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    Eco Unfriendly: Dakar 2010 caused 570K of damage in Chile

    Despite the best efforts of racing organizations the world over to clean up their image, it's pretty tough to consider any kind of motorsport squeaky clean. Apparently, that's especially true of the recent Dakar rally in South America. Besides the expected burning of fossil fuels and the ...

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    Carlos Sainz victorious as Volkswagen fills the podium at Dakar

    Carlos Sainz wins the 2010 Dakar Rally for VW – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When we joined Volkswagen on its first run in the Baja 500 back in 2008, the diesel-powered Race Touareg 2 suffered two lengthy breakdowns before the first hundred miles had passed. Just a few months, ...

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    Volkswagen Amarok puts on official duds for Dakar Rally

    Volkswagen Amarok Dakar Support Vehicle – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 2010 Dakar Rally, which is no longer run in Africa due to terrorism threats, kicked off from its designated starting point in Argentina on January 1st. Eventually, the competitors will end up back in Buenos ...

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    Report: Spectator killed during opening stage of Dakar Rally

    Casualties are nothing new in the history of the Dakar Rally, and unfortunately the 2010 event has already claimed a life. During the opening stage of the 32nd running of the 9,000-kilometer race this weekend, 28 year-old Natalia Sonia Gallardo was struck and killed by a truck being driven by Mirco ...

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    Volkswagen iPhone app lets you follow Dakar progress

    There are thousands of iPhone apps for all "that" and too much more, but few that we think have the potential to be this cool. VW will contest the Dakar Rally from January 2-17 -- Race Touareg 2 drivers Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz Mark Miller finished 1-2 last year -- and you can ...

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    VIDEO: New Subaru Forester rally car getting warmed up for Dakar

    Click above to view the video after the jump
    Put the words "Subaru" and "rally" together, and you'll inevitably be flooded with visions of the Impreza WRX STI campaigning in the WRC. This isn't one of those times. Details are a bit on the scarce side, but what we do know is that Barattero ...

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    KTM pulls out of Dakar Rally

    Austrian motorcycle maker KTM stakes its reputation on the ability of its off-road motorcycles to tackle the toughest terrain on earth, and it's made a habit of proving these capabilities with both a factory team and a far-reaching privateer support program in the Dakar Rally each year. Up through ...


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