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Team HUMMER: Halfway Through 2010 Dakar

Saturday, January 9, 2010

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Team HUMMER: Halfway Through 2010 Dakar

Racing on Friday, Team HUMMER and Robby Gordon wrapped up stage 7 of the 14-stage 2010 Dakar race in South America. After some strong stage finishes early, the team suffered some setbacks in the stages leading up to Saturday’s day of rest which marks the race’s halfway point. Gordon was running strong in stage 7, […]

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Team HUMMER and Robby Gordon Win Dakar Stage Four

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

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Team HUMMER and Robby Gordon Win Dakar Stage Four

After some minor struggles in the stages one through three, Robby Gordon and Team HUMMER has come through to win the fourth stage, finishing just one second in front of current race leader Stephane Peterhansel in the BMW. With the stage win, Gordon will move up one spot to eighth place overall. The Vanguard HUMMER […]

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Team HUMMER: Dakar Stage Three Update

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

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Team HUMMER: Dakar Stage Three Update

Robby Gordon and Team HUMMER had expected stage three would suit the 2wd vehicles well, but due to a new restrictor that limits horsepower, Robby says he can’t reach the speed he needs to shine in the dunes like he usually does. “I feel we are at a major disadvantage when it comes to restrictors,” […]

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Team HUMMER: Dakar Stage Two Update

Sunday, January 3, 2010

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Team HUMMER: Dakar Stage Two Update

After a few challenges, all three vehicles of Team HUMMER completed the second stage at the 2010 Dakar rally. Stage two ran from Cordoba to La Rioja, and proved to be challenging. Despite the terrain suited for four-wheel drives (the Team’s vehicles are 2 wheel drive), team leader Robby Gordon was able to keep up […]

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Team HUMMER Clears Pre-Race Inspection for 2010 Dakar Rally

Friday, January 1, 2010

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Team HUMMER Clears Pre-Race Inspection for 2010 Dakar Rally

Before any big off-road race vehicles must be inspected to ensure they meet safety and entry requirements, and the 2010 Dakar is no different. Team HUMMER spent New Year’s Eve going through the inspection process called scrutineering and has been cleared to race. In addition to the three HUMMER race trucks being fielded by the […]

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Team HUMMER’s Final Countdown to 2010 Dakar

Thursday, December 31, 2009

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Team HUMMER’s Final Countdown to 2010 Dakar

As most around the world are putting the final details together on their New Year’s Eve party, Team HUMMER is about to go through technical inspection with three HUMMERs their fielding in the 2010 Dakar race. Team HUMMER had to move from their original preparation area near the hotel due to a noise ordinance and […]

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Trophy Truck Champion Baldwin Joins Team HUMMER for Dakar 2010

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

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Trophy Truck Champion Baldwin Joins Team HUMMER for Dakar 2010

Team HUMMER and Robby Gordon Motorsports are making a last-minute driver change for the 2010 Dakar race that starts in just a few days, and the new driver is famed trophy truck driver B.J. Baldwin. Baldwin replaces Ronn Bailey in the #351 Vanguard HUMMER H3, one of the three HUMMERs that Gordon’s team is fielding […]

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Robby Gordon and Team HUMMER Ready for 2010 Dakar

Sunday, December 27, 2009

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Robby Gordon and Team HUMMER Ready for 2010 Dakar

The start of the 2010 Dakar Rally in South America is just days away, and Robby Gordon and Team HUMMER are making their final preparations for the grueling race that starts January 1st. The Dakar rally will begin and end in Buenos Aires, with stages in both Argentina and Chile. The race was moved to […]

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Team HUMMER’s Baja 1000 Wins Made Official

Monday, November 23, 2009

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Team HUMMER’s Baja 1000 Wins Made Official

You know it’s a pretty grueling race when out of a total field of 328 vehicles, only 185 even cross the finish line. Team HUMMER and Rod Hall Racing’s two H3s were not only in the group that made it through all 672 miles of the Baja 1000, their first place finishes have now been […]

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Team HUMMER and Rod Hall Racing Unofficial Winners of Two Baja 1000 Classes

Sunday, November 22, 2009

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Team HUMMER and Rod Hall Racing Unofficial Winners of Two Baja 1000 Classes

Rod Hall Racing and Team HUMMER fielded two HUMMERs in the 2009 Baja 1000, and the unofficial results indicate that both clinched the #1 spot in their respective classes. Chad Hall, driving a near flawless run in the HUMMER H3 Alpha, crossed the finish line at 10:52 AM Saturday remains the unofficial winner of the […]

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Rod Hall and Team HUMMER Return to Baja 1000

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

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Rod Hall and Team HUMMER Return to Baja 1000

Following the close of the 2008 Baja racing season, HUMMER was forced to sever its ties to Rod Hall Racing (aka Team HUMMER) while General Motors undertook its “strategic review” of the brand. After GM came to a definitive agreement to sell HUMMER to Tengzhong, the brand announced its renewed commitment to Rod Hall Racing […]

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