Dakar: will the great rise of electric undermine traditional cars?

Dakar will the great rise of electric undermine traditional cars

In an interview with Motorsport.com, David Richards, team manager of the Brx team (that of Sebastien Loeb) raised the alarm, doubting the competitiveness of internal combustion engines in the years to come. The debut of the SUVs Audi RS Q e-tron at the Dakar 2022 scares and not a little those who, in this year’s … Read more

Audi and the Dakar, a traveling workshop in the desert

Audi and the Dakar a traveling workshop in the desert

The house of the Four Rings surprised everyone at the Dakar 2022: for the technologies competing, for the results obtained, for the resources invested and for the future strategies of the brand, which could add another important element to the sustainable mobility of tomorrow. Luca Frigerio 20 th January – Milano The Dakar is one … Read more

Sos Covid in the Dakar: De Villiers at risk, the Government issues lists of positives to hotels

Sos Covid in the Dakar De Villiers at risk the

The South African is positive before leaving, but in Saudi Arabia it is an emergency to avoid contagion. Swabs required at the Jeddah stadium, names and passport numbers of positives are immediately reported to hotels and organizations to avoid “escapes” “Good luck”. Good luck. To say it is a tall Arab, with the classic dishdasha, … Read more

How does Stephane Peterhansel, Mr Dakar, 56 years old, train. “But I’m a sweet tooth …”

How does Stephane Peterhansel Mr Dakar 56 years old train

The winner of 14 Dakar reveals the secrets of his physical preparation to the Gazzetta dello Sport, which allowed him to stay on the crest of the wave. A lot of cycling, a little bit of healthy enduro, but without giving up some gluttony. Because in life “it also takes some pleasure” Manuele Cecconi December … Read more

Infernal heat in the Dakar: this is how the electric Audi faces the cooling puzzle

Infernal heat in the Dakar this is how the electric

An electric car born to race in the extreme heat of the Dakar 2022, among the deserts of Saudi Arabia. How is the cooling of organs such as the battery of the Audi RS Q e-tron managed? The Audi RS Q e-tron is preparing to face the desert of Saudi Arabia in the 2022 edition … Read more

Sainz: “With Audi the most difficult challenge of the career. It will be a Dakar full of surprises …”

Sainz With Audi the most difficult challenge of the career

The two-time world rally champion has accepted Audi’s bet: he will race the Dakar at the wheel of the RS Q e-tron, the first electric car in the most famous raid on the planet. “Every year I ask myself if at my age I can be with the best. So far the answer has always … Read more

Dakar 2022, the folds of the regulations: the pros and cons for electric cars

Dakar 2022 the folds of the regulations the pros and

The novelties of the competition are a cross and a delight for alternative energy vehicles: favored by shorter stages and mandatory neutralization, but at risk in the marathon stage The official numbers of the competition, announced by the general manager, David Castera, speak of 1030 competitors, out of 560 vehicles, of which 166 between motorbikes … Read more

Dakar 2022, Al Attiyah is the prince of the desert. The final stop is Lategan

Dakar 2022 Al Attiyah is the prince of the desert

The Qatari makes the final classification his own in front of a Sebastian Loeb who has never really managed to worry him. On the other hand, the South African of Toyota put the clutches on the last special stage and for 49 “denied Peterhansel the 50th stage won and the possibility of catching Ari Vatanen’s … Read more

Dakar auto, special triumph for Sainz: the 40th stage is the first for the electric Audi

Dakar auto special triumph for Sainz the 40th stage is

In the third stage of the raid, the Spaniard takes the RS Q e-tron to victory: the Ingolstadt manufacturer rejoices, placing Peterhansel 3rd behind the Toyota of Lategan. Al Attiyah only 8th but remains leader, Loeb moves away by our correspondent Paolo Ianieri January 4th – Milano There is new energy in the Dakar. The … Read more