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‘The Snake’ Basks After Dash The Through Desert
Wednesday, 8 May, 2019 – 17:02 | Comments Off on ‘The Snake’ Basks After Dash The Through Desert
‘The Snake’ Basks After Dash The Through Desert

Co-drivers Jagger Jones and Don ‘The Snake’ Prudhomme made it to the finish line in their 1,300-mile dash through the Mexican desert.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Drag racing icon Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and teen-aged co-driver Jagger Jones turned an all-night thrash into a checkered flag finish in the NORRA Mexican 1000, where their unofficial […]

‘The Snake’ Shines In Desert
Saturday, 5 May, 2018 – 8:03 | Comments Off on ‘The Snake’ Shines In Desert
‘The Snake’ Shines In Desert

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After a 50-year delay, drag racing legend Don “The Snake” Prudhomme found redemption in the desert by finishing the grueling, five-day Yokohama NORRA Mexican 1,000.
The four-time NHRA Funny Car champion from California and co-driver Shane Chatwell of Canada drove to a 10th-place finish in the Stock Turbo UTV class of the rally sanctioned by the […]

Gordon Closes Out Dakar Rally With Victory In Final Stage
Sunday, 18 Jan, 2015 – 8:24 | 2 Comments
Gordon Closes Out Dakar Rally With Victory In Final Stage

Robby Gordon reinforced his standing as the most accomplished American driver in Dakar Rally history Saturday, closing the event’s 37th annual edition with a victory in Stage 13.
Gordon posted his 10th career stage win during a trek from Rosario to Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina. A steady rain shortened the stage from its […]

Al-Attiyah Closes In On Dakar Rally Championship
Saturday, 17 Jan, 2015 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Al-Attiyah Closes In On Dakar Rally Championship
Al-Attiyah Closes In On Dakar Rally Championship

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Now it can be told. Nasser Al-Attiyah’s methodical march to what will be his second Dakar Rally championship on Saturday has been inspired by a simmering, year-old failure.
Al-Attiyah, of Qatar, posted a fourth-place result during Stage 12 of the 37th annual Dakar on Friday to extend his overall lead to […]

Crash Slows Gordon In Dakar Rally
Friday, 16 Jan, 2015 – 8:39 | Comments Off on Crash Slows Gordon In Dakar Rally
Crash Slows Gordon In Dakar Rally

Robby Gordon’s determination to complete the 37th annual Dakar Rally never was more evident than during Stage 11 on Thursday, when the Californian and navigator Johnny Campbell rode-out a high-speed crash en route to a 13th-place finish.
While the impact stopped the No. 308 HST Gordini in its tracks, neither Gordon nor Campbell was injured.
“You OK, […]

Nasser Al-Attiyah Closes In On Dakar Rally Victory
Thursday, 15 Jan, 2015 – 8:53 | Comments Off on Nasser Al-Attiyah Closes In On Dakar Rally Victory
Nasser Al-Attiyah Closes In On Dakar Rally Victory

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Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiyah moved one day closer to clinching the overall championship of the 37th annual Dakar Rally Wednesday, scoring his fourth stage victory during a trek that saw 2014 champion Nani Roma crash-out of the international off-road marathon.
Stage 10 took the teams from Calama, Chile, to Salta, Argentina, via a 501-kilometer/311-mile liaison, followed by […]

Roma Rolls, Gordon Posts Top-10 In Stage 9
Wednesday, 14 Jan, 2015 – 8:11 | Comments Off on Roma Rolls, Gordon Posts Top-10 In Stage 9
Roma Rolls, Gordon Posts Top-10 In Stage 9

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Reigning Dakar Rally champion Nani Roma returned to his title-winning form of a year ago Tuesday with an impressive victory over the driver who would be his successor in Stage 9 of the 37th annual off-road marathon.
Roma and navigator Michel Perin distanced their Mini from overall leader Nasser Al-Attiyah during […]

Stage Victory Becomes Gordon’s Goal In Dakar Rally
Monday, 12 Jan, 2015 – 8:17 | Comments Off on Stage Victory Becomes Gordon’s Goal In Dakar Rally
Stage Victory Becomes Gordon’s Goal In Dakar Rally

Their goal of an overall victory trashed after one week, Robby Gordon and Johnny Campbell logged a 43rd-place finish during Stage 8 of the 37th annual Dakar Rally Sunday after opting to adopt a conservative strategy that was compounded by an oil pressure issue.
Seventy-six competitors started the 805-kilometer return trip from Uyuni, Bolivia, to […]

Gordon Begins ‘Marathon’ With Top-10 At Dakar Rally
Sunday, 11 Jan, 2015 – 8:30 | Comments Off on Gordon Begins ‘Marathon’ With Top-10 At Dakar Rally
Gordon Begins ‘Marathon’ With Top-10 At Dakar Rally

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Despite a navigational error at the midpoint of Stage 7, Robby Gordon and Johnny Campbell completed the cross-nation trek from Chile into Bolivia in ninth place Saturday – the American pair’s third consecutive top-10 finish of the 37th annual Dakar Rally.
Stage 7 – from Iquique, Chile, to Uyuni, Bolivia – covered 717-kilometers /446-miles, of […]

Gordon Rebounds In Dakar Rally
Friday, 9 Jan, 2015 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Gordon Rebounds In Dakar Rally
Gordon Rebounds In Dakar Rally

Steering clear of the “weird issues” that have plagued his first week of the Dakar Rally, American Robby Gordon hammered out a third-place finish during Stage 5 of the 37th annual off-road marathon.
Gordon and navigator Johnny Campbell led through the early portion of Thursday’s 697-kilometer/433-mile sector from Copiapó to Antofagasta, Chile. But between the […]