Toyota Ready To Tackle 2017 Dakar Rally With New Hilux Evo

Toyota Ready To Tackle 2017 Dakar Rally With New Hilux EvoThe South African arm of Toyota Gazoo Racing revealed their new Dakar Rally challenger, based on the Hilux pickup truck.
The all-new race car features a mid-engine configuration and a rear-drive setup, making it faster and lighter than the previous all-wheel drive Hilux racer.

2016 Dakar Longest Stage; Rodrigues Snatches Victory For Yamaha

2016 Dakar Longest Stage; Rodrigues Snatches Victory for YamahaThe battle for a top-5 position gets more intense as the Dakar Rally closes to the finish; anything can happen in the last kilometres. Hélder Rodrigues, sixth in the overall classification after yesterday's eleventh stage, knows it. It was in his reach to climb to fifth today, but the Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team rider did even better, pulling out a stage win. Yamaha's junior rider, Adrien Van Beveren, followed closely in his teammate's tracks and delivered an equally impressive performance, finishing in fifth position.

2016 Dakar Home Stretch; Yamaha’s Top Riders Make A Move Two Days From Arrival In Rosario

2016 Dakar Home Stretch; Yamaha’s Top Riders Make a Move Two Days from Arrival in RosarioToday's eleventh stage was all about agility and speed as the route brought the competitors from La Rioja to San Juan. After yesterday's unlucky results for the Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team and the Yamalube Yamaha Junior Rally Team, the two top riders Hélder Rodrigues and Adrien Van Beveren proved their determination today to shake up the general standings in the tail end of the competition by keeping their steady pace.

2016 Dakar: Mixed Results For Yamaha's Riders As They Battle The Fiambala Dunes

2016 Dakar: Mixed Results for Yamaha's Riders as They Battle the Fiambala DunesIn today's tenth Dakar stage the Yamaha riders left Belén’s isolated bivouac to complete the last half of the second marathon stage, which saw mixed results. Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team’s Hélder Rodrigues did well on the route to La Rioja through the famous and redoubtable Fiambala dunes and crossed the finish line in seventh position, whilst teammate Alessandro Botturi faced some difficulties on the track, ultimately resulting in a DNF.

Yamaha Riders Make First Kilometres In The 2016 Dakar Rally

Yamaha Riders Make First Kilometres in the 2016 Dakar RallyAfter yesterday's agitation caused by the cancellation of the first special stage, the Yamaha riders were impatient for the 2016 Dakar Rally battle to officially kick off today. Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team's Alessandro Botturi and Hélder Rodrigues ranked within the top 13, while Yamalube Yamaha Junior Rally Team's Adrien Van Beveren and Xavier De Soultrait did well to make up time after taking a fall, finishing in 29th and 51st place respectively.