladimir Vasilyev wins Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge • Stephan Schott secures fifth place in the overall rankings  Russian pairing Vladimir Vasilyev / Konstantin Zhiltsov secured the win in the third FIA Cross County Rally World Cup, with their MINI ALL4 Racing. Furthermore, all the stage wins also were secured by the Trebur based team [...]

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BFGoodrich® Tires Performance Team member Andrew Comrie-Picard Takes an Epic Ride through the Wild West

April 9, 2014 | By | Reply More

Rally racer to drive over 3000 miles across America’s toughest trails over two weeks using a variety of vehicles and BFGoodrich® Tires Professional rally driver and BFGoodrich Performance Team member Andrew Comrie-Picard is facing one of his toughest challenges yet as he embarks on an epic on and off-road journey, covering more than 3,000 miles [...]

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Abu Dhabi: Vasilyev holds the overall lead

April 7, 2014 | By | Reply More
Abu Dhabi: Vasilyev holds the overall lead

• Two stage wins for the MINI ALL4 Racing • Stephan Schott 6th in the overall standings For the X-raid Team and the Monster Energy X-raid Team, the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge is an event of mixed emotions, so far. With Russia’s Vladimir Vasilyev, German Stephan Schott and Dutch Erik van Loon, three MINI ALL4 [...]

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Gazelles: And It’s a Wrap!

March 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Gazelles: And It’s a Wrap!

Last Leg! Early Thursday morning competitors left the start line one last time for the final Leg of the rally. While the distances were shorter, the landscape was more variable, alternating between wide plains and steep valleys. In the distance the “Grand M’daouer” cliffs created one of the most beautiful backdrops in the world.   [...]

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