Swollen Appendix Forced Gerard De Rooy To Turn Around In The Baja 500

We were all really looking forward to watch Dutch Dakar racer Gerard De Rooy hustle his giant Iveco Powerstar race truck through the 2014 Baja 500, but unfortunately his attempt was cut short when he was overcome with pain cause by a swollen appendix, turning around at mile 37. » 6/10/14 1:11pm 6/10/14 1:11pm

MINI ALL4 Racing. DRIVEN. MINI Adventure

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… » 4/24/14 1:49pm 4/24/14 1:49pm

How Much Is The Dakar Rally Really Doing Right By The Environment?

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. » 1/23/14 12:33pm 1/23/14 12:33pm

Precarious Ravine Causes Rollovers for Three Racers in a Row at Dakar

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). » 1/19/14 4:20pm 1/19/14 4:20pm