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Peugeot confirms entry into 2015 Dakar rally

Peugeot confirms entry into 2015 Dakar rally

After rumours last week, Peugeot has officially confirmed it will return to the arduous Dakar rally in 2015. It will be the first time in 25 years the French company…

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Guerlain Chicherit face-plants world record attempt (video)

Guerlain Chicherit face-plants world record attempt (video)

Remember the announcement last week that rally driver Guerlain Chicherit was going to attempt a world-record car jump over the weekend? Things didn’t quite go according to plan. Things weren’t…

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Peugeot returning to Dakar rally in 2015 – report

Peugeot returning to Dakar rally in 2015 – report

After a 25-year absence Peugeot is set to return to the famous Dakar cross country rally next year. The French carmaker could be looking to bolster its motorsport participation, particularly…

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Guerlain Chicherit to break car jump world record

Guerlain Chicherit to break car jump world record

Rally driver Guerlain Chicherit is planning to break the world record for the longest ever car jump today, driving a specially prepared MINI Countryman rally car. The stunt is being…

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2014 Toyota HiLux Dakar Rally

2014 Toyota HiLux Dakar Rally
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Ken Block will compete in 2014 World Rallycross

Ken Block will compete in 2014 World Rallycross

YouTube sensation and rally racing driver Ken Block will compete in the increasingly popular World Rallycross Championship this year. He joins former F1 champ Jacques Villenueve and WRC master Petter…

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417kW Volkswagen GRC Beetle ready for Rallycross

417kW Volkswagen GRC Beetle ready for Rallycross

An insane Volkswagen Beetle racing car has hit the Chicago Auto Show, built by Volkswagen and Andretti Autosport. Called the GRC, it’ll compete in the Red Bull Global Rallycross series…

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Ken Block’s Gymkhana SIX in GoPro view

Ken Block’s Gymkhana SIX in GoPro view

If you just couldn’t get enough of Ken Block’s Gymkhana Six video, and thought there were simply not enough camera angles to take in all of the various stunts, you…

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Joan Roma wins 2014 Dakar Rally in MINI ALL4 Racing

Joan Roma wins 2014 Dakar Rally in MINI ALL4 Racing

Joan ‘Nani’ Roma has won the arduous 2014 Dakar Rally driving a MINI ALL4 Racing with the Monster Energy X-raid team. This year’s rally was said to be the toughest ever,…

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Travis Pastrana rejoins Subaru Rally Team USA for 2014

Travis Pastrana rejoins Subaru Rally Team USA for 2014

Nitro Circus founder and renowned speed demon Travis Pastrana has rejoined the Subaru Rally Team for its assault on the 2014 Rally America Championship. Before his short stint with the…

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Video: Porsche pays tribute to 911′s off-road ‘alter-ego’

Video: Porsche pays tribute to 911′s off-road ‘alter-ego’

It was only a few days ago that there was talk of Porsche developing an off-road 911 concept ready for the Beijing Motor Show in April. The company has now…

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Range Rover Evoque rally version coming? patent found

Range Rover Evoque rally version coming? patent found

Some intriguing patent images have surfaced online showing what appears to be a rally-ready version of the Range Rover Evoque. The patent was apparently filed in China. The background behind…

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For Sale: 1972 Ford Escort RS1800 tested by Colin McRae

For Sale: 1972 Ford Escort RS1800 tested by Colin McRae

A very special and rare rally classic will go up for auction in the UK in February. It’s a 1972 Ford Escort Mk2 RS1800 Group 4 car that was raced…

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VW Polo WRC in slow motion looks as graceful as ballet

VW Polo WRC in slow motion looks as graceful as ballet

The sport of rallying can be interpreted as the automotive equivalent of ballet. Cars dance between corners and leap over mounds and humps in an almost artistic manner. WRC’s YouTube…

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