published at 10.01.2011, 23:01
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Dakar 2011, Stage 8, Antofagasta-Copiapo

Team BMW Motorrad by speedbrain thought they had experienced enough bad luck so far during the Dakar 2011. But stage eight from Antofagasta to Copiapo made things only worse.... [more ...]

published at 09.01.2011, 21:20
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Dakar 2011, Stage 7, Arica-Antofagasta

Team BMW Motorrad by speedbrain is currently experiencing all highs and lows of motorcycle racing during the Dakar 2011. After Paulo Goncalves had to suffer through stage six with a malfunctioning generator, and all desperate repair attempts failing, Saturday´s rest day brought back motivation into the team. All bikes were carefully checked and team principal Wolfgang Fischer succeeded in getting... [more ...]

published at 07.01.2011, 23:08
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Dakar 2011, Stage 6, Iquique - Arica

Team BMW Motorrad by speedbrain had a black day on Friday as the Dakar route took the field from Iquique to Arica. Following yesterday´s brilliant stage with two riders on the podium, things went terribly sour for Paulo Gonvalves and Ze Helio.... [more ...]

published at 06.01.2011, 20:27
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Dakar 2011, Stage 5, Calama - Iquique

The fifth and very demanding stage of the Dakar 2011 marks a milestone for young Team BMW Motorrad by speedbrain. Paulo Gonvalves wins aboard the speedbrain-developed BMW G 450 RR in convincing fashion and lands the first Dakar stage victory for BMW since ten years, making it a remarkable or even historic day for the Bavarian brand. Also because the Monster Energy X-Raid partner squad owns the... [more ...]

published at 05.01.2011, 23:55
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Dakar 2011, Stage 4, San Salvador de Jujuy-Calama

Wednesday´s stage led high up to the "roof of the Dakar" and was made difficult by cold temperatures and rain, as the riders had to climb up to 4,800 meters altitude. Following a 500 kilometer long passing of the Andes mountains the route led straight into the Atacama desert, making navigation difficult. Many participants took the wrong way, among them the quickest pilots of Team BMW Motorrad by... [more ...]