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2020 DAKAR RALLY TO BE HELD IN SAUDI ARABIA

After confirmation by race organizers, the Dakar 2020 was unveiled today in Saudi Arabia, where the event will be hosted over the next five years. The presentation of the 2020 edition of the Dakar Rally took place today in the Qiddiya…
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BRABEC WINS SONORA RALLY

Ricky Brabec’s preparations for the 2020 Dakar got underway two months after the close of the 2019 edition, where the American rider had left such an excellent mark. Brabec continued to impress this week in Mexican desert. Monster Energy…
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DAKAR STAGE 9: SURPRISE WINNER

Stage nine of the rally saw another motocross style mass-start with riders setting off in waves of 10, determined by their finishing positions from the previous day’s stage. Heading into the dunes for the 313-kilometre timed special, the…
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DAKAR STAGE 8: TOBY PRICE TAKES OVER

It was a troublesome day for Ricky Brabec, who was forced to abandon the race while still holding top spot in the general standings. “It was a shame, but I will go away happy with the good pace that I have set in this Dakar. I will return…
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DAKAR STAGE 7: BRABEC BACK ON TOP!

In the Dakar rally of 2019, it seems that winning a stage is the kiss of death for those who hope to win at the end of this week. Pablo Quintanilla, the winner of yesterday's stage was the first man out on the course today and it wasn't…
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DAKAR STAGE SIX: MORE CHANGES

Stage six was a hard, long day of difficult navigation in the vast dunes of Tanaka. When it was all over, Pablo Quintanilla had taken the stage victory as well as the overall lead in the rally, pulling ahead of previous leader Ricky Brabec…
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DAKAR STAGE 5: THE RACE TIGHTENS

Stage five once again brought big changes to the Dakar Rally. It was the second day of a marathon stage, which meant the riders had no technical assistance overnight. It also was a mass start, rather than one-by-one according to the…
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RICKY BRABEC LEADS THE DAKAR RALLY!

Monster Energy Honda Team’s American rider Ricky Brabec won the fourth stage of the Dakar Rally, not only battling to victory on the day, but also taking the first place spot on the overall leader board. Today saw the first leg of the…
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DAKAR 2019: STAGE 3 CHAOS

Stage three of the Dakar rally turned the standings upside down. When it was all over, Yamaha's Xavier DeSoultrait would win the stage and Husqvarna's Pablo Quintanilla would be at the top of the combined standings. Honda HRC rider Joan…
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DAKAR 2019, STAGE 2

Last year's Dakar champion Matthais Walkner was the winner today with American Ricky Brabec in second, just 22 seconds back. The stage proved to be a fast one with 90% of the special off-piste and just 20% in the dunes. The motorcycles…
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DAKAR 2019, STAGE 1

A very short stage one of Dakar 2019 started in Lima, Peru today. The top man, with a score of   57 minutes, was Monster Energy Honda HRC rider Joan Barreda. Rockstar Husqvarna's Paublo Quntanella was second. As for the Americans, it was…
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