Cars : Krzysztof Holowczyc driving the only non Monster (Drink) colored Mini scored a win on stage 5. Not only he drove fast but gained more than 2 minutes on the overall leader Stephen Peterhansel.
Second was Robbie Gordon. Its a delight to watch the Hummer run fast through the vast deserts of South America. Peterhansel finished third and still is the overall rally leader.
Bikes : The dog fight is growing into an epic battle. Cyril Despres is back riding … Read more
Day 2 at the Dakar has been phenomenal for the front runners of the rally
Cars : The Qatari is back ; Nasser Al-Attiyah drove like wind to finish the stage fastest in his Hummer. Closely followed by a MINI was Stephen Peterhansel. He goes to the top of the standings with this win.
And how can we forget Robbie Gordon. The flamboyant drivers was at his best when he finished 3rd in the stage.
Two MINI’s followed Robbie with … Read more
The first day of the Dakar Rally 2012 rather started on a very sad note.
Within an hour of the start, Argentinian biker Jorge Boero who was running in his 2nd Dakar Rally crashed and suffered a cardiac arrest which turned fatal.
The organizers released a special statement even before the day ended and it made for a sad start for an event which is ever more popular in Argentina.
As for the day, it had quite many surprises
Cars : Little known … Read more
The biggest spectacle in the Motorsporting calender is back.
Dakar Rally 2012 goes live on the 1st Jan 2012 in the fan-fare not matched in years.
Highlights of Dakar 2012 :
1) A new country is making its debut in the Dakar route for the year : Peru
2) VW is not coming back to defend its title in their very fierce VW Touareg Race III.
3) More MINI’s than BMW’s from X-Raid team.
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