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Rally Raid Kenya: A star studded entry list for RD 1 Fly-SAX Nanyuki Rally

Defending champions Ross Field and Shivam Vinyak headline an impressive entry list for the Fly-SAX Nanyuki Rally Raid which kick-starts the 2018 “Fly Sax and Fly-540 Kenyan National Rally Raid Championship” this weekend. Ross Field will defend his outright and car class titles at the wheel of the mighty South African built Century Racing CRT […]

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Baja Russia 2018: Overdrive Racing’s Al-Attiyah and Baumel cruise to start-to-finish victory

Poland’s Aron Domzala rolls twice and retires before final timed test Yasir Saiedan delivers stunning debut performance to finish fifth overall Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah began the defence of his FIA World Cup title in convincing style with a start-to-finish maiden victory in Baja Russia Northern Forest Rally, the opening round of the 2018 FIA World […]

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HUSQVARNA STARTS ON A HIGH

Cape Town rider Caleb Tennant put in a star performance as Q4 Fuel Husqvarna Racing enjoyed a solid start to the 2018 TRP Distributors South African National Motocross championship in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Tennant was in fine form as he won the opening heats of both the MX1 and MX2 races en route to […]

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FLY-FISHING MECCA WILL REVERBERATE TO THE SOUND OF RACING ENGINES

The tranquil town of Dullstroom is better known as one of South Africa’s premier fly-fishing locations, but will echo to the sound of high powered racing engines when the Mpumalanga 400 – round one of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) – gets underway on March 16 and 17. Dullstroom is the highest town […]

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Rainforest Challenge Global Series South Europe 2018 double track in Italy

 The 3rd edition of “Rainforest Challenge (RFC) Global Series South Europe” will be held from 24 to 27 May and this year will offer four days of intense competition in a special location for tourism, food and wine as the region of Collio in Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy), land of ancient winemakers. Photo credit: Ruddiee […]

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Budapest-Bamako: First crew passed the 8,600km Adventure Rally with Tesla X

Yes, the World is a disk, Television will destroy the evolution, the Internet is a short hype. And electric cars are bullshit. Well, even the Fans of the bubbling sound of Gasoline-V8 can´t ignore that electric cars will not be only a trend. They are not the perfect solution for the future, this is for […]

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QMMF gets ready for cross-country rally

 Officials at the Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF) have announced initial plans for this year’s Qatar Cross-Country Rally (QCCR), round four of the FIA Cross-Country Rally World Cup and round two of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship. The event takes place over five stages on April 17 to 22.   The QCCR will […]

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Scherer wins epic battle at King of the Hammers 2018

King of the Hammers is a wildly unique race out in the Southern California desert that combines the toughest elements of rock crawling with the faster aspects of high-speed desert racing and packs them both into a single, day-long dirt-blast and rock-stomp unlike anything else in the world. This year’s course was 202 miles long […]

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QMMF GETS READY TO HOST LEADING FIA AND FIM COMPETITORS AT APRIL’S QATAR CROSS-COUNTRY RALLY

Officials at the Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF) have announced initial plans for this year’s Qatar Cross-Country Rally (QCCR), round four of the FIA Cross-Country Rally World Cup and round two of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship. The event takes place over five stages on April 17-22.     The QCCR will run […]

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AL-ATTIYAH AND BAUMEL OPEN THE DEFENCE OF OVERDRIVE RACING’S FIA WORLD CUP TITLE AT BAJA RUSSIA

  Overdrive Racing will run three Toyota Hiluxes at the Baja Russia Northern Forest Rally, the opening round of the 2018 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, and each of the three drivers have very different objectives at the only snow and ice round of the series. The event takes place on February 16-18.   […]

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King of the Hammers UTV race: Mitch Guthrie Jr. wins brutal off-road challenge

I’s a battle of attrition as only 12 of 118 side-by-sides finish in the dese Imagine a desert-and-rock race so tough that only 10 percent of the entries finished: axles snapped, engines blew, rigs rolled, and when it was all done, the vast majority of the UTVs that started were still out there in the […]

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Rally of Patagonia: Rebirth of Argentinian ´Norpatagonico´ this weekend

After 10 years of absence, the Argentinian marathonrally “Desafio Norpatagonico” will be back with the new name “Rally Cross Country de la Patagonia” from February 10th-17th 2018, open for Cars, Motobikes, SSV and Quads. More than 80 teams will start in the six-stages Rally next Saturday under the slogan “From the Andes to the Ocean”. […]

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Welcome to Hammertown: King of the Hammers will draw thousands for weeklong off-road racing event

