Tag: Dakar

Watch Fernando Alonso Test The Facelifted 2021 Toyota Hilux On A Rally Stage

Toyota is prepping a few significant updates for the eighth-generation Hilux, which has been in production at factories all over the world since 2015. For the new model year, the pickup truck will boast a few visual revisions that will bring it in line with some of the company’s latest models, including the Yaris, RAV4 […]

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With The Help Of Bahrain, Prodrive To Enter 2021 Dakar Rally With New Rally Raid Car

British motorsport firm and six-time WRC champion Prodrive is heading to Dakar with its own rally raid car in 2021. Prodrive has established a new joint venture with Bahrain’s sovereign wealth fund, with the company called Prodrive International. The aim is to design and build race cars ready to compete in the Rally Dakar that […]

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Ken Block Tests Extreme E’s Odyssey 21 Off-Roader During Dakar Rally

Ken Block recently had the exclusive opportunity to test out the Odyssey 21 off-road racer that will be used for next year’s Extreme E championship. The vehicle, built by Spark Racing Technology, Williams Advanced Engineering, Continental Tires, and Erik Buell, was prepped and readied for its shakedown in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia during the final stage […]

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It’s Official: Fernando Alonso Will Race In 2020 Dakar With Factory Toyota Hilux

Toyota Gazoo Racing has announced an all-star lineup for the 2020 Dakar Rally, which includes two-time F1 World Champion Fernando Alonso. Alonso will team up with navigator Marc Coma, with Toyota’s works team featuring three more crews: Nasser Al-Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel; Giniel de Villiers and navigator Alex Haro; Bernhard Ten Brinke and navigator […]

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