View Full Version : Which manafacturer will win the DAKAR ?

12-31-2005, 01:02 AM
Which manafacturer will win the DAKAR ?<p>I hope VW <p><B>GO VW</B>

12-31-2005, 01:39 AM
I also hope Carlos Sainz wins it with VW. Not likely though, it would be a huge surprise that someone wins the Dakar at the first attempt.

12-31-2005, 01:46 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Reppu</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I also hope Carlos Sainz wins it with VW. Not likely though, it would be a huge surprise that someone wins the Dakar at the first attempt.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I love Carlos Sainz he is a Rally King <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/bowdown.gif" BORDER="0"> although Jutta and Bruno seem to be the top Dakar drivers for VW. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/ylsuper.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Who knows the Dakar is one of the most unpredictible events in recent years<B>(apart from Mitsubishi and Kamaz)</B> and everyone is catching up to everyone else.<p>Mitsu can't stay on top for to long. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0">

12-31-2005, 02:50 PM
Stage 1 Complete Carlos Sainz is leading in a VW <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><A HREF="http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2367190" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2367190</A><p>here is the top 10 results for stage 1

01-01-2006, 09:05 PM
Stage 2 complete Carlos sainz still in lead <B>go to Stage 1 link</B> for more results.<p>4 VW's in top 10 <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

01-02-2006, 04:12 PM
Mitsubishi's Nani Roma and Masuoka take out 1st and 2nd spot respectively with VW's Bruno Saby in 3rd postion <B>After Stage 3 1st in African Stages</B><p>American Robby Gordon is in 8th place overall.<p>4 VW's in top 10 <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

01-03-2006, 03:40 PM
<B>VW in Top 3 Spots Overall</B> After Stage 4<p><A HREF="http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/LIVE/us/400/classement/CGA.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/....html</A><p><U>Stage 5</U><p><B>4 VW's in top 5 one Mitsubishi in 3rd overall</B><br><A HREF="http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/LIVE/us/500/classement/CGA.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/....html</A><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by phaeton at 12:16 AM 1/5/2006</i>

01-05-2006, 04:12 PM
<B>VW in Top 3 spots Giniel de Villers leads after Stage 6</B><p><A HREF="http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/LIVE/us/600/classement/CGA.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/....html</A><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by phaeton at 3:17 PM 1/5/2006</i>

01-06-2006, 03:56 PM
VW have lost there lead to the two <B>Mitsubishi</B>s overall standings have been released Peterhansel & Roma in 1st & 2nd with Kleinschmidt & de Villiers in 3rd & 4th with 00:05:58 the difference between Kleinschmidt and Peterhansel.<p><A HREF="http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/LIVE/us/700/classement/CGA.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/....html</A><br>

01-07-2006, 03:00 PM
Rankings after stage 8 Peterhansel,Alphand and 26 mins behind is VW driver de Villliers<br><A HREF="http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/....html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/....html</A><p>Press Release from the VW Team <A HREF="http://www.volkswagen-motorspo...d=472" TARGET="_blank">http://www.volkswagen-motorspo...d=472</A><br>

01-09-2006, 02:38 PM
The rest day was on Sunday so no updates but here is Mondays results<p>Stage 9 results <A HREF="http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/....html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/....html</A><p><B>de Villiers the leading VW is 56mins behind overall leader Peterhansel.</B><p><br>Sad News today bike rider Andy Caldecott from South Australia has passed away due to neck injury.<p>He was one of the most promising bike riders. <p><B>God Bless Him and His Family</B><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by phaeton at 9:00 AM 1/10/2006</i>

01-10-2006, 04:05 PM
<B>Results after Stage 10</B><br>Stephane Peterhansel still leads overall standings with teammate Luke Alphand behind him Giniel de Villiers the highest ranked VW driver is in 3rd position 1hr + behind Peterhansel.<br><A HREF="http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/LIVE/us/1000/classement/CGA.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/....html</A><p><B>Results after Stage 11</B> are the same as yesterday except 2nd and 3rd position gain time against the leader de Villiers now under 1hr behind Peterhansel.<br><A HREF="http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/LIVE/us/1100/classement/CGA.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/....html</A><p><br><i>Modified by phaeton at 9:41 AM 1/11/2006</i><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by phaeton at 8:27 AM 1/12/2006</i>

01-12-2006, 02:02 PM
<B>Results after Stage 12</B><br>Alphand took the lead from his teamate Peterhansel who fell to 4th overall Volkswagen are in 2nd spot only 20mins behind <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/eek2.gif" BORDER="0"> <br><A HREF="http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/LIVE/us/1200/classement/CGA.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/....html</A><p><B>Results after Stage 13</B><br>Much the same as yesterday<br><A HREF="http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/LIVE/us/1300/classement/CGA.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/....html</A><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by phaeton at 6:21 AM 1/14/2006</i>

01-14-2006, 02:29 PM
<B>Results after Stage 14 2nd to Last Stage</B><br>In overall rankings (VW)de Villiers is in 2nd spot 17+ mins behind Alphand with the <B>Final</B> stage tomorrow VW is tipped to come 2nd Overall.<p><A HREF="http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/LIVE/us/1400/classement/CGA.html" TARGET="_blank">http://www.dakar.com/2006/DAK/....html</A>