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Macik will test the new truck at the Rallye du Maroc. The ride with Cenda begins

By |2022-09-30T16:31:36+02:0030. September, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

As soon as the last screws were tightened on Martin Macik's newly built racing truck, the mechanics loaded it onto the sleeper and set off for Agadir. The demanding six-day Rallye du Maroc will be starting there on October 1, and the crew of the Big Shock! Racing team is ready! Martin Macik is looking

Macik’s new truck for the 2023 Dakar has left the workshop. It has a twin

By |2022-09-27T16:29:25+02:0027. September, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

Truck driver Martin Macik drove his new 2023 Dakar special for the first time. The truck is based on the IVECO Powerstar cabin, but under the hood, there is a sophisticated machine that cannot be found in any mass-produced vehicle. It is based on the twenty-year development of the head of the MM Technology team,

Macik brings bronze from Baja Aragon in a Liaz

By |2022-07-26T18:16:38+02:0026. July, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

The driver Martin Macik, along with the navigator Frantisek Tomasek and onboard mechanic David Svanda completed the Baja Aragon race in the legendary Liaz truck called Francis. Despite the truck being an older model, and does not have an automatic transmission, the team managed to win two stages in the demanding Spanish race and won

Macik’s strategy for the 2023 Dakar: a new truck, training in the Liaz, a coalition of Sedlcany drivers, and fans obsessed with Dakar

By |2022-06-28T15:52:31+02:0028. June, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

According to the Dakar director David Castera, the upcoming legendary long-distance rally will be rougher and longer compared to the previous ones held in Saudi Arabia. The track should lead the drivers into the treacherous desert dunes. The Big Shock! Racing driver, Martin Macik, commented on the published news and described what his new truck

Martin Macik is choosing a racing truck for the 2023 Dakar. Arnold will join the Firemen Dakarteam

By |2022-06-15T21:11:31+02:0015. June, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

There are six months left until the 2023  Dakar, but preparations for the legendary long-distance race are already in full swing. Martin Macik's crew is looking forward to a racing warm-up during the upcoming Baja Aragon Rally. The mechanics of the MM Technology centre in Sedlcany are still working on the production of several new

Martin Macik awarded the Golden Steering Wheel for his Dakar drive in ski goggles

By |2022-03-18T15:43:02+01:0018. March, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

Big Shock! Racing’s Dakar driver Martin Macik has won the Golden Steering Wheel award for the second year. Fans and motorsport journalists, who voted in the poll, praised his performance at the 2021 Dakar, where he finished in fourth place overall in the truck category and also managed to win three stages. "I am very

Martin Macik is leaving the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge early, but with new experiences

By |2022-03-08T07:43:36+01:008. March, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

The Big Shock! Racing crew is leaving the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, the second race of the World Rally-Raid Championship, despite a great start. The gearbox betrayed the driver Martin Macik in the dunes in Stage 2. Despite this, the team will bring home valuable experience and some tips for further development of new vehicles.

Mechanics from Sedlcany preparing Macik’s truck in Dubai for the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

By |2022-03-04T19:31:00+01:004. March, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

The Big Shock! Racing team’s mechanics are already in a rented space in Dubai, at the venue of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge. They are repairing Charles, Martin Macik’s Dakar truck, and also working on Nicias, the Project 2030 team's car, built in Sedlcany. Both trucks have to be in tip-top shape by Saturday, March

Martin Macik goes from the “Obsessed with Dakar” talks to a race in Abu Dhabi

By |2022-02-18T16:11:41+01:0018. February, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

The Big Shock! Racing team is busy preparing for the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, the second event of the World Rally-Raid Championship, after the Dakar Rally. Some of the race trucks have moved from Saudi Arabia to Dubai after the Dakar. And the mechanics from Sedlcany will soon arrive to get the racing specials in

Martin Macik already has plans for the next Dakar

By |2022-01-19T18:50:11+01:0019. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

The Big Shock! Racing team took two podium finishes – a second and a third place – during this year's extremely challenging Dakar Rally. The diver Martin Macik, navigator Frantisek Tomasek, and mechanic David Svanda eventually earned seventh place in the overall rankings. The crew from Sedlcany are also in the lead in the T5