 For the next week, a remote area of the High Desert will be the hub for all things off-road racing.Racers and fans will converge at Means Dry Lake for the annual King of the Hammers, the largest off-road racing event in North America that draws tens of thousands of spectators in person and hundreds of […]

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MARSH AND LABUSCAGNE FIRST MEMBERS OF SA CROSS COUNTRY SERIES ‘100 CLUB’

Red-Lined Motorsport team principal Terence Marsh, a former professional cricketer, is 102 not out and top of the scoreboard when it comes to membership of an exclusive ‘100 Club’ in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS). Marsh and former Blue Bulls scrum-half Coetzee Labuscagne are the only two current competitors who have competed in […]

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King of the Hammers

The 2018 King of The Hammers, the week-long off-road race and festival will commence tomorrow with the opening of Hammertown in Johnson Valley, CA followed by a week of off-road racing. The event culminates with the 12th annual King of The Hammers race on Friday, February 9th, 2018.  The 2017 event hosted nearly 500 competitors […]

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Essa Al-Dossari guides his Nissan Navara to victory in Ha’il Nissan Rally

Saudi Arabia’s Essa Al-Dossari and Emirati navigator Ali Hassan Obaid lost some time on the final 168.57 selective section of the 13th Ha’il Nissan International Cross-Country Rally, but that failed to prevent them guiding the ED Racing Nissan Navara to outright victory by the margin of 8min 42sec. Samai Talab Al-Shammeri and navigator Abdullah Mutar […]

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Africa Eco Race: Stage winners Dominique Laure and Paolo Ceci

10TH STAGE IN MAURITANIA: AMODJAR / AKJOUJT: 453 KM The 10th edition of the Africa Eco Race is giving its best two days before the arrival in Dakar. After the most difficult stage yesterday, the sand is still a big part of the menu for the competitors Friday with a 453 kilometers leg. You had […]

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Africa Eco Race – A stage full of Suspense and surprises in the dunes of Mauritania

A new loop was on the programme of the day allowing a little rest for the assistance and the organization who could stay at the bivouac all day long. Meanwhile, the competitors took part in a 340-kilometer stage through the prestigious dunes of Mauritania. A stage full of suspense and surprises. The most difficult leg […]

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Africa Eco Race : Serradori leads, Oliveira still in the game

8TH STAGE IN MAURITANIA: CHAMI / AMODJAR: 477KM After one night without being allowed to approach their vehicles, the competitors took part of the second lef of the marathon this morning. A 439 kilometers leg with beautiful dune passages under a blazing sun was waiting for them. The real difficulty of the Mauritanian sand and […]

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SAUDI OFFICIALS PLAN AMBITIOUS FOUR-DAY ROUTE FOR 13TH HA’IL NISSAN RALLY

HA’IL (Saudi Arabia): Competitors face a difficult route laid on by the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation (SAMF) for the 13th running of the Ha’il Nissan International Rally on January 15-18. The event again ventures into the remote An Nafud desert to the north of the city of Ha’il in the north-central region of the Kingdom […]

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Africa Eco Race 2018:De Rooy full throttle through 1st stage in Mauritania

In 1.47.22 Gerard de Rooy finished the 211 kilometres of the sixth stage of the Africa Eco Race. With his average speed of 118 he really could not match the 144 km/h that Mathieu Serradori got with his buggy. De Rooy added 19.56 to the Frenchman. Gerard de Rooy In the first test in Mauritania, […]

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Africa Eco Race 2018: Vasilyev strikes again (cars). Ullevalseter back on track (motos)

5TH STAGE IN MOROCCO FORT CHACAL / DAKHLA : 631 KM Last leg in Morocco Once again, the 10th edition of the Africa Eco Race gave the competitors a new route. The day started with a light rain which enabled the dust to stay down for the rest of the day. A 436 kilometers leg […]

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Africa Eco Race 2018: Vladimir Vasilyev for a good win, Paolo Ceci big leader

The fourth day in Morocco is a first with the longest leg of the Africa Eco Race since its creation. 497 kilometers with fast tracks and some sand. It’s been a big fight in cars between Vasilyev and Serradori, in motorbikes Paolo Ceci settles his leadership. Vladimir Vasilyev The west rush For this big premiere, […]

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Africa Eco Race 2018: Mathieu Serradori the fastest. First for Luis Oliveira

3RD DAY IN MOROCCO : AGDAL / ASSA : 421 KM The 10th edition of the Africa Eco Race caravan is still going south in Morocco. On this January 4th 2018 the leg starts directly at the bivouac and 400 kilometers later they reach Assa where awaits them a 21 kilometers to the bivouac. Speed […]

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Africa Eco Race : Vasilyev on top, Ullevalseter feeling good

2ND DAY IN MOROCCO : DAR KAOURA / AGDAL: 478 KM The 2nd Moroccan day offered to the competitors the real beginning of the race. On the program a 443 kilometers leg between dunes and stony tracks under a summer sun, enough to disturb the ranking and reveal the favorites of this 10th edition of […]

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AFRICA ECO RACE:FIRST STAGE IN MOROCCO VLADIMIR VASILYEV AND PAOLO CECI FIRST LEADERS !

