Sunderland takes second Dakar stage win

Sam Sunderland has posted the fastest time on day seven of the 2019 Dakar Rally. Coming from behind and chasing down the leading riders on the tricky stage, the Brit also narrowed his gap in the overall standings. Luciano Benavides once again rode a superb stage finishing fifth, with Toby

Sunderland takes Dakar stage win

Sam Sunderland has won a hard-fought stage five of the 2019 Dakar Rally. After stopping to assist an injured rider during the day’s special stage, Sunderland was then credited with the time he’d lost, ultimately winning the stage by over three minutes. All four Red Bull KTM Factory Racing riders

Sunderland crashes out of Dakar

After winning both the first and third days of the rally to hold the lead, Briton Sam Sunderland crashed two-thirds of the way through today’s stage forced the 2017 Dakar champion to abandon the rally. Alex Doringer – KTM Rally Team Manager, said:  “Unfortunately Sam had an accident today whilst searching for

Sunderland leads after Dakar opening day

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

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

Dakar hero Sunderland stars on Weymouth Beach

With already nearly 300 riders entered, this Sunday’s AMCA Weymouth Beach Motocross looks set to be another outstanding event. And, promoted by the hard-working Purbeck MXC in conjunction with the local Weymouth and Portland Lions Club, the 2017 bash has certainly attracted a very interesting starting list! Topping the Expert entry

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

How Sunderland won Dakar

Check out this cool video of how Sam Sunderland became the first Briton ever to win a class at the Dakar rally.