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Corona virus outbreak

Corona Virus outbreak The corona virus outbreak has many people concerned about their health and safety, especially at events with big numbers of visitors and participants. Because of this we…
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80 Day Race starts from VivaTech Paris 2020

80 Day Race starts from VivaTech Paris 2020 80 Day Race starts from VivaTech Paris 2020 PARIS, May 16, 2019  –  80 Day Race has announced during a press conference…
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Sushil Reddy becomes an 80 Day Race ambassador

Sushil Reddy becomes an 80 Day Race ambassador Sushil Reddy, founder of the Sun Pedal Ride, Guinness World Record holder for riding a solar bike across India, has become an…
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Frank Manders speaks at TEDxAmsterdam

Frank Manders speaks at TEDxAmsterdam 80 Day Race Co-founder and General Director Frank Manders has performed on stage during TEDxAmsterdam. After competing against 90 nominees, Manders was one of the five TEDxAmsterdam…
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Blog: Inspiring journeys around the world

Blog: Inspiring journeys around the world While we are working incredibly hard to secure our necessary partners for 80 Day Race, as we are in talks with several cities around…
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Javier de Rocafort: pushing for e-mobility

Javier de Rocafort: pushing for e-mobility Successful entrepreneur and strategic advisor Javier de Rocafort believes that with 80 Day Race and his own company Quimera RR the time is right…
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Charley Boorman becomes an 80 Day Race ambassador

Charley Boorman becomes an 80 Day Race ambassador Charley Boorman, a modern-day adventurer, travel writer and entertainer, has become an 80 Day Race ambassador. The 48-year-old is best known for…
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Albert Bosch: preparing his next adventure

Albert Bosch: preparing his next adventure As an adventurer and electric Dakar Rally participant, Albert Bosch explains how thrilling a global sustainable race can be and emphasises his willingness to…
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80 Day Race to start in Paris

80 Day Race to start in Paris PARIS, June 15, 2015 – 80 Day Race has announced during a press conference in Hôtel de Ville in Paris that the French…
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Q&A with Eric Vigouroux

Q&A with Eric Vigouroux Eric Vigouroux is a successful off-road racing driver and team manager. The Dakar Rally veteran became an 80 Day Race ambassador as he shares the passion…
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Eric Vigouroux becomes an 80 Day Race ambassador

Eric Vigouroux becomes an 80 Day Race ambassador The successful off-road racing driver and team manager Eric Vigouroux has become an 80 Day Race ambassador. The 49-year-old Dakar Rally veteran…
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Javier de Rocafort

Javier de Rocafort A successful entrepreneur and strategic advisor but Rocafort has a proven track record in sustainable racing as well. He therefore became a passionate 80 Day Race ambassador.…
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New video: Bleekemolen family embraces 80 Day Race

New video: Bleekemolen family embraces 80 Day Race The Bleekemolen family recently became ambassador of 80 Day Race. Father Michael Bleekemolen and his sons Sebastiaan and Jeroen Bleekemolen are successful…
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Q&A with Louis Palmer: an e-mobility pioneer

Q&A with Louis Palmer: an e-mobility pioneer Louis Palmer was the first person ever to circumnavigate the world in a solar powered vehicle between 2007 and 2008. He organised a…
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New chapter in electric racing

New chapter in electric racing Over the years we’ve seen various organisations embracing projects that has sustainability and racing in its DNA. From prototypes, land speed records and student races…
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Hubert Auriol becomes 80 Day Race ambassador

Hubert Auriol becomes 80 Day Race ambassador Hubert Auriol, a three-time Dakar Rally winner, the first to win this competition by bike and car and worked nine years as the…
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Jan Lammers becomes 80 Day Race ambassador

Jan Lammers becomes 80 Day Race ambassador Jan Lammers, a former Formula 1 Dutch racing driver, Le Mans 24 hours race winner and a renowned team principal, has become an…