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Race2Recovery, the only disabled rally-raid team in the world, have successfully loaded their compliment of race and support vehicles on the ASO (Amaury Sport Organisation) ship bound for South America for the start of the 2014 Dakar.
Today at the Los Angeles International Auto Show, Land Rover showcases the ultimate in peerless luxury with the global debut of the long wheelbase Autobiography Black Range Rover. Representing the pinnacle of the Range Rover line-up, the Autobiography Black brings even higher levels of refinement to the world’s finest luxury SUV.
Land Rover is pleased to announce its continued support of the Race2Recovery team as lead sponsor of the injured servicemen who conquered the world’s toughest race; the Dakar Rally earlier this year.
Land Rover has agreed major new sponsorship with the Born Free Foundation, one of the world’s foremost wildlife charities, continuing its successful Global Conservation Partnership first forged in 2002 and confirming Born Free as its primary global conservation partner.
The new Range Rover Sport has set the fastest recorded time for a land vehicle crossing of the ‘Empty Quarter’ – one of the harshest and most challenging desert environments on the planet. The drive team completed the journey in 10 hours and 22 minutes at an average speed of 51.87 mph (81.87 km/h), covering a distance of 849km.
Land Rover will extend its support for international sporting excellence as an Official Sponsor of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy.