Van Merkensteijn Jr. en Sr. besloten ruim voor Le Havre zich niet aan te melden voor Le Dakar 2015. Maar nu het inschepen van het Dakar materieel in de Franse havenplaats in volle gang is, volgen in rap tempo meer Nederlandse deelnemers, die al dan niet omwille van budgettaire redenen afhaken. Continue reading
Miguel Puertas, Rosa Romero and Antonio Gimeno, HIMOINSA Team riders.
Uncertainty unveiled! The Raid rally team, participating in the Dakar 2015, presents its riders.
With a month-and-a-half remaining until the start of the 2015 Dakar, the Peugeot 2008 DKR is getting into the swing and has traded its initial all-carbon finish for its official colour scheme. This spectacular metamorphosis is an eloquent sign that the bestial machine is now fully prepared to take on its 4×4 rivals on the most punishing cross-country rally of them all.
Less than two months ahead of the start of the 2015 Dakar Rally (3-17 January) X-raid, supported by MINI, has revealed its line-up for the 37th edition of the world’s most famous long-distance rally. A total of eight MINI ALL4 Racing with driver crews from ten countries will take on the ultimate motorsport adventure of the Dakar Rally. Defending Dakar champions Joan “Nani” Roma (ES) and co-driver Michel Périn (FR) will lead the Monster Energy Rally Raid Team while the experienced driver pairings Orlando Terranova (AR)/Bernardo “Ronnie” Graue (AR) and Krzysztof Holowczyc/Xavier Panseri (PL/FR) complete the line-up. There will also be five customer driver pairings in MINI ALL4 Racing cars built by the German-based X-raid GmbH. Continue reading