After a busy day, celebrating New Year’s eve on a rough sea, all the participants in the 10th edition of the Africa Eco Race arrived at the port of Nador at the end of the day on Tuesday 2 January 2018. A tough first day for all competitors with a special stage before reaching the […]

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10th Africa Eco Race gets underway

Yesterday morning in Monaco, Jean Marie Bigard offcially started the 10th anniversary edition of the Africa Eco Race. Alongside organiser Jean Louis Schlesser, the race godfather was clearly thrilled to be part of the event as the 91 vehicles roared out of Monaco. Childlike, he enthused : “When Jean Louis asked me to come, I […]

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24 Hours Fronteira: The perfect finish for 2017 season.

THE ATMOSPHERE It all began in 1998, the year of the first edition of the 24 Hour of Fronteira. Since then, the friendly village in Alto Alentejo, has hosted without interruption the event that is more than a test of endurance, it’s rather a great party to close the sporting season. The spirit of the […]

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AFRICA ECO RACE 2018 200 COMPETITORS WILL TAKE THE START IN MONACO

For its 10th edition, the Africa Eco Race will welcome a record number of competitors. More than a hundred vehicles, nearly 200 riders, drivers and co-drivers, will start from Monaco on December 31st. The big favorites of the event will be at the “rendez-vous”: Vladimir Vasilyev, winner in Car category in 2017, Gerard De Rooy […]

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Father/Son duo dominates desert to win 50th Baja 1000

While it’s still unofficial — and as we write this, there are still cars, trucks and motorcycles strewn all up and down the beautiful Baja California peninsula from Ensenada to La Paz — the father/son team of Juan C. Lopez and Carlos “Apdaly” Lopez from Tecate, Baja California, Mexico, took top honors in the 50th anniverasry […]

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Young triumphs in 50th Roof of Africa

Wade Young (Liqui Moly Sherco Racing) achieved legendary status when he won the 50th edition of the MOTUL Roof of Africa in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho on Saturday. The Paddock superstar was in sublime form as he dethroned British ace Graham Jarvis (Rockstar Energy Husqvarna) to secure his third Roof of Africa title. Fellow KwaZulu-Natal […]

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Wade Young rides to victory on Day 2 at the Roof of Africa

Wade Young raced to the top of the Roof of Africa leaderboard and took control of proceedings on the second day in Lesotho. In what’s becoming a battle of South Africans, day one winner Travis Teasdale chased winner Wade Young home for second, while defending champion Graham Jarvis moved up to third on the second […]

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Travis Teasdale leads the way at the Roof of Africa

South Africa’s Travis Teasdale made his winning intentions for the 50th edition of the Roof of Africa perfectly clear by topping the leaderboard at the end of day one. A rising talent in Hard Enduro, KTM rider Travis Teasdale was on a charge today in challenging conditions as he bids for his first taste of […]

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BIKES AND QUADS EARNED NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES AFTER TOUGH SEASON

As the dust settled after the recent Atlas Copco Gold 400, the sixth and final round of the 2017 SA National Cross Country Championship for Motorcycles and Quads (SACCS Moto) that took place at Glenharvie on the West Rand, the points have been finalised and the championship titles have been allocated. After a competitive season […]

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ROOF-READY HUSQVARNA

It’s been a full year for the Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Motorcycles Racing team, but there is still a major sting in the tail and the team is all set for — the mother of hard enduros. Yes, the Roof of Africa happens in Lesotho’s Maluti Mountains 15-18 November, where two of the world’s leading riders […]

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50th BFGoodrich Tires SCORE Baja 1000 – The History

The long history of the event is surrounded by dedication and passion from its inception by the hands of the Legendary Mickey Thompson, to today’s SCORE® International organization. As the 50th Baja 1000 race draws near on November 12-18, SCORE® International has posted the lineage of the event along with incredible facts describing the highs, lows […]

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TOYOTA’S YEAR TO REMEMBER IN SOUTH AFRICAN CROSS COUNTRY SERIES

Lategan/White take Rookies of the Year award for Ford NWM Puma Lubricants team This year’s Production Vehicle category in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCs) is a season Toyota will not forget in a hurry. Apart from annexing all the Production Vehicle titles on offer the Toyota 1000 Desert Race in Botswana, the only […]