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  1. Church Of MO 2001 KTM Roll-OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Motorcycle.com

    ... all but five are pure dirt models, including the built-on-order 660 Rally intended strictly for races like the Dakar Rally. KTM is obviously heavily into dirt bikes and racing. Last year, KTM broke from a long-standing tradition and began to take ...

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  2. Qatar's rally star Al Attiyah sets record with another home winRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Peninsula

    ... first win of the season after the 2012 Qatar Olympic Games hero finished second at last month's gruelling Dakar Rally. Yesterday's win was the 61st of Al Attiyah's amazing career that has seen him bag 11 Middle East Rally Championship (MERC) titles ...

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  3. Santosh Q&A: "Want to go back to Dakar & realize my potential"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Motorsport.com

    ... to Motorsport.com's Rachit Thukral. In 2015, Santosh became the first Indian rider to take part in the gruelling Dakar rally, propelling his Dakar-spec KTM bike to a respectable 36th place finish. However, his outing was plagued with mechanical ...

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  4. 2016 King of the Hammers UTV Racing, Every Man Challenge & The StartRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Four Wheeler

    ... battled his way back to 5th. An impressive feat considering two-thirds of the field DNF'd, including 2016 Dakar Rally winner Marcus Patronelli. The victory marks Van de Loo's first win in four starts and only the third time in the eight-year history ...

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  5. Robby Gordon Will Start First in 2016 Parker 425Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Four Wheeler

    ... just edging out Apdaly Lopez by 3.3 seconds . Gordon's 2016 has been an eventful one having competed in the 2016 Dakar Rally in South America with his Gordini race truck and then raced in the famed King of The Hammers off-road event on February 5, ...

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  6. Enduropale du Touquet 2016: Yamaha's Colours Shone on All PodiumsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Paddock Talk

    ... a solid bet as the Frenchman finished sixth overall and was the highest finishing French rider in only his first Dakar Rally. Back from Argentina since two weeks, Adrien Van Beveren's results were highly anticipated on the Le Touquet sands and he ...

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  7. Al Attiyah eyes another win on home soilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Peninsula

    ... Olympic Games, I can push again at motor sport events," Al Attiyah said. "Yes, a very busy year. We came from Dakar Rally after getting second place (last month). It was a great result. We are here now," Al Attiyah said. "I arrived just yesterday ...

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  8. Al Attiyah cynosure of all eyes as MERC Qatar Rally flags offRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Peninsula

    Doha: Qatar's national racing icon and two-time Dakar Rally champion Nasser bin Saleh Al Attiyah will be the cynosure of all eyes when the FIA's Middle East Racing Championship flags off with Qatar International Rally 2016 at Doha Corniche this afternoon, starting at 7pm. The legendary Qatari will go full throttle with the aim of capturing his fourth consecutive Qatar Rally Championship, following his successful run at the 2013, 2014 and 2015 versions, but there will be 15 of world's best drivers looking to spoil his effort, focusing on honours at the end of the three-day rally.

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  9. Dakar first stage cancelled due to rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | RTE.ie

    The opening stage of the Dakar Rally in Argentina was cancelled due to bad weather today, a day after the prologue had to be abandoned when a car crashed into the crowd and injured eight spectators. Race director Etienne Lavigne said helicopters needed to guarantee the safety of participants had been unable to fly due to thunderstorms that broke over the stage from Rosario to Villa Carlos Paz.

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  10. NOW26 moves up in ratings: NielsenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Nation

    A RATING SURVEY by AC Nielsen Co shows that overall, Nation Multimedia Group's digital TV channel NOW26 has made significant gains among a broad segment of viewers, said NMG chief executive Duangkamol Chotana. Competition in the digital-television market is expected to intensify this year.

