Sunderland wins Dakar stage in last-gasp victory bid

Briton Sam Sunderland took victory in today's Dakar penultimate stage to move up to second in the overall standings. With just one day remaining, he trails Honda's Kevin Benavides by just over four minutes. Putting in an impressive performance through the demanding 464km timed special, the Brit made up over

Navigations errors cost Sunderland in Dakar

Making a couple of navigation errors on stage nine, Sam Sunderland was able to use his experience to quickly get back on track and subsequently reach the finish line as eighth fastest in today's Dakar stage. Currently third in the provisional overall classification, Sunderland will enjoy a strong start position for Thursday’s

Sunderland and Brabec stop to aid injured Price

The action from yesterday's Dakar rally shows top men Sam Sunderland and Ricky Brabec stop to help the injured Toby Price in a show of solidarity for a fellow racer. And Honda's Joan Barreda stops to help, too. The true sprit of sport right there...

Price out as Cornejo holds Dakar lead

Cornejo on his way to the stage win Former winner Toby Price has crashed out of second place in the Dakar, breaking his collarbone, as Honda's Jose Ignacio Cornejo has maintained his lead with third place behind Kevin Benavides and Ricky Brabec in today's stage nine. After stopping to help injured Price,

Sunderland solid in tough Dakar day

Sam Sunderland put in yet another strong performance for fourth in stage eight of the 2021 Dakar Rally, to hold on to third in the event overall. Honda's Jose Ignacio Cornejo won the day to extend his lead in the event from Sunderland's KTM team-mate Toby Price. And Briton David Knight

Sunderland up to third in Dakar

Heading north from the rest day bivouac at Ha’il, stage seven of the 2021 Dakar Rally led riders to Sakaka. This first half of the event’s marathon stage will see riders sleep in a temporary camp before continuing with the second leg on Monday, stage eight. Arriving at the bivouac,

Price takes Dakar lead at halfway stage

Sam Sunderland leaps in today's Dakar action Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Toby Price has put in another strong performance at the 2021 Dakar, finishing as seventh fastest on today’s sixth stage to take the provisional overall lead going into Saturday’s rest day. Briton Sam Sunderland placed ninth and is now

Brit Sam climbs Dakar leaderboard as McCanney is out

Sam Sunderland posting the fifth fastest time, just over four minutes down on the eventual stage winner, after he completed the 662km stage five of the 2021 Dakar Rally. He's now fifth overall, on a day when Honda's Kevin Benavides took the win and the overall lead. Jamie McCanney’s time in

Barreda wins Dakar day four as Sunderland slips

Sam Sunderland in typical desert action in the Dakar Sam Sunderland slipped back to seventh in Dakar with a 12th place finish today. Using his knowledge and experience to gauge the stage, Sam Sunderland rode the majority of today’s special alone. Minimizing any navigation mistakes, while maintaining a strong pace throughout the fast sections

Sunderland moves to fifth in Dakar Highlights of yesterday's stage 2 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Toby Price has taken the stage win on day three of the 2021 Dakar Rally, his second stage victory of the event so far. But Sam Sunderland also delivered a strong rides, finishing fifth to move up to fifth in the