Articles about Dakar Rally

Is this on anyone’s radar?
Watches inspired by cars are about a dime a dozen. We're happy to report, though, that this one isn't a niche timepiece built to commemorate a one-off or an unattainable model from an ultra-lux brand. What you see
Is this a car or a plane?
Remember how some people were confused when car manufacturers started equipping their products with dials and buttons instead of shift knobs and brake levers? Quite a few purists were up in arms about it.We ask because Audi has just released interior
It’s dubbed the Toyota GR DKR Hilux T1+
Toyota's Dakar challenger-which we first saw just a few months back-is finally out in the open and has been confirmed for the 2022 rally.The carmaker has given us our first real look at the GR DKR Hilux T1+,
A tribute to a rally legend
What you're looking at is a machine that achieved off-road dominance never matched by another manufacturer. What you're looking at is a machine with more back-to-back trophies than a Lancia Delta Integrale. What you're looking at
Hot damn
The annual Dakar Rally doesn't just play host to the industry's most extreme off-roaders-it's also a showcase of some of the planet's most rugged-looking rides. If it were a contest of looks instead of outright
This 671hp beast is set to compete in the 2022 Dakar Rally
Audi recently announced its intention to contest the 2022 Dakar Rally, but what it neglected to mention was another intention to send its 671hp RS Q e-tron into outer space. Here are some new pictures of the twin-motor electric rally
No such thing as too prepared when it comes to this grueling race
Prodrive has remodeled its BRX Hunter machine for the Dakar Rally. Better, no? More visually satisfying. No longer looks like the body is too big for the wheels. Twin headlights give it a less baleful glare, too.This is not about more
These drivers have 17 rally wins between them
Back in November, Audi announced it was quitting Formula E to have a crack at winning the formidable Dakar Rally with a range-extender EV. Oh, and that it'd re-enter Le Mans in 2023. And now we know who will
‘The 008 will be raw, mechanical, and a riot to drive’
No, this isn't an out-of-season April Fool's joke. Remember when Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus said it was actually turning the 008 into a running, Baja 1000-eligible vehicle? Well, it's finally taking shape.Need a refresher? Designers got
Created by three-time WRC winner Prodrive
It's called the BRX Hunter, and it aims to be the fastest way to get across rough terrain ever devised. It's been built to take on the Dakar Rally, that three-week-long 10,000km romp across deserts, dunes, mountains,
The 2021 Formula E season will be Audi’s last
Big news, motorsport fans of the internet. 2021's Formula E season will be the last for Audi's factory-backed team. It's quitting the sport to focus on the Dakar Rally, which it will enter in 2022 with an "innovative
Inspired by the carmaker’s five Dakar Rally victories
Since 2012, Mini has won the Dakar Rally a mightily impressive five times, with four of those victories coming in succession between 2012 and 2015. The latest was earlier this year, though, after the race moved from South America to the sands
Featuring Fernando Alonso
Fernando Alonso, while most famous for winning the Formula 1 title in 2005 and 2006, is well-versed in the art of manning trucks thanks to his time driving for Toyota in the Dakar Rally. As such, it makes sense the Japanese
You can't go wrong with cars and coffee
We all probably know a guy who runs on coffee like cars run on fuel. Part of his morning routine includes sitting down for a cup of his favorite brew, and he deems it as important as taking a bath before heading
This thing could be launched within the next 24 months
Sheesh. You wait more than three decades for a legendary '80s tuner to make an off-road Porsche 911, then boom-two come along in the same week. Madness.Yep, we bring good news. Gemballa has waded in on the off-road
With the help of a big investor
British motorsport firm Prodrive has six World Rally Championship titles, five Le Mans class wins, and four British Touring Car Championships to its name. Not a bad record at all, but it's now setting sights on a different competition altogether-the
That’s three whole decades without a chip
The dust has settled and the sun has set on the 2020 Dakar Rally, and Ricky Brabec from the Monster Energy Honda Team has emerged victorious. This officially ends Honda's 31-year drought in the "most dangerous sporting event in the
A true racing legend
Three cheers for Carlos Sainz, who's just achieved his third victory at the Dakar Rally. Nope, it's not junior Carlos, who spent 2019 drawing impressive results out of a McLaren Formula 1 car, but senior Carlos of World Rally fame.
That was intense
Fernando Alonso. You may have heard of the dude. He's been around quite a bit, having raced successfully in the World Endurance Championship, the Indy 500, and, of course, Formula 1 where he became champion twice in his time there.So
“it’s a never-ending learning curve at the moment”
Since Fernando Alonso quit Formula 1, it feels like we see more of him than ever. He's dabbling in all kinds of motorsport now that he's had 20-odd weekends freed up, and the latest is off-road rallying.Yep,
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