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  11. Motorsport.com Appoints Oriol Puigdemont as MotoGP EditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Freshnews

    Motorsport.com , a Miami-based technology and multimedia company with offices in 15 countries, today announced the appointment of veteran motorsports journalist Oriol Puigdemont as MotoGP Editor - Motorsport.com Motorsport.com, a Miami-based technology and multimedia company with offices in 15 countries, today announced the appointment of veteran motorsports journalist Oriol Puigdemont as MotoGP Editor - Motorsport.com Puigdemont has spent the last 11 years with EL PAIS , the highest-circulation daily newspaper in Spain, covering worldwide events such as MotoGP, Formula 1 and the Dakar Rally. Puigdemont joins Motorsport.com with immediate effect.

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  12. 7 things to do for free in Buenos AiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | CNN

    ... -- has turned Recoleta cemetery into the top attraction in Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires is a stop on the annual Dakar Rally, an off-road endurance race across some of the world's toughest terrain. Gondolas aren't just for Venice. You can take in the ...

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  13. Appoints Oriol Puigdemont as MotoGP EditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Motorsport.com

    ... S, the highest-circulation daily newspaper in Spain, covering worldwide events such as MotoGP, Formula 1 and the Dakar Rally. Puigdemont joins Motorsport.com with immediate effect. In his new role, Puigdemont will lead all Motorsport.com's MotoGP ...

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  14. Qatar's Al Attiyah gunning for sixth Olympic appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Qatari sportsman Nasser Al Attiyah has swapped the steering wheel for the shotgun as the twice Dakar Rally winner targets a sixth Olympic appearance at the Rio de Janeiro Games in August. Mini driver Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar looks on after getting out of his car at the end of the Villa Carlos Paz-Termas de Rio Hondo second stage of the Dakar Rally 2016 in Cordoba province, Argentina, January 4, 2016.

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  15. Formula E Buenos Aires PreviewRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Paddock Talk

    The last FIA Formula E race in Punta del Este, where Sebastien Buemi and Renault e.dams stormed to their second victory of the 2015/16 season, seems a long time ago now. In preparation for Round 4, we caught up with our Renault Sport Project Leader, Vincent Gaillardot, to learn more about energy management ahead of the Buenos Aires ePrix.

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  16. Spectator killed at Dakar RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | RTE.ie

    A Bolivian spectator was killed at the Dakar Rally on Saturday when he was hit by a Mitsubishi driven by Frenchman Lionel Baud during the seventh stage from Bolivia to Argentina, organisers said. "The organisation's medical service could only confirm, unfortunately, the death of the person involved ," they said in a statement after the stage from Uyumi in Bolivia to Salta in northwest Argentina.

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  17. Yamaha Racing Kicks Off 2016-2017 French Sand Racing SeasonRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | Paddock Talk

    ... holder of the 2014 and 2015 Enduropale du Touquet Pas-de-Calais titles. Having just returned from his first Dakar Rally experience, from which he signed off with a very strong sixth overall position, he is there to confirm the Yamaha YZ450F's great ...

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  18. Al Attiyah eyes yet another title in DohaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Peninsula

    ... Al Attiyah is aiming to win the Qatar International Rally for the fourth successive year. Doha: Two-time Dakar Rally champion Nasser bin Saleh Al Attiyah is aiming to win yet another Qatar International Rally title. The ace driver, having won in ...

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  19. Yamaha Racing Kicks Off 2016-2017 French Sand Racing SeasonRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | Paddock Talk

    ... holder of the 2014 and 2015 Enduropale du Touquet Pas-de-Calais titles. Having just returned from his first Dakar Rally experience, from which he signed off with a very strong sixth overall position, he is there to confirm the Yamaha YZ450F's great ...

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  20. Ultra 4x4 plus ultra speed equals King of the Hammers (pictures) - RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | CNET News.com

    ... cart, some of these little rigs have a top speed of 85 mph. This year Robby Gordon, fresh from a disappointing Dakar Rally, and Baja race champion Rob MacCachren will both participate in the UTV category. It will be interesting to see how these two ...

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