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Toby Price Fights Back To Take Stage 11 Win

Toby Price Fights Back To Take Stage 11 Win     Today was the first leg of the second marathon stage at this year’s Dakar Rally. The Super Fiambalá as it has come to be known was a 280km special through the Argentinian dunes with scorching temperatures reaching over 40 degrees. Similar to yesterday’s stage, […]

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KTM Riders Ready To Race Dakar 2018

KTM Riders Ready To Race Dakar 2018

KTM Riders Ready To Race Dakar 2018     The motorcycle class has been won by KTM since 2001. From then on, the Austrian manufacturer has finished on the top-step of the podium in all of the last 16 events. Even when the capacity was reduced to 450cc KTM has continued to dominate, and for […]

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SAM SUNDERLAND LEADS THREE-WAY PODIUM FOR KTM

SAM SUNDERLAND LEADS THREE-WAY PODIUM FOR KTM Dakar Rally 2017 – Final Stage 12     Sam Sunderland and Matthias Walkner not only succeeded in taking the top two spots, but also to complete the rally for the first time. Both had retired injured in earlier editions. Sunderland went into the final swift 64 km […]

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SAM SUNDERLAND INCREASES OVERALL LEAD IN DAKAR

SAM SUNDERLAND INCREASES OVERALL LEAD IN DAKAR Dakar Rally 2017 – Marathon Stage 8     Riders on Tuesday crossed the border from Bolivia to Argentina on their way from Uyuni to Salta as the rally turns east towards Saturday’s finish in Buenos Aires. Once again race direction were forced to make changes to the […]

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Sam Sunderland Still Holds First at Dakar

Sam Sunderland Still Holds First at Dakar

Sam Sunderland Still Holds First at Dakar Dakar rally 2017 – Stage 7   KTM Factory Racing rider Sam Sunderland still sits atop the overall standings, with a 3rd place in a shortened Stage 7.   The Dakar left La Paz, the highest capital city in the world, to head towards another world renowned venue, […]

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BITTERSWEET DAY FOR KTM’S TEAM AT DAKAR

BITTERSWEET FOR KTM’S TEAM AT DAKAR Dakar rally 2017 – Stage 4     Like many others, Sam Sunderland lost valuable time in the early part of the timed special before they made the crossing from Argentina into southern Bolivia. He went on to finish the stage in 12th place, 16.18 minutes off the lead. […]

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SAM SUNDERLAND TAKES 2nd IN STAGE 3

SAM SUNDERLAND TAKES 2nd IN STAGE 3 Dakar Rally 2017 – Stage 3     Like many riders, Sam Sunderland’s teammates Toby Price, the winner of stage two, and Matthias Walkner, both got into difficulties in the early part of the stage. They, and many others lost time in their battle against difficult navigation, fesh-fesh, […]

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