Sep 04 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Overdrive Racing claims another podium in the World Cup
Baja Poland 2018 - Vasilyev

Russian veteran Vladimir Vasilyev finishes third overall at the Baja Poland, keeping the second position in the general standings. Russian driver Vladimir Vasilyev and navigator Konstantin Zhiltsov of Overdrive Racing earned a podium finish in Columna Medica Baja Poland, round nine of the 2018 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, and managed to keep their title hopes alive on Sunday. Vasilyev began the three-day Szczecin-based event trailing Poland’s Jakub Przygonski by 57 points in his G-Energy Toyota Hilux with DakarCorse …

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Aug 07 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Maiden Victory For Toyota Gazoo Racing’s Henk Lategan in South Africa
Atlas Copco 400

At Atlas Copco 400, the young talent caught his first success ever in a cross-country rally. Former Dakar winner Giniel De Villers was forced to retire. The Atlas Copco 400, round 4 of the 2018 South African Cross-Country Series (SACCS) will be one that Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Henk Lategan and navigator Barry White won’t forget. The pair drove their Class FIA Toyota Hilux to a maiden overall victory, flying the flag for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA as teammates Giniel …

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Jul 24 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Vasilyev gets his first victory in Baja Aragón
Baja Aragon 2018

In Spain, the Russian makes a regular race to claim the first place on a Toyota Hilux Overdrive with DakarCorse rims. Vladimir Vasilyev and Konstantin Zhiltsov on Toyota Hilux won the 35th edition of Baja Aragón in front of Jakub Przygonski (Mini JCW Rally), and Martin Prokop (Ford Raptor. As a consequence, the Russian and the Czech duo switched places in the World Cup standings again, with Vasilyev climbing to second place and Prokop being third. It was an odd …

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Apr 24 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Seaidan claims third place for Overdrive Racing in Qatar
Yasir Seaidan - Qatar Cross Country Rally

At the Qatar Cross Country Rally, the Saudi finishes third overall; Al-Attiyah is not lucky as misses out on potential victory after a late mechanical problem. Such bad luck for Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiyah, who suffered a cruel mechanical failure on the final stage of an enthralling Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally that deprived the long-time leader of a deserved victory in his Toyota GAZOO Racing Team South Africa Hilux. He and French navigator Matthieu Baumel had won the first four stages …

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Feb 19 2018 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Al-Attiyah opens the Cross-Country season with a victory
Nasser Al-Attiyah - Baja Russia 2018

The Qatari leads the Hilux Overdrive to the first place in the Russia Baja Northern Foreston the snow of Karelia Republic. Nasser Al-Attiyah claimed the victory of the Baja Russia Northern Forest, first leg of the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies. The Qatari, navigated by French co-driver Mathieu Baumel, won the Russian snow event at his first participation, confirming to be once again the main favourite for the final victory of the World Cup.  Al-Attiyah and Baumel, driving …

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Jul 25 2017 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Nasser Al-Attiyah dominated the Baja Spain

The Qatari of Overdrive Racing clinched the victory with a fantastic comeback strengthening the leadership in the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies. Overdrive Racing’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah and Matthieu Baumel delivered a sensational final stage to seal a dramatic victory in Spain’s Baja Aragon, round seven of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, in Teruel last weekend. Trailing overnight leader Mikko Hirvonen at the start of the stage by 11 seconds, Al-Attiyah threw caution to the wind …

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Jun 15 2017 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Record of participants at the Italian Baja

The 6th seasonal round of the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies is ready to welcome drivers from 21 different countries and 4 continents. Everything’s ready for the 24th edition of the Italian Baja, the sixth seasonal round of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, which takes place around the city of Pordenone – in North-East Italy – from 15 to 18 June. The Italian Baja this year marks a record, as the entry list includes 74 crews …

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May 18 2017 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Al Attiyah leads star cast for Kazakhstan challenge

The Qatari is the main favourite of the first edition of the Rally Raid in the Asian country, fifth round of the World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies. The organisers at the Automotorsport Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan have announced a quality field of 25 of the world’s leading drivers for the Central Asian country’s inaugural round of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies on May 20-27. Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah, the two-time winner of the Dakar Rally and …

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Mar 09 2017 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on Overdrive Racing lines up an impressive quartet at the Dubai Baja

This weekend four Toyota Hilux Overdrive will take parte into the second round of the 2017 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies. The first of three Middle Eastern events in the gruelling off-road calendar has attracted many of Overdrive Racing’s leading rivals and the Belgian team’s hopes of winning the new event rest on the shoulders of Qatar’s defending series champion, Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah, recent Baja Russia winner Aron Domzala, Dutchman Erik Van Loon and Frenchman Ronan Chabot. Overdrive Racing …

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Feb 22 2017 Emanuele Bonato Races and competitions Comments Off on The Baja Russia opens the Cross-Country World Cup 2017

On Karelian snow, 34 crews will battle for the victory of the first seasonal event. The Baja Russia – Northern Forest 2017, the first round of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies and Russian Cross-Country Championship, starts this weekend in Karelia, in the north west of Russia. The entry list includes 34 crews from 13 countries: in addition to the Russian sportsmen, racers from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Finland, Tunisia, Poland, Lithuania, Qatar, France, Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Latvia …

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