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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


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Rally dos Sertões: Rally started with Press Conference - Prologue on Saturday.






Countdown to the 22nd edition of the DOS SERTOES RALLY, the most important rally of Brasil. Friday the movement has already been intense at the international speedway Ayrton Senna in Goiania city (Goias State), where the competitors of cars, bikes, quads, UTVs and trucks depart towards Belo Horizonte (MG) on Sunday.

With 201 competitors in total (unofficial entry list), the route of Sertoes has more than 2600 km, and 1572 of timed sections. Besides Brazil, nine countries have representatives in the competition: South Africa, Argentina, Chile, Spain, France, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom and Uruguay. For bikes and quads categories, the Sertoes will also be valid for the FIM World Cross Country Rally.

The official conference brought together some of the stars in the competition, as well as representatives of the Dunas Race - organizer of Rally dos Sertoes - and members of the Goias State Government. Among the competitors, Guilherme Spinelli / Youssef Haddad, Edu Piano (six-time champion / trucks), the rider Jean Azevedo (five-time champion / bikes), the Portuguese Paulo Gonçalves, the Spaniard Marc Coma, the driver Carlo Collet, the Polish Rafal Sonik and the five-time champion on bikes José Hélio, who will make his debut in UTVs, talked about their expectations for the 22nd edition.

On Saturday, the competition starts with the prologue, which sets the starting order for the 1st stage, which will take place between Goiania and Caldas Novas on Sunday. Also on Saturday, at 7:30 pm, there will be a promotional start.

"All the support we receive from the State of Goias is an incentive to continue working and developing this very dynamic and challenging sport. This mobilization of the government and various agencies and departments, makes everything run more smoothly, with ease logistics, accommodation of the participants and all the necessary infrastructure", said Marcos Moraes, president of the Dunas Race, organizer of the rally, during the conference.

Moraes also talked about the change in the course of the event this year. "This change from ten to seven days in the event makes the difference of the rally. It will help in the logistics of teams, a smaller path that can give more time for mechanical maintenance teams. It will be the first time we will arrive in Belo Horizonte. We always passed by the state of Minas Gerais, but never finished there. The arrival in the Pampulha Lagoon will be a very triumphant finish for the rally", completed.

Rally dos Sertoes is one of the biggest sporting events in Brazil. A 100% national event, but noted for its international quality in technical, organizational and sports parties.

Between Goiania and Belo Horizonte, the Sertoes will go through five more cities. Three will host the rally for the first time: Catalao, Paracatu and Sao Francisco. Caldas Novas and Diamantina complete the route. The arrival in Belo Horizonte will happen on the 30th of August.

2014/08/23 | 18:03 CET | A: MR/SERTOES | P: WEBVENTURE.COM.BR











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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 |




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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 |




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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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