Sunderland podiums as Benavides wins Dakar

Briton Sam Sunderland fought to third place finish in the Dakar rally as Honda's Kevin Benavides held on to his overnight lead to take the title. Sunderland started the day second, just over four minutes adrift of leader Benavides. But he could only finish 11th today after making a

Close Dakar sees leaders split by 22 secs!

There is just 22 seconds at the head of the Dakar rally - and neither of the leaders are on KTM who have won the rally for the past 13 years. Yamaha's Adrian Van Beveren leads from Honda's Kevin Benavides who is about to reach his home town of Salta breathing

HRC man Benavides is new Dakar leader

A dazzling performance by Kevin Benavides earns the Argentinean the overall leadership of the Dakar Rally on his Honda CRF450 of the Monster Energy Honda Team.  It was a dreadful sixth stage of the 2018 Dakar Rally, which brings with it a well-deserved rest day for the competitors in the capital

HRC factory ace out of Dakar

Monster Energy Honda Team’s Argentinean rider Kevin Benavides has suffered an injury in training that rules him out of the imminent Rally Dakar 2017. This week, Kevin Benavides, fourth in his Dakar debut last year, had relocated to the Atacama region in Chile to complete the final pre-Dakar training programme before