ORLANDO TERRANOVA(arg) 1.72m / 76kg
2019: Auto/Abandono etapa 2 y 1º en la clasificación de Media Marathon
2018: Auto/ 20º
2017: Auto/ 6º
2015: Auto/ 18° 4 victorias de etapa
2014: Auto/ 5°
2013: Auto/ 5° 1 victoria de etapa
2012: Auto/ Abandono etapa 5
2011: Auto/ Abandono etapa 7
2010: Auto/ 9°
2009: Auto/ Abandono en la etapa 10
2007: Moto/ Abandono en la etapa 8
2005: Moto/ Abandono en la etapa 10
2019: Campeón de la Copa del Mundo FIA de Bajas Cross Country: 1º en la Baja Italia, 1º en la Baja España Aragón, 1º en la Baja Hungría, abandonó en la Baja Polonia, 2º en la Baja Jordania y 1º en la Baja Portalegre.
2018: 1º en la General de Autos del Desafío Inca; 10º en el Campeonato Sudamericano de Cross Country.
2017: 2º en la general de la categoría Autos de la Baja Aragón; 1º en la general de la categoría Autos del Desafío Ruta 40 Norte.
2016: 4º en la general de la categoría Autos del Rally de Marruecos, 5º en la general de Autos de la Baja Aragón.
2015: 3º en la categoría Autos del CARCC. 1º en la categoría Autos del Desafío Ruta 40.
2014: 2° en el Rally de Marruecos; 3° en la Baja Hungría, 2° en la Baja Aragón.
2013: 1° en el Rally de Marruecos, 2° Baja Aragón, 2° Dakar Series Desafío Ruta 40.
2012: Campeón Argentino de Rally Cross Country, 1° Desafío Litoral y 1° Desafío Ruta 40.
2009: 1° en el Rally de Túnez
2008: 8° en el Rally Central Europe
2007: 2° en la Categoría Autos de Producción del Patagonia-Atacama
2006: 4° en el Rally de Los Faraones.
2003: 1° en el Rally del Desierto de Chile, 1° en la Categoría Autos de Producción Por las Pampas Rally; Plata en los Six Days de Enduro de Brasil.
2001: 3° en el Campeonato Latinoamericano de Enduro de Guatemala; Plata en los Six Days de Enduro de Australia.
1998: 1° lugar en el Enduro de Argentina/Chile
“It will be a long and open rally”
“Orly” Terranova made his Dakar debut in Africa with two participations in the bike category in 2005 and 2007, but failed to finish each time. When the rally arrived in South America in 2009, he switched to four-wheels and showed undeniable skill and speed. He finished a career-best fifth place in 2013 and 2014 with some stage wins and epic battles with Nasser Al Attiyah in 2015. During the last Dakar, “Orly” suffered a bad landing in his Mini when jumping over a dune on stage two. The impact resulted in back pain and he was evacuated, which led to his retirement from the rally. But a few days later, he made the most of the new rule that allowed him to re-join the competition in the parallel classification and finish the rally. This season, with co-driver Ronnie Graue, he won the FIA Cross-Country Bajas Cup with victories in Italy, Spain, Hungary and Portugal, to run his collection of titles to 14. The only Argentinean competitor in the car category comes to the Dakar with a lot of enthusiasm following the exceptional performance shown by Mini. The goal is to improve upon fifth place in the Saudi Arabian sand.
O.T.: “It has been an extraordinary year for us. We were fast on all the different types of terrain and this allows to come to the Dakar with confidence, which is important. But the rally will be long and open. Fundamentally, the car is the same that we used all year. We have a new engine, with an improvement in the suspension area. It is a very good car for the Dakar. We are expecting a Dakar similar to the editions run in Mauritania in 2005 and 2006. The terrain will be fast and sandy, with beautiful scenery. We ran on similar tracks in the Jordan Baja and it was very nice. For sure, there will be a lot of problems with the tires due to the rocks and high speeds. They will be long days, because we will do nearly double the distance of timed kilometres that we did in Peru. It will be a challenge for the cars, especially for things like the gearbox and transmission. Our objective? We want to finish better than fifth place.” B.G:” We had an excellent year and won the Baja title. It gives us some additional confidence. We began to win Spain then we decided to concentrate on the Cup, compete in the entire championship, then won some more as the car ran very well and all the conditions came together. What do I expect from the new Dakar? We went to Jordan to the border with Saudi Arabia and it is full of sand with rock canyons in the middle of very beautiful scenery. The Mini behaves perfectly. Work has been done to the geometry, suspension and engine. We know have to improve upon our career-best fifth place.”
X-RAID MINI JCW TEAM
- Mark : MINI
- Model : JOHN COOPER WORKS RALLY
- Performance tuner : X-Raid
- Assistance : X-Raid
- Class : T1.2 diesel modified A-T 4x4
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Terranova and Seaidan within a minute
Nasser Al-Attiyah has already had time to congratulate Carlos Sainz at the finish, but Orlando Terranova and Yasir Seaidan are still pushing hard to snatch the stage win from the Qatari. The two drivers are within one minute of Toyota no. 300 at km 119.
A tough day after for Terranova and De Villiers
Orlando Terranova and Giniel de Villiers were brilliant yesterday but had a much more difficult time today. The Argentinean has lost the lead in the general standings, finishing 12’52 behind the stage winner, whilst yesterday’s victor is even further behind, trailing by 16’21 at the finish. Out of the reckoning since the start of the rally, Nani Roma has lost...
Terranova loses ground
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Terranova limits the damage
General standings leader Orlando Terranova is currently putting n a solid performance on the special. The driver of Mini No. 311 lies a little more than 4 minutes behind the stage leaders after 125 km. As for Giniel de Villiers and Nani Roma, they are 6 minutes behind.
Orlando Terranova: “It was nice but very hard”
Whilst the favourites found it difficult to find the right way throughout the second stage, Orlando Terranova put in a good performance to finish second and take the lead in the general standings.
“It was nice but very hard. We had been pushing from the beginning and we got a puncture 60 kilometres from the start. So, I started to drive more gently. In one area,...
Terranova takes over the general standings lead
Orlando Terranova, with sixth position yesterday and second today, has shown that consistency pays. The Argentinean managed to avoid any major mishaps and has taken the lead in the general standings in Neom, with a lead of almost 5 minutes over Carlos Sainz. Nasser Al-Attiyah is still in touch 6 minutes behind, but Stéphane Peterhansel already trails the rally leader by...
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