Dakar 2022 Highlights from Stage 2 of the race

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Dakar is underway in Saudia Arabia. Today’s racing unfolds over stage 2, which is a 338-kilometer section of grueling Dakar desert blasting. And as rider Skyler Howes notes it’s important to keep your head in the game with two weeks of racing ahead. In fact, this stage is on the shorter side compared to some […]

The 1986 Paris-Dakar rally is the one to remember

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The poster of the number 189 Mitsubishi Pajero racer proudly hangs in my father’s study. Being a geography professor, he loved all off-road vehicles as those were the only kind of vehicles that would allow him to travel to the remote places he wanted to see. He would spend a lot of time with me […]

There is a classic Skoda 130 LR in the Dakar Rally!

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Attention! Attention! There is a classic Skoda 130 LR in the Dakar Rally! And it looks amazing! Yes, usually decades-old race cars don’t participate in the Dakar Rally but this year things are different. This year there is a special class for classic racers from the 1980s and 1990s. And this Skoda is one of […]

Motorsports Weekend Guide: January 2 to January 4`

Welcome to the first edition of the 2015 Motorsport Weekend Guide. As this week and weekend sort-of bridge the gap between 2014 and 2015, I’ll use the 2014 format but look for some changes through the coming year to keep you on top of motorsports every weekend, regardless of where you are or what kind […]