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Dakar Rally 2015: The real Odyssey before - or how to be at the Start in time. | 29.08.2014


Dakar Rally 2015: The real Odyssey before - or how to be at the Start in time. | 29.08.2014


Defender Challenge: Rd 5 of the series by Bowler takes place this weekend. | 29.08.2014


Defender Challenge: Rd 5 of the series by Bowler takes place this weekend. | 29.08.2014


Rally dos Sertões: Honda HRC riders finished first part of the marathon stage. | 29.08.2014


Rally dos Sertões: Honda HRC riders finished first part of the marathon stage. | 29.08.2014


Rally dos Sertões: Top 10 cars mixed after hardest stage - Spinelli still leader. | 28.08.2014













































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24 Hours of Morocco: Second victory for Vigouroux and the Trophy Truck.



US-based French Eric Vigouroux and Co Alexandre Winocq overcame appalling weather conditions to record their second stage victory of the 24H of Morocco on Wednesday. Their number 14 Trophy Truck leads the rally into stage three tomorrow, 29 minutes and 8 seconds (3 laps) ahead of the chasing pack. 

Vigouroux and Winocq were delayed setting off by an hour as a sand storm blew up just before the start of the race. Having slackened just enough to allow the race to start, the sand storm then began to intensify. In deteriorating conditions, the race director had little choice but to terminate the stage two hours early.

After just over four hours of racing, both had completed 14 laps of the 19,8 km course and, crucially, two laps more than the Team Lacom/ Caze behind them giving them their second stage win of the rally.

Having taken the chequered flag, Vigouroux talked about their race strategy. "From the start, it was complicated. Because of the sandstorm, you could not see the markers. In the first lap, we felt a little lonely at the front but during the next three, we tried to learn the circuit well. Then, once we were sure of the course and where the sand was difficult to traverse, we began to improve our lines and our lap times fell."

Once again the Open County M/TR tires proved faultless. Vigouroux concluded his summary of the race saying, "As for the tires, they were perfect. We decided to ride with an intermediate pressure, to be effective in the sand and to be sure we did not have to fear the stones."
 
At the halfway point, Eric Vigouroux and Alex Winocq continue to lead the 24 Hours Off Road of Morocco. Friday, they set off at 06:00 GMT on a 300 km liaison to Zagora, a journey of some five or six hours. On arrival, Vigouroux and Winocq face six more hours of racing around the 33 km special stage.

Overall Results Top 10 after Stage 2

01) Vigouroux/Winocq I Chevrolet Trophy Truck I 09:53:35 I 0 RD
02) Lacam/Caze I Caze Competition I 10:22:43 I +3 RD
03) Lansac/Davoy I Cherolet Tropy Truck I 10:25:54 I +4 RD
04) Clerget/Sabatier I Predator X1820 I 10:24:38 I +5 RD
05) Charbonnier/Pinchedez I Predator X1820 I 10:34:11 +5 RD
06) Rebout/Reboux I Buggy Equipe Raid I 10:11:12 I +6 RD
07) Adam/Puigrenier I Predator X1817 I 08:54:08 I +8 RD
08) Arnal/Ascola I Mitsubishi Pajero I 09:55:59 I +8 RD
09) Levine/Bance I Toyota Land Cruiser I 10:52:18 I +8 RD
10) Jugand/Roulet I Isuzu Merzouga I 10:25:01 I +9 RD

2010/05/27 | 11:17 CET | ARTICLE: MR/HS/URTUBIA











Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results CARS & TRUCKS SS05 on Thursday | 29.08.2014 03:33 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results CARS & TRUCKS SS05 on Thursday | 29.08.2014 03:33 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results BIKES & QUADS SS05 on Thursday | 29.08.2014 03:24 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results BIKES & QUADS SS05 on Thursday | 29.08.2014 03:24 |




Dakar Rally 2015: The real Odyssey before - or how to be at the Start in time. | 29.08.2014 02:40 |




