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


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OiLibya Rally of Morocco: 5 X-Raid´s, Bowler Wildcat Trophy and the Trucks.





After a week of intensive testing in the Erfoud region, the BMW X-Raid team have landed in force on the Oilibya Moroccan Rally, ready for a dress rehearsal for the Dakar. Lining no fewer than five cars at the start, it is clear that the German team make a formidable figure in this final African visit this year.

Winners last year, the French duo comprised of Stéphane Peterhansel and Jean-Pol Cottret are high in the prognostics, even if they should be wary of the other four BMW X3 entrusted to the capable hands of their countrymen Guerlain Chicheritt and Michel Perin, the Russian Novitsky accompanied by the German Schulz, the Polish Holowczyc and Belgian Fortin, and the Portuguese Leal Dos Santos and Fuiza.

Behind this armada, some amateurs will still have a nice card to play, like the MD Rally Sport Team buggies driven by Pascal Thomasse, accompanied by Alex Winocq whose usual teammate is the famous Eric Vigouroux, but also the yellow buggy of Jean-Luc Blanchemain, assisted by Jean Brucy.

Also in line is the Chevrolet V8 Buggy of Jean-Marie and Alain Davoy Guéhennec. Not forgetting the Springbok Pickup driven by Philippe Porcheron and Cédric Rivet. You soon understand that the youngsters have not really come to Morocco to just make up the numbers. Driving a Nissan Navara from Team Overdrive, the Chilean Boris Garafulic could, too, play spoilsport.

But if, perchance, the race was to get tougher in the extreme, don’t forget the Bowler Wildcats, again descended "en masse" in the deep south of Morocco on the occasion of the final round of the QT Bowler Trophy. Four 'protos' Made in Britain, with pros like Jerome Pélichet Decré and Eugenie, as well as Patrick Sireyjol, accompanied this time by the Belgian Beghin and the duo Rainer Wissmann and Sebastian Delaunoy of Cummins France.

Regarding the T2 category, reserved for series vehicles, the competition will be tough between the Lardeau Competition Toyota Team entrusted to Jean-François Perez and Mitsubishi with the Russian Kuznetsov and also the Ukrainian Nesterchuk. on Nissan Another remarkable fact in this year’s car category, is the incredible participation of 9 teams from Russia and the Ukraine, of the ReAutoklub, discovering the African Desert, we wish them good luck!

Victorious in May in the "Rally de Tunisie", Elisabete Jacinto would love to be successfully twice in Africa at the wheel of her MAN. Eternal rivals on African soil, the charming Portuguese will find on and in her way on the spirited Hungarian Miklos Kovacs (Scania).

But if the colossus of the Danube has in mind to succeed the Czech Tomecek het should also be wary of Russian Dimitry Pavlov (Mercedes Benz), who is known for his legendary agility and reflexes.

Alain Coquellet and his Renault Truck will also compete, for a place on the podium in the heavyweight category. And as if to give a little more elegance and femininity to all of these desert giants, the 100% female team composed of -Toffanello Mazzuchini Myriam, Valerie and Françoise Pasqualini Mercadier (Mercedes), will certainly ask the gentlemen for some common courtesy.

2010/10/17 | 21:49 CET | EDITOR: MR/HS/NPO











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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 |




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 |




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: 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 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 |




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 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: 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 |




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




Rally dos Sertões: Both Ford Rangers reached top speeds above 175 km/h. | 27.08.2014 17:07 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Onboard with X-Rally Ford Ranger Baumgart / Cincea | 27.08.2014 16:35 |




Rally dos Sertões: Stagewin for Toyota´s Varela in S3 but Spinelli still leader. | 27.08.2014 16:19 |




Rally dos Sertões: Goncalves - "Hope to ride hard without making mistakes" | 27.08.2014 16:00 |




Rally dos Sertões: Marc Coma wins again in Bikes and remains the leadership. | 27.08.2014 15:35 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Mitsubishi Petrobras Team crews SS02 on Monday | 26.08.2014 19:14 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Official no comment rally video of SS02 on Monday | 26.08.2014 18:57 |




Baja Poland: X-raid with four Mini All4 Racing - chase for World Cup continues. | 26.08.2014 17:21 |




Baja Poland: Overdrive Racing with five Toyota Hilux and Nasser Al Attiyah. | 26.08.2014 16:45 |




Rally dos Sertões: Mitsubishi´s Spinelli / Haddad the new leader in the cars. | 26.08.2014 05:17 |




Rally dos Sertões: Gonçalves wins SS2 in Bikes but Coma still overall leader. | 26.08.2014 05:02 |




Rally dos Sertões PHOTOS: Nice impressions from the first days in Brazil (79) | 26.08.2014 04:53 |




Baja Poland VIDEO: Official trailer of the Baja Poland FIA CC World Cup 2014 | 26.08.2014 04:32 |




Donaldson CC: Test of character for the teams at South African Vryburg 450 | 26.08.2014 03:49 |




Rallyraid: Kamaz Master legend Ilgizar Mardeev tragically died in an accident. | 26.08.2014 03:09 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results CARS & TRUCKS SS02 on Monday | 26.08.2014 02:30 |




Rally dos Sertões RESULTS: Overall results BIKES & QUADS SS02 on Monday | 26.08.2014 01:59 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Driving onboard with Overdrive Toyota Hilux of Verala | 26.08.2014 01:46 |




Rally dos Sertões: Honda´s Paulo Goncalves wins second stage in the bikes. | 26.08.2014 01:28 |




Rally dos Sertões VIDEO: Official no comment video of SS01 Sunday (crash) | 26.08.2014 00:56 |




















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