• Land Rover celebrates Camel Trophy past with 2022 Defender Trophy Edition

    1 month ago - By High Gear Media

    Not long after the Dakar Rally was established in the late 1970s, a rival series known as the Camel Trophy, named after the Camel cigarette company, the main sponsor, was launched. Unlike the deserts of the Dakar Rally, the Camel Trophy ran in areas where there was tough jungle terrain. The Camel Trophy ran from 1981 to 2000, with various Land...
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  • New Defender ready for Bowler Defender Challenge one-make rally series

    New Defender ready for Bowler Defender Challenge one-make rally series

    1 month ago - By High Gear Media

    Off-road racing specialist Bowler in 2013 launched a one-make rally series built around the original Land Rover Defender. Called the Bowler Defender Challenge, it was aimed as a feeder series to train up-and-coming drivers for the Dakar Rally and other rally raid-style events, with major emphasis placed on keeping costs low. Since then Land Rover...
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