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Daily Archives: January 5th, 2015

Peugeot Dakar15aAfter the opening day of the Dakar Rally yesterday – and the first day of Dakar competition for Team Peugeot Total since 1990 – all three examples of the PEUGEOT 2008 DKR returned safely to the overnight bivouac in Villa Carlos Paz, having successfully negotiated the opening 175-kilometre stage, followed by the longest individual road section (519 kilometres) of the entire 17-day event. Read More »

MINI has started the 2015 Dakar Rally with a stage win. Orlando Terranova (AR) and his co-driver Bernardo Graue (AR) in their MINI ALL4 Racing won the first stage of the 2015 Dakar Rally in South America.

Nasser Al-Attiyah/Mathieu Baumel (QT/FR) in the MINI ALL4 Racing had originally won the stage but were later penalized and are now down in seventh place overall.

The MINI duo Joan “Nani” Roma/Michel Périn (ES/FR), who won last year’s edition of the Dakar Rally, stopped ten kilometres into the stage and had to be towed to the bivouac by the service truck. Read More »