Marathonrally.com International Offroad News http://www.marathonrally.com/en marathonrally.com provides the latest worldwide information about from offroad events and news. en-us http://www.marathonrally.com/m_en/gfx/01_index/hl_04.jpg Sealine Rally Qatar: Yazeed Al-Rajhi rejoins Toyota Overdrive Tam in Qatar. http://www.marathonrally.com/news/sealine_rally_qatar_yazeed_al_rajhi_rejoins_toyota_overdrive_tam_in_qatar.24274.0.html Saudi Arabian driver Yazeed Al-Rajhi has rejoined Overdrive Racing and will drive a Toyota Hilux as part of a five-car team in next week’s "Sealine Cross-Country Rally", round four of the 2014 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, in the State of Qatar. The Saudi won both the Baja Russia and Baja Italy with the Belgium-based team before a disappointing outing in the recent "Abu Dhabi Deser... 19.04.2014 Sealine Rally Qatar: After a short break, four X-raid Mini are back in action http://www.marathonrally.com/news/sealine_rally_qatar_after_a_short_break_four_x_raid_mini_are_back_in_action.24273.0.html X-raid and the Monster Energy X-raid Team currently have got virtually no time for a breather. Just a week after the success in the "Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge" – with four Mini All4 Racing vehicles in the top 10 – the teams now are going to contest the "Sealine Cross Country Rally" in Qatar. The team once again is going to enter four Mini cars. The Abu Dhabi winners Vladimir Vasilyev and K... 19.04.2014 Donaldson CC: Tovey first footballer in Imperial Auto Celebrity Challenge http://www.marathonrally.com/news/donaldson_cc_tovey_first_footballer_in_imperial_auto_celebrity_challenge.24272.0.html Former Bafana Bafana captain Neil Tovey will be the first football star to make an appearance in the Imperial Auto Celebrity Challenge at round three of the South African "Donaldson Cross Country Championship", the "Nkomazi 450" in Malalane, on May 16 and 17. Tovey will navigate for Terence Marsh in the Regent Racing Nissan Navara running in Class T of the Production Vehicle category. Former Sp... 19.04.2014 Hungarian CC: Second race, second win for Polish Chevrolet at Turkeve Cup http://www.marathonrally.com/news/hungarian_cc_second_race_second_win_for_polish_chevrolet_at_turkeve_cup.24271.0.html Just two weeks after the world-premiere in the Polish "Baja Drawsko" [ <a class="gorm05a" href="http://www.marathonrally.com/news/24226.0.html" target="_blank"><b>SEE REPORT HERE</b></a> ], the Polish team Lukasz Komornicki and Ernest Gorecki have won their second race with the all-new Chevrolet S10 G1 Racing prototype "Made in Poland". They started at the "Turkeve Cup", round of the FIA CEZ and H... 16.04.2014 Sealine Rally Qatar: Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah to compete in a Mini All4 Racing. http://www.marathonrally.com/news/sealine_rally_qatar_nasser_saleh_al_attiyah_to_compete_in_a_mini_all4_racing.24270.0.html Russian driver Vladimir Vasilyev and Spanish rider Marc Coma head their respective car and motorcycle categories on the entry list for the "Sealine Cross-Country Rally", which was released by the Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF) in Doha on Monday. The competitive action gets underway from Losail on April 21 and the event finishes at the rally bivouac, near Sealine, on April 25. Th... 16.04.2014 Breslau Rally VIDEO: Official trailer of the legendary Breslau Rally Poland 2014 http://www.marathonrally.com/news/breslau_rally_video_official_trailer_of_the_legendary_breslau_rally_poland_2014.24269.0.html ... 15.04.2014 Dakar Rally 2015 VIDEO: The Lion is back - Peugeot 2008 DKR presentation http://www.marathonrally.com/news/dakar_rally_2015_video_the_lion_is_back_peugeot_2008_dkr_presentation.24268.0.html ... 15.04.2014 Breslau Rally: Rally will be more International - new full Cross-Country class. http://www.marathonrally.com/news/breslau_rally_rally_will_be_more_international_new_full_cross_country_class.24267.0.html As the Frenchman Thierry Sabine in 1978 created the legendary "Dakar Rally" in Africa nobody could have guessed that this would be the cornerstone of a whole new kind of motorsport. Not only off-road motor sport was acceptable, the term "long-distance / marathonrally" was created. The rally became a myth, found dozens of imitators and created entirely new industries, accounting for millions of ... 