Total Chaos Fabrication finish 5th at the Mint 400

TOTAL CHAOS Fabrication’s Lil T Finishes 5th in 7200 Pro Class at the 2017 Mint 400. The custom Toyota Tacoma built on a stock chassis, running original doors and a 4.0L V6 engine, showed the unlimited field what a durable truck and a plan can do.

March 7, 2017 (Corona, CA) – As the dust settled and the time ticked down, Team TOTAL CHAOS Fabrication charged the Nevada desert and crossed the finish line in 5th place in class at the 2017 Mint 400. Underpowered in the world of 7200 trucks and running in the Unlimited race, with 7 DNF’d vehicles in the class, Nicole Pitell-Vaughan drove every last race mile and brought the Toyota Tacoma across the finish line virtually unscathed. It was an overcast and windy day at this year’s Mint 400.

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Dakar Rally 2017: 13th title for Mr. Dakar

The basis for his 2017 win came largely in Thursday’s Chilecito-San Juan stage, emerging with a lead of six minutes over Loeb after being given time back following his incident with biker Simon Marcic.

A spirited challenge from Loeb during Friday’s San Juan-Rio Cuarto run was for naught, and although the nine-time WRC champion won the final stage – his fifth of the event – it was only by 19 seconds.

It meant Peterhansel had a final winning margin of 5m13s over Loeb.

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Rally d’Algerie 2016

The Rallye d’Algérie 2016 has just finished recently. Started in Algiers and reached its finish line always in the Algerian capital after more than 2300 chilometers and 7 legs, this edition of the rally saw more than 70 teams, 40 in moto/quad class and 30 in car/SSV/truck class.

Organised by ARAK Sport and Fasm (Fédération Algérienne des Sports Mécaniques), to win the competition, it was necessary to enjoy the land as on the old-school races through African deserts.

Have a look at some of the photos taken by Sonja Vietto Ramus

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Rebelle Rally – Lake Tahoe (US)

America’s first all-female navigation rally has come to a close, with ups-and-downs, triumphs and challenges; great days and bad days—the dust has settled and the results are in. Finishing in the Glamis Sand Dunes, with few distinguishable landmarks and difficult terrain to traverse, you could easily call this the most technical day of the Rebelle Rally. Few, if any, competitors didn’t get stuck in the steep, unpredictable sand dunes. But that didn’t stop every. single. Rebelle. from finishing the landmark event. We’re proud of everyone and the challenges they’ve overcome to get to the finish line, but we’d especially like to congratulate Charlene Bower and Kaleigh Hotchkiss who have won the first-ever Rebelle Rally and Meli Barrett and Sabrina Howells who won in X-Over class.

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Rebelle Rally 2016, French girls in the USA!

New adventures! This is what Chris and Hélène were looking for when they decided to be part of the first Rebelle Rally 2016.
These two off-track racing lovers met in 2014 when they were both looking for a team mate to enter an all female navigation race held in the south of Morocco. Sand, rocks, mountains, heat…
Teams of two women (driver/navigator) will spend seven days driving mostly off-road from Lake Tahoe to the sand dunes of Southern California. Best of all, you get to leave your cell phone, computer, GPS, & headaches behind. It’s all about YOU. And your endless abilities.

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King of the Hammers 2016 by P. Baraldi

Johnson Valley in California hosted the 10th King of the Hammers. It is one of the most followed off races of our planet. King of the Hammers is also a part of a list of 10 toughest off road competitions ever. King of the Hammers 2016 was a very special edition – it marks the return of Dave Cole, after winning his battle against cancer.
This edition was the 10th King of the Hammers. Only a decade has passed since the first edition of the race where no more than 13 crews competed against each other. The fame of KOH is something special and very rare!

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Siberian off road adventure by Sebastian Popescu

Siberia is one of those beautiful places perfect for extreme off road traveling! It’s a unique land to visit. Extreme conditions, blizzards and plummeting temperatures all the way! We are presenting Sebastian Popescu, a part of eight man team that visited a magical and potentially deadly part of our planet! Here’s what Sebastian has to say about their accomplishment. Enjoy the photos!

Sebastian Popescu is a TV producer and professional photographer for Discovering Transylvania Production.

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Rainforest Challenge Malaysia 2015

Luis AJ Wee, the founder of the event always emphasizes: Rainforest Challenge Malaysia is not just a motorsport challenge, to race in Malaysia is both personal and off road victory.

The grand finals of the Rainforest Challenge was held in Malaysia from November 28th to December 7th. the race itself is a real off road challenge for all competitors. During the monsoon season, rainforests in Malaysia aren’t just a walk in a park.

Malaysia was the host for the main competition after a whole year of national RFC races which are united into a brand called Rainforest Challenge Global series. Italy, India, Bulgaria, Russia, India and a dozen more races… And now the main event – the Rainforest Challenge Malaysia.

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Bomber Fabrications & Axial plus a great video

In 2010, Randy opened the Bomber Fabrications; Bomber off road frames are highly appreciated in the rock racing community for its simplicity and beauty as well as being very efficient.

Randy Slawson was two times winner of the King of the Hammers: 2013 and 2015.

The known US company specializing in radio controlled vehicles wanted to celebrate Randy Slawson, twice winner of the King of the Hammers, with a scale model of his buggy.

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Problems along the way – Dakar rally 2016

While the dates, the number of stages and the distance of the stages will remain the same, the nature of the terrain proposed will force the competitors to employ a different driving approach and shift up one gear.

There will be fewer dunes and more technical tracks on the opening three days, which will take the rally to San Salvador de Jujuy.

Then, a new idea has been devised to reach Bolivia, particularly the bivouac at Uyuni, where vehicles from all the categories will come together this time.

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Jeep Wrangler Red Rock at SEMA show 2015

The Jeep Wrangler Red Rock actually looks almost the same as the Red Rock Responder presented for the MOAB Easter Safari. But it is nothing like it.

There is one similarity though, it’s a pure off roader. No doors, no roof, no nothing – just pure metal, windscreen and a rollcage.

The Wrangler Red Rock remains a concept now, but there are some rumours it will go into production next year. We shouldn’t forget to mention – the Wrangler Red Rock won the “Hottest SUV” award at SEMA Show 2015.

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Sahari International Challenge 2015

The first edition of the Sahari International Challenge will be held in Algeria from 1st to 9th of November. Algerian Motor Sport federation is the organizer of the event. The Sahari International Challenge 2015 is held under the patronage of the President of the Rebuplic of Algeria.

The point of the Sahari International Challenge 2015 is to discover all the places in the Sahara desert. Places that played a major role in the history of the African rally raids.

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