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Articles for Dakar Rally Racing

Yamaha Teams with Frans Verhoeven for Dakar

Friday, September 7, 2012
Yamaha Motor Europe and Yamaha Motor Netherlands have teamed with Dutch Dakar rider Frans Verhoeven to contest the 2013 and 2014 Dakar Rally.

Desafio Litoral Rally Results 2012

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Dakar Rally riders challenged their skills at the Desafio Litoral Rally in Argentina, the first South American round of Dakar Rally racing.

Honda to Participate in Dakar 2013

Monday, July 2, 2012
Honda recently announced it will develop a bike and enter a team in the 2013 Dakar Rally in South America. Team HRC includes four big names in off-road and endurance motorcycle racing.

Sardinia Rally Results 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012
The 2012 Sardinia Rally, Round 3 of the Cross-Country Rallies World Championship, is in the books and KTM riders dominated the final podium.

BMW Group Supports Husqvarna Rally Team

Monday, May 21, 2012
The BMW Group has once again pledged its support of the Husqvarna Rally Team by Speedbrain.

Project Dakar 2013 Part 3

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The Project Dakar 2013 team learns that preparing for the Dakar Rally can be a logistical nightmare.

Australasian Safari Forms Dakar Challenge

Friday, April 27, 2012
Australasian Safari is recognised as one of the world’s key rally events with new Dakar agreement.

Sealine Cross Country Rally Results 2012

Monday, April 23, 2012
Marc Coma grabs his second consecutive win of the 2012 Cross-Country Rallies World Championship in Qatar.

Interview with Marc Coma

Monday, April 16, 2012
Marc Coma talks about his upcoming Sealing Cross-Country Race in Qatar and his strategy for scoring a second consecutive win.

Project Dakar 2013 Part 2

Monday, March 12, 2012
The Project Dakar 2013 team gets trimmed and they find out the KTM 530 isn't in as good of shape as expected.

Project Dakar 2013 Part 1

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
MotoUSA will tag along and get regular updates from Justin Maley as he makes his first attempt at the Dakar Rally. It's a long process and there's lots to get sorted out.

2012 Dakar Rally Stage 14 Results

Sunday, January 15, 2012
An uneventful final stage in the 2012 Dakar Rally concluded in Lima with KTM's Cyril Despres winning his fourth Dakar title ahead of his usual rival, Marc Coma.

2012 Dakar Rally Stage 13 Results

Saturday, January 14, 2012
A major blunder for one rider during Stage 13 will most likely cost him the title as the 2012 Dakar Rally enters the home stretch.

2012 Dakar Rally Stage 12 Results

Friday, January 13, 2012
The 2012 Dakar Rally is shaping up to be a classic battle to the finish as KTM's Marc Coma posted his fifth stage victory to reclaim the lead with just two stages remaining.

2012 Dakar Rally Stage 11 Results

Thursday, January 12, 2012
Cyril Despres takes another stage victory and extends his lead over Marc Coma as the Dakar Rally enters Peru for the first time.

2012 Dakar Rally Stage 10 Results

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Husqvarna takes the stage win while Coma and Despres are back in a dead heat for the overall.

2012 Dakar Rally Stage 9 Results

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
More twists were thrown into 2012 Dakar Rally as a strong performance by Cyril Despres and penalties throughout the field led to further change in the standings.

2012 Dakar Rally Stage 8 Results

Monday, January 9, 2012
A major obstacle in Day 8 of the 2012 Dakar Rally led to some repositioning in the rankings as Marc Coma reclaimed the lead ahead of rival Cyril Despres.

2012 Dakar Rally Rest Day Recap

Sunday, January 8, 2012
Participants in the 2012 Dakar Rally had a chance to catch their breath on Sunday after reaching the rest stage. But some of the most difficult obstacles in the rally still remain.

2012 Dakar Rally Stage 7 Results

Saturday, January 7, 2012
Cyril Despres and Marc Coma continued to fight for supremacy in the 2012 Dakar Rally as the competition tackled one of its longest specials on Saturday.