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Sunderland wins stage to retake Dakar lead

Rolling with the punches and bouncing back in style after a difficult day yesterday, Sam Sunderland has arguably delivered his best performance of the Dakar Rally so far with victory on a seriously tough stage eight. Remarkably, it’s Sam’s first stage win of the 2022 rally, and his first for

MotoGP star Petrucci wins a Dakar stage!

Tech3 KTM Factory Racing’s Danilo Petrucci has won stage five of the Dakar Rally. Putting in a fast but measured performance, the former MotoGP™ star impressed once again by posting the fastest time on the 341-kilometer special. Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Toby Price was initially quickest on the stage,

Super Sam crashes but stretches Dakar lead

Sam Sunderland continues to lead the 2022 Dakar Rally with the British racer now enjoying a three-minute advantage over his closest rival in the provisional overall standings! Chasing down the leading riders from his 17th place starting position on today’s 465-kilometer special, the Brit would ultimately complete the stage as

Sunderland keeps slim Dakar lead

Ticking off another solid day of racing at the 2022 Dakar Rally, GASGAS Factory Racing’s Sam Sunderland and Daniel Sanders have both safely completed the relatively simple, but super-fast, third stage. For Sunderland, the Brit expertly assisted with opening the special after setting off in second place before a minor

MotoGP star Petrucci out of Dakar

Former MotoGP star Danilo Petrucci is out of his first ever Dakar when his KTM's motor broke and he couldn't mend it. The MotoGP winner, who switched to off-road this year, was running as high as fifth today when his bike expired. Yesterday he contested his first ever Dakar stage

Sunderland takes lead in Dakar

Starting sixth on stage two of the 2022 Dakar Rally, Sam Sunderland put together a faultless display of riding and navigation to catch the front runners, lead the stage, and then bring his GASGAS RC 450F Rally home in a fine second place. The strong result moves the Brit to

Sunderland sixth in troubled opening Dakar day

After setting a blistering time and winning yesterday’s Prologue, Daniel Sanders has maintained his impressive speed to secure victory on today’s opening stage of the 2022 Dakar Rally! Opting to enter the stage as the 15th rider and chase down the riders ahead, the Aussie’s game plan worked perfectly with

Fantic enters Dakar with 66-year-old Picco

Rally legend Franco Picco will start his 28th Dakar on Fantic's XEF Rally 450, the first machine from the factory to enter the gruelling race.  The legendary 66-year-old rider will ride the bike which started out as the enduro XEF 450, which the Fantic technicians modified with a new frame and

Bolt blitzes SuperEnduro opener

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Billy Bolt came out swinging at the long-awaited FIM SuperEnduro World Championship opener in Lodz, Poland, earning a deserved overall win and a healthy early championship lead. Quickly reminding everyone why he is the defending world champion indoors, Bolt topped the night’s SuperPole hot lap

Dakar winner Sunderland goes GasGas

GASGAS FACTORY RACING ANNOUNCES NEW RALLY TEAM LINE-UP!FORMER DAKAR WINNER SAM SUNDERLAND JOINS DANIEL SANDERS TO STRENGTHEN GASGAS’ RALLY EFFORTS IN 2022Sam Sunderland will join Daniel Sanders under the GASGAS Factory Racing awning in 2022. Undoubtedly a pair of heavy hitters on the rally scene, having finished third and fourth