DAKAR FUTURE - A hydrogen solution
Pipo Moteurs is an independent French engine manufacturer established in 1973 and based in the Ardèche department, 100 km to the south of Lyon.
Pipo Moteurs has built up its reputation in motor sports through long-standing partnerships with renowned constructors such as Ford, PSA, Hyundai and Bentley, with which it has won 13 FIA world titles (drivers...
DAKAR FUTURE - GCK Motorsport, an innovation lab
GCK Motorsport, the sport and media platform of Green Corp Konnection (GCK), is used as an innovation lab for the Group’s investment into tomorrow’s mobility technology. As a racing team, GCK Motorsport is at the forefront of developing solutions to drive the transition to more sustainable motorsport. One of the top teams in the World Rallycross Championship (WRX)...
DUTCH ARMADA GEARING UP FOR THE RACE
The gathering of Dakar competitors and fans in the Netherlands has become an institution. The riders, drivers, teams and sponsors that make up the community trade tips, organise joint actions… and, most importantly, share stories about the desert and the bivouac! The event has had several venues over the years, and this time round it was held on the Eiland van Maurik near...
Ebro 100% electric
Substantially renovated and adapted, offering a new range of highly reliable and sustainable products, the rebirth of EBRO takes place thanks to EcoPower; with 4 expert companies in the automobile industry and related areas with more than:300 highly qualified technicians and engineers devoted to perfection, specializing in the automotive, composites and production industries. 30...
Towards 2030 : a continuous ramp-up
Dakar is getting involved in a huge programme that brings together the entire rally raid community in an effort to make sure that all of the vehicles on the grid are powered by low-emissions energies from 2030.
FIA World Championship status for cross-country rallying, with Dakar Rally as its cornerstone; A.S.O. appointed global promoter
Following an e-vote by its members last week, the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) has granted full World Championship status to the FIA’s cross-country rallying discipline. The new World Championship will be launched in 2022 in tandem with an agreement with Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.), which will become the exclusive promoter of the championship for a five-year...
2022 Dakar: the call of the Desert
In 2020 the Dakar competitors and teams discovered Saudi Arabia. In 2021 they familiarised themselves with its territories in unique conditions, and in 2022 they will continue their exploration. A glance at the map of the country invites those who love wide-open spaces to go into the Empty Quarter. This immense desert is as big as France and extends over the entire south-eastern...
The culture of the challenge
We made a promise back in 2021 to organise the rally amid the massive challenge of the global Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic that took the world by storm and saw unprecedented travel restrictions and a variety of protocols introduced. But we managed to rise to the challenge and deliver on our promise.
Today, we stand on the verge of hosting the event for a third successive...
The Bedouin Touch
All travellers have their own style, preferences and habits. At the Dakar, we like to travel like vagabonds, dedicated to discovery and wonder, and in our case, to technical performance and endurance under extreme conditions. Saudi Arabia offers an immense variety of wide open spaces and unique places to satisfy this thirst, even for the most demanding. And the bivouac lifestyle...
Save the date - Presentation of the 2022 Dakar
HRH Prince Khalid Bin Sultan Al Abdullah Al Faisal,
Chairman of the Saudi Automobile & Motorcycle Federation,
Director of the Dakar,
and the Dakar team
are delighted to invite you to discover the major points of the route
and the sporting innovations...
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