Dakar 2013 - Australia Rally Driver Bruce Garland's Pre-event interview.
Legendary Dakar driver Bruce Garland took time out of his press and PR day taking place in the UK, to give us an incredible insight into what it takes to win in the Dakar rally. He talks openly about his near death crash on the 2011 Dakar, his road to recovery and his ambitions for the 2013 event. The Dakar is renowned as the worlds toughest rally raid event and Bruce's team have built an all new Isuzu D-Max for the 2012 event replacing his class special, rally modified monster desert eating and class winning turbo diesel Isuzu Rodeo.
OFF ROAD RALLY RACING - Isuzu D-Max: BCCC Rally Round 1
This episode of Isuzu Outdoor Life features some off road rally racing as
the Isuzu D-Max rally truck makes its debut at the BCCC (British Cross
The organisers of the 2014 Britpart MSA British Cross Country Championship
(BCCC) said it was a streak of masochism on their part to host the opening
round at Myherin, also known as the Welsh 'Pikes Peak'. Rally stages are
rarely hospitable places but this location is infamous for serving up four
seasons of weather on a daily basis. Meanwhile, the course builders decided
to inject even more drama by mapping out a punishing route filled with fast
straights, tricky technical corners and 1000ft fluctuations in height.
Most vehicles competing in the BCCC are dedicated off-road racers that do
not need to be road-legal to take part. So it was perhaps with some
trepidation that Isuzu UK entered this battlefield with a production class
vehicle as part of its newly formed Jewson Isuzu D-Max Rally Team.
Admittedly, some competition preparation has gone into the construction of
this Double Cab pick-up (see box entitled 'Vehicle Specification' below)
but it conforms to Class 1B mandates that restrict certain motorsport
Visibility was extremely poor due to dense mist early in the morning of day
one. However this moisture also reduced the plumes of dust generated from
the gravel surface, which allowed competitors to get a good view of the
course during the sighting lap. On their return, driver Jason Sharpe and
co-driver Russell Sharpe - both racing veterans - looked slightly
shell-shocked at its gruelling nature. Nonetheless they were eager to see
what the sturdy D-Max could do to bring the fight to the hoards of hardcore
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Car: Isuzu D-Max Double Cab
Engine: 2.5-litre 16v four-cylinder turbo-diesel, Pipercross panel filter, Forge
Motorsport intake pipes, Forge Motorsport alloy radiator, Forge Motorsport
coolant hoses and alloy reservoir, Milltek stainless steel Exhaust system, Synionic lubricants
Chassis: 7x16" Speedline Corse alloys with 245/75 R16 Toyo All-Terrain
control tyres, Bilstein shock absorbers, Super Pro bushes, Tarox brake
discs, Custom Cages multi-point roll-cage
Interior: Cobra Motorsport bucket seats, Schroth harnesses, HANS safety
devices, Sparco steering wheel, Lifeline fire extinguisher system
Exterior: ATL fuel cell, Lazer bonnet lights, sponsor graphics
Off Road Rally Racing: Introducing the D-Max 4x4 Rally Truck!
Introducing the Isuzu D-Max off road rally racing D-Max 4x4 pick up truck!
Jason Sharpe introduces the special modified Isuzu D-Max Rally Pick-Up that
will be taking part in the BCCC (British Cross Country Championship) for
the first time this year.
The BCCC is the country's premier domestic off-road racing championship,
consisting of six two-day competitive rallies across Scotland and Wales.
Isuzu D-Max Rally Pick-up will compete in Class 1B, which mandates a
maximum engine capacity of 2,500 cc and restricts motorsport enhancements.
This will ensure that the rally Isuzu will retain many characteristics of
the road-going D-Max.
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Autosport Show 2014 - Isuzu D-Max Rally Pick-Up
The Autosport Show in 2014 was one of the biggest yet, boasting an
impressive list of exhibitors and a huge number of visitors.
Standing out from the crowd and star of the show this year however, was the
Isuzu D-Max Rally pick up struck, which is scheduled to take part in the
BCCC (British Cross Country Championship.)
Isuzu rally driver Jason Sharp takes us though the modifications and the
finer details of the this D-Max rally truck.
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Rally Dakar || 2014 || Review
Cars: Nani Roma
Trucks: Andrey Karginov
Motorbike: Mark Coma
Quad: Ignacio Casale
Dakar URL: http://www.dakar.com/index_DAKes.html
Dakar youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/dakar
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Dakar Rally Raid 2013 - Isuzu D-Max UK Shakedown
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Isuzu is going for gold in the 2013 Dakar Rally Raid. The experienced Isuzu
Motorsports International Off-Road Race Team has carried out all
preparation of the vehicle, which will be contested by Australian pair
Bruce Garland (driver) and Harry Suzuki (co-driver). The 35th Dakar rally,
the fifth in South America (Peru, Argentina, Chile), starts on 5 January
2013 in Lima, finishing fifteen days later in Santiago. Isuzu's D-Max
Dakar will participate in the 'Car class - T2 (Cross Country Series
Se viene el Dakar 2013
Esta es la presentación oficial del Dakar 2013. Repasa imágenes de la
Argentina, Chile y Perú. Está en HD. Vale la pena compartirlo!
Bruce Garland walk us round his All-New 2013 Dakar Rally Isuzu D-Max
Bruce gives us a behind the scenes insight for all you technical bofins who
love to look under the skin of the worlds toughest pick up truck before it
takes on the worlds toughest rally race event The Dakar 2013. His Isuzu
D-Max has been modified to deal with the tough desert terrain of the Dakar
Monster Energy X-raid Team Teaser for the 2014 Dakar Rally
Watch Monster Energy's X-raid team member Stéphane Peterhansel as he
scales the dunes of Morocco, speeds into the city of Erfoud and off into
the desert as he prepares for the 2014 Dakar Rally in South America. Stay
tuned for the rally that will run from Jan 5-18th and watch as the entire
Monster Energy X-raid team takes over!
Isuzu D-Max Blade: Cut Through The Bland!
Introducing the pick-up that cuts through the bland. Fitted with a range of
luxuries and external features as standard, the Isuzu D-Max Blade stands
out in the range as the premium pick-up of choice.
Available in 2 colours; Cosmic Black and Splash White, this pick-up is sure
to turn heads. And, not only that, but it comes with all the capability you
would expect from the Isuzu D-Max.
The Isuzu D-Max Blade comes with the power you need and the luxuries you
really want. As well as 18" Shadow alloys, premium black leather interior,
roof bars and an under-rail bedliner, the Isuzu D-Max Blade also comes
fitted with either a Black Mountain Top Roller Cover with Black Rear Style
Bar or a Colour Coded Aeroklas Leisure Canopy. And the best thing is, all
these features come included in the price.
For more information, specifications and to book a test drive visit