Launched yesterday, the international forum Russian Motorsport Forum I asked the head of Department on work with participants of the Dakar Xavier Gavory about his goals at the event in Moscow, surprises on the route of the prestigious rally-RAID and much more.
For the General question: what is your purpose on Russian Motorsport Forum?
We haven’t been to Russia: this is our first visit since 2011, when the rally “silk way” last time I was part of a Series “Dakar”. Every year we thought about returning to Russia, but never came suitable opportunity for...
Toyota racer Nasser al-Attiyah in fourth time in a row won the Rally of Morocco, ahead at the finish almost eight minutes, Sebastien Loeb.
From the beginning of the North African rally-RAID, the Qatari set the pace and won four of the five special stages. Only at the second stage, Loeb was able to press with his first lines and even headed the General classification, although minute penalty for speeding in the prologue.
Final day al-Attiyah started with an advantage of 6 minutes and 42 seconds, to finish which increased to 7.55.
“The rally of Morocco is the best preparation for the...
October 11 at a press conference in Naberezhnye Chelny the head of the team “KAMAZ-Master” Vladimir Chagin announced the composition of the crews who will go to the rally “Dakar-2018”.
At the press conference we also learned that proved to be successful during the “silk road” a new truck with a 13 liter engine will participate in the South American rally.
Official representatives of the rally-RAID “Dakar” will come to Moscow
As before, the “KAMAZ-Master” will present at four race sports cars. In the “Dakar” will not...
PSA Motorsport Director Jean-Marc Finot confirmed fears Sebastien Loeb that “Dakar-2018” will be the last for the company Peugeot.
As expected, the main program of the “French lions” will participate in the world championship on rally-cross, where in 2020 should be a class of electrical machines.
Sebastien Loeb: it Might be the last chance for me to win the “Dakar”
“Peugeot will speak on “Dakar-2018″, and then, at the discretion of the group PSA international Motorsport program of the brand will be reduced. So we leave,” said...
Russian crew under the direction of Vladimir Vasiliev and Konstantin Zhiltsov finished fifth on the stage of the world Cup rally-RAID in Morocco!
Long rally-RAID (with 4 to 10 October) ended today in Airpurge. The crew of G-Energy led a bitter struggle, fighting on equal terms with the participants, the speakers for the factory team.
First place in the overall classification of the race took Nasser al-Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel on the Toyota.
Multiple world champion and winner of “Dakar” almost eight minutes ahead of the factory Peugeot team and its pilot Sebastien Loeb.
After the January victory in “Dakar” and success on the rally-RAID “silk road” team Peugeot came to conquer the rally of Morocco.
The five-day North African rally-RAID starts 5 Oct. Peugeot 3008DKR will compete against Sebastien Loeb and Carlos Sainz senior.
“I am familiar with the terrain of Morocco, as the first was piloted by Peugeot DKR here, said Loeb. My aim in Morocco is to continue to learn and to achieve successful results.
In all the competitions in which we participated in 2017, the team competed for the highest places. I need, finally, to turn...
Nine-time world rally champion Sebastien Loeb admits that the next edition of the “Dakar” may be the last in his career, because Peugeot is planning to close its off-road program.
Last week, Loeb and his Navigator Daniel Elena tested the 3008 DKR in Morocco, and on Wednesday they will start in the six-day RAID of the rally of Morocco.
“For me, “Dakar-2018” is very important because this could be my last race here. Perhaps Peugeot will continue its program [after the marathon], but that’s unlikely, said Loeb in an interview AUTOSPORT.com. – We get more...
On October 13-14 in Moscow within the framework of the Russian Autosport international Show will take place Russian Motorsport Forum. The forum program covers the various types of auto – and motorsports. One of the most representative sections will be “Russia and the World Motorsport”.
Specifically: participation in the program of the forum at the invitation of the Agency “Manuscript” will arrive in Moscow at once two representatives of the rally-marathon “Dakar” – the head of Department on work with participants of Xavier Gavory and a...
The organizers of the rally-RAID “Dakar” scouted the race route in 2018, which will be held across Peru, Bolivia and Argentina from 6 to 20 January.
Since 2013, the main rally-RAID of the planet back in Peru where we will start and pass the first stages. The participants of the jubilee of the 40th in the history of the tenth “Dakar” in South America is waiting for departure on the Pacific coast and endless dunes of the Peruvian.
“The main part of the route in the dunes and off-road – says the sports Director of the Dakar Marc Coma. The first five days will...
The winner of the rally-RAID “Dakar-2017” in the Quad class Sergey Karjakin fully paid application for participation in the rally next year in the absence of sponsorship. Sergey said that this application has cost him 1.5 million rubles.
Sergey Karjakin has applied for participation in rally-RAID “Dakar-2018”
“The request I closed only my, and the application of techniques to other team members I if I find money, I’ll pay with appreciation, – said Karjakin in comments TASS. – For example, to bring your own technicians will be required to pay 10-15%...