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2022 OAKLAND SUPERCROSS RESTULS

Jason Anderson scored his first AMA Supercross win since 2018 at round 2 of the 2022 Monster Energy Supercross season in Oakland, California. It was a wild night of racing with unpredictable results across the board in the 450 class. In the 250 class, however, it was much the same story as last week’s season […]

SUNDERLAND AND GASGAS WIN 2022 DAKAR RALLY

Sam Sunderland has won the 2022 Dakar Rally for GasGas. It was one of the closest finishes in years, with Honda’s Pablo Quintanilla winning the 12th and final stage to close with a few minutes of taking the overall. In the end, Sunderland’s 8th-place finish was enough to hold on to the lead. Sam Sunderland: […]

DAKAR 2022, STAGE 11

Today’s special stage was brutal. Both navigation and terrain were among the most challenging of the entire rally. Some 346 kilometers of sand and dunes, on a total stage of just over 500 kilometers, helped define how the podium is likely to look at the end. At one point, a sand storm threw in an […]

DAKAR 2022, STAGE 10

Toby Price posted the best time in stage 10, which was considered a very technical day of riding. The 375-kilometer timed special was mostly made up of fast sandy tracks, with a couple of dirt sections and dunes adding to the mix. Although navigation was relatively straightforward, it was still easy to make a costly […]

DAKAR 2022, STAGE 9

Relatively short at a total distance of under 500 kilometers, and with a timed special of 287 kilometers, stage nine of the Dakar was made up of a fast, looped route close to Wadi Ad Dawasir. Once again, the riders to start up front faced a significant disadvantage, as yesterday’s winner, Sam Sunderland could only […]

DAKAR 2022, STAGE 8

Sam Sunderland bounced back into the lead by winning stage 8 today. As the rally comes into the final stretch, the “yoyo syndrome” is more evident than ever. Sunderland started 28th this morning and was able to set a fast pace–perhaps a little too fast as he will have to start up front tomorrow. The […]

DAKAR STAGE 7: CHANGING FORTUNES

The start of the second week of racing in the 2022 Dakar rally saw another swing in fortunes. The Monster Energy Yamaha team, which failed to even reach the finish in last year’s rally, is now in front, while the charmed run of the GasGas factory team has suffered setbacks.   Chilean ‘Nacho’ Cornejo won today’s […]

DAKAR 2022: STAGE 6 CUT SHORT

Today’s stage was cut short due to poor conditions. Race organizers called a halt to the special stage with 101 kilometers completed, a quarter of the scheduled total. Today’s stage was held over brutal course conditions, given that the cars, SSVs and trucks had competed over the same route a day earlier. Riders set out […]

DAKAR STAGE 5: HOWES OUT!

Stage 5 was a day of mixed fortunes, particularly for the American riders. Skyler Howes suffered a crash towards the end of the 346-kilometer special. Although able to finish as the ninth fastest rider, he was then taken to hospital for medical checks. Reportedly, he didn’t even remember the crash, so medical officials decided not […]

DAKAR 2022, STAGE 4

Monster Energy Honda’s Joan Barreda arrived with today’s best time at the finish in Riyadh. It was a 465-kilometer special – the longest of the Dakar Rally. His teammate Pablo Quintanilla earned the runner-up spot. It was a mixed day for the Americans. Ricky Brabec, who started sixth this morning in Al Qaisumah, had a […]

DAKAR 2022, STAGE 3

Today’s third stage played out over an unscheduled loop in Al-Qaisumah on an altered route, shortened to a 255-kilometer special and a 380-kilometer link section. There were 214 kilometers of liaison to be tackled on this chilly morning, with temperatures below 10°C, before reaching the start of the day’s timed special. The stage was raced […]

DAKAR 2022, STAGE 2

The second official stage of the 2022 Dakar rally finished with very different results, but a GasGas still sits atop the standings. Downpours over the last few days in the northern part of Saudi Arabia caused some flooding, such as the wash-out at the Al Artawiyah bivouac for the Marathon stage. As a consequence, the […]

DAKAR 2022: STAGE 1

It seemed that almost everyone got lost toward the end of stage 1B, the second actual day of riding in the 2022 Dakar Rally. Factory GasGas rider Daniel Sanders might be the exception. The reward for his first place finish in the Prologue was that he could choose any start position he wanted within the […]

DAKAR 2022, PROLOGUE

The 2022 Dakar Rally is underway after the opening leg of a special stage which is set to finish tomorrow. Today saw a brief 19-kilometre prologue with a very long transfer, for the most part over sand, but also featuring a small amount of dunes. Australian GasGas Factory rider Daniel Sanders topped the leaderboard at […]

2021 NGPC SHAMROCKS HALLOWEEN GP : ROUND 8 PRO RESULTS

Round 8 of the 2021 NGPC series was hosted by the Shamrocks Motorcycle Club and held in Prime Nevada. The weekends Pro main event saw SLR Honda’s Cole Martinez get into the lead on lap one and stay there the entire race. Fasthouse Kawasaki mounted Trevor Stewart kept him honest throughout the race but just […]

2021 ENDUROCROSS SEASON FINALE

The National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado hosted the final two rounds of the 2021 GEICO AMA EnduroCross series and for the second night in a row, FactoryOne Sherco rider Cody Webb took the victory. After missing the first four rounds due to a wrist injury, Webb left his mark on the season with 1-1-2 […]

2021 GNCC FINALE IRONMAN RACEWAY: CHAMPIONS CROWNED

Once again the close to another year of GNCC is here, the final round of the 2021 racing season was held in Crawfordsville, Indiana at the famed Ironman Raceway. With a record number of racer on hand for the event and the XC1 championship on the line Mother Nature decided to make it interesting with […]

50th VIRGINIA CITY GRAND PRIX

The 50th running of the Virginia City Grand Prix finally came to pass last weekend, even if it was 51 years after the race was founded. The very first time the race took place was in 1971, the same year that the first issue of Dirt Bike Magazine itself was printed. Since then, the grand […]