Dakar: Macik 2nd in the overall ranking

By |2021-01-06T18:53:23+01:006. January, 2021|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

In the fourth stage of the Dakar, the driver Martin Macik with navigator Frantisek Tomasek and mechanic David Svanda won an excellent 4th place and moved to the valuable 2nd position in the overall ranking in the truck category. In total, the first four trucks reached the finish line only 22 seconds apart. After a

Dakar: Jumping with the truck, Macik moved to the fourth place

By |2021-01-06T00:48:53+01:005. January, 2021|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

The third stage of Dakar was a success for the crew of the Sedlany Big Shock! Racing team. They reached the finish an excellent 4th place and also hold the 4th position in the overall ranking. The driver Martin Macik, navigator Frantisek Tomasek and mechanic David Svanda did great again in the no. 503 Iveco

Macik again among top 5 with vibrating Charles

By |2021-01-04T21:05:43+01:004. January, 2021|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

The Big Shock! Racing team reached an excellent fifth place in the second demanding stage of the Dakar and holds the 4th position in the overall ranking. This time, too, there was no shortage of adventures. The crew of the yellow truck consisting of Macik, Tomasek and Svanda drove 457 kilometres in a vibrating truck.

Macik set a good pace and is among the top 5

By |2021-01-03T19:53:06+01:003. January, 2021|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

In the first sharp stage of this year's Dakar leading from Jeddah to Bisha, the Big Shock! Racing team kept pace and after a thrilling fight for the top positions in the truck category, reached the finish line in an excellent 5th place and holds the same position in the overall ranking. The crew managed

Dakar: Macik with Tomasek and Svanda 3rd in the prologue, without a side mirror

By |2021-01-03T17:12:09+01:002. January, 2021|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

The Big Shock! Racing team’s yellow truck with the number 503 passed the technical inspections smoothly in the morning and a few hours later reached the finish line of the 2021 Dakar prologue in the 3rd place. The driver Martin Macik, navigator Frantisek Tomasek and mechanic David Svanda, the crew that managed to win the

Everything goes according to plan for Macik’s team. Charles is ready; the Dakar can start!

By |2021-01-02T17:47:48+01:001. January, 2021|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

“The first small victory of this year's Dakar! We all tested negative, so we can go. It will be a piece of cake from now on," the head of the Big Shock! Racing team Martin Macik, Sr. sighed with relief when all members of the Sedlcany team received negative PCR test results, which gives them

Macik already warming up in Jeddah for his 9th Dakar

By |2020-12-28T21:04:22+01:0028. December, 2020|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

"Hooray, we're here," Martin Macik announced on Monday morning when the Big Shock! Racing team, together with other Czech competitors, landed in Jeddah, the venue of the 43rd Dakar Rally. The great adventure will start on Saturday, January 2, eagerly awaited by millions of fans around the world. Truck driver Martin Macik is looking forward

Macik loaded Charles and summoned those Obsessed with Dakar

By |2020-12-03T14:56:44+01:003. December, 2020|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

Dakar 2021 is becoming a reality. Part of the port of Marseille has just turned into one of the most interesting car parks in Europe. Racing teams are gathering there to hand over their vehicles to the organizers of the Dakar rally for a transfer to Jeddah, where the 43rdyear of the legendary race will

Macik, Sr. before Dakar: I have never driven anything faster

By |2020-11-26T13:05:48+01:0026. November, 2020|Macik, Truck|

Dakar 2021 is approaching. Martin Macik, Frantisek Tomasek and David Svanda, the truck crew of the Big Shock! Racing team received a message that the organizers of Dakar ranked them among the priority crew, which means that they will be more closely monitored during the race. This is another novelty in the current turbulent development.

