2022 Dakar Rally - Toyota

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s Nasser Al-Attiyah wins Dakar Rally for the fourth time

Ever since the Dakar Rally moved to Saudi Arabia from South America in 2020, Nasser Al-Attiyah has been trying harder to win the event as it is now held in the Arab world. He came very close to doing so in 2020 and 2021 and this year, again driving for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, he finally […]

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Audi RS Q e-tron for 2022 Dakar Rally

Many unknowns for Audi Sport with fully-electric RS Q e-tron entering 2022 Dakar Rally

When Audi’s RS Q e-tron starts in the 2022 Dakar Rally this weekend, it will be an entirely new challenge for the engineers. While Audi Sport is no stranger to tough off-road racing, this event will be with a vehicle that runs on electricity rather than petrol – something they have not done before in […]

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2022 Dakar Rally Audi RS Q e-Tron

Audi aims to be first carmaker to win Dakar Rally with fully electric rallycar

Although Audi can lay claim to having been dominant in the World Rally Championship (WRC) with its Group B Quattro rallycar, the German carmaker has never taken up the challenge of the Dakar Rally. But for the 2022 edition of the world’s toughest off-road event, Audi will be there and it will  be the first […]

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ProDrive sustainable fuel

ProDrive’s Hunter T1+ competition car to run on sustainable fuel for FIA off-road events

While electrification is the big move by the auto industry to achieve carbon neutrality as soon as possible, there are also parallel efforts by the FIA (the world motorsport governing body) to reduce the environmental impact of motorsport and motorized mobility. The efforts of the organization apply a science-based target reduction plan aligned with the […]

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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing getting ready new Toyota Hilux for 2022 Dakar Rally

Racing provides a good demonstration of the performance and durability of vehicles, and many manufacturers participate in various motorsport competitions for that purpose. Additionally, the participation also serves as a testing ground as the conditions are extreme, whether they are on a racing circuit or off-road in the desert. Toyota has long been involved in […]

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2022 Audi RS Q e-Tron for Dakar Rally

Audi Sport starts preparing RS Q e-Tron for 2022 Dakar Rally

At the very beginning of 2022, the Dakar Rally will be on again in Saudi Arabia. Among the participating teams will be Audi Sport which was a pioneer in the World Rally Championship with the quattro all-wheel drive in a rallycar. This time, it wants to be the first car manufacturer to use an electrified […]

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XRAID MINI JCW’s Stephane Peterhansel wins Dakar Rally for 14th time

Since the Dakar Rally began in 1979, MINI has won it 5 times, adding a sixth overall title this year. While not matching Mitsubishi’s 12 wins, XRAID MINI JCW driver Stephane Peterhansel has the record of 14 wins in the event with his latest this week. His total of 14 wins over 30 years of […]

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Land Rover Defender 110 for Dakar 2021

Land Rover Defender 110s to support BRX Team in 2021 Dakar Rally

Land Rover will be involved in the coming 2021 Dakar Rally, traditionally starting in the first week of the new year. The company has assigned two units of the latest Defender 110 model as support vehicles for the Prodrive-backed team, Bahrain Raid Xtreme (BRX), which will be among the participants. The team drivers include 9-time […]

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Audi to compete in Dakar Rally 2022, return to WEC, and leave Formula E after 2021

Audi will return to the international rallying arena in 2022 when it competes in the Dakar Rally. The brand shot to prominence in the World Rally Championship in the 1980s with its superior all-wheel drive Quattro, winning a number of championships and revolutionizing the sport. Then it competed in other areas, a dominant force in […]

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KAMAZ 2020 Dakar Rally

Using standard tyres, KAMAZ wins the Truck Class of the Dakar Rally again

Reports of the Dakar Rally usually highlight the achievements of the competing teams in cars and motorcycles but there is also a category for big trucks which weigh more than 3,500 kgs. In this category, the trucks can be entered to compete or as support vehicles for the teams. Like the competing cars, the huge […]

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