Supercross star Short to race Dakar

Former Supercross star Andrew Short is to race Dakar for the factory Husky team. After a steady debut aboard the FR 450 Rally at the final round of the 2017 FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship in Morocco, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Andrew Short is all-set for his first Dakar.

New bike for Dakar winner Sunderland

KTM has revealed an entirely new-generation KTM 450 RALLY bike in a bid to claim a seventeenth consecutive Rally Dakar victory. It will be raced by 2017 Dakar winner, Briton Sam Sunderland, who got to check it out when it was unveiled at the Milan bike show yesterday. Representing two years of intense

Dakar winner Sam wins Weymouth

Even ‘storm Brian’ couldn’t stop the mighty Purbeck MXC from staging the 2017 AMCA Weymouth Beach Moto-cross! And, what a very successful event it was with a massive 340 riders, a large crowd watching all the action for FREE and the organising club able to hand over a cheque for

1996 CR500 v 2018 KTM 450 flat out at Weston!

Which is the fastest in a straight line on the Weston Beach Race start straight? Is it factory KTM extreme star Jonny Walker, on his 2018 works 450 four-stroke Dakar race bike with six-speed gearbox? Or MotoHead's Dave Willet on our 1996 Honda CR500 two-stroke? Watch the video to find

Brit Sunderland wins Qatar rally

Briton Sam Sunderland completed the four tough days in the desert, plus the super-fast prologue in a total of 15:50:18 hours, to finish almost eight minutes ahead of Portuguese rider Paolo Goncalves to take victory in the Qatar rally. He extends his lead in the rally world championship after two of five

Dakar bike v enduro on an MX track!

Put a lardy KTM Dakar rally bike on a motocross track being chased by a much lighter enduro bike and the rally bike can't keep up, right? Not if it's ridden by Dakar hero and ex World MX3 champ Matthias Walkner! Photo Sebas Romero/ KTM Images

Husky team’s Dakar highlights

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team’s riders had their highs and lows in the 2017 edition of the Dakar Rally, the annual, 9,000 km trek through South America that is an enormous test for man and machine. French rider Pela Renet reached the finish in Buenos Aires safely on January

Briton Sam leads Dakar entering last day

British rider Sam Sunderland goes into the final stage (786 km in total, but just one final 64 km timed special) with a solid 33-minute lead over Matthias Walkner as Dakar starts its final day today. Close behind him are two opponents in French rider Adrien Van Beveren and Spain’s

Sunderland extends Dakar lead as stage axed

Briton Sam Sunderland has extended his lead in the Dakar rally as today's planned stage has been axed due to poor conditions. Sunderland led as the 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