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

Macik and Soltys had roadbook malfunctions, but still made it to the finish in good time

By |2022-01-04T19:41:17+01:004. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

Tuesday's Stage 3 of the Dakar Rally was dramatic. Both Big Shock! Racing teams experienced some roadbook malfunctions in the early part of the route. Nevertheless, the driver Martin Macik, navigator Frantisek Tomasek and mechanic David Svanda got to the end of the stage near the village of Al Qaisumah at a decent pace as

Macik is keeping up with the fastest, Soltys moves up in the rankings

By |2022-01-04T00:26:08+01:004. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

There is no shortage of surprises during the Dakar Rally. On Monday, due to torrential rain that also flooded the bivouac, the organizers modified the route of Stage 2, which was originally supposed to be a marathon stage. The competing crews were also allowed to use the help of their mechanics at the finish line.

Macik and Soltys Enjoyed an Adrenaline Rush in the First Dakar Stage

By |2022-01-03T01:45:42+01:003. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

After a warm-up in the prologue yesterday, the Dakar Rally competitors today enjoyed their first stage of 333 sharp kilometres on the circuit, starting and finishing near the town of Hail. The crew of the yellow Big Shock! Racing team, consisting of Martin Macik, Frantisek Tomasek and David Svanda, fought their way to sixth position

Dakar: Macik and Soltys started the prologue with both feet on the ground

By |2022-01-02T01:52:30+01:002. January, 2022|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

The 2022 Dakar Rally has started. The Czech Big Shock! Racing team had gone through the most thorough preparation in its history. For the first time, it had two truck crews at the start. Both experienced drivers know that the prologue does not win the Dakar, and so they completed the opening nineteen kilometres with

Macik and Soltys successfully finished the Dakar warm-up

By |2022-01-02T01:52:06+01:0029. December, 2021|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

The bivouac in Jeddah is coming to life as the start of the 2022 Dakar Rally approaches. Truck drivers Martin Macik and Martin Soltys from the Big Shock! Racing team have successfully completed the shakedown, the pre-start practice ride during which they tested their trucks. They are satisfied with the result of the test drives

Dakar: Macik and Soltys have picked up Charles and Arnold in Jeddah

By |2021-12-28T12:15:14+01:0028. December, 2021|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

Everything is going according to plan. The Big Shock! Racing team, along with other Czech competitors, landed in Jeddah shortly after noon today, where the 44th Dakar Rally will start on January 1. The Sedlcany team is prepared better than ever for the most demanding race of the year. This time, two crews will compete

Final preparations for the 2022 Dakar: Macik, Tomasek and Svanda are looking forward to finally getting a good sleep

By |2021-12-14T15:10:38+01:0014. December, 2021|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

There are only three weeks left until the start of the 2022 Dakar. The Big Shock! Racing team is in the final stages of preparation. The racing trucks and support vehicles have sailed off to Jeddah where the famous race will start with a prologue on January 1, 2022. There is no calm before the

The Big Shock! Racing trucks are on their way to Saudi Arabia

By |2021-12-02T15:48:15+01:002. December, 2021|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

Big Shock! Racing vehicles have successfully passed technical inspections in Marseille. The Dakar Rally organisers have taken over the equipment from the teams and shipped it to Saudi Arabia, where the legendary race starts its 44th year on January 1. Team Big Shock! Racing team is facing one of their biggest Dakar challenges. The Macik

The 2022 Dakar will see an invasion of racing trucks from Sedlcany

By |2021-11-15T11:14:28+01:0015. November, 2021|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

Martin Macik, Sr., head of the Big Shock! Racing team, developed, with his MM Technology crew, five race trucks for the 2022 Dakar Rally. Three of them are brand new and were built within the past 12 months. Two trucks will represent the Big Shock! Racing team: Charles, an Iveco Powerstar driven by Martin Macik,

The Big Shock! Racing will send two seasoned crews to the Dakar

By |2021-11-01T18:47:19+01:002. November, 2021|Dakar 2021, Macik, Season 2020, Truck|

Big Shock! Racing Team is going to have two racing trucks at the start of the 2022 Dakar Rally. Czech Dakar fans will surely be happy with the crews - old acquaintances will get in the cabs of Sedlcany truck specials. The tried-and-tested Charles will be driven by Martin Macik, for whom this will be

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