Chile's no stranger to earthquakes, a magnitude-4.5 rocked Iquique as recently as nine hours ago. But after a series of surveys, Dakar Rally race organizers ASO are convinced the country is still safe enough to race over. »
I'm a little shell-shocked as I remove my helmet. Members of the MINI X-Raid PR team are actually concerned as I struggle to form coherent sentences. Though I knew that this would be a once in a lifetime opportunity, I never expected it would have this kind of impact on me. Standing to my right is the Monster Energy… »
The 2015 Dakar Rally will consume a 9,000 kilometer loop beginning and ending in Buenos Aires, Argentina and passing through Bolivia and Chile. Cars, trucks, and bikes will have more separation and alternate rest days to keep them out of each other's way. »
French authorities have made "one of their largest cocaine seizures in years" finding 1.393 tons of the drug in plastic bags hidden in the tires of an 8x8 Dakar support truck belonging to the Spanish Epsilon Team. »
Robby Gordon is a living legend with one of the most diverse trophy cases in racing. On January 24th, 2014 he came through for a live Q&A with Jalopnik readers. Your questions and his answers are in the comments below. »
The Dakar Rally route crossed the high-altitude salt flats of Uyuni, Bolivia for the first time this year, making some new enemies who are concerned about event's collateral damage to a fragile ecosystem. Yet Dakar organizers maintain that their initiatives do more than enough to offset the impact of the race. »
Another fantastic Dakar rally raid is in the books and highlights of all kinds are still trickling in. For starters, I present The Triple Lulz.
I assume "vuelco" in the YouTube clip title, means lulz, because there's plenty of it. (Yes, I know it means "upset" in Spanish. Just roll with it). »