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Motul
18 January
History was made yesterday in the last stage of the Dakar 2019. Russian rider Anastasiya Nifontova crossed the finish line as the first women to do so in the Original by Motul class, the category prev...
Motul
21 January 2018
The smallest class on the Dakar 2018 is the S&S. But it seems that this category has a great potential. Those are light, powerful cars with large suspension strokes. Naturally, they are cheap...
Motul
24 January
Stuck in a small and treacherous ravine during the Dakar, both Mika Pisano and He Zhitoa spent most of their time helping others who were caught out by the same slope. Sacrificing their own stage time...
Motul
03 January
For its 40th edition, the 2018 Dakar rally was be held in South America, the Dakar rally was revisiting the Pacific Ocean and the dunes of Peru, which drivers and riders tackled after a few days sampl...
Motul
03 January
Anastasia Nifontova is a cross-country rally champion who is taking on the Dakar for a second time. This year, however, she’ll do it without the Husqvarna factory support! She’ll be out there on her o...
Motul
10 January
Original by Motul Rider Anastasia Nifontova takes us behind the scenes at the first Dakar bivouac in Lima, her home before starting the rally. The bivouac is the heart of the Dakar rally. A massi...
Motul
25 January 2018
Due to the development of internal combustion engines and increasing power demand the beggining of the 70's there were no big single cylinder motors in the motorcycle market. World leading japa...
Motul
14 September 2017
While the rally is about to leave Bolivia to come back to Argentina, the provisional results are mixed for the teams supported technically by Motul during this Dakar that's as difficult as expecte...
Motul
18 January
Apart from the huge number of cars, bikes, SxS’s, trucks and quads competing in the race, there are also hordes of support trucks tackling those fearsome dunes too. The trucks are there to pull out an...
NIFONTOVA13
15 September 2017
Going far and beyond! Searching for new horizons and fresh emotions! That's what I like most in motorsports ;) When I'm alone riding my bike in the middle of nowhere these are the best moments...
Motul
24 January
Although it’s been a week since the Dakar rally has finished, we still dream off sand. A good excuse to look back at what is not only one of the toughest rallies in the world but without hesitation, a...
Motul
18 January
For Argentinian rider Nicolas Cavigliasso, the 2019 Dakar was only the second time he had participated in the event, yet he managed to dominate it pretty much from start to finish. He jumped his Yamah...
Motul
10 January
The participants of the Dakar made uncertainty their friend as the third stage turned the leaderboards completely upside down. Stage three was rumored to be the toughest challenge with a total distanc...
Motul
03 January
332 vehicles racing over 8.000 kilometers through three different countries - that was the Dakar 2018. And it was an event that we’re unlikely to forget as it went down in history as one of the toughe...
Motul
03 January
Christian Lavieille will compete in the Dakar Rally for the sixteenth time this year, together with his co-driver, Jean-Pierre Garcin. Behind the wheel of the Team Landcruiser’s Auto body machine, the...
Motul
15 January 2018
Once again the Bolivian weather caused a lot of issues at Dakar: strong winds, rain, lightning and a dissapearing track meant Stage 9 was cancelled! Here's how the Tupiza (Bolivia) ...
Motul
16 January 2018
On the way to the bivouac in Uyuni, athletes were greeted by a lake (it becomes a lake only after a rain). Uyuni is a typical Bolivian center. The locals walk along the central street, take pictu...
Motul
28 November 2018
RELIABILITY of any machine depends on adequate lubrication and efficient cooling. The more power an engine makes, the hotter it'll run.  Heat management is especially important in the case o...
Motul
03 January
Nicolas Demaria is part of the Motul team attending this year’s Dakar and he’ll be on the frontline supporting competitors with his expertise and helping them on to the next stages in the knowledge th...
Motul
16 January 2018
The bivouac is the place where participants camp for the night. Every day in the Dakar Rally starts and ends at a bivouac. There are close to 4,000 people in a bivouac, including competitors, mechanic...
NIFONTOVA13
22 September 2017
Weekend is the best time for braaaaaaap wherever you are ;)  ...
Motul
31 January
Dakar 'The Game' puts you right in the middle of the action, giving you the opportunity to watch virtual clips of what the Dakar is really all about, whether it’s on two, four or six wheels.A racing g...
Motul
14 September 2017
39 was the magic number of 2 January: with approximately 39°C in Paraguay, the brave adventurers of the 39th Dakar crossed the 39 timed kilometres of the 454 km of the first stage. 318 contenders ...
Motul
18 January
Looking out across the beautiful Peruvian scenery, it would be easy to forget how tough the Dakar actually is on both man and machine. Original by Motul rider Frédéric Barlerin was reminded of this th...
Motul
05 January
The Dakar 2019 rally is departing on Sunday 6th of January 2019, travelling 5.000 km through the beautiful scenery of Peru in South America and ending the 17th of January. Over 500 people in roughly 3...
Motul
14 September 2017
The Dakar contenders reached the capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires, on Saturday 14 January after an epic race of some 9,000 km that will go down in history. Countless difficulties arose in their path...
Motul
18 January
The Dakar is often dominated by overseas teams, all flocking to the South American desert, but there is also some interesting local talent. We sat down with the Alta Ruta 4X4 crew and their driver Fra...
Motul
16 January 2018
The most common problem at Dakar — to be stuck in the sand. Every competitor has experienced this. Check the video and photo gallery showing the competitors fight against one of nat...
Motul
08 January 2018
How did you join Dakar organisation staff? I was living in Buenos Aires in 2008 when I learnt that Dakar was coming to south America. I instantly decided to send my CV to ASO however they informed ...