15.04.2014 Dakar Rally 2015: Dakar Tour stopped in the Netherlands with Cyril Despres http://www.marathonrally.com/news/dakar_rally_2015_dakar_tour_stopped_in_the_netherlands_with_cyril_despres.24266.0.html It was a relaxed atmosphere for the meeting with the Dutch contingent of the Dakar. The stakes are sufficiently far off for the main players in the truck category to avoid looking ahead to the competition at present. So, for the moment, on the shores of Loon op Zand Lake, near to Breda, Pieter Versluis focused on inviting journalists for an exhilarating ride in the cabin of his Man truck, just lik... 15.04.2014 Dakar Rally 2015: Peugeot unveiled first details of Peugeot 2008 DKR Proto. http://www.marathonrally.com/news/dakar_rally_2015_peugeot_unveiled_first_details_of_peugeot_2008_dkr_proto.24265.0.html Three weeks after the exciting news that Peugeot will contest the 2015 Dakar, Peugeot presented the first photos and details of the new Peugeot 2008 DKR - the new "rally-beast" in which the both former Dakar-winners Carlos Sainz and Cyril Despres will defend the colours of Team Peugeot Total on next January’s Dakar. Impressive: The 2008 DKR consequently sits on 37-inch diameter Michelin tyres (a... 15.04.2014 Hungarian CC VIDEO: Short impressions Turkeve Cup - Nissan Qashqai Proto http://www.marathonrally.com/news/hungarian_cc_video_short_impressions_turkeve_cup_nissan_qashqai_proto.24264.0.html ... 15.04.2014 Hungarian CC: Double bad luck for Hungarian Solyom Team at Turkeve Cup http://www.marathonrally.com/news/hungarian_cc_double_bad_luck_for_hungarian_solyom_team_at_turkeve_cup.24263.0.html The Hungarian marathonrally.com Partner-team "Sólyom" wasn’t lucky at the "Túrkeve Cup", round of the FIA CEZ and Hungarian Championship. On the first day the crew Gyabronka / Radics, running in category TH, rolled and their car was so badly damaged that they had to quit the race. On the second day a mechanical problem lead to an early end of the rally of the crew Sólyom / Galbács. During... 15.04.2014 Australasian Safari: Competitors from all around the globe - Rallysafe System http://www.marathonrally.com/news/australasian_safari_competitors_from_all_around_the_globe_rallysafe_system.24262.0.html "The level of competition in this year’s 2014 "Australasian Safari" is exciting," said the organizers of the Australian Rally today (Tuesday). "We have competitors coming from all round the globe - places such as Italy, Slovenia, Latvia, Sri Lanka, Botswana and South Africa, just to name a few." The event will take place from September 19-27. With just four months left until close of entries,... 15.04.2014 Dakar Rally 2015 VIDEO: Tatra-Union - Loprais and Buggyra Dakar Forces http://www.marathonrally.com/news/dakar_rally_2015_video_tatra_union_loprais_and_buggyra_dakar_forces.24261.0.html ... 15.04.2014 FIM World Cup: Paulo Gonçalves - "It's not about luck - it’s about hard work". http://www.marathonrally.com/news/fim_world_cup_paulo_gon_alves_it_s_not_about_luck_it_s_about_hard_work.24260.0.html In an enthralling final stage with very little between the riders, Paulo Gonçalves was able to show the kind of class that helped him in the world championship, this time winning the "Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge" in the United Arabic Emirates, which finished last week. <b>MR: </b>Congratulations Paulo! You had a great rally, winning the final stage and the overall race. How was the final stage?... 15.04.2014 Sealine Rally Qatar: QMMF announces route for Sealine Cross Country rally. http://www.marathonrally.com/news/sealine_rally_qatar_qmmf_announces_route_for_sealine_cross_country_rally.24259.0.html With less than a week to go before the start of the "Sealine Cross-Country Rally", a round of both the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies and the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championships, the Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF) has announced final route details of the most ambitious event of its kind ever to be staged in the State of Qatar. The rally takes place from April 19-25... 14.04.2014 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge: Marc Coma - "We fought until the last kilometer" http://www.marathonrally.com/news/abu_dhabi_desert_challenge_marc_coma_we_fought_until_the_last_kilometer.24258.0.html KTM’s four time Dakar winner Marc Coma fought a great fight this week at the "Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge" for the closest of finishes on the final Leg Five to miss the overall victory by just 20 seconds. Coma of Spain was on the podium with overall winner Paolo Goncalves and third placed Joan Barreda but can be well satisfied with his performance in the opening round of the FIM Cross-Countrie... 14.04.2014 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge VIDEO: Official video impression D5 in Abu Dhabi http://www.marathonrally.com/news/abu_dhabi_desert_challenge_video_official_video_impression_d5_in_abu_dhabi.24257.0.html ... 14.04.2014 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge VIDEO: Summary Vasilyev Mini All4 Racing Team http://www.marathonrally.com/news/abu_dhabi_desert_challenge_video_summary_vasilyev_mini_all4_racing_team.24256.0.html ... 14.04.2014 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge VIDEO: Kazakhstan Teams Interview Sven Quandt http://www.marathonrally.com/news/abu_dhabi_desert_challenge_video_kazakhstan_teams_interview_sven_quandt.24255.0.html ... 14.04.2014