After losing the lead of the Dakar rally on day two to Honda's Joan Barreda, Briton Sam Sunderland won day three to end up back on top of the leaderboard. After finishing day two in seventh to drop to fourth overall, the factory KTM winner bounced back as Barreda took
Portuguese rally star Joaquim Rodrigues crashed heavily in the first stage of the Dakar Rally, misjudging a sand dune and slamming hard. The 36-year-old former motocross and supercross star is out of the rally but reports suggest he is not seriously injured.
Briton Sam Sunderland got his 2018 Dakar Rally off to the perfect start with a commanding win on the short 30km special stage in the dunes just outside of Lima, Peru. The Brit, carrying the number-one plate on his KTM 450 RALLY, took the win by 33 seconds from second-placed Adrien van