Monthly Archives: January 2018

2018 Dakar Stage 10 Results

Stage 10 of the 2018 Dakar is now in the books.  Yesterday’s Stage 9 was cancelled which helps those at the front, but limits opportunity for advancement for those who are chasing.  Stage 10 is made up of a long … Continue reading

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Dan Gurney Race Cars

As I’m sure most people know by now Dan Gurney passed away on Sunday.  I have read lots about Dan Gurney during the last day, so I am not going to add to those articles because it’s been done already.  … Continue reading

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2018 Dakar Stage 8 Results

Stage 8 of the 2018 Dakar Rally was held today.  The stage had 87 km of liaison or transit distance (shown in green below) and 498km of timed special stage distance (shown in red below). Stage 8 Route The profile … Continue reading

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2018 Stage 7: The Mighty Has Fallen

The Rest Day in La Paz is over and today the competitors started out on the second portion of the 2018 Dakar Rally.  I was beginning to think that this event was going to end one way, but it appears … Continue reading

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Le Jog Rally Plotting Example Using Grid Line Style

After the Le Jog rally I got a couple of questions about the type of instructions that the HERO folks used during the rally.  There was a rally school for first timers at the Le Jog rally before the instructions … Continue reading

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2018 Dakar Day 6: Peterhansel Settles In

Day 6 of 2018 Dakar is in the books and it seems like today there was no major drama at the front of the car class field. Day 6 had 447km of liaison or transit distance (shown in green below) … Continue reading

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2018 Dakar Day 5: Another Significant Day

Yesterday I said that it was a significant day, well I guess I have to say that Day 5 was a significant day as well.  I’ll get into that shortly.  In the car class the route consisted of 666km of … Continue reading

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