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Collection of clips added together showing new Peugeot 2008 DKR testing in preparation for #Dakar2016

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Peugeot Sport return to tackle the Dakar Rally  in 2016 with a brand new car. The team has assembled a line-up of some of the biggest stars in the sport.
Dakar record winner Stéphane Peterhansel, two-time World Rally Champion Carlos Sainz,  multiple times winner on 2 wheels, Cyril Despres, who made the switch to four-wheeled competition last year and Sébastien Loeb who will be making his debut in rally raid this upcoming edition.
#SebastienLoeb #CyrilDespres #StephanePeterhansel #CarlosSainz #TripTagger #Dakar2016  
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Watch the formidable PEUGEOT 2008 DKR16 change up through the gears ahead of another Dakar assault.
"There isn’t one big change that we have made on our car: instead it has been a series of small evolutions in different areas, which together we hope will amount to an overall improvement."
– Peugeot Sport Director Bruno Famin
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Kuba Przygonski in +Mini All 4 Racing Motorcycle "Dakarist" - 2009 Dakar finished 11th, best rookie in the motorcycle category - changes to 4 wheels.
At the Baja Poland from the 28th to 30th of August 2015 Przygonski will compete Rally Raid on four wheels in a MINI ALL4 Racing for the very first time in a race.
X-raid paired him with the two-times Dakar winner Andreas Schulz from Germany. Furthermore, Przygonski will also challenge the 2016 Dakar Rally in a MINI ALL4 Racing in January.
Przygonski does have 4-wheel competition history.... he has multiple successes in the drift segment. In 2013, he set a new Guinness speed world record doing a drift with 217,92 km/h.
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Besides the Husqvarna factory team  >>>
will the Husqvarna presence in the Dakar paddock be further underlined by the HT Husqvarna Rally Team managed by Henk Hellegers as the brand’s official satellite team. “The HT Husqvarna Rally Team as the satellite team is a natural extension of the Husqvarna brand activities and we look forward to working with them,” Robert Jonas, Husqvarna Motorcycles Vice President Motorsports confirmed.
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Martin Tomczyk trades the keys of his BMW M4 DTM with Nasser Al-Attiyah for the keys of the +Mini All 4 Racing - Tomczyk trades the paved race circuit for sand dunes and Al-Attiyah finds himself on stretches of asphalt. Wondering if he was "touching wood" while driving the German Touring Car Masters race BMW.
This remark is made with humor in reference to  Nasser's statement in an interview where he talked about "touch wood" and meant "knocking on wood" not knowing the difference in american english between the 2 things...... lol
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OiLibya Rally of Morocco - last race of 2015 FIM World Championship (Moto / Quad) and FIA World Cup (Car / Truck) is on!
First stage done. Peugeot looking good in new car....
OiLibya Rally of Morocco - Final of the FIM World Championship (Moto / Quad), and last rally of the FIA World Cup (Car / Truck) of Rallies 2015 the OiLibya Rally of Morocco has become an essential event of the season.
Placed under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, the Rallye of Morocco is the largest African rally of the year in both quantity and quality of competitors.
Each year, 300 competitors of all levels, 27 nationalities from the 4 corners of the world representing a caravan of more than 1,000 participants who meet in the deep south of Morocco.
This international sporting event have a large media coverage in Morocco on 3 nationals TV channels.

#RallyeofMorocco #RallyRaid #FIA #Morocco #FIAWorldCup  
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Peugeot engineers went over their 'Lion' since the original model crossed the finish line in Argentina just over seven months ago piece by piece, analyzing what could be improved with the help of its Dakar experts Stéphane Peterhansel (an 11-time winner), Carlos Sainz (a two-time world rally champion and also former Dakar winner), and Cyril Despres (a five-time Dakar winner on bikes).

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Updated version of the two-wheel drive Peugeot beast has been revealed! It is longer, wider, lower and more powerful than its predecessor! The PEUGEOT 2008DKR16 also benefits from improved aerodynamics: the bonnet and roof-mounted air-intake have been heavily revised, in order to provide more balanced down-force between front and rear.
Despite the air restrictor, the 3.0-litre V6 twin-turbo diesel engine now has more power. The drive-ability of the engine is increased too, which will be particularly useful during twisty stages.

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Peugeot Sport documentary Dakar 2015. Before departure for the China Grand Rally Peugeot Sport Official released the video-story of the team re-entering the world of Dakar Rally Raid racing (Citroen-Peugeot was a dominating force from '86-'96 winning multiple times the car category) with the PEUGEOT 2008 DKR at the 2015 #DakarRally
Considering their history and preparation during the year of 2015 ones can expect a better showing at the 2016 Dakar.
The upcoming China Silk Road Rally 2015 with 12 stages 6500 kilometers, including more than 3000 kilometers special stages will give a an outlook what the expect for #Dakar2016  
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Husqvarna Motorcycles has announced that it will compete in the Dakar Rally with an official factory team from the 2016 edition of the most famous and toughest offroad event on the annual motorsports calendar.
The official Husqvarna Factory Racing Team have signed two prominent riders in the form of Dakar veteran Ruben Faria of Portugal and Pierre-Alexandre (Pela) Renet of France, who comes to rally sport with impeccable Enduro credentials.
Riders will contest the Dakar on the Husqvarna FR 450 Rally bike.
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Fabien is a 4 time ISDE World Champion with several podium finishes at the world championship E1. The bike has been developed and manufactured at Sherco Motorcycles specially for the Dakar Rally. It is more Competitive, lightweight, and equipped with a highly reliable 450cc engine. Engineers from TVS will be working alongside the team from Sherco
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