Dakar Rally 2015: The real Odyssey before - or how to be at the Start in time. | 29.08.2014 02:40 |




Defender Challenge VIDEO: Impressions of the series by Bowler Rd 4 Wales | 29.08.2014 01:31 |




Defender Challenge VIDEO: Impressions of the series by Bowler Rd 4 Wales | 29.08.2014 01:31 |




Defender Challenge: Rd 5 of the series by Bowler takes place this weekend. | 29.08.2014 01:27 |




Defender Challenge: Rd 5 of the series by Bowler takes place this weekend. | 29.08.2014 01:27 |




Rally dos Sertões: Honda HRC riders finished first part of the marathon stage. | 29.08.2014 00:47 |




Rally dos Sertões: Honda HRC riders finished first part of the marathon stage. | 29.08.2014 00:47 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Mitsubishi Petrobras Team crews SS04 Wednesday | 28.08.2014 17:10 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Mitsubishi Petrobras Team crews SS04 Wednesday | 28.08.2014 17:10 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Official no comment rally video of SS04 Wednesday | 28.08.2014 17:08 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Official no comment rally video of SS04 Wednesday | 28.08.2014 17:08 |




Rally dos Sertões: Top 10 cars mixed after hardest stage - Spinelli still leader. | 28.08.2014 16:33 |




Rally dos Sertões: Top 10 cars mixed after hardest stage - Spinelli still leader. | 28.08.2014 16:33 |




Rally dos Sertões PHOTOS: Impressions from the Marathonrally in Brazil (77). | 28.08.2014 04:57 |




Rally dos Sertões PHOTOS: Impressions from the Marathonrally in Brazil (77). | 28.08.2014 04:57 |




Rally dos Sertões: Two X-Rally NWM Ford Ranger in good 2nd and 4th position. | 28.08.2014 04:48 |




Rally dos Sertões: Two X-Rally NWM Ford Ranger in good 2nd and 4th position. | 28.08.2014 04:48 |




Baja Poland: Poland to welcome 112 competitors in Baja Poland this weekend. | 28.08.2014 02:20 |




Baja Poland: Poland to welcome 112 competitors in Baja Poland this weekend. | 28.08.2014 02:20 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results CARS & TRUCKS SS04 Wednesday | 28.08.2014 01:56 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results CARS & TRUCKS SS04 Wednesday | 28.08.2014 01:56 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results BIKES & QUADS SS04 Wednesday | 28.08.2014 00:44 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results BIKES & QUADS SS04 Wednesday | 28.08.2014 00:44 |




Rally dos Sertões: KTM’s Marc Coma hangs on to overall lead in dos Sertoes. | 27.08.2014 23:48 |




Rally dos Sertões: KTM’s Marc Coma hangs on to overall lead in dos Sertoes. | 27.08.2014 23:48 |




Rally dos Sertões: Paulo Gonçalves clinches victory in SS04 - the longest stage. | 27.08.2014 23:32 |




Rally dos Sertões: Paulo Gonçalves clinches victory in SS04 - the longest stage. | 27.08.2014 23:32 |




Desafío Inca: German manufacturer battle - X-Raid Mini vs SAM Mercedes CC | 27.08.2014 19:26 |




Desafío Inca: German manufacturer battle - X-Raid Mini vs SAM Mercedes CC | 27.08.2014 19:26 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results CARS & TRUCKS SS03 on Tuesday | 27.08.2014 18:33 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results CARS & TRUCKS SS03 on Tuesday | 27.08.2014 18:33 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results BIKES & QUADS SS03 on Tuesday | 27.08.2014 18:29 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results BIKES & QUADS SS03 on Tuesday | 27.08.2014 18:29 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Mitsubishi Petrobras Team crews SS03 on Tuesday | 27.08.2014 17:55 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Mitsubishi Petrobras Team crews SS03 on Tuesday | 27.08.2014 17:55 |




















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