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  • Paulo Gonçalves signe chez Hero MotoSports

    - Le Team Hero MotoSports Rally prépare le futur avec une équipe encore plus forte

    - Paulo Gonçalves, pilote de rallye de pointe, recruté comme quatrième pilote

    - La signature intervient au lendemain du premier podium du team cette saison

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  • Le Dakar pose ses roues en Arabie Saoudite

    C'est désormais officiel : après 11 éditions sud-américaines, le Dakar change de continent. Cap sur le Proche-Orient et l’Arabie Saoudite, 30ème pays traversé par le plus célèbre – et le plus contesté - des rallyes raids. A la clé, on évoque un contrat mirifique de 5 ans.

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  • Morocco DC Etape 5: Bienvenue dans les dunes

    FOUM ZGUID - ZAGORA : 319 km
    Cette 11ème édition du Morocco Desert Challenge continue d’offrir de splendides nouveaux terrains de jeu à tous les concurrents.

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Africa Eco Race 2019

Baja "Russia - Northern Forest 2014" - the grand opening

Today, on February 14 the grand opening of Baja "Russia - Northern Forest 2014", the first round of the World Cup and the Russian Championship in Cross-Country Rallies took place. 44 crews from 12 countries were included into the start list.



An additional special prize, a Cup of the Governor of Leningrad Region, has been established for 6,5 km Super Special Stage winner. This award went to one of the most exotic participants of the winter Baja - an international crew N 9. Yazeed AlRajhi of Saudi Arabia and his co-driver Timo Gottschalk of Germany were very happy with their success and the prize, as they stated at the post-start press conference.

The second crew at SSS were Russians Alexander Zheludov and Oleg Tyupenkin, Finns Tapio Suominen and Jukka Tuomisto took the third position.

After an evening press conference, the top-ten drivers have chosen their starting positions for the next day. According to this choice, Miroslav Zapletal's Czech crew will open the second special stage on February 15 at 9:45. Two 102-kilometers laps will let the Russian drivers to demonstrate their skills and regain lost seconds. However, the strongest foreign crews are not going to give up without a fight in any case! This mid-February day promises to be hot - at least in terms of racing.


Marie-France Estenave pour MFE-Live.com

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