GIZA – The emotion to finish the Pharaons Rally at the Giza Pyramids it’s a unique thing in the scenery of the rally raid. An even stronger emotion for the winners of the 2015 edition: Nasser Al Attiyah/Mathieu Baumel ...
TIBNIYA – The second to the last stage of Pharaons Rally has run over the same track of the second stage, due to the discovery of an archeological site few days before the start of the race. Over a track almost ...
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Registration is now open for the OMAN DESERT BAJA Rally Race February 22nd – 25th, 2017!
Come traverse the diverse terrain of the Sultanate of Oman in this Cross-Country Rally Race with the Pharaons Rally JVD and the cooperation of the Oman Automobile Association.
Join racers from all over the world through the mountains, dunes and valleys of Oman with our first challenge: the Oman Desert Baja.
Between the Oman Automobile Association’s track record of successful motor events in Oman and the Pharaons Rally JVD’s experience of World Championship in Cross Country Rallies – Oman Desert Baja is bound to be a unique adventure.
Rally Headquarters will be Jebel Sifah, the official host of the race – a beautiful refuge by the sea after a day packed with adventure!
We’ve mapped out our route and the four special stages – here’s a sneak preview!
We’ve planned one day of ...
BACK FROM SCOUTING IN OMAN
2017 opens new horizons for The Pharaons Rally JVD, and the Cross Country Rally World, a new adventure, in a new country for rally raid races: OMAN!
This beautiful country will be hosting a series of races: Baja and Cross-Country rallies that allow competitors to discover this pristine territory dominated by mountains, dunes and seas.
Our first race - the OMAN DESERT BAJA - is set in the northern part of the Omani desert, Jebel Sifah starting February 23rd - ending February 25th.
OMAN DESERT BAJA will consist of four very special and challenging stages. Day 1 will consist of three special stages starting from the ocean and then race through the winding mountains to reach the peaks: at an altitude of over 2000 m, where eagles dominate the skies. It is a breathtaking stage with some challenging climbs and then back to the Omani sea. Day 2 will witness a complete change ...
The magic of the Pyramids welcomes Al Attiyah, Piatek and Abu Issa
GIZA – The emotion to finish the Pharaons Rally at the Giza Pyramids it’s a unique thing in the scenery of the rally raid. An even stronger emotion for the winners of the 2015 edition: Nasser Al Attiyah/Mathieu Baumel (QAT/FRA – Mini All4 Racing) among the cars, Jakub Piatek (POL – KTM) among the bikes and Mohammed Abu Issa (QAT – Honda) among the quads.
The last leg of the 2015 Pharaons has started this morning from the Baharija Oasis for a special of 339 kilometres, a special that traditionally shows up some surprises. But tradition was almost playing against Mohammed Al Balooshi (ARE – KTM), the pilot that dominated the first three stages and yesterday lost his leadership for a navigation mistake. An engine failure of his KTM right before the CP1 has obliged him to push his bike for five kilometres, then got to the finish one hour and half ...
Balooshi looses his leadership, Al Attiyah is already looking at the Pyramids
TIBNIYA – The second to the last stage of Pharaons Rally has run over the same track of the second stage, due to the discovery of an archeological site few days before the start of the race. Over a track almost all traced by the passage of the second day, navigation was not playing a dominant role, but in spite of this, surprises were not missing. Mainly among the bikes, with the classification leader Mohammed Al Balooshi (KTM: he has made the same mistake of two days ago, so he’s lost much time before getting back on the right track.
The leg has gone to the Bolivian Chavo Salvatierra (KTM) leaving few attention to the navigation and - even if he opened the track as in the previous days - he has made the difference compared to his competitors.
Salvatierra has preceded by 3’55’’ the Polish Jakub Piatek that has gained ...
Changes in the bikes results
After the mistake in the coordinates of the waypoint at km 261,60, the International Jury took the decision to neutralize the time between the previous and the following waypoints, corresponding with km 244.310 and 268.950. According to the new results, Mohammed Al Balooshi wins the stage with 1’24’’ lead over Jakub Piatek. Diocleziano Toia loses the leadership of the stage and is now third with 2’36’’ behind Balooshi. Quad rider Mohammed Abu Issa wins the stage ahead of Rafael Sonik. The change in the results leads to a new overall ranking with Balooshi leading over Piatek (2) and Salvatierra (3). Abu Issa has secured his lead over Sonik with 4 minutes difference.