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2020 Dakar Rally

RICKY BRABEC DAKAR VIDEO

After winning the 2020 Dakar Rally and becoming the first American to do so, the Southern California desert racer talks about his accomplishment and the teamwork it took. 
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RICKY BRABEC PROFILE

After coming painfully close to winning the Dakar Rally in 2019, Ricky Brabec came back to dominate the 2020 running of the event. In so doing , he became the first American winner in a sport that is still somewhat obscure to the average…
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AMERICAN RICKY BRABEC WINS 2020 DAKAR RALLY

Ricky Brabec has won Dakar. After finishing second to Honda teammate Jose Ignacio Conejo on the 12th and final round, Ricky and the Monster Energy HRC Rally team could breathe again. Brabec had led the rally since stage three and scored two…
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DAKAR STAGE 11 RESULTS

Rockstar Husqvarna's Pablo Quintanilla won today's stage 11 of the 2020 Dakar Rally after a battle with Red Bull KTM's Matthias Walkner that came down to a 9-second gap. That was after 235 miles of racing and 227-miles of liaison in the…
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DAKAR STAGE 9 RESULTS

The Dakar Rally was back to business today with a long stage consisting of well over 500 miles between liaison and special. Overall leader Ricky Brabec started fifth in the special, and was fastest through the first 100 kilometers, but…
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DAKAR RACERS GET AN UNPLANNED DAY OFF

In the wake of Paulo Goncalves' fatal accident, Ricky Brabec and the Honda Dakar Rally team try to reconcile their emotions and the task at hand. Brabec is leading by 24 minutes, and he would be the first American to win the Dakar Rally as…
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DAKAR STAGE 8 CANCELLED

The Dakar Rally organizers today announced that Monday's stage eight of the event will be cancelled in the wake of Paulo Goncalves' tragic accident. The official release follows: The decease of Paulo Gonçalves during today's stage 7…
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DAKAR 2020: BENAVIDES WINS TRAGIC STAGE 7

Today's stage 7 of the 2020 Dakar Rally held the longest special stage of the entire rally (546 kilometers against the clock), from Riyadh, southbound with destination Wadi Al-Dawasir. The route took in varied terrain types, going from…
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TRAGEDY IN DAKAR: PAULO GONCALVES PRONOUNCED DEAD

ASO, the organization  controlling the Dakar rally, today announced that veteran  rider Paulo Gonçalves of the Hero Factory team has passed away after a crash, 276 kilometers into today's special. The organizers received an alert at 10:08…
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DAKAR STAGE 6: BRABEC WINS AGAIN!

With half of the 2020 Dakar rally complete, American Ricky Brabec has run a near-perfect race so far. He won his second stage of the rally today, extending his overall lead to over 20 minutes going into the rest day. Misfortune hit several…
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DAKAR, STAGE 2: SUNDERLAND TO THE FRONT

Red Bull KTM's Sam Sunderland started today's stage in fifth place, which, as it turned out, was a significant advantage. He took the overall lead after finishing second to private KTM rider Ross Evan Branch. The pre-colored road books used…
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