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FIA And FIM Jointly Launch World Rally-Raid Championship

Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile and Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme, the world governing bodies for automobile and motorcycle racing respectively, jointly launched a world championship for cross-country rallying last weekend. The World Rally-Raid Championship will be co-sanctioned by both…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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This Dakar Runner Is The Best Land Cruiser On Sale Today

Today, the Toyota Land Cruiser is not dissimilar to any other luxury SUV. It’s packed with features, offers oodles of space onboard and is a pretty luxurious place to be. But back in the day it was a humble machine and a formidable off-roader.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Rally Of Morocco Is Underway And It’s The Ultimate Test For Teams Ahead Of Dakar

The Rally of Morocco has kicked off, and it’s drawn a big number of competitors who plan to run next year in Dakar. The week-long event officially runs from October 7 through October 13. It’s billed as a kind of test run for the historic Dakar Rally, but it’s part of both the FIA Cross […]

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The Rally Of Morocco Is Underway And It’s The Ultimate Test For Teams Ahead Of Dakar

The Rally of Morocco has kicked off, and it’s drawn a big number of competitors who plan to run next year in Dakar. The week-long event officially runs from October 7 through October 13. It’s billed as a kind of test run for the historic Dakar Rally, but it’s part of both the FIA Cross […]

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The Audi RS Q E-tron Is The Hybrid Desert Runner We All Need

When Audi enters a new form of motorsport, it pulls out all of the stops. Starting with next January’s Dakar rally, the four-rings manufacturer will enter three of these brand new RS Q e-tron machines, one each for Stephane Peterhansel, Carlos Sainz, and Mattias Ekström. That’s a hell of a lineup. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Audi RS Q E-tron Is The Hybrid Desert Runner We All Need

When Audi enters a new form of motorsport, it pulls out all of the stops. Starting with next January’s Dakar rally, the four-rings manufacturer will enter three of these brand new RS Q e-tron machines, one each for Stephane Peterhansel, Carlos Sainz, and Mattias Ekström. That’s a hell of a lineup. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Reminder: Lil Nas X Was Named After A Car

If you’ve been paying any attention to the news lately, I’m sure you’ve seen some references to people freaking out about, of all things, Satan and shoes with a little bit of human blood in them. The common component between the Lord of Darkness and the Nikes with vein juice is the wildly popular rapper […]

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Reminder: Lil Nas X Was Named After A Car

If you’ve been paying any attention to the news lately, I’m sure you’ve seen some references to people freaking out about, of all things, Satan and shoes with a little bit of human blood in them. The common component between the Lord of Darkness and the Nikes with vein juice is the wildly popular rapper […]

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Prodrive Is Building A Street-Legal Version Of Its Dakar Racer

Back in January the Prodrive Hunter made its competition debut in the 2021 running of the Dakar Rally, where it finished fifth overall with Spanish legend Nani Roma at the wheel. The rally didn’t go off without a hitch, but for a first effort that was a commendable one, to be sure. And now the […]

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Meet The Women Of The 2021 Dakar Rally

The Dakar Rally, frequently named one of the most difficult motorsport events in the world, is generally a man’s affair. Women compete, but they’re few and far between. But for 2021, with the rally’s second event taking place entirely within Saudi Arabia, it’s important that we take time to acknowledge all the women…Read more… Continue […]

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Meet The Women Of The 2021 Dakar Rally

The Dakar Rally, frequently named one of the most difficult motorsport events in the world, is generally a man’s affair. Women compete, but they’re few and far between. But for 2021, with the rally’s second event taking place entirely within Saudi Arabia, it’s important that we take time to acknowledge all the women…Read more… Continue […]

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A Hydrogen-Powered Car Will To Compete In The Dakar Rally In 2024

While most automotive companies have been pivoting to electrification instead of hydrogen when dreaming up more sustainable power sources, some folks are still hellbent on proving that hydrogen works. One of those companies is GCK (or Green Corp Konnection) Motorsport, which is aiming to bring a hydrogen-powered car…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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A Hydrogen-Powered Car Will To Compete In The Dakar Rally In 2024

While most automotive companies have been pivoting to electrification instead of hydrogen when dreaming up more sustainable power sources, some folks are still hellbent on proving that hydrogen works. One of those companies is GCK (or Green Corp Konnection) Motorsport, which is aiming to bring a hydrogen-powered car…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Ricky Brabec Is The First American To Win Dakar, Casey Currie A Close Second

The Dakar Rally has been running since the ’70s, gone from Africa to South America and, this year, to Saudi Arabia. But it’s never been won by an American until 2020. Ricky Brabec is officially the first to do it, on a Honda dirt bike. Fellow U.S. dude Casey Currie was close behind too, winning […]

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