Everything you need to know about interchangeable parts for off-road race cars and beyond.

Another Informative episode with Robby Gordon as he shares how his Dakar Rally Experience shaped the development of the upcoming Speed UTV line of high-performance UTV’s. If you have an hour or so, the episode is very interesting from an engineering perspective, with Gordon highlighting events from the recently completed Dakar Rally with the Prodrive…

A billion spectators? The Dakar Rally and Its Global Reach!

I was on the coast in Southern Africa when I was introduced “as working for NASCAR.” As I began to explain, “No, not for NAS..” the other party said, “You mean like Robby Gordon?” They knew of NASCAR through the Dakar Rally. Years earlier Gordon had started infiltrating the global ranks, not for his prowess…

How the Dakar Rally media has changed for the better

Watching this really well done Dakar highlights package reminded me of how far the media landscape has changed – especially amongst the current insurrection crisis. Back in 2006, the ASO did not allow the teams to ‘broadcast’ themselves. Every aspect of producing a video of the Dakar Rally back in those days was unheard of…

Three Weeks until the 2019 Dakar Rally [Timelapse]

In just three weeks, three race cars were built. Here’s the timelapse. Doing time-lapses over extended periods of time can be challenging. One solution I’ve found is through old android phones using the ipwebcam app. If the phone has connectivity you can upload images as they are taken to a dropbox. It’s worthwhile to get…