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,
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
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,
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
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.
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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
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
At the end of what was a demanding day, Sam Sunderland put in a solid ride from the front to finish 16th on stage two of the 2021 Dakar Rally. He's now 12th overall as Joan Barreda - 22nd after yesterday - won the day and now leads the rally
Brabec leads after day one
The curtain rose today on the 2021 Dakar Rally with a short prologue. The curtain-raiser, which was held in the vicinity of Jeddah, proved to be a tough one in terms of navigation, on a route that took in some mountainous tracks as well as more
Monster Energy Honda Team has triumphed in the 2020 Dakar Rally! Eight years after the return of the official Team HRC squad to the world’s toughest rally, Honda rider Ricky Brabec has topped the overall podium, having commanded from the start of the rally to the final special held in