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    Dakar 2018 route - some days the road sections look just as demanding as the stages.
    https://youtu.be/NRBOrnqNdRk

    Dakar truck - tattoo looks a bit basic on the guy's arm. were the nazca lines/ peru the inspiration?
    https://youtu.be/Xv8VscX-nvQ
    Last edited by Zeakiwi; 16th December 2017 at 20:18.

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    Quote Originally Posted by A FONDO View Post
    The arrogant frenches have used massive advantage for a long time already. If they quit the race may only become more interesting, unpredictable and thrilling.

    Stupid comment

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    2018 DAKAR starts today with a 31km long stage in Limà(Peru)

    To follow the race http://www.trackingdakar.com/

    And there are pictures on official website http://www.dakar.com/en/

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    Really looking forward to following it again! Should be a good battle at the cars.

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    Nasser fastest. Bernhard ten Brinke second at 25 sec! Fuchs 3rd with the Wevers Sport car
    Peugeot losing a few minutes with Loeb slowest.
    Last edited by MartijnS; 6th January 2018 at 20:31.

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    Loeb drove wihtout brakes since 3rd kilometer. Quite early for technical issues...

    Anyway obviously a difficult stage even when it was short. The gaps are huge for 31 km!

    And finally the official live timing looks like something usable
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    Al-Attiyah...

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    Why Borgward is using the rebadging Racing Lancer for the BX7 DKR..?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arnold Triyudho Wardono View Post
    Why Borgward is using the rebadging Racing Lancer for the BX7 DKR..?

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    This article does not sound too happy about Borgward's prospects. Initial street vehicles - foton parts....supposed to be a factory opening in Germany this year.
    Dakar entry - Borgward's sold in a few regions around the world - marketing budget probably approved months ago. Dakar rules pretty loose for 'proto-type entries that are not overall contenders'. c.f Haval a few years back.
    http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/busines...t_34177725.htm

    Loeb looked shaved and ready for the task.
    https://youtu.be/u8bvgUUVmeA?t=5m20s

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    The Peugeots probably deliberately lost time on this first short stage. This way they start further back on the long second stage which has difficult navigation.
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