Macik earned another podium with the second fastest time

By |2022-01-14T17:23:57+01:0014. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

The driver Martin Macik, navigator Frantisek Tomasek, and onboard mechanic David Svanda in Charles, a truck built in Sedlcany, won a great 2nd position in the last stage of the 2022 Dakar Rally. After a thrilling final ride, the Big Shock! Racing finished the rally in 7th place. They managed to earn two podiums during

Macik pulled Casale out of the dunes on the way towards the 4th place

By |2022-01-13T20:50:42+01:0013. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

The penultimate stage of this year's extremely demanding Dakar successfully finished. The driver, Martin Macik, navigator Frantisek Tomasek and mechanic David Svanda from the Big Shock! Racing team dealt with today's 346 sharp and tricky kilometres with surprising calmness. Even though they stopped at one point to pull the Buggyra team's truck out of a

Macik had ski goggles ready, and further improved his position

By |2022-01-12T16:30:38+01:0012. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

The last quarter of the Dakar Rally started today. The driver Martin Macik, navigator Frantisek Tomasek, and mechanic David Svanda from the Big Shock! Racing team set off into Stage 10 well-prepared and motivated after yesterday’s third place. Their truck, called Charles, was once again heading for the finish line with confidence. They finished in

Macik 3rd fastest in Stage 9, earns the podium

By |2022-01-11T18:25:14+01:0011. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

It seems this year's Dakar is going to be thrilling until the very end. Tuesday's Stage 9 brought a great finish for the yellow Iveco truck from Sedlcany, manned by the crew consisting of the driver Martin Macik, navigator Frantisek Tomasek, and the onboard mechanic David Svanda. The Big Shock! Racing crew managed to squeeze

Macik in the 7th place after a risky pursuit ride

By |2022-01-10T17:28:45+01:0010. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

In Stage 8 of the Dakar Rally, the competitors had to overcome a rough, sandy, 395-kilometre-long track. The Big Shock! Racing team’s truck crew, Martin Macik, Frantisek Tomasek and David Svanda described it as the most challenging stage of this year's rally. The yellow truck from Sedlcany managed to finish the stage in an excellent

Macik is back in the TOP 10

By |2022-01-09T19:50:01+01:009. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

The drivers still have the entire second half of this year's extremely challenging Dakar ahead of them. And as the first part of the race has shown, anything can happen during the remaining six stages. On Sunday, after a day off, the trucks set off into the 402-kilometre Stage 7. The Big Shock! Racing team

Soltys’ Dakar journey is over. Macik fights on

By |2022-01-09T03:11:11+01:009. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

Martin Soltys, one of the Big Shock! Racing’s drivers, ends his brave journey through the Dakar rally halfway through. The last two unfinished stages and sore back keep him from continuing. Martin Macik's crew, standing strong after so far, will be fighting in the second half of the Dakar and try to achieve the best

Macik continues to fight for a place among the TOP 10. Soltys had rough two days

By |2022-01-08T03:34:38+01:008. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

This morning, the Dakar Rally competitors were still 348-kilometres away from a well-deserved day off, which is planned for Saturday. The crews of the Big Shock! Racing experienced some more adrenaline moments in today’s stage. Martin Macik's yellow truck, after a pursuit and a jump from a two-metre-high ridge, is doing its best to return

Macik overtook most of the starting lineup. Soltys had to repair the truck in the desert.

By |2022-01-07T16:44:21+01:007. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

Both Big Shock! Racing crews started Stage 5 with new energy gained from their fans. The yellow truck, Charles, driven by Martin Macik and supported by the navigator Frantisek Tomasek and mechanic by David Svanda, covered 346 sharp kilometres this time on the circuit around Riyadh quite smoothly. Even though the Czech crew started in

Macik and Soltys repaired exhaust with a box lid and drove to the finish in a good mood

By |2022-01-06T00:00:08+01:006. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

In Stage 4, the organisers of the Dakar Rally prepared the longest route of the entire race. It was clear that the 465-kilometre-route would be extremely challenging. For the Big Shock! Racing crews, it was the biggest adrenaline test yet, but in the end, they managed it brilliantly. Thanks to their teamwork, technical skills, and

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