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Ricky Brabec

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: TOBY PRICE TAKES DAY 5

Toby Price was the fastest rider in stage five of the 2020 Dakar Rally, but it was also a very good day for the Americans. Rockstar Husqvarna's Andrew Short came from a start position of 13th to finish third behind teammate Pablo…
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DAKAR STAGE 4: BRABEC STILL ON TOP

On stage four of the 2020 Dakar Rally, American Ricky Brabec survived the thing that most Dakar competitors dread most: starting up front. After winning stage three, it was up to him to open the course. With elite riders starting in…
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RICKY BRABEC WINS DAKAR STAGE 3

The Super Marathon stage wrapped up today with American Ricky Brabec of the Monster Energy Honda Team winning and leapfrogging into the overall lead. The 414-kilometer Neom loop took place on slippery gravel-filled mountain tracks connected…
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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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DAKAR DAY 1: BRABEC 2nd, SHORT 9th

The 2020 Dakar Rally officially started today in Saudi Arabia.  After a day of racing that included 433 kilometers of liaison and a 319-kilometer timed special,  defending champion Toby Price holds the lead with American Ricky Brabec in…
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DAKAR BEGINS JANUARY 5, 2020

On January 5th, 2020, the Dakar rally will begin, taking place for the first time in Saudi Arabia. Americans Andrew Short and Ricky Brabec are prepared for what might be the most challenging rally of their careers.  You can follow the daily…
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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 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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