Macik received safety instructions for the 2021 Dakar. They will allow for nice family Christmas

By |2020-10-28T13:08:02+01:0028. October, 2020|Macik, Truck|

The Big Shock Racing! team has received safety instructions for the 43rd annual legendary Dakar Rally 2021. This is another positive news confirming that the world's most demanding rally will start as planned from Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah on Sunday, January 3. The competition is expected to have stricter security measures to guarantee the protection of

Baja Drawsko: Macik’s exciting training for Dakar

By |2020-10-13T19:11:43+02:0013. October, 2020|Macik, Truck|

The Big Shock! Racing team left for the Polish rally Baja Drawsko this weekend mainly to practice on the 330 valuable racing kilometres before the upcoming Dakar. The crew members were as usual: Charles, an Iveco truck, driven by Martin Macik, navigated by Frantisek Tomasek, with the technical assistance of David Svanda. Francis, the team’s

3 months left until Dakar and Macik is getting excited, searching for ‘backup’ dunes and a plane to Jeddah

By |2020-10-09T09:12:21+02:009. October, 2020|Macik, Truck|

Big Shock! Racing team preparations for the 2021 Dakar are in full swing. Charles, the truck, had an automatic gearbox installed and went through several technical improvements by the skilled mechanics in the Sedlcany workshops. The crew, driver Martin Macik, navigator Frantisek Tomasek and mechanic David Svanda, have already tested the modified truck at a

Macik reached the finish line of Baja Poland in 2nd place

By |2020-09-07T14:08:28+02:007. September, 2020|Macik, Truck|

All trucks from the Big Shock! Racing team workshop have earned respect On Sunday, all three Czech trucks, based on the development of Martin Macik, Sr. in Sedlcany workshops, happily arrived at the Baja Poland finish. Although the rainy weather turned the Polish track into a muddy riverbed with sections where water was up to

Three Maciks’ trucks at Baja Poland

By |2020-09-05T01:02:21+02:005. September, 2020|Macik, Truck|

The first race of the season will be "fratricidal," we built the competition ourselves Dakar Big Shock! Racing team starts in the first race of this season. Baja Poland, a race motorsport fans have been looking forward to for a long time, will send drivers on an off-road track leading to a military area near

Macik pushed Charles hard at a tankodrome

By |2020-08-07T07:57:08+02:007. August, 2020|Macik, Truck|

The Big Shock! Racing truck passed the stress test Sedlcany team Big Shock! Racing missed the May camp in Africa due to the coronavirus. That is why the driver Martin Macik traded the Sahara sand dunes for mud on the off-road track in Milovice. The goal was clear; to push the improved race truck as

Training for Dakar 2021 has started

By |2020-07-15T17:07:46+02:0015. July, 2020|Macik, Truck|

Macik tried the automatic gearbox and needs to find something to do with his right hand The Big Shock! Racing team driver Martin Macik has begun his training for the Dakar 2021. This week, the Czech driver was finally able to drive through the Sedlcany valley in his Iveco truck with a new automatic gearbox.

Macik will do the Dakar in Charles with an automatic transmission

By |2020-06-15T13:02:45+02:0015. June, 2020|Dakar 2020, Macik, Season 2019|

After a period of lockdown, members of the Big Shock Racing team, as well as motorsport fans, are looking forward to the first news regarding Dakar 2021. After Thursday's press conference, the organizers confirmed that 43rd year of the legendary race will go ahead with 12 stages. The race will start on January from Jeddah,

Improve Charles, build a new special and greenlight a secret project. BSR mechanics are up for a new challenge

By |2020-04-19T18:03:31+02:0019. April, 2020|Dakar 2020, Macik, Season 2019|

Big Shock Racing team boss Martin Macik, Sr. told us about all the commotion taking place in the Sedlcany workshops at the moment. Why did they have to free up some of the workspace? How does the lockdown affect the work on racing trucks? What changes has Charles gone through? How is the new truck

Big Shock Racing still running. Fans are up for a surprise!

By |2020-04-12T20:19:15+02:0012. April, 2020|Dakar 2020, Macik, Season 2019|

How does the Dakar team work during lockdown and social distancing? How does Martin Macik see the development of the current situation? Will the next Dakar be different? And how is Charles doing? We bring you an interview with Martin Macik, Jr. who briefly described the latest developments in the Big Shock Racing team. Martin,

Dakar is not over yet for the Big Shock Racing team: it is time to re-live it with fans

By |2020-01-21T20:37:05+01:0021. January, 2020|Dakar 2020, Macik, Season 2019|

Big Shock Racing team members are back home after successfully completing Dakar. The driver Martin Macik together with navigator Frantisek Tomasek and onboard mechanic David Svanda were the best-ranked Czech team – they won 5th place in the trucks category. Big Shock Racing also became the best private team in the category. Moreover, Jan Brabec

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