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Daily Archives: January 16th, 2014

Orlando Terranova (AR) in his orange MINI ALL4 Racing has won stage 11 at the 2014 Dakar Rally . The Monster Energy X-raid Team driver finished the 605km-long route from Antofagasta to El Salvador (both CL) in 5:58 hours, his teammate Joan “Nani” Roma (ES) finished 10:57 minutes behind him in 2nd place.

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Ulrich Batetzky, Peter Prodromou, Pratt & Miller and Bosch were the recipients of the Race Engine Designer, the Dino Toso Racecar Aerodynamicist and the Most Innovative New Motorsport Product of the Year awards respectively, in a night of celebration during the RACE TECH World Motorsport Symposium.

The 2013 season will go down in Audi’s history as one of the most successful – perhaps the most successful ever, with the highlight being its second successive victory at Le Mans with a hybrid racecar and quattro drive, the 12th win for the marque in the race. Another milestone came in Texas, as it marked Audi’s – and therefore Ulrich Baretzky’s – 100th overall victory with cars powered by his engines. It also marked his 20th year at Audi Sport, during which time none of his engines has ever blown up. Read More »

Audi Muller14– Filipe Albuquerque to switch to Audi’s LMP and GT program
– Young talent Nico Müller convinced in tests with Audi RS 5 DTM
– Dieter Gass: “Nico’s speed and personality fit Audi”

A new face in Audi’s driver line-up for the 2014 DTM season: Nico Müller will be making his debut in the most popular international touring car series under the symbol of the four rings. Read More »

Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, H&H Classic Rallies is now accepting entries for the 2nd Paris-Madrid Rally, scheduled for 22-25 May 2014.

Several well-known names in the classic rally world have already reserved their places on the event, and confirmed car marques so far include Alvis, Bentley, Ford, Jaguar, Lagonda, Peugeot, Riley and Rolls-Royce.

The period-dressed crews will once again compete for the Charles Jarrott Trophy, in honour of the pioneering British driver who – in 1903 – led the infamous Paris-Madrid Race away from Versailles. Halted at Bordeaux after a series of terrible accidents, that ill-fated contest was the last of the great city-to-city races and marked the end of an era in motorsport. Read More »

– Team’s race truck continues to make excellent progress
– Two Land Rover Discoverys support team’s endeavour to finish the toughest race in the world
– Land Rover also providing all-terrain vehicle support for the Red Bull Desert Wings team
– Race and support vehicles have already covered over 8000 km demanding off-road terrain

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